Boron is a city located in Kern County California. With a 2020 population of 2,052, it is the 862nd largest city in California and the 10813th largest city in the United States. Boron is currently declining at a rate of -0.82% annually and its population has decreased by -10.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,280 in 2020. Spanning over 14 miles, Boron has a population density of 149 people per square mile.
The average household income in Boron is $58,399 with a poverty rate of 28.68%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Boron is 37.3 years, 33.2 years for males, and 43.7 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Boronwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 23.81%.
78.04% of Boron residents speak only English, while 21.96% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 16.05% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Boron is Native, with 94.85% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Boron is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.41%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.45%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.53%.
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The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Boron
88.90% of Boron residents were born in the United States, with 70.26% having been born in California. 7.54% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.