- Borrego Springs, California
official_name = Borrego Springs, California
settlement_type = CDP
mapsize = 250x200px
map_caption = Location in San Diego County and the state of
subdivision_type = Country
subdivision_type1 = State
subdivision_type2 = County
subdivision_name2 = San Diego
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elevation_ft = 597
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population_as_of = 2000
population_total = 2535
population_density_km2 = 23
population_density_sq_mi = 59.6
timezone = PST
utc_offset = -8
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timezone_DST = PDT
utc_offset_DST = -7
postal_code = 92004
area_code = 760
blank_name = FIPS code
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Borrego Springs is an
unincorporated communityin San Diego County, California, United States. The Borrego Springs census-designated place(CDP) had a population of 2,535 at the 2000 census. Because of frequent summer daytime temperatures over 100°F, many residents are seasonal.
Anza-Borrego Desert State Parkvisitor's center is located west of town. A local landmark is the traffic roundabout between the airport and downtown, known as Christmas Circle. The town includes a branch of the San Diego County Library.
According to the
United States Geological SurveyBorrego Springs is located at coor dms|33|15|24|N|116|22|30|W|city (33.2558717, -116.375012)GR|1. This points at "Christmas Circle Drive", at the intersection of Palm Canyon Drive and Borrego Springs Road, which is where most maps place the community. The village is located on the floor of the Borrego Valley, which is widely acknowledged as the westernmost extent of the great southwestern geographical region known as the Sonoran Desert.
According to the
United States Census BureauBorrego Springs is located at coor dms|33|14|50|N|116|22|19|W|city (33.247113, -116.371969)GR|1. Located between "Frying Pan Road" and "Double O Road", this is 3,530 feet south-southeast of the USGS location. According to the United States Census Bureau, the Borrego Springs census-designated place(CDP) has a total area of 110.1 km²(42.5 mi²), all land.
As of the
censusGR|2 of 2000, there were 2,535 people, 1,153 households, and 727 families residing in the CDP. The population densitywas 23.0/km² (59.6/mi²). There were 2,280 housing units at an average density of 20.7/km² (53.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 82.84% White, 0.99% African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.24% Asian, 13.14% from other races, and 2.37% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 32.43% of the population.
There were 1,153 households out of which 19.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.6% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 29.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.20 and the average family size was 2.69.
In the CDP the population was spread out with 18.4% under the age of 18, 4.7% from 18 to 24, 21.2% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, and 29.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 50 years. For every 100 females there were 105.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.7 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $37,045, and the median income for a family was $40,262. Males had a median income of $27,604 versus $26,023 for females. The
per capita incomefor the CDP was $22,761. About 8.0% of families and 11.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.0% of those under age 18 and 7.3% of those age 65 or over.
In the state legislature Borrego Springs is located in the 36th Senate District, represented by Republican
Dennis Hollingsworth, and in the 77th Assembly District, represented by Republican Joel Anderson. Federally, Borrego Springs is located in California's 52nd congressional district, which has a Cook PVI of R +9 [cite web | title = Will Gerrymandered Districts Stem the Wave of Voter Unrest? | publisher = Campaign Legal Center Blog | url=http://www.clcblog.org/blog_item-85.html | accessdate = 2008-02-10] and is represented by Republican Duncan Hunter.
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