Boyes Hot Springs, California

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Boyes Hot Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sonoma Valley, Sonoma County, California, United States. The population was 6,665 people at the 2000 census. Resorts in Boyes Hot Springs, El Verano, Fetters Hot Springs, and Agua Caliente were popular health retreats for tourists from San Francisco and points beyond until the middle of the 20th century because of the geothermic hot springs that still well up from deep within the earth. Today the Sonoma Mission Inn in Boyes Hot Springs remains as a main destination resort, and the surrounding valley's wineries, historic sites, and natural beauty are popular tourist attractions.

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Geography

Boyes Hot Springs is located at 38°18′40″N 122°29′2″W / 38.31111°N 122.48389°W / 38.31111; -122.48389 (38.311068, -122.483973)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.05 square miles (2.7 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 6,665 people, 2,256 households, and 1,495 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 6,329.9 people per square mile (2,450.8/km²). There were 2,395 housing units at an average density of 2,274.6/sq mi (880.7/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 74.99% White, 0.42% African American, 0.72% Native American, 0.92% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 18.24% from other races, and 4.62% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 41.67% of the population.

There were 2,256 households out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.5% were married couples living together, 11.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.7% were non-families. 25.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.53.

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