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Boron is in Kern County, in the Bakersfield metro area.
The community was named for nearby borate mines
The latitude of Boron is 34.999N. The longitude is -117.648W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,467 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,025.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Boron demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Kern County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Bakersfield area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 93516 ZIP code.
16% of Boron residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Boron ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Boron was $18,294, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Boron residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Boron, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $378. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $682.
Libraries in Boron include Boron Branch Library ... View libraries
Kern County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Boron political report.
The average commute time for Boron workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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