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Boyes Hot Springs, California
—  CDP  —
Location in Sonoma County and the state of California
Coordinates: 38°18′40″N 122°29′2″W / 38.31111°N 122.48389°W / 38.31111; -122.48389Coordinates: 38°18′40″N 122°29′2″W / 38.31111°N 122.48389°W / 38.31111; -122.48389
Country United States
State California
County Sonoma
Area [1]
 - Total 1.05 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 - Land 1.05 sq mi (2.7 km2)
 - Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation 135 ft (41 m)
Population (2000)[1]
 - Total 6,665
 - Density 6,329.9/sq mi (2,444/km2)
Time zone PST (UTC-8)
 - Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
ZIP code 95416
Area code(s) 707
FIPS code 06-07848
GNIS feature ID 1658122

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.



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.


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.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 7.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 104.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 105.7 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $50,668, and the median income for a family was $54,469. Males had a median income of $35,085 versus $28,951 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $20,115. About 8.6% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.0% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over.


In the state legislature Boyes Hot Springs is located in the 2nd Senate District, represented by Democrat Pat Wiggins, and in the 6th Assembly District, represented by Democrat Jared Huffman. Federally, Boyes Hot Springs is located in California's 6th congressional district.

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