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Income/capita 63%
Household income 29%
Unemployment 37%
IndexSonomaCaliforniaNational
Income per capita$48,736$31,458$29,829
Median household income$71,209$63,783$55,322
Median income owner occupied$92,180$86,568$70,586
Median income renter occupied$51,420$43,419$35,192
Median earnings male$46,435$36,599$36,919
Median earnings female$31,422$27,020$26,250
Unemployment rate6.4%5.5%4.7%
Poverty level10.7%15.8%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Sonoma is 63% higher than the national average
  • The median household income in Sonoma is 29% higher than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Sonoma is 37% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Sonoma is 29% lower than the national average

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      am i middle class

      $Input your household income
      $47,467$71,209$142,418
      City
      $42,517$63,783$127,566
      State
      $36,877$55,322$110,644
      Nation
      According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

      Sonoma median earnings by income bracket

      Sonoma employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry13.5%2.1%
      Manufacturing sector11.0%3.4%
      Financial & insurance services4.2%3.5%
      Wholesale & retail services12.2%7.7%
      Public administration4.4%4.9%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities3.1%2.2%
      Education, health & social services10.7%34.9%
      Other40.1%37.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Silverado Resort, CA988$170,161208%
      Black Point-Green Point, CA1,592$136,111146%
      St. Helena, CA5,995$85,50555%
      Eldridge, CA1,445$84,86153%
      Novato, CA54,790$83,89552%
      Sonoma, CA10,952$71,20929%

      Cities with similar population

      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      South Yarmouth, MA10,953$53,6933%
      Lighthouse Point, FL10,946$77,10539%
      White House, TN10,944$71,41529%
      Dent, OH10,963$72,17630%
      Ogdensburg, NY10,937$36,83233%
      Sonoma, CA10,952$71,20929%
      Source: The Sonoma, CA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).