Sonora demographics profile

StatisticSonoraCaliforniaNational
Population4,81038,654,206318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)1,52123291
Median age41.336.037.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)54%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%46%43%
Speak English89%56%79%
Speak Spanish5%29%13%
Sonora, CA has a population of 4,810 and is the 6,631st largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,521 per sq mi which is 554% higher than the California average and 1579% higher than the national average. The median age in Sonora is 41 which is approximately 15% higher than the California average of 36. In Sonora, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 89% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 70% of Sonora residents were born in California, 20% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 9% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Sonora is 554% higher than California.
  • The median age in Sonora is 15% higher than California.
  • In Sonora 81.56% of the population is White.
  • In Sonora 3.45% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Sonora 5.93% of the population is Asian.

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Sonora population breakdown by race

RaceSonoraCaliforniaNational
White81.56%61.26%73.35%
Black or African American3.45%5.85%12.63%
Asian5.93%13.85%5.22%
American Indian0.75%0.74%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.15%0.39%0.18%
Mixed race6.22%4.62%3.06%
Other race1.95%13.28%4.75%
In Sonora, 16.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Sonora, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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