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The City of Sonora had a population of 2,966 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Sonora is located at latitude 30.5708 and longitude -100.644 in Sutton County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sonora (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.05 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sutton County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 2,129 feet.

The City of Sonora (GNIS ID: 2411931) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Texas is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sonora is located within Sonora Division of Sutton County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sonora population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sonora, TX Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,966
Daytime Population: Workers 1,086
Daytime Population: Residents 1,949
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,035
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.02
Population in Households 2,958
Population in Familes 2,552
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 1,447
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $53,129
Average Household Income $72,428
Per Capita Income $27,271


Total Housing Units 1,336 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 767 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 323 (24.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 246 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $88,004
Average Home Value $124,348


Total Households 1,090
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 779
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.28% -0.41%
Households -0.21% -0.35%
Families -0.23% -0.41%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Sonora, TX - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sonora to the other 1,749 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Texas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 572 67th
Population Density # 470 73rd
Diversity Index # 646 63rd
Median Household Income # 606 65th
Per Capita Income # 571 67th

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