Sonora, California

Population 4,895

Sonora is located in Tuolumne County, CA. The population is 4,895, making Sonora the largest city in Tuolumne County.

There are 13 public schools in Sonora with an average Homefacts rating of B+. The total crime rate for Sonora is high , and there are 67 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Sonora is very high and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Sonora property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Sonora include Jamestown, East Sonora and Columbia.

Sonora Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 14.6%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 64.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 21.2%

Crime Rate

58.85% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 411
  • Violent Crimes: 534
  • Robbery: 123
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

88.93% Higher than national avg.
  • 67 offenders in Sonora
  • 136.87 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

90 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 0
  • Registered Polluters: 1
  • Superfunds: 4
  • Tanks & Spills: 85


Very High 7.5%
  • California unemployment average: 8.0%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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13 Public Schools view public schools

There are 13 K-12 public schools in Sonora, CA and 1 private school. Homefacts rates Sonora's schools as Very good, with an overall B+ rating.

1 Colleges & Universities view all colleges & universities

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67 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in Sonora, CA

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$428,500 compared to December 1969
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Sonora, CA issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Sonora, CA issued 1 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $694
  • 1 Bedroom: $827
  • 2 Bedrooms: $1,015
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,453
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,774

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Environmental Hazards

90 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality MODERATE (1383/1542)
    Sonora, CA has 89.69% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Sonora, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.86 Average
    Sonora, CA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 40.2°
  • February 34.98°
  • March 37.73°
  • April 41.3°
  • May 47.93°
  • June 57.88°
  • July 79°
  • August 67.1°
  • September 64.87°
  • October 52.47°
  • November 41.43°
  • December 35.73°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Sonora, CA

Sonora, CA has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Sonora, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Sonora, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Sonora, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Sonora, CA: $37,589


Unemployment in Sonora is 7.5%. It is moderate in comparison to the state and national averages, 8.0% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 45.38%
White Collar - 54.62%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

City Representatives

  • Tom McClintock

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

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1 Hospital view all

2 Libraries view all

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