East Sonora, California Population 2024

2,656

East Sonora is a city located in Tuolumne County California. East Sonora has a 2024 population of 2,656. East Sonora is currently declining at a rate of -0.15% annually and its population has decreased by -0.6% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,672 in 2020.

The average household income in East Sonora is $101,335 with a poverty rate of 4.63%. The median age in East Sonora is 61.7 years: 61.3 years for males, and 67.1 years for females.

East Sonora Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of East Sonora was:

  • White: 88.78%
  • Two or more races: 9.42%
  • Asian: 1.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.53%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,085.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.6% (-16)
The current population of East Sonora, California is 2,656 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,672.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,36588.78%
Two or more races2519.42%
Asian291.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander140.53%
Native American50.19%
Black or African American00%
Other race00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Black or African American

Other race

East Sonora Population by Race

East Sonora Population Pyramid 2024

East Sonora Median Age

61.7

Total

61.3

Male

67.1

Female

East Sonora Adults

There are 2,373 adults, (1,270 of whom are seniors) in East Sonora.

East Sonora Age Dependency

141.5

Age Dependency Ratio

115.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Child Dependency Ratio

East Sonora Sex Ratio

Female1,54357.92%
Male1,12142.08%

East Sonora Population by Age

East Sonora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,3611.8272.227.8
Married6982.3696.43.6
Non Family5931.0952.147.9
Female702.670100
Male0000

2.39

Average Family Size

1.82

Average Household Size

72.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

East Sonora Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1084.63%
Associates Degree1255.36%
Bachelors Degree61326.26%
Graduate Degree1476.3%
High School Graduate66828.62%
Less Than 9th Grade210.9%
Some College65227.93%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

East Sonora Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

East Sonora Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White2,0901,982647
2+ Races14912874
Hispanic14314373
Asian101010
Native American550
Islander440

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

East Sonora Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$26,496$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0
High School Graduate$26,797$0$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$0$0
Overall$41,579$35,565$48,638
Some College$48,819$50,673$42,368

$41,579

Average Earnings

$35,565

Average Male

$48,638

Average Female

East Sonora Earnings by Educational Attainment

East Sonora Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

East Sonora Language

97.31% of East Sonora residents speak only English, while 2.69% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

East Sonora Language

East Sonora Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,123723.39%
Hispanic1522919.08%
Islander1414100%

4.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

3.01%

Male Poverty Rate

5.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in East Sonora

The race most likely to be in poverty in East Sonora is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in East Sonora is White, with 3.39% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.56%.

East Sonora Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater9.62%
Some College2.97%
High School2.12%
Less Than 9th Grade0%

East Sonora Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed5.52%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Employed0%
Female Unemployed0%

East Sonora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

East Sonora Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$88,462$107,035
Households$73,466$101,335
Married Families$88,333$-999,999,999
Non Families$40,370$93,954

mean

median

Income by Household Type

East Sonora Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

73.1%

Male Marriage Rate

56.2%

Female Marriage Rate

East Sonora Married by Age and Sex

male

female

East Sonora Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

East Sonora Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

East Sonora Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

326

Number of Veterans

296

Male Veterans

30

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam156
Korea30
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War0
World War II0

East Sonora Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
75+134
65 to 74116
55 to 6451
18 to 3425
35 to 540

East Sonora Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White29113.2%
2+ Races3523.49%
Hispanic1812.59%

East Sonora Veterans by Race

East Sonora Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

2.25%

Veteran Poverty Rate

51.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

East Sonora Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

37.4%

Labor Force Participation

37.4%

Employment Rate

0%

Unemployment Rate

East Sonora Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

East Sonora Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

East Sonora Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

68.66%

Born in East Sonora

96.1%

Native Born

3.9%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

3.9%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.1% of East Sonora residents were born in the United States, with 68.66% having been born in California. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

East Sonora Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20242,656-4-0.15%
20232,660-4-0.15%
20222,664100.38%
20212,654-18-0.67%
20202,67239417.3%
20192,278894.07%
20182,189-130-5.61%
20172,319-185-7.39%
20162,5041365.74%
20152,3682009.23%
20142,168874.18%
20132,081-156-6.97%
20122,2371879.12%
20112,050-216-9.53%
20102,26600%

East Sonora Population by Year