Sonoma, California Population 2020

11,300

Sonoma is a city located in California. With a 2020 population of 11,300, it is the 367th largest city in California and the 2846th largest city in the United States. Sonoma is currently growing at a rate of 0.23% annually and its population has increased by 6.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 10,648 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Sonoma has a population density of 4,119 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sonoma is $110,008 with a poverty rate of 11.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,715 per month, and the median house value is $728,200. The median age in Sonoma is 51.3 years, 47.5 years for males, and 55.5 years for females. For every 100 females there are 88.5 males.

Sonoma Demographics

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

  • White: 87.13%
  • Other race: 5.00%
  • Two or more races: 4.45%
  • Asian: 3.03%
  • Black or African American: 0.33%
  • Native American: 0.05%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Sonoma, California is 11,300, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,248.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 10,648.

Sonoma, California Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White9,64987.13%
Some Other Race5545.00%
Two or More Races4934.45%
Asian3353.03%
Black or African American370.33%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.05%

Sonoma Population Pyramid 2020

Sonoma Median Age

51.3


Total

47.5


Male

55.5


Female

Sonoma Adults

There are 9,262 adults, (3,137 of whom are seniors) in Sonoma.

Sonoma Age Dependency

80.8

Age Dependency Ratio

51.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Sonoma Sex Ratio

Female

5,876

53.06%

Male

5,198

46.94%

Sonoma Households and Families

Sonoma Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Sonoma Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married75.4%24.6%
All61.1%38.9%
Non Family51.7%48.3%
Female44.9%55.1%
Male26.4%73.6%

61.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,0062.1761.1
Non Family2,2801.251.7
Married2,2702.9275.4
Female2633.2944.9
Male1933.1926.4

2.94

Average Family Size

2.17

Average Household Size

6.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Sonoma Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3113.56%
9th to 12th Grade4685.35%
High School Graduate1,52217.40%
Some College1,90821.82%
Associates Degree7608.69%
Bachelors Degree2,42027.67%
Graduate Degree1,35615.51%

Sonoma Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White7,0516,8133,307
Hispanic1,111633288
Other Race41712959
Asian308289119
Multiple Races25220862
Black3727
Native American66

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 46.90%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,389$59,157$35,366
Less Than High School$13,468$13,818$
High School Grad$35,130$65,766$17,500
Some College$40,842$48,221$29,875
Bachelors Degree$55,117$64,438$42,353
Graduate Degree$79,832$137,574$53,309

$43,389

Average Earnings

$59,157

Average Male

$35,366

Average Female

Sonoma Language

Sonoma Language by Age

Sonoma Language

84.60% of Sonoma residents speak only English, while 15.40% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.84% of the population.

Sonoma Poverty

Sonoma Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White8,39888310.51%
Hispanic1,69632919.40%
Other549325.83%

11.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.10%

Male Poverty Rate

11.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sonoma

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sonoma is Hispanic, with 19.40% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sonoma is Other, with 5.83% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.75%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School25.77%
High School12.69%
Some College10.94%
Bachelors or Greater3.51%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed23.70%
Female Unemployed20.00%
Female Employed4.66%
Male Employed3.37%

Sonoma Income

Sonoma Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$79,576$110,008
Families$110,147$144,472
Married Families$122,589-
Non Families$40,203$67,475

Sonoma Marital Status

Sonoma Marital Status

Marriage Rates

49.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.2%

Male Marriage Rate

46.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Sonoma Married by Age and Sex

Sonoma Marriage

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

Sonoma Marital Status by Race

Sonoma Veterans

652

Number of Veterans

560

Male Veterans

92

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam376
First Gulf War64
Korea60
Second Gulf War44
World War II36

$Sonoma Veterans by Education

20.13%

Veteran Poverty Rate

32.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sonoma Employment Status

59.7%

Labor Force Participation

57.3%

Employment Rate

4.1%

Unemployment Rate

Sonoma Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.41%

Born in California

88.75%

Native Born

11.25%

Foreign Born

5.15%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

88.75% of Sonoma residents were born in the United States, with 59.41% having been born in California. 5.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202011,300260.23%
201911,274260.23%
201811,2481691.53%
201711,079260.24%
201611,053420.38%
201511,011450.41%
201410,966990.91%
201310,867680.63%
201210,799980.92%
201110,701380.36%
201010,6631,5351.57%
20009,1281,0071.18%
19908,1212,0672.98%
19806,0541,9423.94%
19704,1121,0893.12%
19603,0231,0084.14%
19502,0158575.70%
19401,1581781.68%
19309801792.04%
1920801-156-1.76%
19109573053.91%
1900652-105-1.48%
1890757-756-3.40%
18701,5139169.75%
18605970.00%