Sonora, Kentucky Population 2022

575
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Sonora is a city located in Hardin County Kentucky. With a 2020 population of 575, it is the 320th largest city in Kentucky and the 18294th largest city in the United States. Sonora is currently growing at a rate of 0.88% annually and its population has increased by 1.77% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 565 in 2020. Spanning over 1 miles, Sonora has a population density of 424 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sonora is $59,121 with a poverty rate of 17.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $913 per month, and the median house value is $141,300. The median age in Sonora is 32.1 years, 30.6 years for males, and 32.7 years for females.

Sonora Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sonorawas:

  • White: 98.88%
  • Asian: 0.41%
  • Two or more races: 0.41%
  • Black or African American: 0.31%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Sonora, Kentucky is 575 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 565.

Sonora, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White97098.88%
Black or African American30.31%
Asian40.41%
Two or More Races40.41%
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Sonora Population by Race

Sonora Population Pyramid 2022

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Sonora Median Age

25


Total

18.5


Male

31


Female

Sonora Adults

There are 550 adults, (67 of whom are seniors) in Sonora.

Sonora Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

13.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

89.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sonora Sex Ratio

Female

497

50.66%

Male

484

49.34%

Sonora Population by Age

Sonora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sonora Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married84.8%15.2%
All77.7%22.3%
Non Family69.6%30.4%
Female18.5%81.5%

77.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sonora Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2963.3177.7
Married1783.6284.8
Male354.57100
Female274.1518.5
Non Family561.1669.6

3.66

Average Family Size

3.31

Average Household Size

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Sonora Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade459.16%
9th to 12th Grade336.72%
High School Graduate17134.83%
Some College11924.24%
Associates Degree6112.42%
Bachelors Degree499.98%
Graduate Degree132.65%
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Sonora Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sonora Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White48040662
Black33
2+ Races44
Asian4

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 12.92%.

Sonora Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$40,357$50,729$31,953
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$40,000$50,893$27,813
Some College$43,300$65,568$35,938
Bachelors Degree$35,750$36,500$12,143
Graduate Degree$$$32,917

$40,357

Average Earnings

$50,729

Average Male

$31,953

Average Female

Sonora Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sonora Language by Age

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Sonora Language

99.06% of Sonora residents speak only English, while 0.94% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.94% of the population.

Sonora Language

Sonora Poverty by Race

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17.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.78%

Male Poverty Rate

17.91%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sonora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sonora is White, with 18.16% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.91%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.83%.

Sonora Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade10.26%
High School12.87%
Some College12.22%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Sonora Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.81%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed7.43%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Sonora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sonora Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,388$58,729
Families$49,592$60,131
Married Families$49,847-
Non Families$29,000$32,623
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Income by Household Type

Sonora Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.7%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Sonora Married by Age and Sex

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Sonora 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 55-64.

Sonora Marital Status by Race

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Sonora Marital Status

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24

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War16
First Gulf War19
Vietnam
Korea
World War II

Sonora Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5421
55 to 64
65 to 74
75+3

Sonora Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White213.90%
Black3100.00%

Sonora Veterans by Race

Sonora Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

12.50%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sonora Veterans by Education

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57.5%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

4.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sonora Employment by Age

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Sonora Employment by Race

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Sonora Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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88.89%

Born in Sonora

98.98%

Native Born

1.02%

Foreign Born

0.41%

Non Citizen

0.61%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.98% of Sonora residents were born in the United States, with 88.89% having been born in Kentucky. 0.41% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Sonora Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20105130.00%
201151850.97%
201252350.97%
201352850.96%
201453350.95%
201553850.94%
201654350.93%
201754850.92%
201855350.91%
201955850.90%
202056571.25%
202157050.88%
202257550.88%

Sonora Population by Year