Sonora, Texas Population 2021

2,824
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Sonora is a city located in Sutton County Texas. It is also the county seat of Sutton County. With a 2020 population of 2,824, it is the 506th largest city in Texas and the 6427th largest city in the United States . Sonora is currently growing at a rate of 0.68% annually but its population has decreased by -6.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 3,027 in 2010. Sonora reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Sonora has a population density of 1,273 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sonora is $68,101 with a poverty rate of 15.34%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $629 per month, and the median house value is $96,800. The median age in Sonora is 38.1 years, 33.9 years for males, and 39.9 years for females.

Sonora Demographics

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

  • White: 62.67%
  • Other race: 36.74%
  • Native American: 0.38%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
  • Black or African American: 0.03%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Sonora, Texas is 2,824 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,786.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 3,027.

Sonora, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,13462.67%
Some Other Race1,25136.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.38%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander60.18%
Black or African American10.03%
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Sonora Population by Race

Sonora Population Pyramid $2021

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Sonora Median Age

38.1


Total

33.9


Male

39.9


Female

Sonora Adults

There are 2,456 adults, (627 of whom are seniors) in Sonora.

Sonora Age Dependency

86.2

Age Dependency Ratio

34.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

51.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Sonora Sex Ratio

Female

1,592

46.75%

Male

1,813

53.25%

Sonora Population by Age

Sonora Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sonora Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female43.5%56.5%
Non Family65.5%34.5%
All68.4%31.6%
Married72.8%27.2%
Male100%0%

68.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sonora Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,2242.7768.4
Married6283.3872.8
Non Family3621.0665.5
Female1613.343.5
Male734.79100

3.45

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Sonora Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade27612.54%
9th to 12th Grade30113.68%
High School Graduate72232.80%
Some College40418.36%
Associates Degree1105.00%
Bachelors Degree27012.27%
Graduate Degree1185.36%
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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
Hispanic1,336820162
White858797226
Other Race69141989
Native American1313
Islander66
Black11

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 26.34%.

Sonora Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,546$53,517$23,478
Less Than 9th Grade$34,135$39,554$7,500
High School Graduate$27,227$49,676$18,500
Some College$41,000$66,667$32,321
Bachelors Degree$51,696$82,708$39,712
Graduate Degree$58,417$59,458$

$38,546

Average Earnings

$53,517

Average Male

$23,478

Average Female

Sonora Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sonora Language by Age

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Sonora Language

45.92% of Sonora residents speak only English, while 54.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 52.46% of the population.

Sonora Language

Sonora Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,30849421.40%
Other1,25028823.04%
White1,075262.42%

15.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.13%

Male Poverty Rate

17.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sonora

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sonora is Other, with 23.04% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sonora is White, with 2.42% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.40%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.51%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.16%.

Sonora Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.94%
High School15.50%
Bachelors or Greater2.58%
Some College2.55%

Sonora Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed63.49%
Female Employed8.28%
Male Employed3.08%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Sonora Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sonora Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$58,750$68,101
Families$61,500$75,562
Married Families$77,222-
Non Families$33,558$48,894
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Income by Household Type

Sonora Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.5%

Male Marriage Rate

55.5%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sonora Marital Status by Race

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Sonora Marital Status

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222

Number of Veterans

222

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam85
Korea83
First Gulf War22
Second Gulf War11
World War II

Sonora Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+113
65 to 7480
35 to 5420
18 to 347
55 to 642

Sonora Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White20112.01%
Hispanic463.00%
Other Race151.97%
Islander6100.00%

Sonora Veterans by Race

Sonora Veterans by Education

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4.50%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.93%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sonora Veterans by Education

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65.7%

Labor Force Participation

60.2%

Employment Rate

8.3%

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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77.50%

Born in Sonora

86.96%

Native Born

13.04%

Foreign Born

7.67%

Non Citizen

5.37%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.96% of Sonora residents were born in the United States, with 77.50% having been born in Texas. 7.67% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Sonora Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20212,824190.68%
20202,805190.68%
20192,786190.69%
20182,767-29-1.04%
20172,796-63-2.20%
20162,859-14-0.49%
20152,873-41-1.41%
20142,914-8-0.27%
20132,922491.71%
20122,873-53-1.81%
20112,926-55-1.85%
20102,981570.19%
20002,9241730.61%
19902,751-1,105-3.32%
19803,8561,2371.95%
19602,619-14-0.05%
19502,6331050.41%
19402,5280.00%

Sonora Population by Year