East Sonora, California

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Population in 2010: 2,266. Population change since 2000: +9.0%
Males: 1,042  (46.0%)
Females: 1,224  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  59.7 years
California median age:  36.4 years

Zip codes: 95370.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $42,038 (it was $34,922 in 2000)
East Sonora:

$42,038
CA:

$67,739

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $37,501 (it was $23,254 in 2000)

East Sonora CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $288,040 (it was $131,200 in 2000)
East Sonora:

$288,040
CA:

$477,500

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $301,172; Detached houses: $417,149; Mobile homes: $63,824

Median gross rent in 2016: $1,034.

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  • Races in East Sonora, CA (2010)

    East Sonora races chart
    • 2,02789.5%White alone
    • 1526.7%Hispanic
    • 341.5%Two or more races
    • 291.3%Asian alone
    • 140.6%American Indian alone
    • 70.3%Black alone
    • 20.09%Other race alone
    • 10.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in East Sonora detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in East Sonora: 95.9 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (7.2%), English (6.1%), Portuguese (5.5%), Scotch-Irish (4.4%), American (4.0%), Swedish (3.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 2100 feet

Land area: 2.58 square miles.

Population density: 879 people per square mile   (low).

East Sonora,CA real estate house value index trend

East Sonora, California map

For population 25 years and over in East Sonora:

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in East Sonora CDP:

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 49.2%
  • Separated: 0.6%
  • Widowed: 17.8%
  • Divorced: 15.5%

211 residents are foreign born (6.4% Europe, 0.9% Oceania, 0.9% Asia).

This place:

8.3%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,840 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,850 (1.0%)

East Sonora satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Modesto, CA (41.7 miles , pop. 188,856).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Stockton, CA (52.0 miles , pop. 243,771).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (291.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Sonora, CA (1.4 miles ), East Sonora-Phoenix Lake, CA (1.6 miles ), Phoenix Lake, CA (1.7 miles ), Jamestown, CA (1.9 miles ), Phoenix Lake-Cedar Ridge, CA (2.0 miles ), Yankee Hill, CA (2.1 miles ), Columbia, CA (2.2 miles ), Mono Vista, CA (2.2 miles ).

Latitude: 37.98 N, Longitude: 120.35 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 209

East Sonora household income distribution East Sonora home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

6.0%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Other services, except public administration (31%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (13%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (8%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Utilities (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (33%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Community and social service occupations (5%)
  • Architecture and engineering occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (36%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (15%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (15%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (4%)
  • Legal occupations (3%)

Work and jobs in East Sonora: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in East Sonora, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

East Sonora-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 807% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 144.6 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 219.4 miles away from East Sonora center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 98.5 miles away from the city center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 12/21/1932 at 06:10:09, a magnitude 7.2 (7.2 UK) earthquake occurred 128.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/3/1915 at 06:52:48, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 231.6 miles away from East Sonora center
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 215.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tuolumne County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Landslides: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
East Sonora topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near East Sonora:

  • SONORA REGIONAL HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • VISITING NURSE ASSOCIATION (Hospital, about 1 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 2 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • AVALON CARE CENTER-SONORA (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • TUOLUMNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 2 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SATELLITE DIALYSIS SONORA (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; SONORA, CA)
  • SONORA REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER D/P SNF (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; SONORA, CA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to East Sonora:

  • California State University-Stanislaus (about 42 miles; Turlock, CA; Full-time enrollment: 7,054)
  • University of California-Merced (about 43 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 5,981)
  • Modesto Junior College (about 43 miles; Modesto, CA; FT enrollment: 10,635)
  • Merced College (about 46 miles; Merced, CA; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • University of the Pacific (about 53 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 4,999)
  • San Joaquin Delta College (about 53 miles; Stockton, CA; FT enrollment: 12,167)
  • Folsom Lake College (about 64 miles; Folsom, CA; FT enrollment: 5,308)

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Notable locations in East Sonora: Tuolumne County Free Library (A), United States Forest Service Stanislaus National Forest (B), Tuolumne County Fire Department Station 51 Mono Village (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Tuolumne Junction Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in East Sonora: Oak Hill Presbyterian Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tuolumne County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 74.3. This is about average.

City:

74.3
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.316. This is about average. Closest monitor was 1.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.316
U.S.:

0.293

Ozone [ppb] level in 2000 was 53.7. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

53.7
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.4. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.4
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.09. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.09
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 6.6%
(4.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 78.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  45.9%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.3%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
114 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
19 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.1
California average:

15.3

East Sonora travel time to work - commute East Sonora mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for East Sonora CDP (based on Tuolumne County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic14,7285
Evangelical Protestant7,72741
Other1,59710
Mainline Protestant7969
Orthodox591
None30,458-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Tuolumne County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 7
Tuolumne County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Tuolumne County:

3.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Here:

12.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Tuolumne County:

22.8%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.3%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

54.5%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

49.7%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
California:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
East Sonora:

18.9%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
East Sonora:

14.1%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
East Sonora:

7.0
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
East Sonora:

36.7%
State:

31.3%

General health condition:
This city:

55.3%
State:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
East Sonora:

72.6%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of East Sonora, CA Residents

5.21% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,490 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
California average:

5.03%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($205 average AGI)
Tuolumne County:

0.06%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Stanislaus County, CA  0.56% ($45,327 average AGI)
from Calaveras County, CA  0.40% ($33,105)
from Alameda County, CA  0.39% ($58,149)


5.35% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,608 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.35%
California average:

5.12%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Stanislaus County, CA  0.64% ($34,780 average AGI)
to Calaveras County, CA  0.39% ($35,203)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.23% ($42,182)

Strongest AM radio stations in East Sonora:

  • KVML (1450 AM; 1 kW; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCBC (770 AM; 50 kW; RIVERBANK, CA; Owner: KIERTRON, INC.)
  • KHTK (1140 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSTE (650 AM; 25 kW; RANCHO CORDOVA, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMJ (580 AM; 50 kW; FRESNO, CA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KFIA (710 AM; 25 kW; CARMICHAEL, CA; Owner: VISTA BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KLOK (1170 AM; 50 kW; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KFBK (1530 AM; 50 kW; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in East Sonora:

  • KKBN (93.5 FM; TWAIN HARTE, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KZSQ-FM (92.7 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: CLARKE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KCVR-FM (98.9 FM; COLUMBIA, CA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KXSR (91.7 FM; GROVELAND, CA; Owner: CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY, SACRAMENTO)
  • KHOP (95.1 FM; OAKDALE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KEFR (89.9 FM; LE GRAND, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KUBB (96.3 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORP. OF MONTEREY INC)
  • KCIV (99.9 FM; MOUNT BULLION, CA; Owner: BOTT COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMPO (88.7 FM; MODESTO, CA; Owner: RADIO BILINGUE, INC.)
  • K214CT (90.7 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KAMB (101.5 FM; MERCED, CA; Owner: CENTRAL VALLEY BROADCASTING CO. INC.)
  • KDJK (103.9 FM; MARIPOSA, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KRVR (105.5 FM; COPPEROPOLIS, CA; Owner: THRESHOLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • KBYN (95.9 FM; ARNOLD, CA; Owner: KBYN, INC.)
  • K262AK (100.3 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KTUO (99.1 FM; SONORA, CA; Owner: SONORA UNION HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • KSVL (92.3 FM; SMITH, NV; Owner: DONEGAL ENTERPRISES)
  • KWYL (102.9 FM; SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, CA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K238AC (95.5 FM; SALIDA, CA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • KOSL (94.3 FM; JACKSON, CA; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)

TV broadcast stations around East Sonora:

  • KMMK-LP (Channel 14; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CABALLERO TELEVISION TEXAS, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 42m138ftTotal length
  • 59,050Total average daily traffic
  • 1,396Total average daily truck traffic
  • 90,178Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (50%)
  • Utility gas (27%)
  • Electricity (14%)
  • Wood (6%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

Businesses in East Sonora, CA

  • McDonald's: 1

East Sonora compared to California state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.

East Sonora on our top lists:

  • #63 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
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