Sonoma, California

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Population in 2014: 11,017 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.7%
 
Males: 5,024  (45.6%)
Females: 5,993  (54.4%)
Median resident age:  53.1 years
California median age:  35.7 years

Zip codes: 95476.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $61,388 (it was $50,505 in 2000)
Sonoma:

$61,388
CA:

$60,190

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $46,320 (it was $32,387 in 2000)

Sonoma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $531,547 (it was $305,100 in 2000)
Sonoma:

$531,547
CA:

$373,100

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $508,199; Detached houses: $563,387; Townhouses or other attached units: $328,108; In 2-unit structures: $245,607; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $211,390; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $188,250; Mobile homes: $76,248; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $138,125

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,406.

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  • Races in Sonoma, CA (2013)

    Sonoma races chart
    • 8,86581.5%White alone
    • 1,50413.8%Hispanic
    • 2472.3%Asian alone
    • 870.8%American Indian alone
    • 610.6%Two or more races
    • 270.2%Black alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Sonoma: 145.0 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Irish (15.5%), German (13.8%), English (10.1%), Italian (7.0%), French (6.0%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 84 feet

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

Population density: 4,155 people per square mile   (average).

Sonoma,CA real estate house value index trend

Sonoma, California map

For population 25 years and over in Sonoma:

  • High school or higher: 93.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sonoma city:

  • Never married: 21.5%
  • Now married: 46.5%
  • Separated: 1.7%
  • Widowed: 10.0%
  • Divorced: 20.4%

940 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 2.4% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This city:

8.6%
California:

26.9%



According to our research of California and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sonoma, California as of May 30, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Sonoma to the number of sex offenders is 10,849 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,326 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $3,355 (0.8%)

Sonoma satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Napa, CA (8.8 miles , pop. 72,585).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: West Contra Costa, CA (24.3 miles , pop. 236,008).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (369.3 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: El Verano, CA (1.3 miles ), Boyes Hot Springs, CA (1.4 miles ), Temelec, CA (1.6 miles ), Fetters Hot Springs-Agua Caliente, CA (1.7 miles ), Eldridge, CA (2.2 miles ), Glen Ellen, CA (2.6 miles ), Napa, CA (3.0 miles ), Yountville, CA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 27 buildings, average cost: $194,300
  • 1998: 53 buildings, average cost: $212,800
  • 1999: 64 buildings, average cost: $229,500
  • 2000: 47 buildings, average cost: $219,600
  • 2001: 43 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2002: 62 buildings, average cost: $247,800
  • 2003: 126 buildings, average cost: $265,100
  • 2004: 46 buildings, average cost: $227,100
  • 2006: 45 buildings, average cost: $184,000
  • 2007: 33 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2008: 12 buildings, average cost: $257,600
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $403,300
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $441,100
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $396,900
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $284,200
  • 2013: 29 buildings, average cost: $201,900
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $199,900

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 38.29 N, Longitude: 122.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,558 (+41.9%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,935 (40.3%)

Area code: 707

Sonoma household income distribution Sonoma home values distribution

Property values in Sonoma, CA


Crime rates in Sonoma by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000020000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.90.00.00.00.0
Rapes 1021725231032
per 100,000 10.60.020.810.370.220.050.420.129.89.30.027.518.3
Robberies 52625665103110
per 100,000 52.821.262.320.550.160.160.450.29.90.027.7100.80.0
Assaults 7203828392526182731242432
per 100,000 74.0211.6394.6287.4391.0250.5261.9180.8268.2287.8221.4219.9292.2
Burglaries 765562132745757636157516332
per 100,000 803.1581.9643.81,354.7741.9571.1574.1632.8605.9529.1470.4577.3292.2
Thefts 252315267238201182196148159157142139121
per 100,000 2,663.03,332.62,772.32,442.52,015.21,823.51,974.01,486.71,579.31,457.31,309.81,273.81,105.0
Auto thefts 719311715139175701013
per 100,000 74.0201.0321.9174.5150.4130.290.6170.849.765.00.091.6118.7
Arson 67012844352110
per 100,000 63.474.10.0123.280.240.140.330.149.718.69.29.20.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 205.8236.5293.1275.7291.2205.5235.0183.0227.6164.0136.6193.1145.8

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Crime rate in Sonoma detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2003, including police officers: 20 (13 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.37
California average:

2.42

Sonoma tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.8%
California:

5.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +889 (+10.8%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (13%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Retail trade (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (22%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)
  • Arts, design, entertainment, sports, and media occupations (5%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (25%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)

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

Average climate in Sonoma, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Sonoma-area historical earthquake activity is near California state average. It is 727% 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 35.6 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 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 89.8 miles away from Sonoma center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 1/31/1922 at 13:17:28, a magnitude 7.6 (7.6 UK) earthquake occurred 234.7 miles away from the city center
On 4/25/1992 at 18:06:04, a magnitude 7.2 (6.3 MB, 7.1 MS, 7.2 MW, 7.1 MW, Depth: 9.4 mi) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from the city center, causing $75,000,000 total damage
On 11/4/1927 at 13:51:53, a magnitude 7.5 (7.5 UK) earthquake occurred 246.4 miles away from Sonoma center
On 7/21/1952 at 11:52:14, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK) earthquake occurred 297.6 miles away from the city center, causing $50,000,000 total damage
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Sonoma County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 12, Storms: 8, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sonoma topographic map

Birthplace of: Tim Schafer - Video game designer, Brett Wallace - Baseball player, David Ury - Actor, Edward DeLong - Microbiologist, Kim Jones (athlete) - Athlete, Thornton Lee - Baseball player, Tony Moll - Player of football, Doug Nickle - Baseball player, Ignazio Vella - Businessman and cheese maker, Richard M. Rowell - Soilder.

Main business address for: SONOMA VALLEY BANCORP (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Sonoma:

  • PETALUMA ICF/DDH (805 PETALUMA AVENUE)
  • SONOMA VALLEY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 347 ANDRIEUX ST)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (19312 HIGHWAY 12, SUITE B)
  • SONOMA VALLEY HOSP H C PRGM (1151 BROADWAY, SUITE 101)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - LONDON HOUSE SONOMA (678 2ND STREET WEST)
  • SONOMA HEALTHCARE CENTER (1250 BROADWAY)

Airports and heliports located in Sonoma:

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Amtrak stations near Sonoma:

  • 10 miles: NAPA (1275 MCKINSTRY ST.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 10 miles: PETALUMA (100 FAIRGROUNDS DR.) - Bus Station . Services: snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 15 miles: ROHNERT PARK (6480 REDWOOD DR.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sonoma:

  • Napa Valley College (about 11 miles; Napa, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,780)
  • Sonoma State University (about 13 miles; Rohnert Park, CA; FT enrollment: 7,796)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 19 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; FT enrollment: 13,047)
  • Solano Community College (about 19 miles; Fairfield, CA; FT enrollment: 5,790)
  • Contra Costa College (about 24 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 4,249)
  • College of Marin (about 24 miles; Kentfield, CA; FT enrollment: 4,489)
  • Diablo Valley College (about 31 miles; Pleasant Hill, CA; FT enrollment: 13,015)

Public high schools in Sonoma:

Private high schools in Sonoma:

  • ARCHBISHOP HANNA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 102, Location: 17000 ARNOLD DR, Grades: 8-12, Boys only)
  • SONOMA VALLEY ACADEMY (Students: 16, Location: 276 E NAPA ST, Grades: 8-12)
  • SOLOQUEST SCHOOL & LEARNING CENTER (Students: 4, Location: 414 W NAPA ST STE 404, Grades: 10-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sonoma:

Private elementary/middle schools in Sonoma:

  • THE PRESENTATION SCHOOL (Students: 185, Location: 20872 BROADWAY, Grades: KG-8)
  • CRESCENT MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 90, Location: 276 E NAPA ST, Grades: PK-6)
  • SONOMA VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 10, Location: 542 1ST ST E, Grades: KG-8)
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Notable locations in Sonoma: Castagnasso Farm (A), Sebastiani Vineyards (B), Winkle House (C), Weyl Hall (D), Victorian Court (E), Solomon Schocken House (F), Sebastiani Theatre (G), Salvador Vallejo Adobe (H), Ruggles Building (I), Ray-Adler Adobe (J), Parmelee Building (K), Nash-Patton Adobe (L), Leese Fitch Adobe (M), La Torres House (N), La Haye Building (O), Julius Poppe House (P), H H Granice House (Q), El Paseo de Sonoma (R), Duhring House (S), Clewe House (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Valley Mart Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Main business address in Sonoma: SONOMA VALLEY BANCORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Sonoma include: First Baptist Church (A), Grace Reformed Church (B), Saint Francis Solano Roman Catholic Church (C), Trinity Episcopal Church (D), Mission San Francisco Solano (E), First Congregational Church of Sonoma (F), Sonoma Mission (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Valley Cemetery (1), Saint Francis Solano Catholic Cemetery (2), Mountain Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Sonoma include: Vallejo Home State Historical Monument (1), Sonoma Plaza (2), Arnold Field (3), Depot Park (4), Eraldi Park (5), Hughes Park (6), Olsen Park (7), Sonoma State Historic Park (8), Tetter Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Cornerstone Gardens (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 23570 Arnold Drive), Garden Living (Botanical Gardens; Post Office Box 2071), Depot Park Museum (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 270 1st Street East), Biplane & War Bird Rides (23982 Arnold Drive), Air Tours (23982 Arnold Drive).

Sonoma County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 104. This is worse than average.

City:

104
U.S.:

75

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.440. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.440
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 9.49. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.49
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.568. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.568
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 21.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

21.8
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00499. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00499
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 6.6%
(4.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 19.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.6% for other race residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.3%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Sonoma in 2010:

  • 188 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 38 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 10 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Sonoma in 2000:

  • 77 people in nursing homes
  • 9 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 3 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Sonoma, California environmental map by EPA

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Banks with most branches in Sonoma (2011 data):

  • Westamerica Bank: Sonoma Main at 202 West Napa Street, branch established on 1988/06/03; Sonoma at 18615 Sonoma Highway, Suite 108, branch established on 2004/03/15. Info updated 2011/06/21: Bank assets: $4,998.1 mil, Deposits: $4,253.2 mil, headquarters in San Rafael, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 98 total offices, Holding Company: Westamerica Bancorporation
  • Bank of Marin: Sonoma Branch at 136 West Napa Street, branch established on 2011/01/03. Info updated 2011/02/22: Bank assets: $1,393.3 mil, Deposits: $1,206.0 mil, headquarters in Novato, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of Marin Bancorp
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Sonoma Branch at 531 5th Street West, branch established on 1973/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 501 Broadway Boulevard Branch at 501 Broadway Boulevard, branch established on 1919/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Union Bank, National Association: Sonoma Branch at 500 Broadway, branch established on 2010/05/10. Info updated 2011/09/01: Bank assets: $88,967.5 mil, Deposits: $65,286.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 403 total offices, Holding Company: Mitsubishi Ufj Financial Group, Inc.
  • Citibank, National Association: Sonoma Highway Branch at 19245 Sonoma Highway, branch established on 1997/01/03. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Exchange Bank: Sonoma Branch at 435 West Napa Street, branch established on 1979/03/26. Info updated 2010/02/16: Bank assets: $1,575.4 mil, Deposits: $1,350.9 mil, headquarters in Santa Rosa, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 21 total offices, Holding Company: Frank P. Doyle Trust, Article Ix
  • Bank of the West: Sonoma Branch at 201 West Napa Street, branch established on 1921/01/01. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • Bank of America, National Association: Sonoma Branch at 35 West Napa Street, branch established on 1927/02/19. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.9
California average:

15.4

Sonoma travel time to work - commute Sonoma mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Sonoma city (based on Sonoma County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic107,73723
Evangelical Protestant25,820159
Other23,39876
Mainline Protestant11,54649
Orthodox1,3897
Black Protestant1021
None313,886-
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: 130
Sonoma County:

2.81 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 47
Sonoma County:

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 92
Sonoma County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 468
Here:

10.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.3%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Sonoma County:

19.8%
California:

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

16.2%
State:

17.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Sonoma:

52.1%
California:

48.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sonoma:

49.0%
California:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.6
State:

28.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.2%
California:

20.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sonoma:

11.0%
State:

11.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
California:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

35.9%
California:

31.3%

General health condition:
Sonoma:

56.2%
California:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.3%
California:

80.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sonoma, CA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$10,395$62,3701$2,905
Other Government Administration 7$63,081$108,1395$1,501
Streets and Highways 4$20,444$61,3320$0
Parks and Recreation 2$10,375$62,2501$1,260
Water Supply 8$40,476$60,7140$0
Other and Unallocable 7$47,838$82,0083$7,302
Totals for Government 30$192,609$77,04410$12,968

Sonoma government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $4,998,000 ($453.66)
    Water Utilities: $2,986,000 ($271.04)
    General: $563,000 ($51.10)
    Regular Highways: $440,000 ($39.94)
    Health - Other: $215,000 ($19.52)
    Fire Protection: $168,000 ($15.25)
    Police Protection: $58,000 ($5.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,319,000 ($210.49)
    Water Utilities: $1,581,000 ($143.51)
    Health Services - Other: $1,549,000 ($140.60)
    Fire Protection: $1,410,000 ($127.98)
    Regular Highways: $961,000 ($87.23)
    Housing & Community Development: $843,000 ($76.52)
    Central Staff Services: $836,000 ($75.88)
    Financial Administration: $277,000 ($25.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $238,000 ($21.60)
    General - Other: $215,000 ($19.52)
    Parks & Recreation: $196,000 ($17.79)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $623,000 ($56.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $7,000 ($0.64)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($0.64)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,472,000 ($315.15)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Sonoma government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $2,047,000 ($185.80)
    Housing & Community Development: $71,000 ($6.44)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $32,000 ($2.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $661,000 ($60.00)
    General Revenue, NEC: $202,000 ($18.34)
    Rents: $60,000 ($5.45)
    Property Sale Other: $7,000 ($0.64)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,290,000 ($207.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $548,000 ($49.74)
    All Other: $386,000 ($35.04)
    Highways: $185,000 ($16.79)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($4.45)
  • Tax - Property: $4,583,000 ($415.99)
    Total General Sales: $2,087,000 ($189.43)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,614,000 ($146.50)
    NEC: $858,000 ($77.88)
    Public Utilities: $227,000 ($20.60)

Sonoma government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,500,000 ($1043.84)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $16,323,000 ($1481.62)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $27,653,000 ($2510.03)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $170,000 ($15.43)

Sonoma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,890,000 ($353.09)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,231,000 ($656.35)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $389,000 ($35.31)

4.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($52,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.39%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($186 average AGI)
Sonoma County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Marin County, CA  0.49% ($65,660 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.29% ($82,245)
from Alameda County, CA  0.21% ($48,458)


4.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($43,966 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.28%
California average:

5.12%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($568 average AGI)
Sonoma County:

0.05%
California average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marin County, CA  0.36% ($51,874 average AGI)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.28% ($46,376)
to Alameda County, CA  0.21% ($42,641)

Strongest AM radio stations in Sonoma:

  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVON (1440 AM; 5 kW; NAPA, CA; Owner: CBM NAPA, LLC)
  • KDYA (1190 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KDIA (1640 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KSRO (1350 AM; 5 kW; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sonoma:

  • KXFX-FM1 (101.7 FM; PETALUMA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KNDL (89.9 FM; ANGWIN, CA; Owner: HOWELL MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KUIC (95.3 FM; VACAVILLE, CA; Owner: KUIC, INC.)
  • KLVR (91.9 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KXTS (100.9 FM; CALISTOGA, CA; Owner: SINCLAIR TELECABLE, INC.)
  • KBBF (89.1 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: BILINGUAL B/CING. FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • K221DQ (92.1 FM; PETALUMA, CA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • KZST-FM2 (100.1 FM; ROHNERT PARK PETALUM, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE STEREOCASTERS)
  • KRPQ (104.9 FM; ROHNERT PARK, CA; Owner: RESULTS RADIO OF SONOMA LP)
  • KXFX (101.7 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: MAVERICK MEDIA OF SANTA ROSA LICENSE LLC)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KJZY (93.7 FM; SEBASTOPOL, CA; Owner: REDWOOD EMPIRE STEREOCASTERS)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • K202CT (88.3 FM; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Sonoma:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KRCB (Channel 22; COTATI, CA; Owner: RURAL CALIFORNIA BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • K30DO (Channel 30; SANTA ROSA, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
Sonoma fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Sonoma fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 6Number of bridges
  • 8m26ftTotal length
  • $387,000Total costs
  • 14,150Total average daily traffic
  • 161Total average daily truck traffic
  • 26,073Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sonoma)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 77 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sonoma, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 198 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sonoma)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sonoma)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 123 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$321,92331$381,387159$329,7134$276,6151$2,040,34034$359,2552$61,475
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$04$735,46019$457,8261$55,0700$04$538,1730$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$261,0308$193,23441$384,6002$218,6500$09$319,2532$43,230
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$323,5353$316,53035$336,0571$33,1600$03$488,8770$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$159,1504$428,3300$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 1501.00 , 1502.01

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$277,5501$175,120
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$229,640
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 1501.00 , 1502.01

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sonoma and their reported violations in the past:

JACUZZI WINERY (Population served: 108, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
SONOMA SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-07-2008)
SONOMA VALLEY MOOSE LODGE #2048 (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAY-01-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SCHELLVILLE GRILL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JAN-31-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In JUN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (AUG-07-2008)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-31-2007)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
FREMONT DINER (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 3 regular monitoring violations
RAM'S GATE WINERY (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2007, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
WINE COUNTRY IND PARK-BLDGS A&B (Population served: 30, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-20-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2008 and MAR-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (MAR-31-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NICHOLSON RANCH WINERY (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In MAR-2007, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (MAR-30-2007)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Sonoma that have no violations reported:

  • RAVENSWOOD WINERY (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WESTERBEKE RANCH (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 135
  • Hazardous Condition: 111
  • Service Call: 8
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Sonoma

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sonoma, CA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sonoma, California:

  • Trojan Horse Inn, 19455 Sonoma Hwy, Sonoma, California 95476 , Phone: (707) 996-2430
  • Best Western Sonoma Valley Inn, 550 Second St West, Sonoma, California 95476 , Phone: (707) 938-9200, Fax: (707) 938-0935
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sonoma, California

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (71%)
  • Electricity (26%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)
Businesses in Sonoma, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2Marriott1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Baskin-Robbins1McDonald's1
Ben & Jerry's1Nike3
Best Western1Payless1
Blockbuster1Penske1
CVS1RadioShack1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
Chico's1SAS Shoes1
Curves1Starbucks2
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx4T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Jack In The Box1UPS4
Jamba Juice1Vans3
Kroger1Vons1
Little Caesars Pizza1Whole Foods Market1

Sonoma compared to California state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 109 pilots and 42 other airmen in this city.
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