Sonoma, California

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Population in 2017: 11,108 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +21.7%
 
Males: 5,220  (47.0%)
Females: 5,888  (53.0%)
Median resident age:

51.0 years
California median age:

36.5 years

Zip codes: 95476.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $86,229 (it was $50,505 in 2000)
Sonoma:

$86,229
CA:

$71,805

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $53,581 (it was $32,387 in 2000)

Sonoma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $840,682 (it was $305,100 in 2000)
Sonoma:

$840,682
CA:

$509,400

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $715,198; detached houses: $781,248; townhouses or other attached units: $595,954; in 2-unit structures: $362,393; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $367,270; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $623,855; mobile homes: $93,639; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $94,054

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,885.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sonoma: 153.1 (very high, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.4%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 6.5% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Sonoma, CA (2010)
    • 8,43079.2%White alone
    • 1,63415.3%Hispanic
    • 2972.8%Asian alone
    • 1691.6%Two or more races
    • 480.5%Black alone
    • 350.3%American Indian alone
    • 210.2%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
    • 140.1%Other race alone

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



According to our research of California and other state lists, there were 22 registered sex offenders living in Sonoma, California as of June 01, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sonoma is 503 to 1.


Crime rates in Sonoma by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(19.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(10.3)
7
(70.2)
2
(20.0)
5
(50.4)
2
(20.1)
3
(29.8)
1
(9.3)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.5)
2
(18.3)
1
(9.0)
6
(54.0)
5
(45.0)
4
(35.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(20.5)
5
(50.1)
6
(60.1)
6
(60.4)
5
(50.2)
1
(9.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(27.7)
11
(100.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(9.0)
4
(36.0)
7
(62.9)
5
(44.8)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
28
(287.4)
39
(391.0)
25
(250.5)
26
(261.9)
18
(180.8)
27
(268.2)
31
(287.8)
24
(221.4)
24
(219.9)
32
(292.2)
30
(270.1)
27
(243.0)
19
(170.9)
35
(313.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
132
(1,355)
74
(741.9)
57
(571.1)
57
(574.1)
63
(632.8)
61
(605.9)
57
(529.1)
51
(470.4)
63
(577.3)
32
(292.2)
36
(324.1)
36
(323.9)
36
(323.7)
23
(205.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
238
(2,443)
201
(2,015)
182
(1,823)
196
(1,974)
148
(1,487)
159
(1,579)
157
(1,457)
142
(1,310)
139
(1,274)
121
(1,105)
174
(1,567)
150
(1,350)
146
(1,313)
133
(1,190)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(174.5)
15
(150.4)
13
(130.2)
9
(90.6)
17
(170.8)
5
(49.7)
7
(65.0)
0
(0.0)
10
(91.6)
13
(118.7)
12
(108.0)
8
(72.0)
4
(36.0)
8
(71.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
12
(123.2)
8
(80.2)
4
(40.1)
4
(40.3)
3
(30.1)
5
(49.7)
2
(18.6)
1
(9.2)
1
(9.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(36.0)
1
(9.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)278.3294.0207.5237.2184.7229.7165.5137.9194.9147.2157.9185.0167.1172.5

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Sonoma, CA

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:

1.17
California average:

2.42
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Ancestries: Irish (12.8%), Italian (10.0%), European (8.5%), German (8.0%), American (6.2%), English (5.9%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 84 feet

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

Population density: 4,189 people per square mile   (average).

Sonoma, California map

1,101 residents are foreign born (4.8% Latin America, 2.2% Europe, 1.1% Asia).

This city:

9.9%
California:

27.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $6,954 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,615 (0.8%)

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 )

Latitude: 38.29 N, Longitude: 122.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,680 (+42.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,861 (35.7%)

Area code: 707

Distribution of median household income in Sonoma, CA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Sonoma, CA in 2017

Property values in Sonoma, CA

Sonoma satellite photo by USGS

Sonoma tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
California:

4.6%
Historical population in Sonoma, CA
Historical housing units in Sonoma, CA

Population change in the 1990s: +889 (+10.8%).
Most common industries in Sonoma, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.4%)
  • Educational services (8.2%)
  • Construction (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.3%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.6%)
  • Health care (9.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Educational services (5.2%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Beverage & tobacco products (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (11.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (4.1%)
Most common occupations in Sonoma, CA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
  • Computer specialists (3.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.9%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Computer specialists (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.4%)
  • Top executives (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Media and communications workers (3.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (3.7%)

Average climate in Sonoma, California

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Sonoma, California environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 97.1. This is worse than average.

City:

97.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.348. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.348
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.77. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.77
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.536. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.536
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 24.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 0.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

8.5
Lead Level

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.:

0.00984

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 the city 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 Sonoma 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 Sonoma 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 (13).
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

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)
See full list of schools located in Sonoma

Points of interest:

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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).

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 - Football player, Doug Nickle - Baseball player, Ignazio Vella - Businessman and cheese maker, Richard M. Rowell - Soilder.

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

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Sonoma:

Marital status in Sonoma, CA
  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 7.7%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

For population 25 years and over in Sonoma:

  • High school or higher: 91.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 42.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.3%
  • Unemployed: 3.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
California average:

15.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Sonoma
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sonoma, CA (based on Sonoma County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Sonoma County:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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

1.02 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
California:

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:
Here:

6.3%
State:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

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

Sonoma government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $4,938,000 ($444.54)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $115,000 ($10.35)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,934,000 ($354.16)
    Water Utilities: $3,199,000 ($287.99)
    Health - Other: $3,103,000 ($279.35)
    Central Staff Services: $1,834,000 ($165.11)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,364,000 ($122.79)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $994,000 ($89.49)
    Regular Highways: $725,000 ($65.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $595,000 ($53.56)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $372,000 ($33.49)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $267,000 ($24.04)
    Parks and Recreation: $169,000 ($15.21)
    Financial Administration: $147,000 ($13.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,347,000 ($121.26)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General Public Building: $97,000 ($8.73)
    General - Other: $57,000 ($5.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $29,000 ($2.61)
    Regular Highways: $27,000 ($2.43)
    Police Protection: $11,000 ($0.99)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,522,000 ($407.09)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $83,000 ($7.47)

Sonoma government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $3,219,000 ($289.79)
    Housing and Community Development: $547,000 ($49.24)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $343,000 ($30.88)
    Parks and Recreation: $34,000 ($3.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $48,000 ($4.32)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $275,000 ($24.76)
    Interest Earnings: $126,000 ($11.34)
    Fines and Forfeits: $82,000 ($7.38)
    Rents: $66,000 ($5.94)
    Sale of Property: $56,000 ($5.04)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $4,955,000 ($446.07)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $308,000 ($27.73)
    Other: $201,000 ($18.10)
    General Local Government Support: $59,000 ($5.31)
  • Tax - Property: $9,405,000 ($846.69)
    Other Selective Sales: $2,359,000 ($212.37)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,929,000 ($173.66)
    Public Utilities Sales: $371,000 ($33.40)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $340,000 ($30.61)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $81,000 ($7.29)

Sonoma government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $47,618,000 ($4286.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,572,000 ($4192.65)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,046,000 ($94.17)

Sonoma government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $137,000 ($12.33)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,003,000 ($900.52)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $17,785,000 ($1601.10)

4.70% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($87,097 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.70%
California average:

5.03%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($636 average AGI)
Sonoma County:

0.03%
California average:

0.07%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Marin County, CA  0.60% ($90,893 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.31% ($193,078)
from Alameda County, CA  0.26% ($76,917)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,871 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
California average:

5.21%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($529 average AGI)
Sonoma County:

0.05%
California average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Marin County, CA  0.31% ($75,372 average AGI)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.19% ($43,154)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.18% ($63,114)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Sonoma fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 98ft / 30.2mTotal length
  • $2,959,000Total costs
  • 75,778Total average daily traffic
  • 3,329Total average daily truck traffic
  • 99,297Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sonoma, CA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31910-1919
  • 41920-1929
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 11990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sonoma, CA
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sonoma)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 88 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sonoma, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 25 (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: 211 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sonoma)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sonoma)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 141 (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 in Sonoma, CA
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sonoma, CA - Value

2005 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2005 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 74. The highest number of reported fires - 137 took place in 2017, and the least - 28 in 2012. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sonoma, CA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (52.2%), and Structure Fires (28.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sonoma, CA
    • 53952.2%Outside Fires
    • 29328.4%Structure Fires
    • 13212.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 686.6%Other
See full 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
  • El Dorado Hotel, 405 First St W, Sonoma, California 95476 , Phone: (707) 996-3030, Fax: (707) 996-3148
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sonoma, California
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sonoma, CA
  • 79.7%Utility gas
  • 18.8%Electricity
  • 0.8%Solar energy
  • 0.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sonoma, CA
  • 61.4%Utility gas
  • 34.7%Electricity
  • 2.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.5%Wood
  • 0.4%Other fuel


Sonoma compared to California state average:

  • Median house value above 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 below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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