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Population in 2012: 10,849 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +18.9%
 

Males: 4,987  (46.0%)
Females: 5,862  (54.0%)

Median resident age:  49.2 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 95476.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $59,547 (it was $50,505 in 2000)
Sonoma:

$59,547
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $41,887

Sonoma city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $469,810 (it was $305,100 in 2000)
Sonoma:

$469,810
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $698,099; Detached houses: $867,636; Townhouses or other attached units: $444,728; In 2-unit structures: $543,642; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $473,627; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $380,814; Mobile homes: $100,942

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,352.

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  • White alone - 8,577 (80.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,536 (14.5%)
  • Asian alone - 258 (2.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 117 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 83 (0.8%)
  • Black alone - 31 (0.3%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Sonoma: 135.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (15.9%), Irish (13.9%), English (10.4%), Italian (6.9%), French (6.1%), Scottish (2.8%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 84 feet

Land area: 2.65 square miles.

Population density: 4,091 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Sonoma:

  • High school or higher: 94.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.6%
  • Unemployed: 8.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sonoma city:

  • Never married: 20.6%
  • Now married: 49.4%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 10.3%
  • Divorced: 18.2%

886 residents are foreign born (1.9% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 1.1% North America).

This city:  8.4%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 31 registered sex offenders living in Sonoma, California as of November 24, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Sonoma to the number of sex offenders is 350 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,625 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,766 (0.7%)

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

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oakland, CA (36.4 miles , pop. 399,484).

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

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.29 N, Longitude: 122.46 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,351 (+41.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,888 (40.8%)

Area code: 707

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Crime rates in Sonoma by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000200
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.019.90.00.0
Rapes 310217252310
per 100,000 32.310.60.020.810.370.220.050.420.129.89.30.0
Robberies 252625665103
per 100,000 21.552.821.262.320.550.160.160.450.29.90.027.7
Assaults 4720382839252618273124
per 100,000 43.074.0211.6394.6287.4391.0250.5261.9180.8268.2287.8221.4
Burglaries 8076556213274575763615751
per 100,000 860.4803.1581.9643.81354.7741.9571.1574.1632.8605.9529.1470.4
Thefts 224252315267238201182196148159157142
per 100,000 2409.12663.03332.62772.32442.52015.21823.51974.01486.71579.31457.31309.8
Auto thefts 771931171513917570
per 100,000 75.374.0201.0321.9174.5150.4130.290.6170.849.765.00.0
Arson 16670128443521
per 100,000 172.163.474.10.0123.280.240.140.330.149.718.69.2
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 201.4205.6236.3292.9275.4290.9205.3234.7182.8227.4163.8136.5

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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

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Sonoma, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +889 (+10.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Manufacturing (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3%)
  • Top executives (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (4%)
  • Media and communication equipment workers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Sonoma-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1372% 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 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 79.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 56.4 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 54.7 miles away from Sonoma center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 96.6 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 Sonoma County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 7, Landslides: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 3, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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/medical centers in Sonoma:

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

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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.

Local government website: www.sonomacity.org

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sonoma:

  • Napa Valley College (about 11 miles; Napa, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,380)
  • Sonoma State University (about 13 miles; Rohnert Park, CA; FT enrollment: 7,172)
  • Santa Rosa Junior College (about 19 miles; Santa Rosa, CA; FT enrollment: 8,579)
  • Solano Community College (about 19 miles; Fairfield, CA; FT enrollment: 3,957)
  • Contra Costa College (about 24 miles; San Pablo, CA; FT enrollment: 2,429)
  • Diablo Valley College (about 31 miles; Pleasant Hill, CA; FT enrollment: 7,376)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 31 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 34,089)

Public high schools in Sonoma:

Private high schools in Sonoma:

  • ARCHBISHOP HANNA HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 104; Location: 17000 ARNOLD DR; Grades: 7 - 12; Boys only)
  • SONOMA VALLEY ACADEMY (Students: 19; Location: 276 E NAPA ST; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • SOLO QUEST LEARNING CENTER (Students: 4; Location: 414 W NAPA ST; Grades: 8 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sonoma:

Private elementary/middle schools in Sonoma:

  • THE PRESENTATION SCHOOL (Students: 182; Location: 20872 BROADWAY; Grades: KG - 8)
  • OLD ADOBE SCHOOL (Students: 47; Location: 252 W SPAIN ST; Grades: PK - TK)
  • SONOMA VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 45; Location: 542 1ST ST E; Grades: KG - 8)
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF SONOMA (Students: 20; Location: 19675 8TH ST E; Grades: PK - KG)
See full list of schools located in Sonoma, School District: SONOMA VALLEY UNIFIED


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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

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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 29.4. This is about average.
City:

29.4
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/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.:

0.10719
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.332. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.332
U.S.:

0.334
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.06. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 17.6 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.06
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 9.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.81
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 21.0. This is better than average. There were 7 monitors within city limits.
City:

21.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

17.6
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 17.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.63
U.S.:

9.59

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

PRESENTATION SCHOOL (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-1997, Contaminant: Coliform
SONOMA SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In NOV-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SCHELLVILLE GRILL (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 11 routine major monitoring violations
SCHUG CELLARS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In DEC-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-04-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WESTERBEKE RANCH (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-28-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2000, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-18-2000)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ROCHE WINERY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In NOV-1998, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (DEC-28-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-28-1998)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

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

  • CSP-JACK LONDON STATE HISTORIC PARK (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SONOMA WAREHOUSING (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CSP-SUGARLOAF RIDGE STATE PARK (Population served: 200, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • CSP-PETALUMA ADOBE STATE HISTORIC PARK (Population served: 114, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LOS ARROYOS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.0%
(4.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 13.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 40.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Sonoma, CA

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 compared to California state average:

Sonoma, California environmental map by EPA

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


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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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sonoma, California:

  • Trojan Horse Inn, 19455 Sonoma Hwy, Sonoma, CA 95476 , Phone: (707) 996-2430
  • El Dorado Hotel, 405 First St W, Sonoma, CA 95476 , Phone: (707) 996-3030, Fax: (707) 996-3148
  • Best Western Sonoma Valley Inn, 550 Second St West, Sonoma, CA 95476 , Phone: (707) 938-9200, Fax: (707) 938-0935
  • Mac Arthur Place, 29 E Macarthur St, Sonoma, CA 95476 , Phone: (707) 938-2929
  • The Lodge At Sonoma, 1325 Broadway, Sonoma, CA 95476 , Phone: (707) 935-6600, Fax: (707) 935-6829
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Sonoma, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Sonoma travel time to work - commute


Sonoma mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (76%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 32.15%
Here32.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionLutheran Church
Adherents61.1%6.1%5.1%3.2%2.4%
Congregations8.8%2.9%8.4%6.7%3.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaEpiscopal ChurchOther
Adherents2.1%2.0%1.9%1.8%14.5%
Congregations3.8%3.8%2.1%3.8%56.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables 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%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$5,537$66,4440$0
Other Government Administration 8$56,391$84,5870$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$1,776
Firefighters 6$48,566$97,13211$8,460
Fire - Other 1$4,333$51,9960$0
Streets and Highways 4$14,340$43,0200$0
Health 16$98,567$73,92511$9,049
Solid Waste Management 1$4,424$53,0880$0
Parks and Recreation 4$17,942$53,8261$1,083
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,333$51,9960$0
Water Supply 7$35,037$60,0631$1,552
Other and Unallocable 7$36,974$63,3840$0
Totals for Government 56$326,444$69,95225$21,920

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

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $4,998,000 ($460.69)
    Water Utilities: $2,986,000 ($275.23)
    General: $563,000 ($51.89)
    Regular Highways: $440,000 ($40.56)
    Health - Other: $215,000 ($19.82)
    Fire Protection: $168,000 ($15.49)
    Police Protection: $58,000 ($5.35)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,319,000 ($213.75)
    Water Utilities: $1,581,000 ($145.73)
    Health Services - Other: $1,549,000 ($142.78)
    Fire Protection: $1,410,000 ($129.97)
    Regular Highways: $961,000 ($88.58)
    Housing & Community Development: $843,000 ($77.70)
    Central Staff Services: $836,000 ($77.06)
    Financial Administration: $277,000 ($25.53)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $238,000 ($21.94)
    General - Other: $215,000 ($19.82)
    Parks & Recreation: $196,000 ($18.07)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $623,000 ($57.42)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $7,000 ($0.65)
    Central Staff: $7,000 ($0.65)
    Housing & Community Development: $1,000 ($0.09)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $3,472,000 ($320.03)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $2,047,000 ($188.68)
    Housing & Community Development: $71,000 ($6.54)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $32,000 ($2.95)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $661,000 ($60.93)
    General Revenue, NEC: $202,000 ($18.62)
    Rents: $60,000 ($5.53)
    Property Sale Other: $7,000 ($0.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,290,000 ($211.08)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $548,000 ($50.51)
    All Other: $386,000 ($35.58)
    Highways: $185,000 ($17.05)
    Water Utilities: $49,000 ($4.52)
  • Tax - Property: $4,583,000 ($422.44)
    Total General Sales: $2,087,000 ($192.37)
    Other Selective Sales: $1,614,000 ($148.77)
    NEC: $858,000 ($79.09)
    Public Utilities: $227,000 ($20.92)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $11,500,000 ($1060.01)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $16,323,000 ($1504.56)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $27,653,000 ($2548.90)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $170,000 ($15.67)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $3,890,000 ($358.56)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $7,231,000 ($666.51)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $389,000 ($35.86)

4.71% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($58,194 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.71%
California average:

5.75%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,018 average AGI)
Sonoma County:

0.05%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Marin County, CA  0.62% ($77,230 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.28% ($78,403)
from Alameda County, CA  0.20% ($74,289)


5.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($50,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.73%
California average:

6.27%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($464 average AGI)
Sonoma County:

0.06%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Marin County, CA  0.43% ($50,043 average AGI)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.29% ($56,711)
to Sacramento County, CA  0.24% ($40,942)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Sonoma, California:
  • Fatal accident count: 17
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 21
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 9
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 5
California average:
  • Fatal accident count: 208
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 310
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 81
  • Fatalities: 223
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 541
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 42

See more detailed statistics of Sonoma fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $511,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,270
Total average daily truck traffic: 82
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 10,285

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sonoma)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 55 (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: 24 (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: 16 (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: 173 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sonoma)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sonoma)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 153 (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

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
Businesses in Sonoma, CA
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets2
AT&T1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Nike3
Ben & Jerry's1Payless1
Best Western1Penske1
Blockbuster1RadioShack1
CVS1Rite 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
Marriott1
Browse common businesses in Sonoma, CA


Sonoma on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Alcoholic beverage merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest ratio of rapes to murders between 2001 and 2006"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Beverage and tobacco products (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, and similar organizations (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Lawyers (population 5,000+)"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest cost of living (pop 5,000+)"
  • #84 on the list of "Top 100 cities with highest ratio of median house value to median household income (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #91 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest maximum monthly sunshine amount (population 5,000+)"
  • #61 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving out compared to moving in (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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