Sonora, Kentucky

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Population in 2022: 568 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +62.3%
Males: 281  (49.5%)
Females: 287  (50.5%)
Median resident age:

32.7 years
Kentucky median age:

39.4 years

Zip codes: 42776.

Estimated median household income in 2022: $50,070 (it was $27,361 in 2000)
Sonora:

$50,070
KY:

$59,341

Estimated per capita income in 2022: $19,881 (it was $13,554 in 2000)

Sonora city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2022: $181,104 (it was $60,000 in 2000)
Sonora:

$181,104
KY:

$196,300

Mean prices in 2022: all housing units: $183,642; detached houses: $173,222; mobile homes: $282,588

Median gross rent in 2022: $688.

March 2022 cost of living index in Sonora: 82.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2022: 16.6%

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  • Races in Sonora, KY (2022)
    • 67797.7%White alone
    • 60.9%Two or more races
    • 40.6%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Sonora, Kentucky as of May 20, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sonora is 581 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is lower than the state average.


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Ancestries: Irish (47.7%), American (16.8%), English (11.1%), German (1.8%), Polish (1.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 03/04/1885

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 0.83 square miles.

Population density: 687 people per square mile   (low).

Sonora, Kentucky map

10 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.4%
Kentucky:

4.1%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Sonora city:

0.7% ($405)
Kentucky:

0.8% ($610)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (49.3 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (313.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Upton, KY (2.1 miles ),
Magnolia-Upton, KY (2.7 miles ),
Hodgenville, KY (3.0 miles ),
Cecilia, KY (3.2 miles ),
Magnolia, KY (3.2 miles ),
Bonnieville, KY (3.2 miles ),
Elizabethtown, KY (3.5 miles ),
Hammonville, KY (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 37.53 N, Longitude: 85.89 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 270

Distribution of median household income in Sonora, KY in 2022
Distribution of house value in Sonora, KY in 2022
Sonora satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in December 2023:
Here:

3.9%
Kentucky:

3.8%
Population change in the 1990s: +52 (+17.4%).
Most common industries in Sonora, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (10.9%)
  • Construction (9.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.5%)
  • Truck transportation (6.1%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.7%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Truck transportation (10.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.7%)
  • Publishing, motion picture & sound recording industries (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Gasoline stations (15.5%)
  • Health care (15.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (13.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (12.1%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
Most common occupations in Sonora, KY (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (6.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.4%)
  • Electricians (4.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (16.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Electricians (7.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.7%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (15.5%)
  • Cashiers (8.6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (8.6%)
  • Top executives (6.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5.2%)

Average climate in Sonora, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sonora, Kentucky average temperatures Sonora, Kentucky average precipitation Sonora, Kentucky humidity Sonora, Kentucky wind speed Sonora, Kentucky snowfall Sonora, Kentucky sunshine Sonora, Kentucky clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2022 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

72.6
Ozone Level
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2022 was 8.02. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.02
U.S.:

8.11

Tornado activity:

Sonora-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 51% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 13.4 miles away from the Sonora city center killed 3 people and injured 81 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 37.6 miles away from the city center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sonora-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 136% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 126.1 miles away from the city center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 116.4 miles away from Sonora center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 126.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 107.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 140.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 125.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Hardin County (20) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 9, Mudslides: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sonora topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Sonora:

  • SUNRISE MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; HODGENVILLE, KY)
  • SUNBRIDGE CARE AND REHAB FOR ELIZABETHTO (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • KENSINGTON MANOR CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • HOSPICE OF CENTRAL KY (Hospital, about 13 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • HELMWOOD HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • WOODLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 13 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sonora:

  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 13 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; Full-time enrollment: 3,762)
  • Campbellsville University (about 33 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 44 miles; Columbia, KY; FT enrollment: 2,552)
  • University of Louisville (about 49 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Western Kentucky University (about 49 miles; Bowling Green, KY; FT enrollment: 16,942)
  • Bellarmine University (about 50 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • Sullivan University (about 50 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 5,129)

Public high school in Sonora:

  • THE LIFE CONNECTION (Location: 81 BUD'S LAKE RD, Grades: 5-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Sonora:

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Notable location: Sonora Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: David Matthews (keyboardist) - Jazz pianist.

Hardin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.2%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
3 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse in 2000

Banks with branches in Sonora (2011 data):

  • The Cecilian Bank: Sonora Branch at 235 East Western Avenue, branch established on 1994/11/14. Info updated 2010/06/22: Bank assets: $481.2 mil, Deposits: $382.2 mil, headquarters in Cecilia, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: First Cecilian Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sonora:

Marital status in Sonora, KY
  • Never married: 15.2%
  • Now married: 64.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 8.5%
  • Divorced: 9.3%

For population 25 years and over in Sonora:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 5.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2022
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2022
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.7
Kentucky average:

11.7

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Sonora, KY (based on Hardin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant36,503114
Catholic6,9866
Mainline Protestant4,99326
Other1,3634
Black Protestant4393
None55,259-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 14
Hardin County:

1.43 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Here:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 45
Hardin County:

4.60 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 57
This county:

5.82 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Hardin County:

12.3%
State:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Hardin County:

30.3%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.6%
Kentucky:

15.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.8%
Kentucky:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Sonora:

44.2%
Kentucky:

47.0%

Average BMI:
Sonora:

29.3
Kentucky:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

12.3%
Kentucky:

21.0%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sonora:

20.7%
Kentucky:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Sonora:

6.6
Kentucky:

6.8

Overweight people:
Sonora:

35.8%
State:

33.8%

General health condition:
This city:

50.8%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

82.3%
Kentucky:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sonora, KY Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2022)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$585$7,0200$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$150
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$12
Totals for Government 1$585$7,0206$162

Sonora government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $52,000 ($91.55)
    Regular Highways: $2,000 ($3.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,000 ($5.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($12.32)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $15,000 ($26.41)

Sonora government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $11,000 ($19.37)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($17.61)
  • Tax - Property: $64,000 ($112.68)
    Public Utilities Sales: $16,000 ($28.17)

Sonora government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,000 ($107.39)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $61,000 ($107.39)

Sonora government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $154,000 ($271.13)

8.88% of this county's 2021 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2020 ($51,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.88%
Kentucky average:

7.04%

0.25% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,224 average AGI)
Hardin County:

0.25%
Kentucky average:

0.02%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2020 and 2021:
from Jefferson County, KY  1.25% ($38,936 average AGI)
from Meade County, KY  0.65% ($52,438)
from Larue County, KY  0.38% ($38,315)


8.87% of this county's 2020 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2021 ($50,666 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.87%
Kentucky average:

6.89%

0.15% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,325 average AGI)
Hardin County:

0.15%
Kentucky average:

0.01%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2020 and 2021:
to Jefferson County, KY  1.23% ($38,416 average AGI)
to Meade County, KY  0.59% ($46,492)
to Larue County, KY  0.44% ($41,790)

Businesses in Sonora, KY

  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sonora:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXAM (1430 AM; 1 kW; BUFFALO, KY; Owner: MARK GOODMAN PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WIEL (1400 AM; 1 kW; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLOC (1150 AM; 1 kW; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: HART COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WKCT (930 AM; 5 kW; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Owner: DAILY NEWS BROADCASTING CO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sonora:

  • WJCR-FM (90.1 FM; UPTON, KY; Owner: FM 90.1, INC.)
  • WKUE (90.9 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WASE (103.5 FM; RADCLIFF, KY; Owner: W & B BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQXE (98.3 FM; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS-E'TOWN, INC.)
  • WKMO (106.3 FM; HODGENVILLE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WLVK (105.5 FM; FORT KNOX, KY; Owner: BIG CAT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRZI (101.5 FM; VINE GROVE, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WTHX (107.3 FM; LEBANON JUNCTION, KY; Owner: ELIZABETHTOWN CBC, INC.)
  • WHHT (106.7 FM; HORSE CAVE, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCLU-FM (102.3 FM; MUNFORDVILLE, KY; Owner: ROYSE RADIO, INC)
  • WKLX (100.7 FM; BROWNSVILLE, KY; Owner: CHARLES M. ANDERSON)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WULF (94.3 FM; HARDINSBURG, KY; Owner: SKYTOWER COMMUNICATIONS - 94.3, LLC)
  • WPTQ (103.7 FM; CAVE CITY, KY; Owner: NEWBERRY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKHG (104.9 FM; LEITCHFIELD, KY; Owner: HERITAGE MEDIA OF KENTUCKY INC)

TV broadcast stations around Sonora:

  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • W39CJ (Channel 39; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • Sonora, Kentucky
  • Fatal accident count31
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents48
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:1
  • Fatalities37
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents100
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1
  • Kentucky average
  • Fatal accident count17453
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents26276
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons6003
  • Fatalities19594
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents44811
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents1378
See more detailed statistics of Sonora fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2021 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 24Number of bridges
  • 289ft / 88.4mTotal length
  • $828,000Total costs
  • 382,773Total average daily traffic
  • 132,002Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Sonora, KY - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 21970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 112010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sonora, KY

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1
  • Sonora Dt-Wt, Water Tank, 2.0 Km Southeast Of (Lat: 37.519889 Lon: -85.874500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 32.5 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: KNKN795
    Assigned Frequencies: 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 880.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 835.020 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 891.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHz, 846.510 MHzGrant Date: 09/01/2020, Expiration Date: 10/01/2030, Certifier: Gregory M RomanoRegistrant: Verizon, 1300 I Street, Nw - Suite 500 East, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 515-2453, Email:


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

4
  • William F Hays, Silvermine Knob (Lat: 37.525000 Lon: -85.963333), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of Dba , William.Hays@ky.Gov, , Frank-fort, Phone: (502) 564-5397

  • William F Hays, 620 Silvermine Road (Lat: 37.525611 Lon: -85.961861), Type: 90.8, Overall height: 86 m, Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of Dba , William.Hays@ky.Gov, , Frank-fort, Phone: (502) 564-5397

  • William F Hays, 620 Silvermine Road (Lat: 37.525611 Lon: -85.961861), Type: 90.8, Overall height: 86 m, Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of Dba , William.Hays@ky.Gov, , Frank-fort, Phone: (502) 564-5397

  • Silvermine Knob (Lat: 37.525000 Lon: -85.963333), Type: 91.0, Overall height: 85 m, Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of Dba , Pwarnecke2@mail.State.Ky.Us, , Frank-fort, Phone: (502) 564-5397


FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Silvermine Forestry Tower (Lat: 37.525056 Lon: -85.963306), Call Sign: KCQ753, Licensee ID: L00001846,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.300 MHz, 453.300 MHz, 453.450 MHz, 453.450 MHz, 453.900 MHz, 453.900 MHz, Grant Date: 03/10/1997, Expiration Date: 05/26/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/03/2001, Registrant: Kentucky, Commonwealth Of, 1240 Louisville Rd, Frankfort, KY 40601, Phone: (502) 227-8750

  • 2 Mi Ene Rt 1 Box 57 (Lat: 37.538944 Lon: -85.841639), Call Sign: KNDS315, Licensee ID: L00052957,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.865 MHz, Grant Date: 07/28/1997, Expiration Date: 09/21/2002, Cancellation Date: 01/12/2003, Registrant: Bernard E Allen, 1855 Siberia Rd, Sonora, KY 42776


FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

6
  • SONORA, Sonora (Lat: 37.521306 Lon: -85.876306), Type: Tank, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 24 m, Call Sign: WQEI253,
    Assigned Frequencies: 955.550 MHz, Grant Date: 02/01/2006, Expiration Date: 02/01/2016, Cancellation Date: 04/02/2016, Certifier: Louis Lawson, Registrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Blvd, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5671, Fax: (703) 726-5594, Email:

  • 3-8SILVERMNE, 620 Silvermine Road (Lat: 37.525611 Lon: -85.961861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WQHB752,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 06/21/2007, Expiration Date: 06/21/2017, Cancellation Date: 12/18/2008, Certifier: William F Hays, Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:

  • 3-8SILVERMNE, 620 Silvermine Road (Lat: 37.525611 Lon: -85.961861), Type: Tower, Structure height: 86 m, Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WQKT601,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, Grant Date: 06/20/2019, Expiration Date: 09/09/2029, Certifier: William F Hays, Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 100 Minuteman Parkway Building #101, Frankfort, KY 40601, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Fax: (502) 564-6726, Email:

  • Sonora DT, Sonora Dt Water Tank, 2.0 Km Southeast Of (Lat: 37.519889 Lon: -85.874500), Type: Tank, Structure height: 32.5 m, Overall height: 37 m, Call Sign: WQOC252,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, 17865.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/07/2021, Expiration Date: 08/09/2031, Cancellation Date: 10/23/2023, Certifier: Gregory M Romano, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

  • SONORA, Hwy 84 Mile East Of Hwt 31w (Lat: 37.520000 Lon: -85.874611), Type: Tank, Structure height: 33 m, Call Sign: WQVE549,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10735.0 MHz, Grant Date: 01/16/2015, Expiration Date: 01/16/2025, Certifier: Bob Hammonds, Registrant: Owens Communications, 1621 W Main Street, Louisville, KY 40203, Phone: (502) 567-8007, Fax: (502) 561-8009, Email:

  • STATION, Silver Knob Lookout Road 4 Mi W Of (Lat: 37.525056 Lon: -85.963278), Overall height: 90.8 m, Call Sign: WEE212,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2196.00 MHz, Grant Date: 01/30/2009, Expiration Date: 04/14/2019, Cancellation Date: 10/29/2012, Registrant: Kentucky Emergency Warning System, 85 State Police Road, London, KY 40741, Phone: (502) 564-5397, Email:


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$180,980
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
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Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0016.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sonora, KY
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2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 10. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 33 took place in 2010, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Sonora, KY When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (48.4%), and Outside Fires (35.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sonora, KY
    • 7748.4%Structure Fires
    • 5635.2%Outside Fires
    • 2415.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sonora, KY
Most common first names in Sonora, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2178.6 years
Mary1685.4 years
William1675.1 years
John1172.8 years
Robert1066.9 years
Roy872.0 years
Raymond860.8 years
George776.7 years
Charles775.9 years
Edna676.9 years
Most common last names in Sonora, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Hornback2575.4 years
Fulkerson1378.2 years
Priddy1373.5 years
Routt1279.3 years
Miller1083.0 years
Williams983.1 years
Wright982.0 years
Cardin873.8 years
Brown875.0 years
Stewart875.5 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sonora, KY
  • 69.2%Electricity
  • 23.9%Utility gas
  • 5.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sonora, KY
  • 61.0%Electricity
  • 16.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.6%Wood
  • 8.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Sonora compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
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