For population 25 years and over in Sonora:
For population 15 years and over in Sonora city:
291 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,141 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: San Angelo, TX (62.3 miles , pop. 88,439).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: San Antonio, TX (149.2 miles , pop. 1,144,646).
Nearest cities: Sonora Rural, TX (2.9 miles) , Eldorado, TX (4.5 miles ), Ozona, TX (5.9 miles ), East Crockett, TX (5.9 miles) , Christoval, TX (6.6 miles ), Rocksprings, TX (6.8 miles ), Mertzon, TX (7.0 miles ), Junction, TX (7.2 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 30.57 N, Longitude: 100.64 W
Area code: 325
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Sonora detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 6 (4 officers).
Sonora tourist attractions:
Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+1.2%).
Work and jobs in Sonora: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Sonora, Texas
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Sonora-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 5/4/1999, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 26.9 miles away from the Sonora city center caused $10,000 in damages.
On 5/11/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 66.6 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 159 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Sutton County (6) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 1
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Fires: 3, Hurricanes: 3 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers in Sonora:
Airports located in Sonora:
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Local government website: www.sonora-texas.com
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sonora:
Public high school in Sonora:
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Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2005 was 0.316. This is significantly better than average. There were 14 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 33.4. This is about average. There were 27 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Sonora and their reported violations in the past:TXDOT IH 10 EASTBOUND COMFORT STATION (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:TXDOT IH 10 WESTBOUND COMFORT STATION (Population served: 200, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.5%
(3.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 6.3% for Black residents, 8.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 1.6% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
26 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
Sonora compared to Texas state average:
Banks with branches in Sonora (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Sonora, Texas:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Sonora city (based on Sutton County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 84.74%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Number of full-service restaurants: 8
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Sonora government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Sonora government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
Sonora government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):
9.15% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($40,713 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
8.03% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,024 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Sonora:
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Sonora fatal accident list:
Jan 2, 2001 09:36 AM, I-10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 22, 1986 04:05 PM, 277south, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
May 1, 1983 02:38 AM, 10, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Jun 15, 1981 06:06 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jan 30, 1979 08:07 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 24, 1979 08:19 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Nov 9, 1976 00:10 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sonora)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 177 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Sonora, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 26 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sonora)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Sonora)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2014.