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Sonora is a city in Sutton County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Sonora is 30.566N. The longitude is -100.643W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,129 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,953.


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Median household income
Local
$36,272
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Sonora demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 5. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 1.7 per 1,000 people.
Sonora attractions: Caverns of Sonora
Historic sites and museums: Miers Home Museum, Old Jail Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

7% of Sonora residents report German ancestry, and 6% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sonora ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sonora was $16,128, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Sonora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Sonora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $283.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $703.


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Libraries in Sonora include Sutton County Library ... View libraries

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Sutton County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sonora political report.

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The average commute time for Sonora workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Sonora include Best Value Inn Sonora, Best Western Sonora Inn, Comfort Inn Sonora, Sonora Days Inn Devil's River.

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