Sonora, TX Population

Population: 2,924. Estimated population in July 2020: 3,008 (+2.9% change)
Males: 1,453 (49.7%), Females: 1,471 (50.3%)

Sutton County

Zip code: 76950

Median resident age: 33.7 years
Median household income: $36,272
Median house value: $52,200

Races in Sonora:

  • Hispanic (53.4%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (45.6%)
  • Other race (23.4%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (8.2%), German (6.2%), English (5.4%), Irish (5.2%), French (2.2%), Scotch-Irish (1.7%).

Elevation: 2133 feet

Land area: 2.0 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Sonora

  • High school or higher: 64.8%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 11.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 15.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sonora city

  • Never married: 17.6%
  • Now married: 66.8%
  • Separated: 2.0%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 6.8%

12.7% Foreign born (11.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +34 (+1.2%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Sonora:

  • LILLIAN M HUDSPETH MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (308 HUDSPETH)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sonora:

  • SCHLEICHER COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 22 miles; ELDORADO, TX)
  • SAN ANGELO COMMUNITY MEDICAL CENTER (about 55 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX)
  • KIMBLE HOSPITAL (about 61 miles; JUNCTION, TX)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sonora:

  • SAN ANGELO REGIONAL/MATHIS FIELD (about 55 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Abbreviation: SJT)
  • DYESS AFB (about 139 miles; ABILENE, TX; Abbreviation: DYS)
  • MIDLAND INTERNATIONAL (about 143 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Abbreviation: MAF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sonora:

  • SONORA MUNI (about 2 miles; SONORA, TX; Abbreviation: E29)
  • ELDORADO (about 20 miles; ELDORADO, TX; Abbreviation: 27R)
  • OZONA MUNI (about 41 miles; OZONA, TX; Abbreviation: OZA)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sonora:

  • ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY (about 57 miles; SAN ANGELO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 5,477)
  • SOUTHWEST TEXAS JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 107 miles; UVALDE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,366)
  • MIDLAND COLLEGE (about 142 miles; MIDLAND, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,800)
  • HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY (about 146 miles; Abilene, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,026)
  • ABILENE CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY (about 146 miles; ABILENE, TX; Full-time enrollment: 4,380)
  • ODESSA COLLEGE (about 154 miles; ODESSA, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,555)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO (about 157 miles; SAN ANTONIO, TX; Full-time enrollment: 14,495)

Schools

Public high school in Sonora:

  • SONORA H S (Students: 268; Location: 807 S CONCHO AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sonora:

  • SONORA EL (Students: 381; Location: 807 S CONCHO AVE; Grades: PK – 04)
  • SONORA J H (Students: 281; Location: 807 S CONCHO AVE; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Sonora:

  • SUTTON COUNTY LIBRARY (Operating income: $81,059; Location: 306 E MULBERRY ST; 15,216 books; 2,211 audio materials; 10 video materials; 19 serial subscriptions)