Sonora, Hardin County, Kentucky

Sonora: City in Hardin County, Kentucky, United States of America

About

Sonora is a city located in the county of Hardin in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 513 and a population density of 145 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 523 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Sonora

Population : 523 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Hardin County
Postal code : 42776
Area : 3.53 km2
Altitude : 725 feet / 221 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:54:04 (7th December 2022)
Density : 148 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.91% (2010-2020)
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Location of Sonora on Kentucky map.
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Geography

Sonora is located at 37°31'27"N 85°53'35"W (37.5242300, -85.8930200).

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Demographics

The population of Sonora increased by 1.91% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 513 - census
2011 517 0.77% estimation process
2012 510 -1.37% estimation process
2013 513 0.58% estimation process
2014 512 -0.2% estimation process
2015 501 -2.2% estimation process
2016 503 0.4% estimation process
2017 507 0.79% estimation process
2018 518 2.12% estimation process
2019 520 0.38% estimation process
2020 523 0.57% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 40,359
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 35,172
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 14.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 41,535
April 1, 2010 Population : 34,768
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.5%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 24.4%
People over 65 (%) : 16.6%
Female persons, % : 51.0%
White only, percent : 93.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 1.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.1%
Asians alone % : 1.3%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 2.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 92.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 2,448
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 77.8%

Sonora zip code is 42776. County name: Hardin, County fips: 21093

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 77.8%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $168,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,410
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $572
2015-2019 median gross rent : $725
2015-2019 Households : 15,909
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.45
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.4%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 91.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 85.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 96.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 6.9%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 3.4%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 71.1%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.3%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 36,181
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 61,105
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 123,576
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 456,641
2012 total retail sales per capita : $12,740
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 19.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $72,150
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $37,133
Percentage of people living in poverty : 7.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,552
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,453
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 806
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 66
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,395
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 200
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 2,187
2010 population per square mile : 2,166.2
2010 land area in square miles : 16.05

People born in Sonora (1)

American musician David Matthews was born in Sonora

Schools in Sonora

College & universities near Sonora, KY

Code Name City ZIP
156648 Elizabethtown Community and Technical College Elizabethtown (KY) 42701-3081

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sonora, KY

Code Name Address Type
LVL Louisville, Kentucky 720 West Muhammad Ali Blvd. BUS

Post offices near Sonora

Post Office Name City ZIP
Sonora Post Office Sonora (KY) 42776

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Hardin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Hardin County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Elizabethtown 30,331 County seat of Hardin County, Kentucky, United States
Radcliff 22,923 City in Kentucky
Vine Grove 6,554 City in Hardin County, Kentucky, United States of America
West Point 875 City in Kentucky, United States
Upton 691 City in Kentucky, USA