Sonoma County Information

Sonoma in California occupies 1,768 square miles and has a 2006 population of 466,891, a change from a 2000 population of 458,614 and 388,222 in 1990. 14.1% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.7% percent is 25-35, and 14.3% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 2,242 acts of violent crime reported in Sonoma in 2004, a change from 1,356 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 10,366 people: 4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.3%.

Read more about Sonoma, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountySonoma 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area1,768 sq. milesRanked 377 of 3,140
Population 2006466,891Ranked 135 of 3,140
Population 2005466,970 
Population 2000458,614Ranked 125 of 3,140
Population 1990388,222Ranked 130 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion90.2% 
African American1.6% 
Asian American3.8% 
Native American1.4% 
Pacific Islander.3% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.2% 
Population 5 to 1413.1% 
Population 15 to 2414.1% 
Population 25 to 3411.7% 
Population 35 to 4414.3% 
Population 45 to 5416.1% 
Population 55 to 6412% 
Population 65 to 745.9% 
Population 75 and up6.7% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes2,2421,356
Murders / Manslaughters17 
Forcible Rapes214 
Robberies272 
Aggravated Assaults1,739 
Total Property Crimes13,30312,156
Burglaries2,552 
Larceny Thefts9,169 
Motor Vehicle Thefts1,582 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population258,085253,182
Unemployed Population10,3668,435
Unemployment Rate4%3.3%

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