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Sonora, California
Redding, California
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Sonora is 1% less densely populated than Redding.
People are 1% less likely to be married in Redding.
The Median Age is 5.4 years older in Sonora.

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PEOPLE
 Sonora, CARedding, CAUnited States
 Population4,81891,582321,418,820
 Population - 20104,91489,380308,745,538
 Population - 20004,42380,865285,036,114
 Population - 19904,15366,462251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now16.01%37.80%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now8.93%13.25%12.76%
 Pop. Density1,5231,53591
 Land Area3603,531,905
 Water Area02264,837
 Median Age43.43837.4
 Female Population50.87%50.83%50.81%
 Male Population49.13%49.17%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Sonora, CARedding, CAUnited States
 Age 0 to 43.51%6.04%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.10%6.86%6.51%
 Age 10 to 147.35%5.90%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.68%3.64%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.56%4.47%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.97%6.03%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3411.27%13.48%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4410.76%11.24%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5414.53%12.22%14.09%
 Age 55 to 597.80%6.35%6.57%
 Age 60 to 647.56%6.34%5.72%
 Age 65 to 749.33%9.00%7.64%
 Age 75 to 847.41%5.69%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.17%2.75%1.85%
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 RACE
 Sonora, CARedding, CAUnited States
 White77.09%80.33%62.77%
 Black3.18%1.36%12.24%
 Asian4.42%3.47%4.95%
 Native American0.21%1.66%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.29%0.11%0.16%
 Other1.24%0.23%0.20%
 Two or More Races3.68%4.22%2.13%
 Hispanic9.91%8.61%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic90.09%91.39%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Sonora, CARedding, CAUnited States
 Households2,25634,818116,211,000
 Family Households1,24121,44876,958,100
 Non Family Households1,01513,37039,253,000
 Household Size2.042.542.63
 Married Population45.62%46.66%50.58%
 Single Population54.39%53.34%49.42%
 Now Married43.53%45.00%48.41%
 Married but Separated2.09%1.66%2.17%
 Never Married27.66%30.57%32.55%
 Widowed8.23%7.18%5.95%
 Divorced18.50%15.59%10.92%
 Married, w/children25.71%25.65%31.68%
 Married, no children41.74%45.28%41.44%
 Single, w/children17.16%18.93%16.94%
 Single, no children15.39%10.15%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Sonora

Sonora: I have lived here for almost 10 years...It works for me as a resident as I run a successful business here and teach at the college. I am frustrated at times becasue we... (read more)

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Comments about Redding

I LOVE Redding!!!: Redding is not only beautiful, full of lakes, rivers, streams and snow capped mountains like Shasta and Lassen. The people are very friendly. I've lived here for 30... (read more)

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