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Sonora is a township in Hancock County.
The latitude of Sonora is 40.503N. The longitude is -91.302W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 489.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sonora demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hancock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 62318 ZIP code.
35% of Sonora residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $19,755, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Sonora residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sonora, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $244. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $700.
Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sonora political report.
The average commute time for Sonora workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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