Sonora is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 2,908 people and just one neighborhood, Sonora is the 491st largest community in Texas.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Sonora is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 40.15% of the Sonora workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Sonora is a city of construction workers and builders, sales and office workers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sonora who work in office and administrative support (11.33%), food service (9.77%) and sales jobs (6.73%).
Setting & Lifestyle
The overall crime rate in Sonora is one of the lowest in the US. This makes it one of the safer places to live in the country in terms of crime.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Sonora spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 14.35 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Being a small city, Sonora does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.