Sonora, Kentucky

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Sonora Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 51 miles S of Louisville, Kentucky
County Hardin
Standard Zip Codes 42776
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.524
Longitude -85.893

Sonora Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 51.5 inches
Distance 13.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 40 F
Apr Temp 42 to 65 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 49.2 inches
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 65 to 88 F
Oct Temp 44 to 70 F
Annual Precip 49.4 inches
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Sonora Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 350 100%
Male 157 44.9%
Female 193 55.1%
Under 18 93 26.6%
18+ 257 73.4%
65+ 67 19.1%
Median Age 36.4
Average Family Size 3.22
White 332 94.9%
African-American 10 2.9%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.3%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 6 1.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Sonora Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 336
Growth -14
Growth % -4%

Sonora Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 28.8%
English 20%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 12.9%
German 12.4%
Irish 10%
Italian 3.5%
Scotch-Irish 2.9%
Dutch 2.9%
Hungarian 1.8%
Welsh 1.8%
Dutch West Indian 1.2%
French (except Basque) 1.2%
Scottish 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Sonora 350 $37,500
Bonnieville 354 $29,250
Elizabethtown 22,542 $45,399
Hodgenville 2,874 $37,125
Munfordville 1,563 $26,333
New Haven 849 $37,875
Upton 654 $31,477
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