Sonoma, CA Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 4,632 housing units in Sonoma. This represents a 11.2% growth from 4,164 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 4,632 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Sonoma is about 61.6%. Sonoma's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 6.5%. Average household size is 2.03 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Sonoma were built after 1975.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type0.50%
One Bedroom11.50%
Two Bedrooms42.20%
Three Bedrooms35.10%
Four Bedrooms9.20%
Five Bedrooms or more1.50%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.11
Median year structure was built1975
Median Value of occupied units$342,900
Median Price asked for vacant units$361,100

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size1.89
Median year structure was built1974
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$642

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.40%
Second Mortgage9.50%
Home Equity Loan10%
Simple Mortgage47.20%
Debt Free32.90%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.4%