About Sonora, MS
Sonora, MS is located in Chickasaw County in the state of Mississippi.
The total City Population for Sonora is about 8,408 with about 7 people per square mile.
The Average Home Value is $63,600, which is roughly 37% lower than the Average Home Value of $101,622 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 71% lower than the National Average of $217,072.
The Median Income Per Household is about $38,839, which is roughly 9% lower than the Average Median Income Per Household of $42,496 for the state of Mississippi, and roughly 40% lower higher than the National Average of $65,026.
Demographic DetailsAverage # of People Per Household: 2.63
Male Population Estimate: 47.7%
Female Population Estimate: 52.3%
Median Age: 35.8
Male Median Age: 34.0
Female Median Age: 38.0
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NOTE: Crime is available at the County level so this doesn't necessarily represent the city of Sonora specifically.
Average # of Homicides for Chickasaw County: About 13.265 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2021)
Average # of Violent Crimes for Chickasaw County: About 182.999 per 100,000 People
(last recorded in 2018)
Chickasaw County is about 70% higher than the national average of about 4 homicides per 100,000 people, and about 36% lower than the national average of about 288 violent crimes per 100,000 people.
Mississippi is ranked #50 out of 52 for Best and Worst States to Work in America, with an overall score of 8.08 out of 100.
Wage PoliciesOverall Wage Policy Score: 7.7
The average living wage for the state of Mississippi is $30.09/hr, while the states minimum wage is $7.25/hr, which can be set above the state standard, and is extended to farm workers. This gives Mississippi a minimum wage score of 11.66 compared to all other states.
The minimum wage for tipped employees is $2.13/hr, which gives Mississippi a minimum wage for tipped employees score of 8.97 compared to all other states.
The weekly unemployment (UI) benefit for Mississippi is $145.00, resulting in a UI benefit score of 8.82 compared to all other states.
Worker Protection PoliciesOverall Worker Protection Score: 71.43
X Mississippi does offer protections for workplace breastfeeding.
X Mississippi does mandate equal pay across gender and race.
X Mississippi does prohibit pay secrecy practices in the workplace.
X Mississippi does restrict access to salary history to reduce gender and racial bias.
X Mississippi does provide some form of paid family leave.
X Mississippi does provide some form of paid sick leave.
X Mississippi does not provide flexible scheduling of worker shifts.
X Mississippi does not mandate pay reporting or "call-in" pay by employers.
X Mississippi does not provide split shift pay regulation.
X Mississippi does not provide workers advanced notice of shift scheduling.
X Mississippi does provide some form of sexual harassment protection in state law.
X Mississippi does extend workers compensation mandates to farmworkers.
X Mississippi does not extend worker protections to domestic workers.
Right To Organize PoliciesOverall Right To Organize Score: 70
X Mississippi does legalize project labor agreements to ensure a fair wage to workers on contract.
X Mississippi does not protect workers against wage theft retaliation.
✓ Mississippi does partially require collective bargaining for public workers.
✓ Mississippi does provide collective bargaining for teachers.
X Mississippi does provide wage negotiations for teachers.
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Additional Location DetailsZip Code(s): 38851
TimeZone: Central (GMT -06:00)
Daylight Saving: Yes
Average Elevation: 336.0 ft.
Area Code(s): 662