Sonoma County Indicators

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Environment Indicator Data

Net renewable energy production in megawatts for Sonoma County for the years 2007 to 2016

2007 5.35 million, 2008 5.24 million, 2009 5.15 million, 2010 5.09 million, 2011 5.16 million, 2012 5.28 million, 2013 5.25 million, 2014 5.20 million, 2015 5.09 million, and 2016 4.99 million.

Annual electricity use in megawatts per capita for Sonoma County and California for the years 2007 to 2016

Listing Sonoma County first and California second, electricity use in megawatts per capita for the years 2007 to 2016 is as follows: 2007 6.26 7.92, 2008 6.23 7.845, 2009 5.97 7.547, 2010 5.95 7.35, 2011 5.96 7.36, 2012 5.98 7.444, 2013 6.02 7.326, 2014 5.91 7.33, 2015 5.87 7.283, and 2016 5.89 7.279.

Air quality index for the average annual air quality index (AQI) value for Sonoma County for the years 2007 to 2016

“Good days” are measured on a scale from 0 to 50. In 2017, only 273 recorded days were accessible, so the values have been scaled up to 365 days. The values for average annual AQI are as follows: 2007 37.1, 2008 37.1, 2009 35.5, 2010 34.9, 2011 39.1, 2012 38.6, 2013 39.5, 2014 39.1, 2015 37.9, and 2016 33.8.

Air quality index for the total number of “good days” of air quality per year in Sonoma County for the years 2007 to 2017

2007 331, 2008 335, 2009 316, 2010 317, 2011 294, 2012 306, 2013 291, 2014 314, 2015 321, 2016 348, and 2017 323.

Average daily trash generated in pounds per capita for Sonoma County and California for the years 2007 to 2016

Listing Sonoma County first and California second, the pounds per capita are as follows: 2007 5.22 5.86, 2008 4.64 5.26, 2009 4.02 4.56, 2010 4.10 4.41, 2011 3.67 4.33, 2012 3.44 4.19, 2013 3.57 4.28, 2014 3.58 4.37, 2015 4.24 4.63, and 2016 4.65 4.86.

Air pollution air quality index for average ground-level ozone air pollution for Sonoma County for the years 2007 to 2017

As an air quality index value, “good” values fall between 0 and 50. Average ground-level ozone values from 2007 to 2017 are as follows: 2007 33.9, 2008 33.7, 2009 28.1, 2010 25.0, 2011 27.1, 2012 31.8, 2013 31.2, 2014 34.1, 2015 32.5, 2016 31.2, and 2017 35.0.

Air pollution air quality index for average annual particulate matter air pollution values for Sonoma County for the years 2007 to 2017

2007 17.24, 2008 16.43, 2009 11.88, 2010 11.82, 2011 15.5, 2012 12.21, 2013 14.38, 2014 13.95, 2015 15.92, 2016 13.73, and 2017 15.52.

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