"Tuolumne County is an amazing place for Adventist Health to call home."

Adventist Health Sonora

Competitive Advantages

No Local and Payroll Tax

No Utility Tax, which ranges from a 5-11% savings per month

No Business License Fee

Save 40-45% on Office, Retail or Industrial Leases per Year * compared to the Bay Area

Home Prices 50% less than California Average

Deferral of County Impact Fees until Final Certificate of Occupancy

County Mitigation Fee Program

Retail Gaps in Apparel & Accessories, Electronics & Appliances, and Convenience Stores equitable to potential supportable sqft of 75,288

Statewide Incentives

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 *Data via Tuolumne County Association Realtors, Loopnet and Trulia


27% of Tuolumne County Residents have an AA degree or more

2% growth in residents aged 19-44 since 2017

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3 Apprenticeship and Certification Programs in partnership with Columbia Community College

Local Workforce hiring, training and layoff prevention assistance via Mother Lode Job Training

Local Free Business Consultation Services 


74% of Tuolumne County served by 100/20 mbs

86% of the City of Sonora served by 1000/500 mbs 

Broadband Fiber Network through Columbia, Sonora

and Jamestown provides reliable, redundant access to 

High-Speed Internet

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Broadband Fiber Map


2 General Aviation Airports in County, 50 miles to Commercial Airport, 120 miles to Sacramento International Airport 

48 Mile Freight Line to exchange location for Nationwide and Deep Water Port Access

Highway Connection within 55 miles of Interstate Freeways

50 Miles to Stockton Deep Water Port

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Freight Access Map

Quality of Life

38% of Tuolumne County Workforce Commutes less than 15 minutes to work

36 Areas of Educational Instruction and 400 sections each semester at Columbia College 


Dual Enrollment for local high school students

Qualified local public high school graduate can attend Columbia College fulltime, tuition free, for two full years of consecutive semesters if they enroll immediately after graduation

Sonora High School above average English scores and 91% Graduation Rate

2.3 physicians per 1,000 population compared to state average of 1.5 per 1000

259 Days of Sun 

1.48 Million Acres of Forest land with 1000s of miles of Trails

60 Minute drive to Yosemite National Park Entrance from City of Sonora

Cost of Living in Tuolumne County is 16.7% higher than U.S. average compared to the State of California's cost of living 51.7% higher, while the Town of Jamestown has a cost of living 2.2% higher than U.S. average.

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