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Population in 2012: 1,876 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +44.9%
Males: 978  (52.2%)
Females: 898  (47.8%)

Median resident age:  37.3 years
Illinois median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 60552.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,134 (it was $45,370 in 2000)
Somonauk:

$50,134
IL:

$55,137
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $23,801

Somonauk village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $158,920 (it was $125,000 in 2000)
Somonauk:

$158,920
IL:

$170,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $184,660; Detached houses: $185,451; Townhouses or other attached units: $181,835; In 2-unit structures: $174,371; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $140,720

Median gross rent in 2012: $740.

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Somonauk races chart
  • White alone - 1,858 (84.4%)
  • Hispanic - 218 (9.9%)
  • Black alone - 53 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 51 (2.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 16 (0.7%)
  • Asian alone - 5 (0.2%)

Races in Somonauk detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Somonauk: 103.4 (near average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.3%), Irish (10.1%), Norwegian (6.7%), Polish (6.1%), French (5.9%), English (4.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/01/1872

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 3,062 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Somonauk:

  • High school or higher: 91.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.6%
  • Unemployed: 11.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somonauk village:

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 56.4%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

71 residents are foreign born

This village:  3.2%
Illinois:  13.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,294 (2.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $4,297 (2.4%)

Somonauk satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Aurora, IL (21.6 miles , pop. 142,990).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (53.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Lake Holiday, IL (1.2 miles ), Sandwich, IL (1.8 miles ), Leland, IL (2.5 miles ), Millington, IL (2.6 miles ), Millbrook, IL (2.7 miles ), Sheridan, IL (2.7 miles ), Plano, IL (2.8 miles ), Newark, IL (2.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 8 buildings, average cost: $144,600
  • 1998: 13 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 1999: 22 buildings, average cost: $124,700
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $140,000
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 2002: 18 buildings, average cost: $125,600
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $250,000
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $192,000
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $221,000
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $198,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 41.63 N, Longitude: 88.68 W

Area code: 815

Somonauk household income distribution Somonauk home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Somonauk by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 00000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Rapes 00000021131N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0147.368.567.1190.459.8N/A
Robberies 00000000100N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.067.10.00.0N/A
Assaults 51445652260N/A
per 100,000 386.177.2308.9320.5389.1442.8368.2137.0134.1380.70.0N/A
Burglaries 9287918711151N/A
per 100,000 695.0154.4617.8560.9700.41328.4515.568.5737.8317.359.8N/A
Thefts 304233302740229161925N/A
per 100,000 2316.63243.22548.32403.82101.22952.01620.0616.41073.11205.61494.3N/A
Auto thefts 2200000020N/A0
per 100,000 154.4154.40.00.00.00.00.00.0134.10.0N/A0.0
Arson 00000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 304.8) 239.5174.6214.7207.0218.7310.8303.2115.8213.6310.0N/AN/A

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Crime rate in Somonauk detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 5 (5 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.63
Illinois average:

2.78

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

8.7%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (10%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Carpenters (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Registered nurses (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Somonauk-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 131% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/28/1990, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.4 miles away from the Somonauk village center killed 29 people and injured 350 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/13/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 35.3 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 23 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Somonauk-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Illinois state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 16.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 39.3 miles away from Somonauk center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in DeKalb County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Somonauk:

  • WILLOW CREST NURSING PAVILION (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SANDWICH, IL)
  • FMC - SANDWICH DIALYSIS, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 4 miles away; SANDWICH, IL)
  • VALLEY WEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Hospital, Critical Access Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, about 4 miles away; SANDWICH, IL)

Political contributions by individuals in Somonauk, IL

Airports located in Somonauk:


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Amtrak station near Somonauk:

  • 8 miles: PLANO (MAIN ST. WEST OF CENTER ST.)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somonauk:

  • Waubonsee Community College (about 17 miles; Sugar Grove, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,890)
  • Aurora University (about 20 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 2,502)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 22 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,548)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 24 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 29 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 6,668)
  • North Central College (about 30 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,416)
  • Lewis University (about 32 miles; Romeoville, IL; FT enrollment: 3,688)

Public high school in Somonauk:

Public elementary/middle schools in Somonauk:

Private elementary/middle school in Somonauk:

  • SOMONAUK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 75; Location: 315 E NORTH ST; Grades: PK - 7)
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Library in Somonauk:

  • SOMONAUK PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $809,099; Location: 115 EAST DEKALB STREET; 25,398 books; 1,952 e-books; 527 audio materials; 1,415 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 18 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 131 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

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DeKalb County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.5. This is about average.
City:

32.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.00. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.00
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Somonauk that have no violations reported:

  • BUCK LAKE ESTATES SUBDIVISION (Population served: 159, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 8.6%
(5.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.9% for Black residents, 3.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This village:  2.6 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  71.5%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.0%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Somonauk, IL

Somonauk compared to Illinois state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.


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Banks with branches in Somonauk (2011 data):

  • Citizens First National Bank: Somonauk Branch at 128 South Depot Street, branch established on 1900/01/25. Info updated 2007/05/29: Bank assets: $1,031.8 mil, Deposits: $917.3 mil, headquarters in Princeton, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Princeton National Bancorp, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Somonauk travel time to work - commute


Somonauk mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (12%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Somonauk village (based on DeKalb County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.58%
Here48.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Methodist ChurchUnited Church of ChristLutheran Church
Adherents39.5%13.3%11.5%7.1%6.8%
Congregations7.8%10.0%15.6%8.9%4.4%
NameAssemblies of GodAmerican Baptist Churches in the USANew Testament Association Independent Baptist Churches/Other Fundamental BaptistsPresbyterian Church (USA)Other
Adherents2.4%2.3%1.9%1.7%13.4%
Congregations3.3%3.3%3.3%4.4%38.9%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
Here:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.10 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
DeKalb County:

0.57 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
This county:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
DeKalb County:

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
DeKalb County:

7.0%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,710$44,5201$973
Other Government Administration 0$0 11$2,647
Police Protection - Officers 5$14,075$33,78017$3,152
Streets and Highways 1$2,493$29,9161$1,378
Water Supply 1$4,250$51,0000$0
Totals for Government 8$24,528$36,79230$8,150

Somonauk government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $58,000 ($30.92)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $584,000 ($311.30)
    Police Protection: $170,000 ($90.62)
    Regular Highways: $107,000 ($57.04)
    Financial Administration: $103,000 ($54.90)
    General - Other: $50,000 ($26.65)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $63,000 ($33.58)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($2.67)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $255,000 ($135.93)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($51.17)

Somonauk government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $76,000 ($40.51)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $181,000 ($96.48)
    General Revenue, NEC: $158,000 ($84.22)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $299,000 ($159.38)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $232,000 ($123.67)
    All Other: $200,000 ($106.61)
    Highways: $36,000 ($19.19)
  • Tax - Property: $287,000 ($152.99)
    Public Utilities: $163,000 ($86.89)
    NEC: $29,000 ($15.46)

Somonauk government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,600,000 ($852.88)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,600,000 ($852.88)

Somonauk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,600,000 ($852.88)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,702,000 ($1440.30)

10.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($37,321 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.87%
Illinois average:

5.66%

0.42% of residents moved from foreign countries ($209 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.42%
Illinois average:

0.19%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Kane County, IL  2.34% ($47,235 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  1.62% ($30,182)
from DuPage County, IL  1.15% ($45,098)


9.32% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,440 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.32%
Illinois average:

5.99%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($109 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.06%
Illinois average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Cook County, IL  1.20% ($28,277 average AGI)
to Kane County, IL  1.08% ($42,221)
to DuPage County, IL  0.73% ($35,773)

Strongest AM radio stations in Somonauk:

  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WCSN (820 AM; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WYPA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Somonauk:

  • WSPY-FM (107.1 FM; PLANO, IL; Owner: NELSON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WDEK (92.5 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WERV-FM (95.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCFL (104.7 FM; MORRIS, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS DISTRICT COUNCIL OF ASSEMBL)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WJCH (91.9 FM; JOLIET, IL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WLEY-FM (107.9 FM; AURORA, IL; Owner: WLEY LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCCQ (98.3 FM; CREST HILL, IL; Owner: THREE EAGLES OF JOLIET, INC.)
  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; MENDOTA, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKOT (96.5 FM; MARSEILLES, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WDKB (94.9 FM; DEKALB, IL; Owner: DEKALB COUNTY RADIO, LIMITED)
  • WRKX (95.3 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: NEWRADIO GROUP, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Somonauk:

  • WSPY-LP (Channel 30; PLANO, IL; Owner: WSPY-TV, INC.)
  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • W24AJ (Channel 24; AURORA, IL; Owner: NELSON TV, INC.)
  • W54BE (Channel 54; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Owner: WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $614,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,300
Total average daily truck traffic: 125
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 4,838

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Somonauk)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Lat: 41.632806 Lon: -88.684389, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPXC684
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/14/2013, Expiration Date: 03/05/2023, Certifier: Anthony C Dubois
    Registrant: Somonauk Community Fire Protection District, 145 W. Dekalb St, Somonauk, IL 60552, Phone: (815) 498-2300, Fax: (815) 498-3186, Email:
  • 13149 Suydam Road (Lat: 41.660167 Lon: -88.697111), Call Sign: WQNN863
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.542 MHz, 151.970 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/05/2011, Expiration Date: 04/05/2021, Certifier: Glen Reuter
    Registrant: Radio Ranch Inc, 10924 Hoover Road, Rock Falls, IL 61071, Phone: (815) 622-9000, Fax: (815) 622-9163, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Victor, S Side Of E/W Pine Rd-1/75 Mi E Of Il State Hwy (Lat: 41.673639 Lon: -88.726444), Type: Tower, Structure height: 63.4 m, Call Sign: WPOM575, Licensee ID: L00135274
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6093.45 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 6063.80 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2000, Expiration Date: 03/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2010, Certifier: Mary Mcdermott
    Registrant: Pathnet, Inc. - Debtor In Possession, 1661 Gateway Blvd., Richardson, TX 75080, Phone: (972) 690-9933, Fax: (972) 231-0728
  • Victor, S Side Of E-W Pine Rd- 1.75 Mi E Of Ill State Hwy (Lat: 41.673639 Lon: -88.726472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 63.4 m, Overall height: 63.5 m, Call Sign: WPQL518
    Assigned Frequencies: 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 05/16/2020, Certifier: Steven Capell
    Registrant: Bnsf Railway Company, 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4615, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • SOMONAUK, Lat: 41.590000 Lon: -88.810556, Call Sign: WQEZ540
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/25/2006, Expiration Date: 05/25/2016, Certifier: Kathy Kohler
    Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:
  • CH35102B, 725 E. Lasalle Street (Lat: 41.630361 Lon: -88.668222), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQRE441, Licensee ID: L00127664
    Assigned Frequencies: 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 19475.0 MHz... (+6 more)
    Grant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Certifier: Dan Menser
    Registrant: T-Mobile License LLC, 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • STATION, S Side Of E-W Pine Rd, 1.75 Mi E Of Ill State Hwy #23 (Lat: 41.673639 Lon: -88.726444), Overall height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: KHM52
    Assigned Frequencies: 6093.45 MHz, 6034.15 MHz
    Grant Date: 11/04/1998, Expiration Date: 03/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2001
    Registrant: The Burlington Northern And Santa Fe Railway Co, 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106-1199, Phone: (913) 551-4568, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Somonauk)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PZL-MIELEC M26 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-540 SER (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4444M , Serial Number: 1APP01-01, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 03/27/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Harold E Miller, 255 Geraldine Ct, Somonauk, IL 60552
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 320 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 5, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSI0-470-B (260 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5779X , Serial Number: 320-0079, Year manufactured: 1961, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1961
    Registrant (Corporation): Four Fly Air Service Inc, Po Box 773, Somonauk, IL 60552
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182P (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 120 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6839M , Serial Number: 18263854, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1975
    Registrant (Individual): Jon T Kulton, 14920 Fawn Dr, Somonauk, IL 60552
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172M (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 73183 , Serial Number: 17267310, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/13/1976
    Registrant (Corporation): Sandwich Aviation Inc, Po Box 82, Somonauk, IL 60552
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 139 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8152Y , Serial Number: 30-1265, Year manufactured: 1966
    Registrant (Individual): Barbara W Silagi, Rt 1 153 Lake Holiday Drive, Somonauk, IL 60552
  • Aircraft: AERONCA 11AC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 75 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9167E , Serial Number: 11AC-800, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Jon T Kulton, 14920 Fawn Dr, Somonauk, IL 60552
  • Aircraft: MATTSON-HARRY SCORPION TOO (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: AMA/EXPR UNKNOWN ENG (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9354A , Serial Number: 41325, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 08/24/1978
    Registrant (Individual): Armond Nelson, 125 W Ann St, Somonauk, IL 60552


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 14

Incident types - Somonauk


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Most common first names in Somonauk, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary1879.6 years
Charles1577.6 years
John1573.5 years
Robert1574.3 years
William1473.1 years
Anna1184.8 years
Helen1082.7 years
Raymond1079.0 years
Paul872.3 years
James871.3 years
Most common last names in Somonauk, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Grandgeorge1783.1 years
Johnson1786.0 years
Miller1071.1 years
Olson1082.8 years
Sherman974.7 years
Anderson780.1 years
Moore584.8 years
Thompson578.2 years
Shaw576.6 years
Rompf582.6 years

Businesses in Somonauk, IL

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  • Mary M. Burke (20)
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Total of 32 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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