Somonauk, Illinois

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Population in 2014: 1,884 (95% urban, 5% rural). Population change since 2000: +45.5%
Males: 976  (51.8%)
Females: 908  (48.2%)
Median resident age:  35.9 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 60552.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $56,747 (it was $45,370 in 2000)
Somonauk:

$56,747
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,308 (it was $19,110 in 2000)

Somonauk village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $156,701 (it was $125,000 in 2000)
Somonauk:

$156,701
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $174,357; Detached houses: $186,597; Townhouses or other attached units: $138,696; In 2-unit structures: $130,642; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $167,251; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $92,536; Mobile homes: $25,704

Median gross rent in 2013: $723.

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  • Races in Somonauk, IL (2013)

    Somonauk races chart
    • 2,04588.4%White alone
    • 1365.9%Hispanic
    • 652.8%Two or more races
    • 472.0%Black alone
    • 140.6%American Indian alone
    • 50.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Somonauk: 101.3 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (26.4%), Irish (13.0%), Norwegian (6.4%), Polish (5.9%), English (5.1%), Swedish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/01/1872

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 3,075 people per square mile   (average).

Somonauk,IL real estate house value index trend

Somonauk, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Somonauk:

  • High school or higher: 91.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somonauk village:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 55.5%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 6.8%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

19 residents are foreign born

This village:

0.8%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $4,160 (2.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $4,668 (2.7%)

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
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $180,000

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 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
Rapes 000021131N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0147.368.567.1190.459.8N/A
Robberies 000000100N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.067.10.00.0N/A
Assaults 445652260N/A
per 100,000 308.9320.5389.1442.8368.2137.0134.1380.70.0N/A
Burglaries 87918711151N/A
per 100,000 617.8560.9700.41,328.4515.568.5737.8317.359.8N/A
Thefts 33302740229161925N/A
per 100,000 2,548.32,403.82,101.22,952.01,620.0616.41,073.11,205.61,494.3N/A
Auto thefts 00000020N/A0
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0134.10.0N/A0.0
Arson 000000000N/A
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0N/A
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 299.9) 214.7207.0218.8310.8303.3115.8213.6310.0115.9118.3

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.8%
Illinois:

5.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (29%)
  • Construction (14%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Retail trade (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (37%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Fire fighting and prevention, and other protective service workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Somonauk: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Somonauk, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Somonauk-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 56% 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 slightly below Illinois state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 224.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 199.1 miles away from Somonauk center
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 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 256.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 222.9 miles away from Somonauk center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 212.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), 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: 5, Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Somonauk topographic map

Hospitals and 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 Critical Access Hospitals (about 4 miles away; SANDWICH, IL)
  • SANDWICH REHABILITATION AND HCC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; SANDWICH, IL)
  • YORKVILLE DIALYSIS CENTER, LLC (Dialysis Facility, about 12 miles away; YORKVILLE, IL)
  • HILLSIDE REHAB AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; YORKVILLE, 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: 7,698)
  • Aurora University (about 20 miles; Aurora, IL; FT enrollment: 4,596)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 22 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 24 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Joliet Junior College (about 28 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 11,401)
  • North Central College (about 30 miles; Naperville, IL; FT enrollment: 2,860)
  • University of St Francis (about 32 miles; Joliet, IL; FT enrollment: 2,454)

Public high school in Somonauk:

Private high school in Somonauk:

  • SOMONAUK CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 113, Location: 315 E NORTH ST, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Somonauk:

See full list of schools located in Somonauk

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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Notable location: Somonauk Community Fire Protection District (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 41.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

41.6
U.S.:

74.7

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 9.63. This is about average. Closest monitor was 21.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.63
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.8%
(8.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.7% for Black residents, 7.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 42.4% 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

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.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

6.8
Illinois average:

12.4

Somonauk travel time to work - commute Somonauk mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

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

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic19,4476
Mainline Protestant14,71937
Evangelical Protestant9,84349
Other4,26712
Orthodox4001
Black Protestant1821
None56,302-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
DeKalb County:

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.
State:

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
DeKalb County:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

6.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.0%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

26.1%
Illinois:

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

16.3%
State:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Somonauk:

48.4%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

44.9%
State:

45.7%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Somonauk:

23.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.0%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Somonauk:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Somonauk:

35.3%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.0%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Somonauk:

77.1%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Somonauk, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$666
Other Government Administration 0$0 10$3,566
Police Protection - Officers 5$16,762$40,2291$496
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,946
Water Supply 1$4,479$53,7481$1,944
Totals for Government 6$21,241$42,48214$8,618

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

  • Construction - Financial Administration: $58,000 ($30.79)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $584,000 ($309.98)
    Police Protection: $170,000 ($90.23)
    Regular Highways: $107,000 ($56.79)
    Financial Administration: $103,000 ($54.67)
    General - Other: $50,000 ($26.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $63,000 ($33.44)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($2.65)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.53)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,000 ($0.53)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $255,000 ($135.35)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $96,000 ($50.96)

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

  • Charges - All Other: $76,000 ($40.34)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $181,000 ($96.07)
    General Revenue, NEC: $158,000 ($83.86)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $299,000 ($158.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $232,000 ($123.14)
    All Other: $200,000 ($106.16)
    Highways: $36,000 ($19.11)
  • Tax - Property: $287,000 ($152.34)
    Public Utilities: $163,000 ($86.52)
    NEC: $29,000 ($15.39)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,600,000 ($849.26)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,600,000 ($849.26)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,600,000 ($849.26)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,702,000 ($1434.18)

6.58% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($30,252 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.58%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Kane County, IL  1.16% ($34,066 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  1.03% ($24,568)
from DuPage County, IL  0.50% ($31,708)


8.51% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,502 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.51%
Illinois average:

4.96%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($483 average AGI)
DeKalb County:

0.05%
Illinois average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cook County, IL  1.30% ($29,187 average AGI)
to Kane County, IL  1.20% ($41,188)
to DuPage County, IL  0.62% ($36,543)

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)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 41.673611 Lon: -88.726389, Call Sign: KNBU704
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.505 MHz, 161.160 MHz, 161.385 MHzGrant Date: 09/22/2012, Expiration Date: 12/09/2022Registrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 8310 Nieman Rd., Lenexa, KS 66214, Phone: (913) 577-8926, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • Lat: 41.632806 Lon: -88.684389, Structure height: 0 m, Call Sign: WPXC684
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.340 MHzGrant Date: 02/14/2013, Expiration Date: 03/05/2023, Certifier: Anthony C DuboisRegistrant: 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 MHzGrant Date: 04/05/2011, Expiration Date: 04/05/2021, Certifier: Glen ReuterRegistrant: Radio Ranch Inc, 10924 Hoover Road, Rock Falls, IL 61071, Phone: (815) 622-9000, Fax: (815) 622-9163, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

7
  • 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 MHzGrant Date: 03/01/2000, Expiration Date: 03/01/2010, Cancellation Date: 05/01/2010, Certifier: Mary McdermottRegistrant: Pathnet, Inc. - Debtor In Possession, 1661 Gateway Blvd., Richardson, TX 75080, Phone: (972) 690-9933, Fax: (972) 231-0728
  • Victor, 11258 Pine Rd. (Lat: 41.673639 Lon: -88.726472), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 63.4 m, Overall height: 63.5 m, Call Sign: WPQL518
    Assigned Frequencies: 6123.10 MHz, 6034.15 MHzGrant Date: 04/07/2010, Expiration Date: 05/16/2020, Certifier: Steven CapellRegistrant: Bnsf Railway Co., 4515 Kansas Avenue, Kansas City, KS 66106, Phone: (913) 551-4640, Fax: (913) 551-4053, Email:
  • SOMONAUK, Lat: 41.590000 Lon: -88.810556, Call Sign: WQEZ540
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.406 MHzGrant Date: 04/05/2016, Expiration Date: 05/25/2026, Certifier: Kathy KohlerRegistrant: 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
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz, 10815.0 MHz, 19425.0 MHz... (+6 more)Grant Date: 04/25/2013, Expiration Date: 04/25/2023, Certifier: Dan MenserRegistrant: T-Mobile Usa, Inc., 12920 Se 38th Street, Bellevue, WA 98006, Phone: (425) 383-8401, Fax: (425) 383-4040, Email:
  • SOMONAUK, 725 E. Lasalle Street (Lat: 41.630361 Lon: -88.668222), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 60.4 m, Call Sign: WQSY536
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 6063.80 MHzGrant Date: 12/10/2013, Expiration Date: 12/10/2023, Certifier: Steven T CampbellRegistrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:
  • Somonauk Tower, Lat: 41.635083 Lon: -88.680167, Type: Tank, Structure height: 45 m, Overall height: 49 m, Call Sign: WQUG323
    Assigned Frequencies: 3650.00 MHzGrant Date: 06/28/2014, Expiration Date: 06/28/2024, Certifier: Robert A EdlebeckRegistrant: Next-Level Technology Partners, 270 Brookside Drive, Paw Paw, IL 61353, Phone: (815) 627-9656, Fax: (815) 627-9187, 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 MHzGrant Date: 11/04/1998, Expiration Date: 03/05/2001, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2001Registrant: 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • 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-28R-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7530J , Serial Number: 28R-30902, Year manufactured: 1968, Airworthiness Date: 08/01/1968
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Orrin L Moen, 15 Holiday Dr, Somonauk, IL 60552, Other Owners: Robert O Moen
  • 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

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

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

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (89%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Businesses in Somonauk, IL

  • FedEx: 1

Somonauk compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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