Somonauk, Illinois

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Population in 2019: 1,871 (95% urban, 5% rural).
Population change since 2000: +44.5%
Males: 881  (47.1%)
Females: 990  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

38.5 years
Illinois median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 60552.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $65,976 (it was $45,370 in 2000)
Somonauk:

$65,976
IL:

$69,187

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $30,526 (it was $19,110 in 2000)

Somonauk village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $184,024 (it was $125,000 in 2000)
Somonauk:

$184,024
IL:

$209,100

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $232,564; detached houses: $208,588; townhouses or other attached units: $365,832; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $142,218

Median gross rent in 2019: $981.

March 2019 cost of living index in Somonauk: 100.2 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.3%
(6.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 9.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Somonauk, IL (2019)
    • 1,93691.8%White alone
    • 984.6%Hispanic
    • 582.8%Two or more races
    • 10.05%Black alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Somonauk, Illinois as of August 02, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Somonauk is 2,097 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Somonauk by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2017

2018

2019

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(147.3)
1
(68.5)
1
(67.1)
3
(190.4)
1
(59.8)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(67.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(368.2)
2
(137.0)
2
(134.1)
6
(380.7)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
1
(53.2)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(515.5)
1
(68.5)
11
(737.8)
5
(317.3)
1
(59.8)
N/A4
(212.9)
3
(159.7)
0
(0.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
22
(1,620)
9
(616.4)
16
(1,073)
19
(1,206)
25
(1,494)
N/A9
(479.0)
2
(106.5)
2
(107.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(134.1)
0
(0.0)
N/A0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
N/A1
(53.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index292.3111.6205.9298.9111.8114.034.126.14.3

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Somonauk, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 9 (9 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.79
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (27.6%), Norwegian (13.7%), Irish (9.1%), American (7.7%), Italian (4.0%), British (3.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 10/01/1872

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 0.61 square miles.

Population density: 3,053 people per square mile   (average).

Somonauk, Illinois map

26 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.2%
Illinois:

14.1%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $4,957 (2.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $3,928 (2.2%)

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 )

Latitude: 41.63 N, Longitude: 88.68 W

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in Somonauk, IL in 2019
Distribution of house value in Somonauk, IL in 2019

Somonauk satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2003: 38 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 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
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $262,500
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $375,000
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $295,000
  • 2019: 1 building, cost: $350,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Somonauk, IL residents
Average permit cost in Somonauk, IL
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

5.6%
Illinois:

6.5%
Most common industries in Somonauk, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.5%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Machinery (4.6%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (19.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Machinery (6.0%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.1%)
  • Educational services (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Somonauk, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Carpenters (4.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Registered nurses (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.6%)
  • Carpenters (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.9%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.1%)
  • Registered nurses (8.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.2%)
  • Cashiers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4.2%)

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 significantly above Illinois state average. It is 68% greater 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, 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 the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 16.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 224.1 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) earthquake occurred 256.8 miles away from Somonauk center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW) earthquake occurred 222.9 miles away from Somonauk 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 (11) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 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)

Points of interest:

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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

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

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

For population 15 years and over in Somonauk:

Marital status in Somonauk, IL
  • Never married: 31.2%
  • Now married: 54.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 7.3%

For population 25 years and over in Somonauk:

  • High school or higher: 95.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.4
Illinois average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2019
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Somonauk
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Somonauk, IL (based on DeKalb County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Here:

1.24 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
DeKalb 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
Here:

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:
This county:

26.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
DeKalb County:

16.3%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Somonauk:

49.3%
Illinois:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

45.9%
State:

47.2%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
State:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Somonauk:

20.6%
State:

20.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.7%
Illinois:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Somonauk:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Somonauk:

34.9%
State:

33.4%

General health condition:
This city:

56.4%
Illinois:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Somonauk:

77.2%
Illinois:

79.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Somonauk, IL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 4$16,665$49,9954$2,746
Financial Administration 1$4,460$53,5201$671
Water Supply 1$5,469$65,6280$0
Sewerage 1$2,735$32,8200$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$2,100
Totals for Government 7$29,328$50,2776$5,517

Somonauk government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $24,000 ($12.83)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $306,000 ($163.55)
    Water Utilities: $264,000 ($141.10)
    General - Other: $161,000 ($86.05)
    Regular Highways: $97,000 ($51.84)
    Financial Administration: $91,000 ($48.64)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $163,000 ($87.12)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($16.57)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $541,000 ($289.15)

Somonauk government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $187,000 ($99.95)
    Other: $13,000 ($6.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $128,000 ($68.41)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($13.90)
    Interest Earnings: $19,000 ($10.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $238,000 ($127.20)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $350,000 ($187.07)
    Highways: $48,000 ($25.65)
  • Tax - Property: $519,000 ($277.39)
    Public Utilities Sales: $122,000 ($65.21)
    Other Selective Sales: $46,000 ($24.59)
    Other License: $14,000 ($7.48)

Somonauk government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,815,000 ($970.07)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,609,000 ($859.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $206,000 ($110.10)

Somonauk government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,120,000 ($2736.50)

7.36% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($39,754 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.36%
Illinois average:

4.69%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kane County, IL  1.44% ($46,204 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  1.07% ($28,648)
from DuPage County, IL  0.57% ($41,056)


8.61% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($46,716 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
Illinois average:

5.50%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kane County, IL  1.20% ($52,309 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  1.13% ($31,483)
to DuPage County, IL  0.51% ($35,418)

Businesses in Somonauk, IL

  • FedEx: 1

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)

Somonauk fatal accident list:

Apr 3, 2016 03:03 PM, Green St, Lat: 41.634169, Lon: -88.684192, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 10ft / 3.4mTotal length
  • 5,000Total average daily traffic
  • 390Total average daily truck traffic
  • 6,601Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • L1 MOBILES, Lat: 41.673611 Lon: -88.726389, Call Sign: KNBU704,
    Assigned Frequencies: 161.160 MHz, 161.385 MHz, 161.505 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2012, Expiration Date: 12/09/2022, Registrant: 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 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, Cancellation Date: 06/05/2021, 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:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • 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, N6839M, N-6839M, Serial Number: 18263854, Year manufactured: 1975, Airworthiness Date: 05/07/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 04/15/2015
    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, N73183, N-73183, Serial Number: 17267310, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 05/13/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 09/04/1992
    Registrant (Corporation): Sandwich Aviation Inc, Po Box 82, 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, N9167E, N-9167E, Serial Number: 11AC-800, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/11/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 07/31/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Jon T Kulton, 14920 Fawn Dr, Somonauk, IL 60552

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 23. The highest number of fires - 38 took place in 2012, and the least - 11 in 2018. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Somonauk, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (49.7%), and Outside Fires (38.0%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Somonauk, IL
    • 19149.7%Structure Fires
    • 14638.0%Outside Fires
    • 389.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 92.3%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Somonauk, IL
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Somonauk, IL
  • 93.2%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Electricity
  • 0.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Somonauk, IL
  • 58.7%Utility gas
  • 37.7%Electricity
  • 3.6%Other fuel


Somonauk compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
There are 9 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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