Somonauk, Illinois

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Somonauk, Illinois

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High Points

Somonauk strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Somonauk People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 13% Somonauk Well-Paid Single Women
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 17% Somonauk Well-Paid Single Men
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Somonauk Low Rate of Poverty

Comparative Profile of Somonauk, Illinois

Comparing Somonauk to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 9 8
Well-Paid Single Men 9 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 8 8
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Senior Citizens 5 5
Male Share of the Population 5 4
Age of the Population 4 4
Racial Diversity 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 7
Average Household Size 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
People Above Poverty 9 7
Median Family Income 8 7
College Educated Adults 6 5

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 7 5
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 3 3
Short Commute Times 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 8 8
People Living Alone 5 5
Housing Recently Built 3 3
Affordability of Rents 2 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 2

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Somonauk Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 21 miles W of Aurora, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 54 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County De Kalb
Standard Zip Codes 60552
Phone Area Codes 815
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.65
Longitude -88.67

Somonauk Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PAW PAW 2 NW
Distance 17.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 25 F
Apr Temp 36 to 57 F
Jul Temp 60 to 82 F
Oct Temp 38 to 61 F
Annual Precip 36.7 inches
Distance 24.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 31.3 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 36.9 inches
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Somonauk Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,295 100%
Male 616 47.6%
Female 679 52.4%
Under 18 356 27.5%
18+ 939 72.5%
65+ 191 14.7%
Median Age 36
Average Family Size 3.16
White 1,262 97.5%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 4 0.3%
Other 10 0.8%
Mixed Race 17 1.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 26 2%

Estimated Somonauk Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,492
Growth 197
Growth % 15.2%

Somonauk Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 29.8%
US/American 10.8%
English 10.2%
Irish 9.2%
Norwegian 7.3%
French (except Basque) 7%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
Polish 4.6%
Swedish 4.5%
Italian 2.4%
Danish 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
French Canadian 1.1%
Greek 1%
Dutch 0.9%
Slovak 0.8%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Czech 0.4%
Albanian 0.4%
Scottish 0.4%
European 0.3%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Swiss 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Somonauk 1,295 $51,591
Hinckley 1,994 $65,726
Leland 970 $50,417
Millington 458 $43,229
Plano 5,633 $50,950
Sandwich 6,509 $55,599
Waterman 1,224 $52,778

Somonauk Public Libraries

Somonauk P.l.d.
Somonauk, Illinois
(815) 498-2440
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Somonauk High Schools (2004)

PO BOX 278
Serves 318 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

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