Somonauk, IL Population

Population: 1,295. Estimated population in July 2020: 1,492 (+15.2% change)
Males: 616 (47.6%), Females: 679 (52.4%)

DeKalb County

Zip code: 60552

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $45,370
Median house value: $124,800

Races in Somonauk:

  • White Non-Hispanic (96.4%)
  • Hispanic (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • American Indian (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.8%)

Ancestries: German (31.9%), Irish (15.3%), English (13.4%), French (8.9%), United States (8.3%), Norwegian (6.8%).

Elevation: 685 feet

Land area: 0.6 square miles

Map of Somonauk, IL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Somonauk

  • High school or higher: 89.9%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 13.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Somonauk village

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 60.9%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

1.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +21 (+1.6%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Somonauk:

  • VALLEY WEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 4 miles; SANDWICH, IL)
  • KISHWAUKEE COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; DEKALB, IL)
  • COMMUNITY HOSPITAL OF OTTAWA (about 23 miles; OTTAWA, IL)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Somonauk:

  • GREATER ROCKFORD (about 47 miles; ROCKFORD, IL; Abbreviation: RFD)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 59 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • CHICAGO MIDWAY INTL (about 66 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: MDW)

Other public-use airports nearest to Somonauk:

  • HINCKLEY (about 10 miles; HINCKLEY, IL; Abbreviation: 0C2)
  • CUSHING FIELD LTD (about 10 miles; NEWARK, IL; Abbreviation: 0C8)
  • AURORA MUNI (about 18 miles; CHICAGO/AURORA, IL; Abbreviation: ARR)

Amtrak station near Somonauk:

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

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Somonauk:

  • WAUBONSEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 19 miles; SUGAR GROVE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 3,834)
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY (about 21 miles; DeKalb, IL; Full-time enrollment: 19,477)
  • KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE (about 25 miles; MALTA, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,289)
  • JOLIET JUNIOR COLLEGE (about 35 miles; JOLIET, IL; Full-time enrollment: 6,075)
  • ILLINOIS VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 36 miles; OGLESBY, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,272)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 38 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE (about 39 miles; NAPERVILLE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,088)

Schools

Public high school in Somonauk:

  • SOMONAUK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 318; Location: PO BOX 278; Grades: 09 – 12)

Private high school in Somonauk:

  • SOMONAUK BAPTIST SCHOOL (Students: 97; Location: 315 E NORTH ST PO BOX 277; Grades: PK – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Somonauk:

  • JAMES R WOOD ELEM SCHOOL (Students: 367; Location: PO BOX 278; Grades: PK – 04)
  • SOMONAUK MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 306; Location: PO BOX 278; Grades: 05 – 08)

Libraries

Library in Somonauk:

  • SOMONAUK P.L.D. (Operating income: $255,488; Location: 115 E. DEKALB STREET; 21,885 books; 447 audio materials; 925 video materials; 226 serial subscriptions)