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Onarga is a township in Iroquois County.[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Onarga. For links to other places called Onarga, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Onarga is 40.708N. The longitude is -87.962W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 653 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,844.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Onarga demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Iroquois County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 60918 ZIP code.
19% of Onarga residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Onarga ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Onarga was $14,231, compared with $21,587 nationally.
8% of Onarga residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Onarga, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $334. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $665.
Iroquois County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Onarga political report.
The average commute time for Onarga workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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