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Somonauk is a village in DeKalb County, in the Chicago metro area. (The community straddles DeKalb and La Salle counties; ePodunk links to the county with the greater share of population.) [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Somonauk. For links to other places called Somonauk, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Somonauk is 41.633N. The longitude is -88.681W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 686 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,408.
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27% of Somonauk residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Somonauk ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Somonauk was $19,110, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Somonauk residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Somonauk, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $568. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,123.
Libraries in Somonauk include Somonauk Public Library ... View libraries
DeKalb County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Somonauk political report.
The average commute time for Somonauk workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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