Somonauk is a very small village located in the state of Illinois. With a population of 1,884 people and just one neighborhood, Somonauk is the 499th largest community in Illinois. Somonauk has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic villages.
Occupations and Workforce
Somonauk is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Somonauk is a village of sales and office workers, service providers and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Somonauk who work in office and administrative support (14.79%), sales jobs (8.69%) and management occupations (8.38%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Somonauk is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Somonauk’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Somonauk, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.42 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small village, Somonauk does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.