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How McHenry County compares to the other collar counties

Published: Monday, June 23, 2014 12:00 a.m. CST • Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014 1:32 p.m. CST

An aging county population looking at retirement, coupled with persistently high property taxes, living costs and inadequate transportation options, could all explain why McHenry County is seeing people head over the border to Wisconsin or collar counties like Lake, Kane and DuPage.

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