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Algonquin reminds residents of fireworks regulations

ALGONQUIN – The village is reminding residents of regulations related to the upcoming Fourth of July holiday.In addition to announcing the G ...
June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm

Cary, Algonquin women among pilots who flew in 2015 Air Race Classic

Two local women began their summers by traveling to various parts of the country, and as young pilots who participated in this year’s Air Ra ...
June 29, 2015 - 11:56 pm

Planning agency to give Fox River Corridor Plan update during Green Drinks meeting

CRYSTAL LAKE – An associate planner for the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning will attend an upcoming Green Drinks McHenry County mee ...
June 29, 2015 - 11:57 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 1902
5 to 9 Years 1997
10 to 14 Years 2672
15 to 19 Years 2496
20 to 24 Years 1239
25 to 34 Years 2970
35 to 44 Years 5432
45 to 54 Years 4772
55 to 59 Years 1902
60 to 64 Years 1913
65 to 74 Years 1952
75 to 84 Years 492
85 Years and Over 185
Median Age (in years) 38.8

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Ancestry

American 851 2.8%
Arab 58 0.2%
Czech 328 1.1%
Danish 294 1.0%
Dutch 696 2.2%
English 2,044 6.6%
French (except Basque) 686 2.2%
French Canadian 176 0.6%
German 8,466 27.4%
Greek 256 0.8%
Hungarian 488 1.6%
Irish 4,365 14.1%
Italian 3,945 12.8%
Lithuanian 130 0.4%
Norwegian 626 2.0%
Polish 5,118 16.5%
Portuguese 75 0.2%
Russian 448 1.4%
Scotch-Irish 83 0.3%
Scottish 243 0.8%
Slovak 88 0.3%
Subsaharan Africa 105 0.3%
Swedish 1,042 3.4%
Swiss 71 0.2%
Ukrainian 127 0.4%
Welsh 106 0.3%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 20 0.1%

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Centegra to offer free skin cancer screening in McHenry, Algonquin

McHENRY – Centegra Health System will offer free skin cancer screenings five times between now and November. Medical professionals will be o ...
June 28, 2015 - 12:14 am

Algonquin Area Public Library District to host July blood drive

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library District will host a blood drive bus in late July.The American Red Cross blood donation will b ...
June 26, 2015 - 11:02 am

Algonquin to consider Mundelein firm for water, sewer rate study

ALGONQUIN – The village is considering a Mundelein-based engineering firm to conduct a comprehensive water and sewer rate and fee study. The ...
June 26, 2015 - 12:15 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 217 1.1%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 658 3.4%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 3,893 19.8%
Some College, No Degree 3,772 19.2%
Associates Degree 1,885 9.6%
Bachelor's Degree 5,869 29.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 3,324 16.9%
Population 25 years and Over 19,618
High School Graduate or Higher 95.53&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 46.86%

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Gender

Male 14,988 50.09%
Female 14,936 49.91%
Total Population 29,924

 

McHenry County Tennis Classic to return in July

CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County Tennis Classic is expected to draw about 300 players in July.The tournament is broken into three Friday-th ...
June 22, 2015 - 11:43 pm

Enrollment may be stabilizing for some McHenry County school districts

CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Community School District 47 saw a slight bump in its enrollment this year – a sign that after years of decline, ...
June 21, 2015 - 11:56 pm

Cost to save Camp Algonquin buildings too high for some

WOODSTOCK – The plan to turn Fox Bluff Conservation Area into a destination for outdoor recreation and local history was given the thumbs-up ...
June 19, 2015 - 11:41 pm

Household Type

Total Households 10,388
Family Households 8,102 77.99%
with own children under 18 years 4,173 40.17%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 10,388
Owner-Occupied 9,172 88.29%
Renter Occupied 1,216 11.70&

 

Menards acquires Randall Road properties in Algonquin for $9.54 million

ALGONQUIN – Numerous properties along Randall Road in Algonquin that house a Super Target, Starbucks and a recently opened pizza place now b ...
June 18, 2015 - 1:37 pm

Crystal Lake Racket Club to offer combo golf, tennis camps

CRYSTAL LAKE – Combination golf and tennis summer camps are planned at the Crystal Lake Park District’s Racket Club this summer.The camps, f ...
June 18, 2015 - 8:18 am

Algonquin-based School District 300 to offer full-day kindergarten

ALGONQUIN – Community Unit School District 300 recently announced the approval of a districtwide expansion of full-day kindergarten for the ...
June 18, 2015 - 8:18 am

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1509

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 7,577
Median (dollars) $2224
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 1,595
Median (dollars) $773

 

Some McHenry County school districts think about shifting to standards-based grading

ALGONQUIN – A disconnect can exist between the grades children receive and their understanding of the concepts, the Community Unit School Di ...
June 17, 2015 - 12:49 am

Fox River in Algonquin flood advisory canceled

ALGONQUIN – A flood advisory for the Fox River at the Algonquin tailwater has been lifted as meteorologists with the National Weather Servic ...
June 16, 2015 - 4:32 pm

MCCD Board to vote on plan for Camp Algonquin, Fox Bluff Conservation Area

WOODSTOCK – The new plan for the Fox Bluff Conservation Area between Cary and Algonquin is set to be voted on Thursday. The revised master p ...
June 17, 2015 - 1:04 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $264,000

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $100,269

 

2 Algonquin projects underway

ALGONQUIN – Ground has broken and construction is active for two Algonquin projects, one that was approved at the start of this year and the ...
June 16, 2015 - 4:11 pm

Bicyclist taken to hospital after Algonquin vehicle-bike crash

ALGONQUIN – A bicyclist was taken to a hospital after being struck by a vehicle Sunday in Algonquin, police said.According to scanner report ...
June 14, 2015 - 7:49 pm

Driver cited after two-vehicle crash in Algonquin

ALGONQUIN – One driver was cited for failure to yield after a two-vehicle crash Sunday in Algonquin, police said.The Algonquin Police Depart ...
June 14, 2015 - 3:17 pm

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 23 0.15%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 1,018 6.57%
Construction 736 4.75%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 3,139 20.25%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 1,482 9.56%
Information 570 3.68%
Manufacturing 2,300 14.84%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 462 2.98%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 1,866 12.04%
Public Administration 215 1.39%
Retail Trade 2,052 13.24%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 798 5.15%
Wholesale Trade 840 5.42%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 15,501

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Land

Area (in square miles) 12.23
Density (in square feet) 2,446.8

 

Video: Jacobs-OPRF baseball dance-off

What do you do during a rain delay? A dance-off, of course. Before the Class 4A third-place baseball game was called a tie because of rain, ...
June 13, 2015 - 7:22 pm

Live coverage: Jacobs baseball plays for third place in Class 4A

Follow along with our live coverage of the Jacobs baseball team facing Oak Park-River Forest in the Class 4A third-place game. ...
June 13, 2015 - 12:47 pm

Algonquin man jailed on allegations of 'systematic' sexual abuse

WOODSTOCK – An Algonquin man whom prosecutors said carried out the "systematic" sexual abuse of two family members over a period of 17 years ...
June 17, 2015 - 3:04 pm

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Peter Roskam
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Karen McConnaughay
Illinois Senate Dan Duffy
Illinois House of Representatives Michael Tryon
Illinois House of Representatives David McSweeney

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,584
Cuban 19
Mexican 1,503
Other Hispanic or Latino 610
Puerto Rican 452
Total Population 2,584
Not Hispanic or Latino 27,340
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 12
Asian Alone 2,486
Black or African American Alone 744
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 13
Two or More Races 258
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 258
White Alone 23,827
Total Population 29,924

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From 'Tyvek Tower' to Riverside Plaza: Algonquin apartments open after 10 years

ALGONQUIN – It’s been more than a decade in the making, but Riverside Plaza in Algonquin is done.The mixed-used building, including 63 luxur ...
June 12, 2015 - 12:08 am

IDOT work closes lane of Algonquin Road

ALGONQUIN – Eastbound Algonquin Road at Lake Cook Road in Algonquin will be down to one lane until roughly 2 p.m., Algonquin police said Thu ...
June 11, 2015 - 10:29 am

Trial set for Algonquin mom accused of shooting TV as kids watched Primus video

WOODSTOCK – A trial date has been set for a woman accused of firing multiple rounds into the television her children were watching. Jennifer ...
June 11, 2015 - 12:51 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Community Unit School District 300
Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158

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Weather

January
Avg. High 28
Avg. Low 13
Mean 21
Avg. Precipitation 1.9
February
Avg. High 33
Avg. Low 17
Mean 25
Avg. Precipitation 1.97
March
Avg. High 44
Avg. Low 26
Mean 35
Avg. Precipitation 2.29
April
Avg. High 57
Avg. Low 38
Mean 48
Avg. Precipitation 3.56
May
Avg. High 68
Avg. Low 48
Mean 58
Avg. Precipitation 4.24
June
Avg. High 78
Avg. Low 58
Mean 68
Avg. Precipitation 3.85
July
Avg. High 82
Avg. Low 63
Mean 73
Avg. Precipitation 3.78
August
Avg. High 79
Avg. Low 61
Mean 70
Avg. Precipitation 4.86
September
Avg. High 72
Avg. Low 52
Mean 62
Avg. Precipitation 3.4
October
Avg. High 60
Avg. Low 41
Mean 51
Avg. Precipitation 3.1
November
Avg. High 47
Avg. Low 30
Mean 39
Avg. Precipitation 3.04
December
Avg. High 33
Avg. Low 18
Mean 26
Avg. Precipitation 2.26

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Algonquin Founders' Days fireworks to stay on Fox River after successful campaign

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Founders' Days fireworks will remain on the Fox River after a successful fundraising campaign. The campaign was la ...
June 10, 2015 - 1:00 am

'Fast-casual' restaurant chain Pie Five Pizza opening Algonquin eatery

ALGONQUIN – A restaurant chain known for its “fast-casual pizza” plans to open its fourth Chicago-area location Friday along Randall Road ne ...
June 12, 2015 - 12:28 am

Summer concert series return to Woodstock, Cary, McHenry, Crystal Lake, Algonquin parks

WOODSTOCK – The sun is shining, birds are chirping and bands are playing.That’s how Woodstock City Opera House’s Managing Director John Scha ...
June 8, 2015 - 12:13 am

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