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Revised plan for Fox Bluff Conservation Area centers on Camp Algonquin

WOODSTOCK – The former Camp Algonquin site would be the focal point of the 279-acre Fox Bluff Conservation Area under a proposed master plan ...
Feb. 24, 2015 - 11:58 pm

McHenry County’s martial arts industry continues growing

CARY – Local martial arts businesses are fighting back and taking new ground after being squeezed during the recession.Signs of increasing g ...
Feb. 22, 2015 - 5:30 am

Algonquin School District 300 adds structure to legislative forum

ALGONQUIN – An annual event Monday at Algonquin-based School District 300 will feature a redefined structure meant to foster community parti ...
Feb. 21, 2015 - 11:46 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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Local towns, county lash out at Gov. Bruce Rauner's budget cut proposal

Municipal and county governments that stand to lose half of their shared state revenue don’t have a lot of love for Gov. Bruce Rauner’s toug ...
Feb. 21, 2015 - 11:43 pm

2 men linked to Algonquin heroin overdose death deny charges

WOODSTOCK – Two men linked to a fatal heroin overdose both denied the allegations against them Friday morning in McHenry County court. James ...
Feb. 21, 2015 - 12:22 am

Election 2015: Only 3 names to appear on Algonquin village trustee ballot

ALGONQUIN – Even though five people had filed to run for village trustee in the upcoming spring election, only three names will appear on th ...
Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:30 pm

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 residents mark Ash Wednesday with sacrifices, good deeds

ALGONQUIN – During the Lenten period, the faithful should focus on three main points, the Rev. Peter Sarnicki said. “During these 40 days we ...
Feb. 18, 2015 - 11:52 pm

Algonquin Jewel-Osco, Target, Village Vintner Winery fined for selling alcohol to minors

ALGONQUIN – Three businesses were fined $1,000 on Tuesday for selling alcohol to minors during a police compliance check. Target and Jewel-O ...
Feb. 17, 2015 - 10:11 pm

Algonquin woman to participate in medical mission to Brazil

ALGONQUIN – In May, Shannon Malone is scheduled to make a trip to Brazil, where she will help at free clinics, make house calls and work wit ...
Feb. 17, 2015 - 3:35 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&

 

My Sister's Dress to sell used prom dresses for $25 in Crystal Lake

CRYSTAL LAKE – Prom still is a while away, but an opportunity to find an affordable dress is coming up in less than a month. My Sister’s Dre ...
Feb. 16, 2015 - 11:58 pm

Computer science growing focus of some McHenry County area schools

WOODSTOCK – When Woodstock North High School tried to roll out a computer programming class in Sidney Smith’s senior year, he and his friend ...
Feb. 15, 2015 - 10:55 pm

Fundraisers set for Algonquin man severely injured in alleged DUI crash

ALGONQUIN – Fundraisers have begun to help cover the medical costs for an Algonquin man who was severely injured in a car crash Sunday in wh ...
Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:35 pm

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

 

Marengo teen injured, cited after Algonquin rollover

ALGONQUIN – A 16-year-old Marengo resident was taken to an area hospital with minor injuries after a rollover crash Thursday in Algonquin, o ...
Feb. 13, 2015 - 11:48 pm

2 drivers taken to hospital after Algonquin Road crash

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Police Department is investigating a two-vehicle crash that sent two people to the hospital Thursday morning, offi ...
Feb. 13, 2015 - 12:04 am

Algonquin Library plans Black History Month program on music of Civil Rights Movement

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library District has scheduled a Music of the Civil Rights Movement presentation for Sunday.The free p ...
Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:07 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $264,000

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $100,269

 

Lake in the Hills equipping police officers with Narcan for heroin, drug overdoses

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's police department has equipped its officers with Narcan, a medication that can be used to to reverse heroi ...
Feb. 11, 2015 - 5:01 pm

Hoffman Estates man charged with DUI in crash injuring Algonquin man

CRYSTAL LAKE – A Hoffman Estates man was charged with aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol for an early Sunday crash that left ...
Feb. 9, 2015 - 11:58 pm

RadioShack lists Algonquin store on closure list

ALGONQUIN – A RadioShack store in Algonquin is listed on the company's closure list, a day after the retailer filed for Chapter 11 bankruptc ...
Feb. 6, 2015 - 5:40 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

 

Election 2015: Write-in candidates file for Crystal Lake mayor, Cary trustee races

WOODSTOCK – Write-in candidates are aiming to make the races for Crystal Lake mayor and Cary trustees competitive.By the end of the day Thur ...
Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:07 am

Crystal Lake man charged with drunken driving in Algonquin Road crash

ALGONQUIN – A Crystal Lake man has been charged with driving under the influence of alcohol after a head-on crash sent him and two other peo ...
Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:19 am

New building planned for Algonquin storage facility

ALGONQUIN – A revamped storage facility is planned along Algonquin Road. Phil Murphy, the owner of Next Door Self Storage at 1910 E. Algonqu ...
Feb. 5, 2015 - 12:04 am

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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Boyfriend of Algonquin woman who police say died in heroin-induced homicide faces drug charges

WOODSTOCK – The boyfriend of the 21-year-old Algonquin woman who authorities believe died of an apparent drug overdose is facing felony drug ...
Feb. 4, 2015 - 12:52 am

Police: Zion man gave fatal dose of heroin to Algonquin woman

WOODSTOCK – Police have charged a Zion man with providing a fatal dose of heroin to a 21-year-old Algonquin woman. James F. Linder, 34, of 2 ...
Feb. 2, 2015 - 11:45 pm

Algonquin names 2015 business award winners

ALGONQUIN – Algonquin’s Economic Development Commission recently recognized four village businesses for community support as part of a 16-ye ...
Jan. 1, 2015 - 5:30 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 planning capital projects for 2015-16 fiscal year

ALGONQUIN – About $8.2 million worth of capital projects and engineering costs are planned for Algonquin’s 2015-16 fiscal year, which begins ...
Jan. 31, 2015 - 11:43 pm

Algonquin, Lake in the Hills police looking for information on graffiti

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills and Algonquin police departments are looking for information on those responsible for a series of ...
Jan. 30, 2015 - 12:06 am

McHenry County church groups help fill religion gap for young adults

Inside the basement of Dirk Vause's Crystal Lake house, a group of young adults gather sit on the couches and chairs in a semicircles. Some ...
Jan. 29, 2015 - 11:11 pm

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