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Algonquin church to host mobile food pantry

ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin church on Saturday is opening its parking lot and a mobile food pantry to anyone in need of food assistance.People ...
Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:41 am

Algonquin townhome fire sends 1 to hospital

ALGONQUIN – One person was taken to the hospital after a fire Wednesday in Algonquin, fire officials said.Crews from the Algonquin-Lake in t ...
Aug. 28, 2015 - 12:39 am

Pace Suburban Bus expands RTA's service in McHenry County

WOODSTOCK – Pace Suburban Bus has expanded its fixed route service in McHenry County, in a move that was applauded by transportation advocat ...
Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:24 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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Crash into woods near Algonquin, Lake in the Hills sends elderly driver to hospital

ALGONQUIN – A 78-year-old Fox River Grove woman was taken to Advocate Sherman Hospital after crashing her small SUV into a wooded area Frida ...
Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:10 pm

Former Algonquin resident charged in 2014 murder, taken into custody in Colorado

ALGONQUIN – Two men, formerly of Algonquin and Lake in the Hills, have been charged in a case involving the murdering and robbing of a Bartl ...
Aug. 24, 2015 - 2:04 pm

Algonquin Library to host 2nd annual storytelling festival

ALGONQUIN – An upcoming storytelling festival in Algonquin will provide stories, music and history for people of all ages.The second annual ...
Aug. 18, 2015 - 5:03 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

 

Rudin: Finding value in partnering together

We can find them in food groups. We can find them in music. We can find them in entertainment. We can find them in philanthropic ventures. W ...
Aug. 19, 2015 - 12:53 am

VIDEO: Ride along on Slide the City in Algonquin

ALGONQUIN — Slide the City took over North Main Street on Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 15-16.Northwest Herald Web Editor Nicole Franz shot this ...
Aug. 17, 2015 - 2:22 pm

Slide the City makes a splash in Algonquin

ALGONQUIN – To ensure maximum sliding velocity, the trick is to get a running start.That will get you down the full 1,075 feet of slick viny ...
Aug. 15, 2015 - 11:36 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&

 

Algonquin neighbors call 911, save dog from house fire (with video)

ALGONQUIN – Neighbors came to the rescue of an Algonquin family Thursday when they called 911 and saved a dog after the family’s home caught ...
Aug. 13, 2015 - 11:59 pm

Algonquin police reports for Aug. 12, 2015

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
Aug. 12, 2015 - 3:46 pm

SEECOM partners on missing children preparedness project

CRYSTAL LAKE – The consolidated emergency dispatch center that serves several McHenry County communities has completed more than 100 hours o ...
Aug. 12, 2015 - 2:12 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

 

Algonquin's Slide the City ticket sales slide below expectations

ALGONQUIN – The planner bringing a massive water slide to Algonquin this weekend is hoping nice weather will prompt more ticket sales for th ...
Aug. 12, 2015 - 12:35 am

Algonquin woman admits to workers' compensation fraud

An Algonquin woman has been convicted and sentenced for making false workers' compensation claims and collecting nearly $90,000.Tracy D. Wil ...
Aug. 11, 2015 - 11:55 pm

Longmeadow Parkway slated for 2016 start despite Barrington Hills opposition

Work on the long-planned Longmeadow Parkway likely will start as anticipated next spring, despite opposition that now includes one of the lo ...
Aug. 10, 2015 - 10:45 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $264,000

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $100,269

 

ComEd restores power in Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – ComEd crews have restored power to nearly 1,000 customers in Lake in the Hills after two outages Friday morning.One outa ...
Aug. 7, 2015 - 11:03 am

Fox Valley Children's Organization celebrates 15 years serving kids, adults with disabilities

ALGONQUIN – Years ago, Cami Lukas’ son always used a walker to get around.But after playing buddy baseball with the Fox Valley Children’s Or ...
Aug. 1, 2015 - 11:49 pm

Algonquin woman 'dances through' cancer

ALGONQUIN – It's become a run-of-the-mill occurrence for Colleen Madeya to receive videos of friends, family and strangers dancing before a ...
July 31, 2015 - 11:43 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

 

PHOTOS: Jacobs high school football summer practice

Images of the Jacobs Eagles during summer football practice ...
Aug. 20, 2015 - 1:29 pm

2 Algonquin crashes send 6 to hospital (with video)

ALGONQUIN – Two Algonquin crashes within about 30 minutes sent a total of six people to an area hospital Wednesday, an official from the Alg ...
July 29, 2015 - 8:42 pm

Starbucks requests to serve alcoholic beverages in Algonquin

ALGONQUIN – Thirsty customers at a particular Algonquin Starbucks might at some point be able to choose from a selection of not only coffee ...
July 30, 2015 - 12:27 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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Elder abuse is a problem in McHenry County, experts say

WOODSTOCK – Glynnis Walker Anderson never got to say goodbye to her mother.Anderson, a Woodstock resident, was the long-distance caregiver f ...
July 28, 2015 - 11:56 pm

Clarendale of Algonquin senior housing facility construction progressing (with video)

ALGONQUIN – Passers-by on West Algonquin Road soon will start to see the skeleton of a building where Clarendale of Algonquin, a 186-unit se ...
July 29, 2015 - 12:19 am

All Smiles Dental in Algonquin looking for balloon mascot after it got loose

ALGONQUIN – An Algonquin dentist needs help finding a loose tooth. Mickey Molar, a 10-by-10-foot balloon that has been the mascot for All Sm ...
July 28, 2015 - 6:54 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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Dermatology Specialists of Illinois opens in Algonquin

ALGONQUIN – A doctor formerly affiliated with Mercy Health System recently opened his own facility called Dermatology Specialists of Illinoi ...
July 26, 2015 - 5:30 am

Frey Orthodontics in Algonquin under new ownership

The Algonquin/Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce, along with Huntley chamber members, helped introduce Dr. Dwight Frey to the community d ...
July 26, 2015 - 5:30 am

Algonquin-Lake in the Hills taps assistant chief to lead fire department

The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District will get a new fire chief in August from within its own ranks. The district’s board ...
July 24, 2015 - 1:20 pm

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