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66th House District candidates make their pitches to voters

CRYSTAL LAKE – Four Republican candidates took the stage Thursday night at McHenry County College to explain why voters should elect them to ...
Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:18 am

Carpentersville police locate missing 90-year-old woman with dementia

CARPENTERSVILLE – Carpentersville police located the 90-year-old woman with dementia who had been missing since Tuesday morning.Police at 10 ...
Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:23 pm

Carpentersville Fire Department collecting bottled water for Flint

CARPENTERSVILLE – Carpentersville firefighters have stacked more than 2,500 water bottles since Friday, and they hope to add more to their c ...
Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:48 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 3536
5 to 9 Years 3941
10 to 14 Years 3534
15 to 19 Years 2581
20 to 24 Years 2590
25 to 34 Years 5998
35 to 44 Years 6161
45 to 54 Years 4983
55 to 59 Years 1470
60 to 64 Years 1136
65 to 74 Years 983
75 to 84 Years 665
85 Years and Over 180
Median Age (in years) 29.8

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Ancestry

American 957 5.1%
Arab 73 0.4%
Czech 574 3.0%
Danish 150 0.8%
Dutch 209 1.1%
English 1,084 5.7%
French (except Basque) 438 2.3%
French Canadian 83 0.4%
German 5,734 30.3%
Greek 95 0.5%
Hungarian 35 0.2%
Irish 2,517 13.3%
Italian 2,324 12.3%
Lithuanian 15 0.1%
Norwegian 468 2.5%
Polish 2,551 13.5%
Portuguese 15 0.1%
Russian 361 1.9%
Scotch-Irish 145 0.8%
Scottish 228 1.2%
Slovak 61 0.3%
Subsaharan Africa 35 0.2%
Swedish 627 3.3%
Swiss 57 0.3%
Ukrainian 29 0.2%
Welsh 81 0.4%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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McHenry County schools: Illinois budget uncertainty makes capital projects planning difficult

ALGONQUIN – The floor tiles at Dundee Highlands Elementary School look like a poorly designed patchwork quilt.The bathrooms need to be updat ...
Jan. 16, 2016 - 11:56 pm

First phase of Longmeadow Parkway bridge corridor open for bidding

Bidding for the first phase of roadwork on the long-planned Longmeadow Parkway bridge corridor is open, and the project still is on track fo ...
Dec. 30, 2015 - 11:36 pm

Carpentersville crash involving District 300 school bus, van sends 1 to hospital

CARPENTERSVILLE – A driver was taken to an area hospital after a crash involving a van and a District 300 bus in the bus maintenance parking ...
Dec. 18, 2015 - 11:49 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 3,061 14.2%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 2,622 12.2%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 6,164 28.6%
Some College, No Degree 3,837 17.8%
Associates Degree 1,428 6.6%
Bachelor's Degree 3,120 14.5%
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,344 6.2%
Population 25 years and Over 21,576
High School Graduate or Higher 73.66%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 20.68&

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Gender

Male 19,252 50.99%
Female 18,506 49.01%
Total Population 37,758

 

Algonquin-based School District 300 to consider one-to-one technology program

ALGONQUIN – If approved, a proposed technology plan for Community Unit School District 300 would put Google Chromebooks in the hands of stud ...
Dec. 14, 2015 - 12:47 am

Algonquin, Carpentersville nearing completion of Fox River Corridor Plan

ALGONQUIN – Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning officials were pleased with the feedback they received on the draft of the Fox River Co ...
Nov. 16, 2015 - 12:22 am

Household Type

Total Households 11,080
Family Households 8,792 79.35%
with own children under 18 years 5,248 47.36%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 11,080
Owner-Occupied 8,236 74.33%
Renter Occupied 2,844 25.66&

 

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $967

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 7,132
Median (dollars) $1771
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 1,104
Median (dollars) $534

 

Household Value

Median (dollars) $172,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $55,000

 

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 108 0.70%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 1,517 9.79%
Construction 933 6.02%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 2,404 15.51%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 967 6.24%
Information 322 2.08%
Manufacturing 4,193 27.05%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 661 4.26%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 2,346 15.13%
Public Administration 323 2.08%
Retail Trade 1,986 12.81%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 1,157 7.46%
Wholesale Trade 639 4.12%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 17,556

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Land

Area (in square miles) 7.9
Density (in square feet) 4,779.49

 

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Tammy Duckworth
U.S. House of Representatives Peter Roskam
Illinois Senate Michael Noland
Illinois Senate Karen McConnaughay
Illinois Senate Dan Duffy
Illinois House of Representatives Anna Moeller
Illinois House of Representatives Michael Tryon
Illinois House of Representatives David McSweeney

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 18,482
Cuban 0
Mexican 16,699
Other Hispanic or Latino 1,173
Puerto Rican 610
Total Population 18,482
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,276
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 28
Asian Alone 1,444
Black or African American Alone 2,895
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 692
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 182
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 510
White Alone 14,217
Total Population 37,758

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Schools

Unified School Districts Community Unit School Dist. 300

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