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District 300 to work with Cambridge Lakes Charter School management on non-compliance claims

HAMPSHIRE – After an at-times emotional, yet fairly calm meeting, the Community Unit School District 300 superintendent and the president of ...
May 23, 2016 - 7:52 am

Algonquin-based District 300 considering new approach to late start/early release

ALGONQUIN – Algonquin-based Community Unit School District 300 is considering a move to a new late-start/early-release model next year after ...
May 19, 2016 - 1:10 am

Carpentersville firefighters rescue dogs from house fire

CARPENTERSVILLE – Firefighters rescued three dogs from a house that was left uninhabitable after a fire Monday.The Carpentersville Fire Depa ...
May 16, 2016 - 11:28 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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Slide the City bringing giant water slide to Carpentersville this summer

CARPENTERSVILLE – An event that made a splash in Algonquin last year is sliding to the nearby town of Carpentersville for its second summer ...
May 18, 2016 - 12:35 am

Algonquin-based School District 300 OKs contract for website redesign

ALGONQUIN – Community Unit School District 300 board members recently made the first official move toward a website redesign project, expect ...
May 2, 2016 - 12:21 am

Thumbs up: Motorola sale brings new hope, and more

Thumbs up: To the purchase of the 1.52-million-square-foot former Motorola campus in Harvard for $9.3 million. Online auction house Ten-X.co ...
April 30, 2016 - 12:19 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

 

Sarley: Giant Fox River muskie not eligible for Illinois state record

The news of Nick Wechet’s catch of a giant muskie from the banks of the Fox River near the Algonquin Dam on Tuesday has become something he' ...
May 2, 2016 - 12:25 am

Sarley: Huge muskie caught on Fox River near Algonquin Dam on Tuesday

Sometimes you just get the urge to go fishing, you know? Carpentersville’s Nick Wechet woke up on Tuesday morning and his fiancée said to hi ...
April 28, 2016 - 3:36 pm

Dan McConchie appointed to fill Dan Duffy's seat in Illinois' 26th Senate District

BARRINGTON – After narrowly winning in the three-way Republican primary race last month, Dan McConchie was appointed Wednesday to be the new ...
April 21, 2016 - 10:24 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&

 

Carpentersville apartment fire causes $15,000 in damages

CARPENTERSVILLE – Fire officials continue to investigate what started a fire that caused $15,000 in damages to a Carpentersville apartment T ...
April 13, 2016 - 5:39 pm

McHenry County officials look for ways to use Fox River

ALGONQUIN – When the village undertook a downtown planning study a few years ago, suggestions on how to boost the area’s economy led officia ...
April 5, 2016 - 12:28 pm

Walmart hiring 160 for new Carpentersville store

CARPENTERSVILLE – Walmart recently opened a temporary hiring center to fill 160 full- and part-time positions for its new store in Carpenter ...
March 30, 2016 - 12:01 am

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

 

Algonquin-based School District 300 condemns pension liability portion of teacher retirement contributions

ALGONQUIN – Observing a high class size at Perry Elementary School in Carpentersville, where 95 percent of students are considered low-incom ...
March 26, 2016 - 11:14 pm

Lake in the Hills teen wanted for kidnapping, torturing ex-girlfriend in Elgin

ELGIN – An 18-year-old Lake in the Hills man is wanted in connection with the kidnapping and torture of his 19-year-old ex-girlfriend, Elgin ...
March 15, 2016 - 12:17 am

Algonquin-based School District 300 to get involved in Sears property tax appeal

ALGONQUIN – The Community Unit School District 300 Board recently gave administrators permission to intervene in another property tax appeal ...
March 13, 2016 - 12:06 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $172,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $55,000

 

Algonquin-based School District 300 Board ties bonus to goals for superintendent

ALGONQUIN – The Community Unit School District 300 Board on Tuesday approved a resolution that included a set of lofty goals that, if reache ...
March 10, 2016 - 12:36 am

McHenry County home-schoolers more connected, supported than in past

Among the home-schooling community in McHenry County, the reasons behind the decisions are individualized and specific, but the people who h ...
March 9, 2016 - 2:08 pm

17-year-old West Dundee girl falls off bridge in Carpentersville, officials say

CARPENTERSVILLE – A 17-year-old girl was sent to the hospital after falling off a bridge Tuesday in Carpentersville’s Raceway Woods, officia ...
March 8, 2016 - 8:00 pm

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

 

Carpentersville, Woodstock residents injured in crash near Bull Valley

WOODSTOCK – Two people were taken to the hospital after a head-on collision Friday near Woodstock and Bull Valley, police and fire officials ...
March 5, 2016 - 12:11 am

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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