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Traffic lights restored at Route 31 and Huntley Road in Carpentersville

CARPENTERSVILLE – The traffic lights are working again at Route 31 and Huntley Road in Carpentersville, according to dispatchers.The traffic ...
March 26, 2015 - 8:50 am

On The Record With: Dundee-Crown High School principal Lynn McCarthy

CARPENTERSVILLE – The principal at Dundee-Crown High School in Carpentersville refuses to count the days, even as the school year enters its ...
March 16, 2015 - 3:12 pm

Operation Horses and Heroes in Woodstock helping veterans with PTSD, brain injuries

WOODSTOCK – Mike McGonigal had never saddled a horse before. But on a chilly day in a green-and-white barn off Route 176, the Carpentersvill ...
March 12, 2015 - 12:03 am

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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Physical education revamped as McHenry County schools focus on lifelong fitness

WOODSTOCK – The ball moved haltingly as the fifth-graders in Jackie Anderson’s physical education class scrambled to get open.The game was a ...
March 8, 2015 - 11:13 pm

Carpentersville woman wins $250,000 on Illinois Lottery instant ticket

CARPENTERSVILLE – A Carpentersville woman has won $250,000 playing the Illinois Lottery. According to a news release from the Illinois Lotte ...
Feb. 19, 2015 - 11:34 pm

Algonquin School District 300 names Dundee-Crown High School principal

CARPENTERSVILLE – A high school principal from Rockford will oversee Dundee-Crown High School next school year, School District 300 Superint ...
Feb. 14, 2015 - 10:57 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

Woodstock woman charged in home invasion related to prostitution ads in Kane, Cook counties

ROLLING MEADOWS – Two people, including a Woodstock woman, have been charged with a second home invasion, in which they allegedly targeted p ...
Feb. 11, 2015 - 4:05 pm

Man gets 31 years for sexual assault of child

A 54-year-old Carpentersville man was sentenced Wednesday to 31 years in prison for sexually assaulting a child he knew, the Kane County Sta ...
Feb. 6, 2015 - 12:22 am

Workshop planned for Fox River corridor study

CARPENTERSVILLE – A public visioning workshop for the Fox River corridor is scheduled for Wednesday.Carpentersville and Algonquin are collab ...
Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:01 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 School District 300 faces shortage of board candidates

CARPENTERSVILLE – A District 300 Board member's recent decision not to seek another term to allow a newcomer to serve has led to a shortage ...
Jan. 2, 2015 - 10:43 pm

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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