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Carpentersville, IL

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Police arrest 2 after finding 66 marijuana plants in Carpentersville home

CARPENTERSVILLE – Two people will be in court after a search warrant led police to find an alleged marijuana growing operation at a Carpente ...
NEW: Feb. 27, 2017 - 9:07 pm

Ex-Carpentersville man convicted after threatening woman with gun

CARPENTERSVILLE – A former Carpentersville man faces six to 60 years in prison after he was found guilty of threatening to kill a woman and ...
Feb. 24, 2017 - 12:42 am

Hampshire man faces 11 life sentences for sexually assaulting 3 children in Carpentersville

HAMPSHIRE – A Hampshire man faces 11 life sentences for repeatedly sexually assaulting three children. Robert E. Craig, 48, of the 600 block ...
Feb. 10, 2017 - 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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Dundee-Crown hosting concert Feb. 12 to raise money for scholarships

CARPENTERSVILLE – Dundee-Crown High School’s music booster club, POMP, will host its 12th annual Music Changes Lives Friends and Family Even ...
Jan. 31, 2017 - 12:37 am

Chicago man charged in Carpentersville shooting

CARPENTERSVILLE – The Carpentersville Police Department and the U.S. Marshal Service arrested a Chicago man Wednesday morning for his allege ...
Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:59 am

Carpentersville police sergeant graduates from Northwestern's educational training program

CARPENTERSVILLE – The Carpentersville Police Department recently announced that Sgt. Jorge Gonzalez has graduated from Northwestern Universi ...
Jan. 26, 2017 - 12:59 am

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

 

Carpentersville police to join breast cancer awareness campaign

CARPENTERSVILLE – The Carpentersville Police Department recently announced it is joining The Pink Patch Project, a public awareness campaign ...
Jan. 19, 2017 - 12:45 am

East St. Louis man gets 34 years for Carpentersville drug deal, police chase

CARPENTERSVILLE – An East St. Louis man has been sentenced to more than three decades in prison for a drug deal in Carpentersville that turn ...
Jan. 14, 2017 - 11:51 pm

Crystal Lake-based Horizons for the Blind provides products, jobs for visually impaired

CRYSTAL LAKE – At Horizons for the Blind in Crystal Lake, Executive Director Camille Caffarelli wants to make sure everyone is on a level pl ...
Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:43 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 man involved in Wisconsin crash that sends 2 to hospital

WHITEWATER, WIS. – A two-vehicle crash sent a Carpentersville man and a Whitewater man to the hospital Wednesday, the Walworth County Sherif ...
Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:56 am

District 300 students perform world premiere of song in Carpentersville

CARPENTERSVILLE – Community Unit School District 300 music teacher Michael Kasper said he wanted his students to create something so memorab ...
Jan. 12, 2017 - 12:56 am

Outgoing state Rep. Mike Tryon reflects on political career

There are a lot of things that state Rep. Mike Tryon will miss when his representation of McHenry County in Springfield officially ends Wedn ...
Jan. 7, 2017 - 11:11 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

 

Crystal Lake teen assaulted on Facebook Live likely not targeted because of his race, Chicago Police say

Chicago police said Thursday they don't believe a man beaten in an assault broadcast live on Facebook was targeted because he was white desp ...
Jan. 5, 2017 - 2:48 pm

Centegra, Parkview third-graders team up to make blankets for Project Linus

CARPENTERSVILLE – Each year the Centegra executive team looks to celebrate the holidays through a community-service project.“Giving back is ...
Dec. 20, 2016 - 9:14 am

McHenry County school administrators recognized by Illinois Principals Association

Several McHenry County school administrators have been recognized by the Illinois Principals Association as the best leaders in the Kishwauk ...
Dec. 10, 2016 - 11:12 pm

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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