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No injuries after small basement blaze in Oakwood Hills

OAKWOOD HILLS – There were no injuries after a small electrical fire broke out Sunday in an Oakwood Hills home, Cary fire officials said.Fir ...
Jan. 26, 2015 - 7:07 am

Housing development proposed in Cary

CARY – A developer is proposing to build nine houses at the intersection of Harper Avenue and Haber Road.The Harper Point Development would ...
Jan. 26, 2015 - 12:17 am

Cary’s Halter joins Studio Rendering Inc.

CHICAGO – Rachel Halter, 22, of Cary was recently hired by Illinois Studio Rendering Inc.Halter is a recent graduate of the Illinois Institu ...
Jan. 25, 2015 - 5:30 am

Age

Under 5 Years 1189
5 to 9 Years 1684
10 to 14 Years 1513
15 to 19 Years 1502
20 to 24 Years 1014
25 to 34 Years 1705
35 to 44 Years 2812
45 to 54 Years 3689
55 to 59 Years 1235
60 to 64 Years 767
65 to 74 Years 647
75 to 84 Years 318
85 Years and Over 127
Median Age (in years) 36.7

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Ancestry

American 820 3.8%
Arab 24 0.1%
Czech 216 1.0%
Danish 129 0.6%
Dutch 442 2.1%
English 1,337 6.2%
French (except Basque) 692 3.2%
French Canadian 76 0.4%
German 6,356 29.5%
Greek 274 1.3%
Hungarian 192 0.9%
Irish 3,961 18.4%
Italian 2,047 9.5%
Lithuanian 76 0.4%
Norwegian 489 2.3%
Polish 2,626 12.2%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 321 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 133 0.6%
Scottish 260 1.2%
Slovak 138 0.6%
Subsaharan Africa 21 0.1%
Swedish 658 3.1%
Swiss 41 0.2%
Ukrainian 105 0.5%
Welsh 60 0.3%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 16 0.1%

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MCC trustees split between no tuition increase, lowered increase

CRYSTAL LAKE – The tuition McHenry County College students pay next semester may be higher but perhaps not as high as staff originally recom ...
Jan. 25, 2015 - 9:27 am

Cary School District 26 raising money for families displaced by fire

CARY – School District 26 is running a fundraiser to help families displaced by a fire in an apartment building.Five District 26 families we ...
Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:36 pm

Cary Smoke Shop to have tobacco license suspended

CARY – A shop that was previously fined for selling tobacco to a minor now won't be able to sell tobacco for a week. The Cary Smoke Shop sol ...
Jan. 22, 2015 - 11:52 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 210 1.9%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 365 3.2%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 1,862 16.5%
Some College, No Degree 2,341 20.7%
Associates Degree 807 7.1%
Bachelor's Degree 3,803 33.7%
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,912 16.9%
Population 25 years and Over 11,300
High School Graduate or Higher 94.91%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 50.57&

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Gender

Male 9,056 49.75%
Female 9,146 50.25%
Total Population 18,202

 

Cary Park District planning battle of the bands

CARY – The Cary Park District and Dr. Woods Guitar Emporium are planning a battle of the bands for local teenagers. The competition is sched ...
Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:08 am

Cary Park District to hold indoor bags tournament

CARY – The Cary Park District is planning a one-day double elimination indoor bags tournament, according to a news release. All tournament p ...
Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:14 am

Cary police reports for Jan. 22, 2015

• A 14-year-old Cary boy and a 15-year-old Crystal Lake boy, were charge Friday, Dec. 19, with disorderly conduct.• Jeffrey D. Mrnak, 36, 48 ...
Jan. 22, 2015 - 9:34 am

Household Type

Total Households 5,881
Family Households 4,974 84.57&
with own children under 18 years 2,672 45.43%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 5,881
Owner-Occupied 5,290 89.95%
Renter Occupied 591 10.04&

 

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 to issue remaining $10 million in bonds

CRYSTAL LAKE – Science lab renovations, asbestos abatement and new special education accommodations are being lined up for this summer.The S ...
Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:13 am

Yorkville man charged in Cary Fifth Third Bank robbery, other robberies

CARY – A Yorkville man has been charged by the FBI in connection with several robberies, including one at Fifth Third Bank in Cary, police s ...
Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:14 am

Homeowners near proposed Lakewood sports complex raise objections

LAKEWOOD – Traffic and light pollution were among the concerns raised about a proposed sports complex at Route 47 and Pleasant Valley Road.T ...
Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:34 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $966

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 4,490
Median (dollars) $2155
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 800
Median (dollars) $699

 

Cary Village Board adopts comprehensive plan

CARY – The village now has a document that is meant to guide Cary's decision-making for the next 20 years. Village Board members on Tuesday ...
Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:06 am

Woodstock art show to raise money for Helping Paws Animal Shelter

WOODSTOCK – Calling all artists: Helping Paws Animal Shelter is now sponsoring Art for the Paws, a fundraiser and community outreach project ...
Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:33 pm

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 holds institute day with its 4 feeder districts

CRYSTAL LAKE – About 1,500 teachers, administrators and other certified staff crowded into Crystal Lake Central High School’s auditorium, fi ...
Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:27 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $253,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $101,051

 

Cary teenager fighting brain cancer dies

CARY – A 19-year-old teenager from Cary, who had been fighting a rare form of brain cancer since 2013, died Thursday surrounded by friends a ...
Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:36 am

McHenry County apartment complexes show school impact formula might need update

Myra Garcia stands at a bus stop in the afternoon in McHenry waiting for her 9-year-old son to arrive after a day in school. The stop is dow ...
Jan. 17, 2015 - 11:11 pm

Missing Cary man found safe Saturday night in Wauconda homeless shelter

CARY – Kyle Cuchna, 21, of Cary was found in a Wauconda shelter Saturday after going missing Jan. 10. Kyle was found at 11:13 p.m. Saturday ...
Jan. 19, 2015 - 10:41 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 29 0.19%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 628 4.05%
Construction 444 2.86%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 1,834 11.83%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 992 6.40%
Information 296 1.91%
Manufacturing 1,516 9.78%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 344 2.22%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 1,295 8.35%
Public Administration 274 1.77%
Retail Trade 1,069 6.90%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 432 2.79%
Wholesale Trade 304 1.96%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 9,457

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Land

Area (in square miles) 6.27
Density (in square feet) 2,903.03

 

16 people displaced in Cary apartment fire

Sixteen people were displaced by a structure fire at 1:47 a.m. Saturday at 342 Crystal St. in Cary. All 16 tenants safely escaped the fire, ...
Jan. 17, 2015 - 4:24 pm

Cary family thankful one year after baby’s heart transplant

CARY – In November 2013, Demetri and Eleni Tsilimigras ordered invitations to the baptism for their twin babies. On Jan. 12, 2014, family an ...
Jan. 17, 2015 - 12:11 am

Snowmobiler taken to hospital after crashing into pier on Fox River

FOX RIVER GROVE – A man snowmobiling on the Fox River crashed into a pier Friday and had to be taken to the hospital, the Fox River Grove Fi ...
Jan. 17, 2015 - 7:52 am

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Peter Roskam
Illinois Senate Dan Duffy
Illinois House of Representatives David McSweeney

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,752
Cuban 0
Mexican 1,599
Other Hispanic or Latino 81
Puerto Rican 72
Total Population 1,752
Not Hispanic or Latino 16,450
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 273
Black or African American Alone 81
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 145
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 145
White Alone 15,951
Total Population 18,202

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21-year-old Cary man is 'high-risk missing person,' police say

CARY – The Cary Police Department is investigating the disappearance of a 21-year-old Cary man, who has been missing since Saturday and is d ...
Jan. 16, 2015 - 6:52 pm

Lakewood hears opposition to proposed TIF district

LAKEWOOD – Woodstock Community District 200 taxpayers cannot afford to subsidize development at Routes 176 and 47, a Woodstock resident told ...
Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:43 pm

Cary Park District plans spring craft show; vendor spaces available

CARY – The Cary Park District is planning its annual spring craft show. Spaces are available for people to sell crafts and other products at ...
Jan. 12, 2015 - 11:45 pm

Schools

Elementary Schools Cary Community Consolidated School Dist. 26
Elementary Schools Crystal Lake Community Consoldiated School Dist. 47
Secondary Schools Community High School Dist. 155

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Cary District 26 to hold kindergarten registration

CARY – Cary District 26 has scheduled its kindergarten registration and preschool census for Jan. 15, according to a news release.Registrati ...
Jan. 8, 2015 - 1:54 pm

Cary Park District to hold preschool open house

CARY – The Cary Park District has scheduled a preschool open house for parents interested in registering their children for the 2015-16 scho ...
Jan. 8, 2015 - 9:53 am

Former Cary village president Robert Fuchs dies

CARY – When Mary Ann McClean was growing up, she remembers her father, Robert J. Fuchs, receiving phone calls from residents about a flooded ...
Jan. 7, 2015 - 12:01 am

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