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Cary awards 2 facade grants for building on Main Street

CARY – Two facade grants recently were approved by the village for two owners of a multitenant building at 200 and 208 W. Main St., in the d ...
Nov. 28, 2014 - 10:02 pm

D-155 to start city zoning process for Crystal Lake South bleachers

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 plans on starting the zoning process on its controversial $1.18 million bleacher expansion ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:36 pm

McHenry County sheriff looking for info on car burglaries near Cary

CARY – The McHenry County Sheriff's Office is asking for help in identifying a suspect or suspects in recent car burglaries. During the last ...
Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:00 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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Cary receives reports of catalytic converter thefts at Metra station

CARY – Catalytic converters from two vehicles were stolen from the village's Metra lot, the police department said. One report came in Tuesd ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:53 pm

Cary police reports for Nov. 26, 2014

• Harold Braxton, 43, 264 Crystal St., Cary, was charged Monday, Nov. 3, with two counts of domestic battery.• Diego Vazquez-Silva, 26, 575 ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 11:25 am

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 approves levy increase

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 taxpayers will likely see the taxes they pay to the district rise next year.The school boa ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:41 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

 

Developer envisions rental units at Maplewood School property in Cary

CARY – A potential development on the vacant Maplewood School property would include 150 to 200 rental units, a developer told Cary School D ...
Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:50 am

Cary looking for new community development director

CARY – The village is looking for a new community development director. Chris Stilling is moving on to Buffalo Grove to be that village's fi ...
Nov. 25, 2014 - 12:41 am

Potential Maplewood developer to present at Cary District 26 board meeting

CARY – A possible developer for the vacant Maplewood School property owned by Cary District 26 is scheduled to make his pitch to school boar ...
Nov. 18, 2014 - 11:49 pm

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&

 

Metra plans for $2M upgrade at Cary station

CARY – The village's 50-year-old Metra station is slated for an upgrade. Part of the 2015 capital plan approved Friday by the Metra Board of ...
Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:09 am

Cary residential chicken workshop scheduled for Thursday

CARY – The village has scheduled a public workshop to seek resident input and to provide information regarding the keeping of chickens on re ...
Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:32 pm

With help, New China Restaurant reopens in Fox River Grove after fire

FOX RIVER GROVE – When the restaurant his parents opened in 1975 was gutted by a fire in January 2013, owner William Gee never considered gi ...
Nov. 17, 2014 - 12:45 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

 

Developer considering senior affordable housing project in Cary

CARY – An Ohio-based development company has begun researching the possibility of building a senior housing development along Three Oaks Roa ...
Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:46 pm

Crystal Lake-based high school District 155 to offer more AP classes

CRYSTAL LAKE – A slew of new courses will be offered to Community High School District 155 students next school year.The courses include fou ...
Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:45 pm

Fundraiser to help Cary residents to attend murder trial in Arizona

CARY – Friends and family members of a Cary resident are working to raise money to help her with travel expenses for a trial of the man accu ...
Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:42 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $253,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $101,051

 

Trails in Woodstock, Cary open to evening cross-country skiing, hiking this winter

Despite the sun setting earlier, hikers and cross country skiers can still take to the trails every night.The two McHenry County Conservatio ...
Nov. 12, 2014 - 9:31 am

Cary police reports for Nov. 10, 2014

• Donnatella C. Smith, 25, 926 Manchester St., Cary, was charged Sunday, Oct. 12, with driving under the influence, disobeying a stop sign, ...
Nov. 10, 2014 - 12:18 pm

'Frustrated' Cary trustee won't run for re-election on Village Board

CARY – A vocal, and at times fiery and passionate, trustee will not run for re-election. Trustee Karen Lukasik said she does not plan to see ...
Nov. 8, 2014 - 12:46 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

 

Cary approves facade grant for Smiling Shamrock Creative House

CARY – Village Board members on Tuesday approved a small facade grant to a business moving into town. Smiling Shamrock Creative House, which ...
Nov. 6, 2014 - 12:24 am

Illinois statehouse incumbents win across board in McHenry County

Statehouse incumbents representing McHenry County districts took home solid wins Tuesday night based on unofficial results reported by area ...
Nov. 5, 2014 - 12:59 am

Cary looking to sell property along Route 14

CARY – Nearly eight years after buying 0.76 acres of land along Route 14 in order to take down some blighted properties, the village is look ...
Nov. 4, 2014 - 12:10 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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Asphalt truck knocks down light pole in Cary parking lot

CARY – A light pole was knocked to the ground Monday after being hit by a truck in the parking lot of a Cary restaurant.The call came in abo ...
Nov. 4, 2014 - 12:08 am

Cary planning a small increase in tax levy

CARY – Village Board members are leaning toward an increase in the property tax levy that only covers new growth. The village's total levy i ...
Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:57 pm

Former Algonquin man accused of double homicide in parents' shooting blasts attorneys

WOODSTOCK – Against the advice of his attorney, and warnings from the judge, a former Algonquin man facing a possible life sentence on doubl ...
Oct. 31, 2014 - 3:14 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
Unified School Districts

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Cary police reports for Oct. 28, 2014

• A 13-year-old Cary boy was charged Monday, Sept. 29, with possession of drug paraphernalia.• Christopher L. Watkiss, 45, 6207 Commercial A ...
Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:19 pm

South Barrington printing company to consolidate facilities in Cary

CARY – Prepress and printing company Graphic Arts Studio Inc. of South Barrington is moving its three facilities into a single 45,000-square ...
Oct. 27, 2014 - 11:48 pm

For the Record: McHenry County business incorporations, licenses and commercial property sales

Gathered as of Oct. 10 by Record Information Services (www.public-record.com) of Kaneville, a company that compiles public record informatio ...
Oct. 26, 2014 - 5:30 am

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