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Cary boating incident sends 14-year-old boy to hospital

CARY – A 14-year-old boy suffered minor injuries after a boating incident on the Fox River in Cary, fire officials said.The Cary Fire Protec ...
July 3, 2015 - 11:35 pm

Huntley woman joins Cary School District 26 as new HR coordinator

CARY – There is a new face in the one-person human resources department of Cary Community Consolidated School District 26.Caryn Sturz, 34, o ...
July 3, 2015 - 11:47 pm

Cary Park District to host All City Track Meet

CARY – The Cary Park District is hosting an All City Track Meet on Thursday.The meet, from 4:15 to 7:30 p.m. at the Cary-Grove High School t ...
July 3, 2015 - 12:13 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 Park District to host luau-themed pool party

CARY – The Cary Park District is hosting an upcoming luau-themed pool party.Luau Day will be from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. July 10 at the Cary P ...
July 3, 2015 - 12:05 am

Cary Park District blood drive rescheduled

CARY – A blood drive hosted by the Cary Park District and Heartland Blood Centers has been rescheduled, according to a recent district news ...
July 3, 2015 - 12:07 am

Cary crash sends two to hospital, police say

CARY – Two people were taken to a hospital after a rear-end collision involving two vehicles, Cary Police Chief Pat Finlon said. The call ca ...
July 1, 2015 - 11:12 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 driver cited after crash injures West Dundee motorcyclist

CARY – A motorcyclist was taken to an area hospital Wednesday after a crash in Cary, fire officials said. The Cary Fire Protection District ...
July 1, 2015 - 11:14 pm

MCC Board voices opposition to prevailing wage law

CRYSTAL LAKE – The state’s prevailing wage act is an oppressive law that tells local elected officials how to vote, a McHenry County College ...
June 30, 2015 - 11:16 pm

Cary District 26 approves flat-fee format for junior high athletics

CARY – Most students in Cary Junior High School athletic programs will see a reduction in sports fees for fiscal 2016. The Cary Community Co ...
June 30, 2015 - 11:18 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&

 

McHenry County religious leaders note shift in faith landscape

Having been ordained as a pastor just three years ago, Paul Cannon said he walked into a religious landscape much different than the one his ...
June 30, 2015 - 12:15 am

McHenry County Bicycle Advocates works on filling trail gaps, raising awareness

CRYSTAL LAKE – Eberhard Veit caught up to Todd Nelson as he was riding his bike from his home in Cary to his job in Barrington one summer si ...
June 29, 2015 - 12:22 am

Light Efficient Design in Cary recognized for growth

CARY – Crain’s Chicago Business recently recognized Light Efficient Design in Cary for significant growth over the past year, the company an ...
June 28, 2015 - 5:30 am

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

 

Charity honoring Cary-Grove graduate who died of cancer to host 5K

CARY – Haley M. Lichter, the Cary-Grove graduate who died of brain cancer in January, might be gone physically, but her family is working to ...
June 29, 2015 - 12:18 am

Snakes, fish focus of MCCD programs in Marengo, Crystal Lake, Cary

WOODSTOCK – Children will get to see and learn about snakes and fish in a handful of upcoming programs.The McHenry County Conservation Distr ...
June 25, 2015 - 3:44 pm

Cary Park District to host Heartland blood drive

CARY – A blood drive hosted by the Cary Park District and Heartland Blood Centers has been scheduled for July.The drive will be from 10 a.m. ...
June 25, 2015 - 9:18 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $253,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $101,051

 

Chicago-area veterans spend day in Fox River Grove out of VA hospitals (with video)

FOX RIVER GROVE – U.S. Navy veteran David Anderson has had plenty of experiences on the water, but none quite like the one he had Wednesday.
June 25, 2015 - 12:47 am

Cary police looking for information after reported burglaries

CARY – The Cary Police Department is seeking information after several reported burglaries this week, according to a department news release ...
June 25, 2015 - 12:23 am

Cary police reports for June 23, 2015

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
June 23, 2015 - 1:28 pm

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 School District 26 parts ways with potential Maplewood developer; property to be rebid

CARY – Negotiations between a potential developer and Cary Community Consolidated School District 26 regarding the vacant Maplewood school p ...
June 22, 2015 - 11:19 pm

Cary to start posting video of meetings on YouTube, officials say

CARY – In a matter of weeks, Cary will begin posting videos of Village Board meetings on YouTube to better engage residents, officials said.
June 22, 2015 - 11:21 pm

Crystal Lake School District 155 changes official public-comment policy

CRYSTAL LAKE – A written policy had required those wanting to speak during Community High School District 155’s school board meetings to giv ...
June 22, 2015 - 10:31 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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Cary company receives top energy rating

CARY – A product line at Light Efficient Design in Cary recently received a top energy conservation rating from a U.S. Environmental Protect ...
June 21, 2015 - 5:30 am

Crystal Lake School District 155 superintendent awarded maximum bonus

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155’s superintendent will receive the maximum bonus allowed under his contract, the school boa ...
June 21, 2015 - 11:53 pm

Enrollment may be stabilizing for some McHenry County school districts

CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Community School District 47 saw a slight bump in its enrollment this year – a sign that after years of decline, ...
June 21, 2015 - 11:56 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 to donate $10,000 to 2015 Main Street Fest

CARY – The executive director for the Cary-Grove Area Chamber of Commerce left a Cary village meeting with a donation for a large-scale even ...
June 20, 2015 - 10:46 pm

Cary School District 26 finance meeting will cover Maplewood property update

CARY – An update on the Maplewood property will be given Monday at the Cary School District 26 finance committee meeting after a flier regar ...
June 19, 2015 - 11:45 pm

Cost to save Camp Algonquin buildings too high for some

WOODSTOCK – The plan to turn Fox Bluff Conservation Area into a destination for outdoor recreation and local history was given the thumbs-up ...
June 19, 2015 - 11:41 pm

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