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Field of Honor displays in Algonquin, Cary to honor fallen military members

ALGONQUIN – The Veterans Network Committee of Northern Illinois will continue its tradition of honoring members of the military who died in ...
May 3, 2016 - 12:34 am

McHenry County men arrested after selling cocaine in Lake in the Hills bar, police say

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Four McHenry County men are facing felony drug charges after a joint police investigation found the men were selling nar ...
May 3, 2016 - 12:33 am

Cary police reports for Sunday, May 1, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
May 1, 2016 - 1:21 pm

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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Author Spotlight: Timothy W. Ayers

Hometown: Butlery, Pennsylvania, formerly of CaryLatest Book: “The Sign of the End”Publisher: World Castle PublishingRelease Date: Feb. 15, ...
May 1, 2016 - 5:30 am

Cary mulls ordinance to save $1.5 million on special service areas

CARY – The Village Board on Tuesday will consider a bond ordinance for two of its special service tax areas that staff members believe coul ...
April 29, 2016 - 11:39 pm

Environmental Defenders of McHenry County taking garage sale donations

CRYSTAL LAKE – In preparation for their spring garage sale, the Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will be taking donations of gently ...
April 29, 2016 - 11:43 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

 

McHenry County police department to host drug take-backs Saturday

A dozen McHenry County-area police departments are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration to give the public an opportunity to ...
April 28, 2016 - 4:58 pm

Cary police reports for Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
April 27, 2016 - 7:50 am

Head-on crash on Route 14 in Cary sends 2 to hospital

CARY – Two men were injured Tuesday in a Route 14 crash fire officials said might have been preceded by a medical emergency.Officials from t ...
April 26, 2016 - 11:43 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 schools, college admissions warn against 'senioritis'

WOODSTOCK – Glenn Pinnau, a teacher at Marian Central Catholic High School, knows when the end of his students’ senior year is nearing. The ...
April 25, 2016 - 11:59 pm

Cary police charge homeowner with arson of house in pre-foreclosure

CARY — A Cary man is charged with arson for allegedly starting a fire that left a vacant two-story home uninhabitable, police said.Daniel B. ...
April 26, 2016 - 12:00 am

Cary to move forward with multimillion-dollar Metra station as planned

CARY – The Village Board has decided to continue moving forward with the Metra station improvement project as planned, overruling two truste ...
April 25, 2016 - 12:44 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

 

On the Record With: 2015 Crystal Lake Central High School graduate managing her own business

CRYSTAL LAKE – Rachel Tarlach might be young, but don’t question her ambition.The 2015 graduate of Crystal Lake Central High School went fro ...
April 25, 2016 - 11:52 pm

Cary park on Meyer Material site likely to cost $8 million, village official says

CARY – The previously presented plan for a park to eventually be built on the Meyer Material site along Route 31 likely would cost $8 millio ...
April 23, 2016 - 11:38 pm

Cary man raises $5,450 for Turning Point as he runs Boston Marathon

CARY – Before he ran the Boston Marathon, Jeff Farmer took a black permanent marker to his arms.On his left forearm, he wrote his daughters' ...
April 25, 2016 - 12:31 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $253,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $101,051

 

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 board OKs Sage YMCA pool rental contract

CRYSTAL LAKE – A Community High School District 155 official hopes a newly approved contract for the competitive swimming pool at Sage YMCA ...
April 22, 2016 - 3:31 pm

Cary man fired gun into the ground as scare tactic, police say

CARY – A 27-year-old Cary man faces a misdemeanor charge after police said he fired three bullets into the ground to scare a man who had bee ...
April 22, 2016 - 1:01 am

Cary OKs affordable housing project for seniors on Three Oaks Road

CARY – The Village Board approved a 62-unit affordable senior housing development at the southwest corner of Three Oaks Road and Feinberg Dr ...
April 22, 2016 - 1:05 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

 

Dan McConchie appointed to fill Dan Duffy's seat in Illinois' 26th Senate District

BARRINGTON – After narrowly winning in the three-way Republican primary race last month, Dan McConchie was appointed Wednesday to be the new ...
April 21, 2016 - 10:24 am

Illinois overpays McHenry County taxing bodies $1.3 million

Several McHenry County taxing bodies were overpaid a collective $1.3 million because of a state misallocation of Personal Property Replaceme ...
April 21, 2016 - 12:51 am

Cary home left uninhabitable, heavily damaged after house fire

CARY – Fire officials are investigating a structure fire in Cary that left the two-story home charred, heavily damaged and uninhabitable, of ...
April 21, 2016 - 12:21 pm

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 minibike crash likely involved alcohol, police say

CARY – Police believe alcohol was likely a factor in a minibike crash that critically injured a 49-year-old Cary man and remains under inves ...
April 19, 2016 - 12:12 am

Cary Area Public Library preparing for $2.6 million renovation

CARY – A proposed $2.6 million renovation of the Cary Area Public Library moves forward as the plans go out for construction bids this month ...
April 17, 2016 - 11:38 pm

Man critically injured after Cary-area minibike crash, officials say

CARY – A man was flown to the hospital in critical condition Sunday after a minibike crash, officials said.Cary Fire Protection District Lt. ...
April 18, 2016 - 12:28 am

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 Park District's Battle of the Bands pits 4 teen bands against each other

CARY – Four local teen bands will perform at the Battle of the Bands hosted by the Cary Park District at 1 p.m. April 30 at the Rotary Bands ...
April 17, 2016 - 4:07 pm

Cary Village Board could vote on affordable senior housing project

CARY – Two issues that have been discussed extensively by village officials in recent months will be entertained again at Tuesday’s Village ...
April 16, 2016 - 11:55 pm

McHenry County school officials wary as funding reform bill advances

The latest bill to overhaul the way state funds are distributed to school districts cleared a legislative hurdle last week, but local school ...
April 16, 2016 - 11:54 pm

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