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McHenry County home sales up 2.1 percent in September

CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County home sales increased 2.1 percent in September as sale prices climbed and more homes were put on the market.McH ...
Oct. 21, 2014 - 3:43 pm

Illinois housing board approves Cary Pedcor apartment tax credits

CHICAGO – A planned apartment complex in Cary now has the necessary tax credits to make the project financially feasible. The Illinois Hous ...
Oct. 17, 2014 - 10:58 pm

Cary police reports for Sept. 30, 2014

• Kristopher K. Hanson, 42, 842 Nottingham Lane, Crystal Lake, was charged Tuesday, Aug. 19, with battery/making physical contact and assaul ...
Sept. 30, 2014 - 3:29 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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Cary-Grove Chamber to host fest

Fall is finally here and with it come the tastes of apple, pumpkin and spice.Days are becoming shorter and there are just a few perfect week ...
Sept. 26, 2014 - 12:01 am

McHenry County police departments participating in prescription drug take-back day

Several area police departments are scheduled to participate in Saturday's National Prescription Drug Take-Back day. The drug take back day ...
Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:20 pm

Daly joins Highland Engineering in Cary

CARY – Highland Engineering P.C., a consulting and forensic engineering firm in Cary, recently announced Kevin Daly has joined the firm to m ...
Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am

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

 

Photos: Two taken to hospital after Cary boating crash

Two men were taken to an area hospital after a boating accident near Cary. Firefighting crews  responding to the scene called off the searc ...
Sept. 14, 2014 - 8:01 am

Two taken to hospital after boating accident near Cary

CARY – Two men were taken to an area hospital Saturday after the boat they were on ran ashore and ending up nearly vertical on its stern. Ab ...
Sept. 14, 2014 - 12:36 am

Cary police reports for Sept. 3, 2014

• Mark A. Eckardt, 22, 326 Elden Drive, Cary, was charged Saturday, July 19, with driving under the influence of alcohol, driving under the ...
Sept. 3, 2014 - 1:09 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&

 

D-26, teachers union reach tentative deal

CARY – A tentative three-year contract between District 26 and its teachers union includes inflationary salary increases for teachers and a ...
Aug. 29, 2014 - 11:59 pm

Ball: Set deadlines to avoid paralysis by analysis

Leaders make decisions in order to move ahead.Yet with fingertip access to information worldwide it can be easy to suffer from a common cond ...
Aug. 22, 2014 - 5:30 am

On the Record with … Mike Skala

HUNTLEY – Mike Skala has only recently returned to work, both at his business in Woodstock and on the McHenry County Board. A trip to the do ...
Aug. 17, 2014 - 11:27 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

 

Bettendorf Castle lawsuit tossed

FOX RIVER GROVE – A federal judge tossed a civil lawsuit filed by the owners of Fox River Grove's Bettendorf Castle, but the dismissal left ...
Aug. 8, 2014 - 11:32 pm

MCCD to showcase meteors, constellations

Families can lay out on blankets at the Marengo Ridge Conservation Area and wait for meteors at an upcoming event. The McHenry County Conser ...
Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:06 am

Veteran with Cary ties wins state honor

CARY – A familiar face to longtime Cary residents was honored by the state for his lifetime of community service. Robert Krautstrunk was na ...
July 31, 2014 - 8:36 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $253,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $101,051

 

Crystal Lake police planning National Night Out activities

CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents can experience a different interaction with their local police Tuesday as the Crystal Lake Police Depa ...
July 29, 2014 - 11:58 pm

Monarchs, praying mantis topics of upcoming MCCD programs

Kids will examine the body parts, behaviors and the egg cases of praying mantis before journeying outside in search of the insect.The explor ...
July 29, 2014 - 11:53 pm

Cary police reports for July 28, 2014

• Anthony M. Pierce, 19, 126 Ross Ave., Cary, was charged Friday, June 27, with theft/unauthorized control of less than $500.• Anthony  M. P ...
July 28, 2014 - 2:44 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

 

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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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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