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Locally owned franchise Kids R Kids Daycare to come to Cary

CARY – What’s been described as a “high-end” day care center will plant roots in Cary after its petitioners received the supermajority vote ...
May 23, 2015 - 11:58 pm

Questions arise among Cary Village Board on affordable housing shortfall

CARY – The Cary Village Board members on Tuesday took issue, many in fact, with a state-designated shortfall of affordable housing in the vi ...
May 24, 2015 - 12:10 am

Cary-Grove seniors showcase artwork at Odyssey Artwalk

CARY – The Cary-Grove High School Odyssey Artwalk was senior Sydney Romero’s first show. Her collection of sculptures – a tea set with Man i ...
May 22, 2015 - 1:06 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 District 26 having special education meeting for home-school, private school parents

CARY – Cary Community Consolidated School District 26 is holding a special meeting regarding special education students in private or home-s ...
May 22, 2015 - 12:49 am

Crystal Lake vs. District 155 bleacher case: Illinois Supreme Court justices quiz attorneys

SPRINGFIELD – Community High School District 155 – or any other school district in the state – could build a 20-story building next to homes ...
May 21, 2015 - 11:22 am

Cary-Grove seniors artwork to be displayed Thursday

CARY – More than 40 high school senior artists soon will showcase the work that has resulted from a lot of time, effort and various art cour ...
May 21, 2015 - 12:31 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

 

McHenry County police agencies considering new crime task force agreement

An updated intergovernmental agreement among the county’s policing agencies will lead to a policy addressing police-involved shootings and i ...
May 20, 2015 - 12:22 am

Registration open for Cody's Canteen annual golf outing in Cary

CARY – Interested participants can now register for a June 26 golf outing that benefits the child life department at Advocate Lutheran Gener ...
May 18, 2015 - 10:45 am

Cary set to start $1.5 million road resurfacing program

CARY – In the coming weeks, Cary is planning to start a roughly $1.5 million project to resurface dozens of roads in the village.The project ...
May 16, 2015 - 11:35 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&

 

Baby great horned owl discovered on Cary street

CARY – Tracy Fitterer locked eyes with the fluffy winged creature as he took an evening stroll through his Cary neighborhood this week.The y ...
May 15, 2015 - 10:58 pm

Cary warns residents of energy solicitors

CARY – Village officials are asking residents to be cognizant of energy solicitors offering potentially confusing information, officials sai ...
May 14, 2015 - 1:52 pm

Merchants offer gift bags for McHenry County graduates

Area merchants in McHenry, Cary and Woodstock are collaborating to offer gift bags for graduating high school seniors and college students. ...
May 14, 2015 - 9:58 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

 

Medicaid cut has Valley Hi Nursing Home, McHenry County Board on edge

WOODSTOCK – A Medicaid cut for the last two months of the state fiscal year for Valley Hi Nursing Home will translate to at least half a mil ...
May 12, 2015 - 3:42 pm

Cary-Grove student confirmed to have bacterial meningitis

CARY – ​A Cary-Grove High School student has a confirmed case of bacterial meningitis, the school district reported. The McHenry County Heal ...
May 10, 2015 - 5:07 pm

Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan would end grants for alternative education program in McHenry County

In a building no longer used by Marengo-Union School District 165, nearly 40 McHenry County students from various area schools attend classe ...
May 10, 2015 - 11:01 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $253,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $101,051

 

McHenry County Conservation District having Paddle at the Park in Cary

CARY – Canoes, kayaks, and standup paddleboards will take to the waters of Lake Atwood at an upcoming Paddle in the Park event hosted by the ...
May 8, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Hazardous waste left at Cary home (with video)

CARY –A Cary homeowner will have to spend more than $100 to dispose of a container of hazardous waste that someone abandoned near his back d ...
May 7, 2015 - 11:27 pm

School District 155 Board keeps current leadership over requests of new members

CRYSTAL LAKE – The leadership of the Community High School District 155 Board will not be changing. The three new members of the board were ...
May 5, 2015 - 11:50 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's Three Oaks School to get new parking lot

CARY – Three Oaks Elementary School will get a new parking lot over the summer after a newly organized school board voted to accept a bid fo ...
May 5, 2015 - 11:32 pm

Cary Park District launches new mobile-friendly website

CARY – A four-month project for the Cary Park District has come to an end, the result being a new, colorful, mobile device-friendly website.
May 5, 2015 - 11:30 pm

MCC students develop horticulture therapy program for Crystal Lake nursing home

CRYSTAL LAKE – Bags of soil are piled in a corner while wooden planks are stacked off to the side.But once the volunteers finish up the cent ...
May 4, 2015 - 11:12 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 Park District cancels Bark Fest over canine flu

The Cary Park District has canceled Bark Fest because of concerns about the canine flu. The event, which invites residents to spend time wit ...
May 4, 2015 - 10:40 am

Cary Park District seeks commissioner to fill vacancy

CARY – A vacancy on the Cary Park District Board will soon open up with the departure of longtime commissioner Bill Harvey, according to the ...
May 2, 2015 - 11:55 pm

Cary woman with gastroparesis makes transplant list, waiting for organs

CARY – Two small rolling suitcases sit next to the door of Julie Magnini’s Cary home. The suitcases, holding clothes picked out without much ...
May 2, 2015 - 11:47 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 man chosen to lead Home of the Sparrow in McHenry

McHENRY – When Gene Salvadalena left his last job, he sought not just a leadership role at a nonprofit, but a role in which he could work fo ...
May 1, 2015 - 9:44 am

Algonquin trying to meet state requirements for affordable housing

ALGONQUIN – Officials on Tuesday said there is more work to be done in bringing affordable housing to the village of Algonquin. The Committe ...
April 29, 2015 - 11:50 pm

Missing Crystal Lake teen found in 'good health'

CRYSTAL LAKE – A 15-year-old boy from Crystal Lake was found about 4 p.m. Wednesday in good health, the Crystal Lake Police Department annou ...
April 29, 2015 - 4:56 pm

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