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Starbucks, drive-thru only Burger King making progress in Cary

CARY – The Starbucks and Burger King restaurants planned along Route 14 both took major steps forward in construction this week, Village Adm ...
June 28, 2016 - 11:47 pm

Letter: Keep Chicago politics out of McHenry County

Which local lawmaker recommended family and friends for state jobs to the Blagojevich administration in 2003? You can read the text of the m ...
June 28, 2016 - 9:36 am

Cary billboards on Route 14 to be replaced with new print signs

CARY – After it became clear there was not enough support among trustees to approve an electronic billboard, the Committee of the Whole on T ...
June 27, 2016 - 12:05 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 Village Board rejects proposal for shorter cell tower on Route 14

CARY – By a 4-3 vote, the Village Board rejected a developer’s request to reconsider a shortened cellular tower proposed for the property at ...
June 27, 2016 - 12:02 am

Cary police reports for Sunday, June 26, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
June 26, 2016 - 8:20 am

Cary trustees discuss possibility of modified Meyer Material petition

CARY – With the future of mining at the Meyer Material site still unclear, the Village Board continued Tuesday to discuss the possibility of ...
June 24, 2016 - 1:00 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

 

Cary man gets probation for setting fire to home in preforeclosure

WOODSTOCK – A Cary man will serve two years of probation after he admitted to damaging his preforeclosed home by setting it on fire, leaving ...
June 23, 2016 - 12:25 am

Crystal Lake Main Beach hosts 32nd America’s Cardboard Cup Regatta

CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Main Beach was filled with people swimming, racing and cooking out Saturday at the 32nd annual America’s Cardboa ...
June 19, 2016 - 5:30 am

Cary Park District reschedules Battle of the Bands for June 22

CARY – The Cary Park District’s Teen Battle of the Bands competition has been rescheduled for 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Rotary Bandshell in Li ...
June 15, 2016 - 11:38 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&

 

Cary Park District announces children's summer concerts

CARY – The park district has announced its lineup for the 2016 summer Children’s Entertainment Series at the Rotary Bandshell in Lions Park.
June 15, 2016 - 11:38 pm

Cary police academy applications to be available Monday

CARY – Applications for the police department's 2016 Citizen's Police Academy class will be available Monday.Applications can be picked up i ...
June 15, 2016 - 5:19 pm

McHenry County schools emphasize importance of data in education today

Behind every curriculum, instructional or behavioral decision a school district makes, there likely is a set of numbers acting as a guiding ...
June 14, 2016 - 11:09 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

 

McHenry County libraries' summer reading programs abound

HUNTLEY – Summer reading programs across McHenry County offer prizes for participants who complete the reading requirements.Huntley Area Pub ...
June 14, 2016 - 12:20 pm

Cary-Grove Amvets to host flag retirement ceremony

CARY – Cary-Grove Amvets Pearl Harbor Memorial Post 245 will host its annual flag retirement ceremony at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.The event will be ...
June 14, 2016 - 12:16 am

Contract pending for developer to buy Route 14 property in Cary, Realtor says

CARY – A contract is pending for the purchase of the commercially zoned property owned by the Selcke family at the south side of the interse ...
June 13, 2016 - 11:31 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $253,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $101,051

 

Cary firefighters rescue 2 residents from house fire that started on couch, officials say

CARY – Firefighters rescued two residents from a fire that left a Cary house uninhabitable Monday morning.The Cary Fire Protection District ...
June 13, 2016 - 5:48 pm

Cary police to hand out prizes to children wearing helmets

CARY – Village police are offering an incentive program to encourage children to wear helmets this summer.Patrol officers for the Cary Polic ...
June 13, 2016 - 12:24 am

2nd Heroes Like Haley 5K planned for July 10

CARY – A year ago, Heroes Like Haley was an organization in its infancy, hosting its first event and trying to find ways to help local child ...
June 13, 2016 - 12:24 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

 

Meyer Material likely to continue mining Cary site, paying fees through at least November

CARY – After its request for a mining extension was denied last month, Meyer Material has indicated it likely will continue to mine and pay ...
June 11, 2016 - 11:50 pm

Cary cuts special service area tax bonds by $2.9M with refinancing

CARY – Residents in the Cambria and Foxford Hills subdivisions will save a collective $2.9 million in their special service area taxes after ...
June 10, 2016 - 11:22 pm

McHenry County organizations offering summer options for working parents

CRYSTAL LAKE – The Sage YMCA this year is offering a new program for parents who want their children to get the full summer experience.Throu ...
June 10, 2016 - 11:14 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 Ale House & Brewery planning outdoor patio area

CARY – The Cary Ale House & Brewing Company is seeking to add an outdoor seating area on the northwest corner of its property at 208 W. Main ...
June 10, 2016 - 12:46 am

Cary trustees discuss preliminary design for new Metra warming shelter

CARY – The Committee of the Whole on Tuesday discussed the design of the warming shelter planned as part of a multimillion-dollar upgrade to ...
June 9, 2016 - 12:36 am

Cary-Grove’s ‘Cinderella’ named top Illinois high school musical

Cary-Grove High School’s “Cinderella” topped musicals throughout Illinois to earn a first-ever award for “Best Production.” The school went ...
June 10, 2016 - 12:52 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 crash sends 1 person to hospital after car crashes into building

CARY – One person was sent to the hospital Monday after a car crashed into a Cary dentist office, a fire official said. Cary Fire Protectio ...
June 7, 2016 - 12:52 am

McHenry County cancer survivors celebrate life at Centegra in McHenry

McHENRY – Sunlight, jazz music and the sound of happy reunions filled the Centegra’s Sage Cancer Center on Sunday as nearly 400 people gathe ...
June 6, 2016 - 9:09 am

Cary police reports for Monday, June 6, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
June 6, 2016 - 7:00 am

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