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Dog returned to Cary owner whose car was stolen outside of Jewel

CARY – Hillary Kaplan has her dog Bruiser back after her car was stolen Tuesday while she was shopping at the Jewel-Osco in Cary.The Cary re ...
Dec. 8, 2016 - 4:27 pm

Cary woman: 'I just want my dog back, I don’t care about the car'

CARY – Police are seeking the public’s help as they search for a gray 2010 Suzuki Grand Vitara stolen with a dog still inside in front of th ...
Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:59 am

Cary appoints interim village administrator, OKs municipal consultant

CARY – Cary Assistant Village Administrator Jake Rife will be filling in as interim village administrator after Chris Clark’s last day on th ...
Dec. 8, 2016 - 12:55 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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Crystal Lake-based District 155 to approve tax levy next week

The Community High School District 155 Board is set to vote on its levy for next year's property-tax bills. The board will meet at 7:30 p.m ...
Dec. 7, 2016 - 4:26 pm

McHenry County Christmas tree farms carry on family traditions

With Christmas Day rapidly approaching, Dawn Peterson, who bought Oney’s Tree Farm with her husband in 1983, said she expects to see some fa ...
Dec. 7, 2016 - 12:37 am

Haley's Holidays to benefit pediatric cancer victims Saturday

CARY – McHenry County residents can celebrate the holiday season while donating to pediatric cancer victims by attending the second annual H ...
Dec. 6, 2016 - 12:43 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

 

Begalka: Lasting memories of Cary's River Bend restaurant

The Cary Fire Protection District, at long last, disposed of what remained of the River Bend restaurant – an abandoned, critter-infested she ...
Dec. 5, 2016 - 1:06 am

McHenry County neighborhoods see some growth in lots left vacant after housing market crash

Years after the housing market crash, vacant lots still stand in McHenry County neighborhoods.In the past few years, however, municipalities ...
Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:05 pm

Crystal Lake HVAC company asking for donations for Home of the Sparrow

CRYSTAL LAKE – Official Heating & Cooling is acting as a drop-off location for nonprofit organization Home of the Sparrow starting Saturday.
Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:23 am

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&

 

Crystal Lake teen identified as pedestrian killed by train in Cary

CARY – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office has identified the person killed by a train Tuesday evening as a 17-year-old boy from Crystal Lak ...
Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:21 am

Pedestrian killed by commuter train in Cary

CARY – A commuter train struck and killed a pedestrian Tuesday evening in Cary, according to a news release from Cary police. About 5:10 p. ...
Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:51 am

Cary extends yard waste, leaf collection through Dec. 1

CARY – Yard waste and leaf collection will continue an additional week in Cary because of the number of leaves still on trees.Advanced Dispo ...
Nov. 27, 2016 - 12:01 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

 

Thanksgiving crash in Cary sends 1 to hospital, fire officials says

CARY – A single-vehicle crash in Cary left a 44-year-old man in serious but stable condition Thursday night, a fire official said.The Cary F ...
Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:18 am

$2.25 million lottery ticket sold at Cary gas station

CARY – Anyone who purchased a lottery ticket in Cary needs to look to see if they have a winning ticket.Thornton’s gas station, 800 Route 14 ...
Nov. 19, 2016 - 1:13 am

Cary to conduct traffic studies on Georgetown Drive after resident's concerns

CARY – During discussions regarding the closure of Sage Parkway in Cary to provide space for Sage Products’ expansion, residents voiced vari ...
Nov. 19, 2016 - 1:12 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $253,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $101,051

 

Cary village administrator leaving for top spot in Libertyville

CARY – Cary Village Administrator Christopher Clark has been chosen for the same position in Libertyville.Clark, 43, was hired in Cary in 20 ...
Nov. 18, 2016 - 1:04 am

Cary to hold open house for public input on downtown streetscape improvement

CARY – The village of Cary is looking for input on its downtown streetscape improvement project.Design plans are being made so that the proj ...
Nov. 16, 2016 - 12:17 am

Republican Dan McConchie wins 26th Illinois Senate District seat

Republican incumbent Dan McConchie beat Democratic candidate Kelly Mazeski by more than 15,000 votes in the 26th Illinois Senate District ra ...
Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:30 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

 

Breaking Bread in Cary collecting donations for local nonprofits with 'giving tree'

CARY – Breaking Bread Catering and Deli is collecting items for the Cary-Grove Food Pantry and the McHenry-based Animal Outreach Humane Soci ...
Nov. 6, 2016 - 11:31 pm

Cary-Grove Rotary Club donates blood pressure kits to health department

CARY – The Rotary Club of Cary-Grove recently donated about 50 blood pressure monitoring kits to the McHenry County Department of Health.Rot ...
Nov. 6, 2016 - 11:26 pm

Cary Village Board OKs new agreement with Meyer Material

CARY – By June 2018, Cary residents and officials hope Meyer Material Company will be out of the village and finished with the restoration o ...
Nov. 5, 2016 - 12:55 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 Village Board OKs zoning change so Sage Products can move forward with expansion

CARY – With the OK from the Cary Village Board on Tuesday night, Sage Projects can move forward with its planned expansion on the 27-acres t ...
Nov. 3, 2016 - 1:37 am

Cary fire departments hosting turkey raffle Friday

CARY – The Cary Firefighters Association will hold its annual turkey raffle Friday, with proceeds benefiting the community in various ways.T ...
Nov. 2, 2016 - 12:24 am

Wildrose Floral Design opens on East Main Street in Cary

CARY – After about 25 years of driving by the house at 27 E. Main St. in Cary, Judy Laughlin never imagined she would open a floral design s ...
Oct. 30, 2016 - 12:20 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-Grove Chamber's Halloween Walk sees large turnout

CARY – With Halloween right around the corner, children dressed in superhero outfits, “Star Wars” gear and Pokemon attire walked around the ...
Oct. 30, 2016 - 12:08 am

Cary School District 26 refunds portion of bonds, dedicates funds to reduce debt

CARY – The Cary School District 26 Board has refunded a portion of its Series 2011 bonds and dedicated some of its fund balance to further r ...
Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:32 am

Cary School District 26 Board appoints new member

CARY – The Cary School District 26 board has appointed a member to fill its vacant seat.Robert Bridge will take the seat left open by Chris ...
Oct. 26, 2016 - 12:32 am

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