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Route 14 in unincorporated Cary reopens after crash

A crash involving two cars and one motorcycle sent one person to the hospital Sunday, said Cary Fire Protection District Lt. Frank Polivka.P ...
Aug. 2, 2015 - 3:22 pm

Cary community organizes around Maplewood School property

CARY – As government agencies in Cary unite and the process to decide the fate of the long-discussed Maplewood property continues, area resi ...
Aug. 1, 2015 - 5:30 am

Cary Park Foundation announces 2 educational scholarships

CARY – The Cary Park Foundation recently announced the award of $500 scholarships to two local students to help with post-high school educat ...
July 29, 2015 - 10:20 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 School District 26 approves $29 million tentative budget for 2016

CARY – Cary Community Consolidated School District 26 is expecting to see a roughly $887,000 surplus in the fiscal 2016 tentative budget, th ...
July 29, 2015 - 12:15 am

Family campout planned at The Hollows Conservation Area in Cary

CARY – The deadline to register for a family campout at The Hollows Conservation Area in Cary is approaching.Families with kids age 6 and ol ...
July 28, 2015 - 1:03 pm

Police investigating Cary tubing incident on Fox River that injured 3

CARY – The boaters involved in a tubing incident that sent three people to the hospital over the weekend appear to have been following boati ...
July 28, 2015 - 1:49 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

 

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 rethinks grading, considers test retakes

CRYSTAL LAKE – A failure to complete homework was digging a hole students couldn’t climb out of.The conclusion came as Crystal Lake-based Co ...
July 26, 2015 - 11:55 pm

2 boys, 1 woman sent to hospital after boat incident on Fox River in Cary

CARY – Two children and one woman were taken to the hospital Friday after a boat incident on the Fox River, said McHenry County Sheriff's De ...
July 24, 2015 - 11:50 pm

MCCD offering solar cooking class in Ringwood, Woodstock insect program

WOODSTOCK – The sun will be used to make some snacks at a McHenry County Conservation District program this month. All programs require adva ...
July 23, 2015 - 11:57 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&

 

No-wake status lifted on Fox River; debris advisory still in effect

The Fox Waterway Agency has lifted a no-wake status for two sections of the Fox River, but a debris advisory remains in effect.The zones run ...
July 23, 2015 - 12:30 pm

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 approves balanced budget despite initial deficit worries

CRYSTAL LAKE – An influx of state dollars could push Community High School District 155 into the black this budget year, a school official s ...
July 23, 2015 - 9:23 am

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 reaches new agreement for swim teams

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 swimmers will have a pool this coming school year. The district’s school board unanimously ...
July 22, 2015 - 12:52 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

 

Cary starts design process for Sunset and Crest flood relief

CARY – With fewer properties to be purchased than planned, the village will have to do some “creative engineering” for the Sunset and Crest ...
July 20, 2015 - 11:58 pm

Roof of former Camp Algonquin recreation hall to be replaced

WOODSTOCK – Plans are moving ahead to salvage the former Camp Algonquin recreation hall despite concerns that the recently approved master p ...
July 21, 2015 - 12:18 am

Gulbrandson Orthotics in Cary earns accreditation

CARY – Gulbrandson Orthotics in Cary recently earned a three-year accreditation award in orthotics from the American Board for Certification ...
July 19, 2015 - 5:30 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $253,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $101,051

 

Concept plan for McHenry County College suggests new science center, student space

CRYSTAL LAKE – One biology lab at McHenry County College has exhaust units duct-taped together and running along the backside of tables.Demo ...
July 17, 2015 - 12:05 am

Cary physical therapist, ex-NCAA All-American hosts pole vaulting camps

CARY – A Cary physical therapist, who once was a six-time NCAA All-American athlete, will be hosting two pole vaulting camps for residents s ...
July 16, 2015 - 1:26 pm

Cary's Light Efficient Design product line won't carry Energy Star rating

CARY – A Cary company’s LED lamp product line no longer will carry a top energy conservation rating after a U.S. Environmental Protection Ag ...
July 15, 2015 - 11:47 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 sewer repairs to shut down part of Three Oaks Road on Wednesday

CARY – Sewer repairs on Three Oaks Road will shut down a portion of the road Wednesday in Cary, according to a village alert. The village’s ...
July 15, 2015 - 12:40 am

E-cigarette trend catches on with McHenry County teens

CARY – When Taylor Hill first picked up an electronic cigarette, she was a bored 16-year-old who didn’t want to smoke the alternatives.Two y ...
July 13, 2015 - 11:28 pm

On the Record With: Longtime Cary School District 26 employee Barbara Cummins

CARY – For Barbara Cummins, Cary Consolidated Community School District 26 is home.It’s still home despite the 60-year-old Cary resident’s r ...
July 13, 2015 - 12:16 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 School District 26, village to form Maplewood committee

CARY – An intergovernmental committee between the village of Cary and Consolidated Community School District 26 is in the works to ensure bo ...
July 13, 2015 - 10:29 am

McHenry County-area police: Options exist to prevent home burglary during vacation

Federal data show household burglary rates consistently spike in summertime, but local police say there are some common-sense ways to avoid ...
July 12, 2015 - 11:48 pm

Summertime jobs fizzle for teens in McHenry County, country

CRYSTAL LAKE – At the Crystal Lake Park District’s two beaches, the teenage lifeguards, boat staffers and front-gate attendants usually are ...
July 12, 2015 - 11:43 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 business receives accreditation

CARY – A Cary business that assists the elderly recently received a new accreditation for exceptional operations and client services.The Nat ...
July 12, 2015 - 5:30 am

Cary-Grove High School senior to sing at Special Olympics World Games

CARY – The O.A.R. song “Shattered” was playing in the car when Cary-Grove High School junior Breanna Bogucki got in after track practice one ...
July 9, 2015 - 11:47 pm

Rollover crash in Cary sends 2 to hospital (with video)

CARY – Two people were taken to the hospital with nonserious injuries after a rollover crash Wednesday night, a fire official said. The Cary ...
July 9, 2015 - 12:23 am

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