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Vigil planned for slain Fox Lake police officer as manhunt continues

FOX LAKE – The search for three people suspected in the fatal shooting of a veteran Fox Lake police Lieutenant continues Wednesday as the co ...
UPDATED: Sept. 2, 2015 - 9:36 am

Video: Fox Lake Mayor talks about slain Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz

In this short video from Tuesday, Fox Lake Mayor Donny Schmit talks about Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, killed Tuesday. ...
Sept. 1, 2015 - 5:06 pm

Fox Lake police officer killed in shooting is veteran lieutenant

FOX LAKE – Everyone who knew Fox Lake Police Lt. Joseph Gliniewicz described him the same way: kind, generous, dedicated, proud, a family ma ...
Sept. 2, 2015 - 12:56 am

Age

Under 5 Years 725
5 to 9 Years 532
10 to 14 Years 604
15 to 19 Years 670
20 to 24 Years 586
25 to 34 Years 1468
35 to 44 Years 1654
45 to 54 Years 1675
55 to 59 Years 739
60 to 64 Years 598
65 to 74 Years 839
75 to 84 Years 477
85 Years and Over 201
Median Age (in years) 39.7

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Ancestry

American 209 1.7%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 134 1.1%
Danish 119 1.0%
Dutch 132 1.1%
English 475 3.9%
French (except Basque) 223 1.8%
French Canadian 109 0.9%
German 3,295 27.2%
Greek 118 1.0%
Hungarian 111 0.9%
Irish 2,080 17.2%
Italian 1,251 10.3%
Lithuanian 70 0.6%
Norwegian 238 2.0%
Polish 2,412 19.9%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 94 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 168 1.4%
Scottish 232 1.9%
Slovak 12 0.1%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 444 3.7%
Swiss 35 0.3%
Ukrainian 91 0.8%
Welsh 41 0.3%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Fox Lake police officer killed just miles from Holiday Hills shooting site (with video)

FOX LAKE – More than a hundred police officers scoured terrain only miles from the site of another manhunt that occurred less than a year b ...
Sept. 2, 2015 - 6:46 am

Fox Lake to host spaghetti dinner, 5K race

FOX LAKE – The Fox Lake community is celebrating the village and raising money for a breast cancer foundation with an upcoming all-you-can-e ...
Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am

1 transported after Fox Lake area crash

One person was taken to a hospital for precautionary reasons after a two-vehicle crash Saturday in the Lake County Fox Lake area, police sai ...
Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:48 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 250 3.3%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 462 6.0%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 2,581 33.7%
Some College, No Degree 2,502 32.7%
Associates Degree 556 7.3%
Bachelor's Degree 985 12.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 315 4.1%
Population 25 years and Over 7,651
High School Graduate or Higher 90.69%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 16.99%

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Gender

Male 5,207 48.36%
Female 5,561 51.64%
Total Population 10,768

 

McHenry County Board will hear township consolidation task force's final report

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Board on Tuesday will hear the limited final report of a task force convened to examine referendums to consol ...
Aug. 30, 2015 - 12:23 am

Fox Lake chief to retire; investigation still pending

FOX LAKE – Just days after being placed on paid administrative leave along with a Fox Lake police officer, the Fox Lake police chief has ann ...
Aug. 27, 2015 - 12:12 am

Round Lake Beach man, Ingleside man among victims of fatal crash

INGLESIDE – Two people have been identified in the crash that killed three Wednesday in Ingleside after their car hit a tree and started on ...
Aug. 27, 2015 - 9:32 pm

Household Type

Total Households 4,464
Family Households 2,712 60.75%
with own children under 18 years 1,245 27.88&

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 4,464
Owner-Occupied 3,183 71.30%
Renter Occupied 1,281 28.69&

 

McHenry County township consolidation: Lots of talk, little consensus on task force

WOODSTOCK – A task force convened to examine halving the number of McHenry County townships through consolidation could agree only on mergin ...
Aug. 26, 2015 - 12:21 am

Fox Lake police chief, officer placed on leave after investigation into altercation

FOX LAKE – Fox Lake Police Chief Michael Behan and a Fox Lake police officer have been placed on paid administrative leave after a village i ...
Aug. 21, 2015 - 11:29 pm

Harvard woman hospitalized after Fox Lake crash ends in cornfield

FOX LAKE – A Harvard woman was taken to an area hospital Monday after driving off the road into a field in Fox Lake, police said. The Fox La ...
Aug. 18, 2015 - 12:31 am

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $868

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 2,496
Median (dollars) $1697
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 687
Median (dollars) $647

 

Fox Lake to host zombie-themed Venetian Night at Pistakee Lake

FOX LAKE – The heart of the Chain O’ Lakes will soon be overrun by the undead.The eighth annual Venetian Night, themed “A Zombie Apocalypse ...
July 26, 2015 - 12:08 am

Debris advisory, no-wake status issued for Fox River

An advisory warning of debris along the Fox River continued into Tuesday as the Fox Waterway Agency also issued a no-wake status for two sec ...
July 22, 2015 - 12:26 am

Single-vehicle crash in Fox Lake sends one to hospital

FOX LAKE – A man was taken to the hospital after hitting a sign off Route 12 in Fox Lake, a fire official said. The Fox Lake Fire Protection ...
July 21, 2015 - 11:18 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $181,700

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $54,920

 

Forum in Fox Lake to focus on crime victims' rights, Marsy's Law

FOX LAKE – An upcoming public forum will help victims of crimes understand their rights when they step foot into a courtroom.Hosted by Mothe ...
June 21, 2015 - 11:36 pm

Veterans bond at Crystal Lake fishing derby at Three Oaks (with video)

CRYSTAL LAKE – When Joe Crocco lost his vision, he feared he also lost the ability to do what earned him his nickname, “Joe Fish.” But Crocc ...
June 17, 2015 - 2:49 am

Parents of toddler discovered walking alone in Fox Lake found

FOX LAKE – The parents of a 2- to 4-year-old girl found walking alone Thursday on Route 59 outside the Fox Lake Police Department have been ...
June 5, 2015 - 12:18 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 16 0.10%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 495 3.19%
Construction 432 2.79%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 906 5.84%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 366 2.36%
Information 146 0.94%
Manufacturing 837 5.40%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 123 0.79%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 569 3.67%
Public Administration 158 1.02%
Retail Trade 717 4.63%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 199 1.28%
Wholesale Trade 327 2.11%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 5,291

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Land

Area (in square miles) 8.12
Density (in square feet) 1,326.11

 

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Brad Schneider
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Pamela Althoff
Illinois House of Representatives Barbara Wheeler

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,120
Cuban 0
Mexican 688
Other Hispanic or Latino 155
Puerto Rican 277
Total Population 1,120
Not Hispanic or Latino 9,648
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 35
Asian Alone 364
Black or African American Alone 150
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 73
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 73
White Alone 9,026
Total Population 10,768

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Schools

Elementary Schools Fox Lake Grade School Dist. 114
Secondary Schools Grant Community High School Dist. 124
Secondary Schools Richmond-Burton Community High School Dist. 157

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