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One incumbent, three challengers seek voter nod for McHenry County Board District 1

A Republican incumbent, a Republican newcomer and two Democratic challengers will face off Nov. 6 for two open seats representing District 1 ...
Sept. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am

Fox River Grove's Norge Ski Club to hold Autumn Ski Jump Competition

FOX RIVER GROVE – The 31st annual Norge Autumn Ski Jump competition will be held Saturday and Sunday at the Norge Ski Club, 100 Ski Hill Roa ...
Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:43 am

Cary-Grove High School freshman starts band to benefit children’s hospital

CARY – After Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago saved his life, Cary-Grove High School freshman Matthew Jazwinski is giv ...
Sept. 19, 2016 - 12:35 am

Age

Under 5 Years 179
5 to 9 Years 384
10 to 14 Years 419
15 to 19 Years 451
20 to 24 Years 392
25 to 34 Years 267
35 to 44 Years 622
45 to 54 Years 1123
55 to 59 Years 344
60 to 64 Years 160
65 to 74 Years 210
75 to 84 Years 168
85 Years and Over 10
Median Age (in years) 40.8

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Ancestry

American 399 6.8%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 157 2.7%
Danish 64 1.1%
Dutch 218 3.7%
English 392 6.7%
French (except Basque) 88 1.5%
French Canadian 65 1.1%
German 1,584 27.0%
Greek 157 2.7%
Hungarian 41 0.7%
Irish 812 13.9%
Italian 523 8.9%
Lithuanian 44 0.8%
Norwegian 90 1.5%
Polish 517 8.8%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 175 3.0%
Scotch-Irish 77 1.3%
Scottish 215 3.7%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 190 3.2%
Swiss 0 0.0%
Ukrainian 11 0.2%
Welsh 15 0.3%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 23 0.4%

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Fox River Grove trustees hears plans for County Line Road residential development

FOX RIVER GROVE – The Fox River Grove Committee of the Whole agreed to move forward with plans for a residential development off County Line ...
Sept. 17, 2016 - 10:49 pm

Fox River Grove considers plans for County Line Road residential development

FOX RIVER GROVE – Developer Michael Graft Jr. is looking to build a “maintenance-free town home community” on County Line Road south of Rout ...
Sept. 6, 2016 - 2:38 pm

McHenry County-area hot air balloon operators confident in safety of rides

HARVARD – Organizers of the inaugural Harvard Balloon Fest are prepared to host about 10,000 people a day Labor Day weekend at Milky Way Par ...
Sept. 2, 2016 - 11:47 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 69 2.4%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 103 3.5%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 709 24.4%
Some College, No Degree 681 23.5%
Associates Degree 165 5.7%
Bachelor's Degree 863 29.7%
Graduate or Professional Degree 314 10.8%
Population 25 years and Over 2,904
High School Graduate or Higher 94.07&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 40.53%

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Gender

Male 2,327 49.21%
Female 2,402 50.79%
Total Population 4,729

 

Referendums and a constitutional amendment await McHenry County voters

McHenry County voters will have three or more ballot propositions to decide on top of selecting the next president and their representation ...
Aug. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am

McHenry County schools becoming more tech-savvy this school year

Several school districts around McHenry County are starting to incorporate more tech devices into their classes to prepare students for the ...
Aug. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am

Cary, Fox River Grove voters also will get advisory anti-tax referendums

Voters in Cary and Fox River Grove will get the same opportunity as Lakewood voters to tell their elected officials via the ballot box that ...
Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:52 am

Household Type

Total Households 1,593
Family Households 1,129 70.87%
with own children under 18 years 637 39.98&

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 1,593
Owner-Occupied 1,418 89.01%
Renter Occupied 175 10.98&

 

Metra to conduct safety blitz at Crystal Lake train station

CRYSTAL LAKE – Metra will be stopping by the Crystal Lake train station for its next safety blitz in the area.Operation Lifesaver Safety Bli ...
Aug. 14, 2016 - 5:30 am

Cary-Grove Jaycees Family Days provides family-friendly fun

CARY – Cary-Grove Jaycees Family Days continues Sunday, featuring attractions, prize booths, food and musical entertainment for local reside ...
Aug. 14, 2016 - 12:01 am

McHenry County restaurants, grocery stores donate leftovers to support local pantries

At the end of every shift at the Olive Garden in McHenry, leftover food is bagged, frozen, labeled and weighed, General Manager Richard Mill ...
Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:46 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $997

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 1,200
Median (dollars) $2235
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 218
Median (dollars) $852

 

Fox River Grove set to implement new commuter parking method

FOX RIVER GROVE – The village is implementing a new way for people to pay for commuter parking in its downtown lots. While the traditional ...
Aug. 7, 2016 - 8:28 am

Fox River Grove School District 3 teachers get pay raise after negotiations

FOX RIVER GROVE – Teachers from Fox River Grove School District 3 recently reached a deal with the district’s Board of Education, resulting ...
July 28, 2016 - 12:22 am

McHenry County communities open cooling centers during extreme heat

With temperatures in McHenry County rising into the 90s, several places around the county opened cooling centers to the public Thursday that ...
July 22, 2016 - 12:47 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $260,100

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $90,701

 

Fox River Grove Village Board approves business district for planned banquet hall on Route 14

FOX RIVER GROVE – The Village Board on Thursday approved a business district for the site at 1050 Route 14 after a study determined it quali ...
July 10, 2016 - 11:45 pm

1 in critical condition after Fox River boat crash, fire official says

TROUT VALLEY – One person was taken to Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital in Barrington in critical condition after a boat crashed into a dock ...
July 8, 2016 - 11:28 pm

AMVETS 29th annual picnic gives veterans a chance to get out and have fun

FOX RIVER GROVE – About 500 hospitalized veterans came out Wednesday for the 29th annual AMVETS picnic, hosted by the Cary-Grove AMVETS Pear ...
June 30, 2016 - 12:05 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 0 0.00%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 186 1.20%
Construction 209 1.35%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 593 3.83%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 165 1.06%
Information 30 0.19%
Manufacturing 352 2.27%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 121 0.78%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 177 1.14%
Public Administration 68 0.44%
Retail Trade 363 2.34%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 216 1.39%
Wholesale Trade 122 0.79%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 2,602

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Land

Area (in square miles) 1.78
Density (in square feet) 2,656.74

 

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) 213
Cuban 0
Mexican 210
Other Hispanic or Latino 1
Puerto Rican 2
Total Population 213
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,516
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 30
Black or African American Alone 2
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 27
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 27
White Alone 4,457
Total Population 4,729

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Schools

Elementary Schools Fox River Grove Consolidated School Dist. 3
Secondary Schools Community High School Dist. 155

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