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McHenry County fans turn out for first high school football games of the season

CARY – The bleachers were packed Friday at Cary-Grove High School with fans who came to watch the first football game of the season against ...
Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:48 am

McHenry County superintendents visit Finland, study school system

CRYSTAL LAKE – EF Educational Tours offered the opportunity and paid for a group of about 30 educators from the U.S. to go on a trip to Finl ...
Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:17 pm

Funeral services set for Huntley Police Sgt. L.J. Marak who lost battle to cancer

HUNTLEY – Visitation and funeral arrangements have been set for former Huntley Police Sgt. L.J. Marak, who lost his battle with cancer Tuesd ...
Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:32 am

Age

Under 5 Years 1795
5 to 9 Years 1783
10 to 14 Years 1379
15 to 19 Years 993
20 to 24 Years 677
25 to 34 Years 2116
35 to 44 Years 3412
45 to 54 Years 2184
55 to 59 Years 1087
60 to 64 Years 1667
65 to 74 Years 4573
75 to 84 Years 1969
85 Years and Over 262
Median Age (in years) 44.1

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Ancestry

American 792 3.0%
Arab 40 0.2%
Czech 377 1.4%
Danish 72 0.3%
Dutch 329 1.3%
English 1,714 6.6%
French (except Basque) 257 1.0%
French Canadian 91 0.3%
German 7,080 27.1%
Greek 254 1.0%
Hungarian 95 0.4%
Irish 3,827 14.7%
Italian 3,543 13.6%
Lithuanian 168 0.6%
Norwegian 919 3.5%
Polish 4,156 15.9%
Portuguese 13 0.0%
Russian 422 1.6%
Scotch-Irish 151 0.6%
Scottish 393 1.5%
Slovak 115 0.4%
Subsaharan Africa 28 0.1%
Swedish 820 3.1%
Swiss 15 0.1%
Ukrainian 340 1.3%
Welsh 99 0.4%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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High school football: Huntley's Justin Domingo didn't let Hodgkin's lymphoma slow him down

HUNTLEY – Justin Domingo often missed more days than he attended at Huntley High School last winter, frequently staying home to sleep, or ju ...
Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:10 am

Former Huntley Police Sgt. L.J. Marak dies after battle with cancer

HUNTLEY – Former Huntley Sgt. L.J. Marak has died at the age of 40 after a battle with cancer, according to the Huntley Police Department.Ma ...
Aug. 23, 2016 - 11:39 pm

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

Education

Less than 9th Grade 232 1.3%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 438 2.5%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 4,974 28.8%
Some College, No Degree 4,314 25.0%
Associates Degree 1,692 9.8%
Bachelor's Degree 3,884 22.5%
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,736 10.1%
Population 25 years and Over 17,270
High School Graduate or Higher 96.12%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 32.54%

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Gender

Male 11,239 47.03%
Female 12,658 52.97%
Total Population 23,897

 

$30 million independent senior community proposed for Huntley

HUNTLEY – A $30 million, 130-unit independent senior living facility could be coming to Huntley.The Huntley Committee of the Whole heard pla ...
Aug. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am

Area troop wins Girls Scouts' highest award for their age group

HUNTLEY – For Abby Covert, earning the Silver Award was a continuation of her family’s Girl Scouts legacy.Covert, along with the five other ...
Aug. 19, 2016 - 11:41 pm

Ex-Centegra ER tech charged with stealing fentanyl from Central DuPage Hospital

A Huntley man and ex-Centegra ER technician was indicted on drug charges for allegedly stealing fentanyl from Central DuPage Hospital where ...
Aug. 11, 2016 - 11:57 pm

Household Type

Total Households 9,826
Family Households 7,111 72.36&
with own children under 18 years 2,716 27.64%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 9,826
Owner-Occupied 9,189 93.51&
Renter Occupied 637 6.48%

 

Centegra Hospital – Huntley opens its doors

HUNTLEY – Centegra Hospital – Huntley was scheduled to open at 7 a.m. Tuesday, but in an unexpected turn, its doors opened about a half-hour ...
Aug. 9, 2016 - 11:55 pm

Huntley Village Board to consider liquor license for new sandwich shop

HUNTLEY – A new sandwich shop that plans to serve wines, beers and Boar’s Head meats and cheeses will open on Route 47 in Huntley. Lucky Ber ...
Aug. 7, 2016 - 8:24 am

Final plans for medical office at Route 47, I-90 near OK

HUNTLEY – Plans are moving forward for an 18,102-square-foot Advocate Health Care medical office at the northwest corner of Route 47 and Int ...
Aug. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1494

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 5,990
Median (dollars) $2025
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 3,199
Median (dollars) $671

 

Huntley police and fire departments to host fundraiser for sergeant with cancer

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Police Department and Huntley Fire Protection District are coming together to help support a former sergeant who was d ...
Aug. 7, 2016 - 5:30 am

Huntley, Lake in the Hills kids get a summer science boost

LAKE IN THE HILLS – As 9-year-old Owen Moore pedaled on the stationary bike, he hoped to convert his kinetic energy into electricity.Corresp ...
Aug. 4, 2016 - 11:39 pm

Our view: Support McHenry County farmers: Buy from local markets, stands

With the McHenry County Fair getting underway today and continuing through Sunday, we thought it was a fitting time to encourage our readers ...
Aug. 3, 2016 - 5:30 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $237,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $70,524

 

Lucky Bernie's sandwich shop opens second location in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK – Lucky Bernie’s has opened its second McHenry County location in Woodstock, and has plans for more in the area, a store manager s ...
Aug. 3, 2016 - 12:19 am

Interact with local police officers during National Night Out events around McHenry County today

National Night Out, an annual event that encourages law enforcement officers to gather with community members to build neighborhood camarade ...
Aug. 3, 2016 - 12:19 am

McHenry County farmers hope for more rain this growing season

Even with recent showers, McHenry County farmers are hoping for more rain this growing season.Mike Von Bergen of Hebron said recent rain has ...
July 31, 2016 - 11:47 pm

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 89 0.57%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 432 2.79%
Construction 423 2.73%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 1,823 11.76%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 777 5.01%
Information 201 1.30%
Manufacturing 1,590 10.26%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 323 2.08%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 826 5.33%
Public Administration 319 2.06%
Retail Trade 1,431 9.23%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 512 3.30%
Wholesale Trade 417 2.69%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 9,163

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Land

Area (in square miles) 14.07
Density (in square feet) 1,698.44

 

Mexican fast-food restaurant gets board OK for liquor license

HUNTLEY – Beers, margaritas and signature drinks could be added soon to Huntley restaurant Tacos Locos’ menu.The Village Board approved the ...
July 31, 2016 - 5:30 am

Letter: A liberal bent

You may have received a number of awards for excellence in journalism lately, but the writers in politics you publish show too much of a lib ...
July 29, 2016 - 5:30 am

Huntley library, School District 158 to host kids' science event

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Area Public Library District in cooperation with Consolidated School District 158 is bringing a free hands-on science ...
Aug. 1, 2016 - 12:20 am

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Karen McConnaughay
Illinois House of Representatives Timothy Schmitz
Illinois House of Representatives Michael Tryon

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,509
Cuban 0
Mexican 986
Other Hispanic or Latino 349
Puerto Rican 174
Total Population 1,509
Not Hispanic or Latino 22,388
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 7
Asian Alone 1,495
Black or African American Alone 370
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 29
Two or More Races 613
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 613
White Alone 19,874
Total Population 23,897

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Mexican fast food restaurant Tacos Locos changing locations in Huntley, applying for liquor license

HUNTLEY – Mexican fast food restaurant Tacos Locos is moving from its current location in Huntley to a new spot in the village.By the end of ...
July 25, 2016 - 12:12 am

Centegra to host open house at Family Birth Center at Huntley hospital

HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System will host an open house from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the new Family Birth Center at Centegra Hospital – Hu ...
July 22, 2016 - 12:38 am

Lake in the Hills therapy horses bring stress relief to Algonquin police

ALGONQUIN – Three miniature horses visited the Algonquin Police Department Wednesday to bring some stress relief to officers.Mane in Heaven, ...
July 21, 2016 - 12:48 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158

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Crowdfunding sites give families financial, emotional backing

When Woodstock North High School Assistant Principal Steve Rick was diagnosed with stage 4 metastatic melanoma in June, friends created a Yo ...
July 19, 2016 - 12:38 am

Huntley Park District plans to build maintenance building, expand day camp space

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Park District is planning to construct a new maintenance building at Betsey Warrington Park in order to free up more s ...
July 16, 2016 - 11:47 pm

Marengo fire captain from Huntley dies after fight with cancer

MARENGO – Marengo Fire Protection District Capt. Steve Berry was someone who co-workers said had the biggest heart, loved the fire service a ...
July 15, 2016 - 12:40 am

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