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3-year-old Rockford boy killed in car crash near Gilberts

A 3-year-old Rockford boy was killed and three adults were injured in a three-car crash this morning on Interstate 90 westbound at milepost ...
March 24, 2017 - 12:50 am

McHenry County schools respond to lead water testing mandate

WOODSTOCK – WoodstockSchool District 200 tested its water sources in the fall to make sure there was no lead contamination.Because of a new ...
March 18, 2017 - 11:26 pm

Huntley trustees OK plans for $30M independent senior living facility

HUNTLEY – Aside from some concerns with parking, Huntley trustees were supportive of a new independent senior living facility planned to com ...
March 17, 2017 - 11:54 pm

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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Officials mum on Huntley church pastor child pornography investigation

CRYSTAL LAKE – Nearly a month after police raided the home of a Huntley church leader as part of a child pornography investigation, no arres ...
March 15, 2017 - 12:25 am

Huntley trustees OK initial plans for CVS Pharmacy at Route 47, Kreutzer Road

HUNTLEY – A new CVS Pharmacy could be coming to Huntley at the northwest corner of Route 47 and Kreutzer Road. The 13,225-square-foot buildi ...
March 11, 2017 - 11:18 pm

Crystal Lake police investigate child porn allegations against Huntley church pastors

CRYSTAL LAKE – Police are investigating a Crystal Lake couple who run a church in Huntley after a Verizon employee reported finding hundreds ...
March 11, 2017 - 11:08 pm

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

 

McHenry County districts, lawmakers watching new school funding reform efforts

Once again, a panel in Springfield has sounded off on how to fix the school funding formula in Illinois.If this sounds familiar, it’s becaus ...
March 10, 2017 - 11:53 pm

Huntley's Helen Marlowe dies at 100 years old

HUNTLEY – Helen Marlowe – known for her work in the community with Marlowe Feed and Hatchery, McHenry County 4-H and First Congregational Ch ...
March 7, 2017 - 12:15 am

Rutland Township assessor forum to be held at Sun City Huntley

HUNTLEY – The Sun City Civics Committee will host a forum for Rutland Township assessor candidates. Residents will have the chance to ask in ...
March 5, 2017 - 12:00 am

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%

 

Huntley School District 158 receives more than $4,500 in grants from education foundation

HUNTLEY – Huntley Community School District 158 teachers recently received more than $4,500 in grants from the District 158 Education Founda ...
March 5, 2017 - 12:00 am

Pro-Trump 'Spirit of America' rally draws crowd, Woodstock counter rally

WOODSTOCK – In response to criticism aimed at President Donald Trump during his first month in office, “Spirit of America” rallies were held ...
March 4, 2017 - 11:15 pm

2017 Everyday Heroes: Helen White

HUNTLEY – Helen White wants to help give veterans a fresh start.White has been collecting items for veterans for the past year, but the proj ...
March 3, 2017 - 8:51 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

 

Demolition plans for former Huntley school, apartment building spark concern from residents

HUNTLEY – A post on the Huntley Historical Society’s Facebook page stating that the former school-turned-apartment building at 11624 Main St ...
March 3, 2017 - 12:26 am

Centegra to provide lecture on cancer care in Huntley

HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System officials said they will offer a March lecture to provide community members with information about cancer.C ...
Feb. 27, 2017 - 9:58 pm

Grafton Township trustee, businessman face off in primary election for supervisor

The two candidates vying for Grafton Township supervisor both hope to keep the township moving forward from problems in its past. Republica ...
March 2, 2017 - 10:09 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $237,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $70,524

 

BBQ King Smokehouse plans second location in Huntley

HUNTLEY – A house at 11708 Coral St. in Huntley that has fallen into disrepair could be replaced with a BBQ King Smokehouse and two retail b ...
Feb. 24, 2017 - 5:08 pm

Huntley High School student who distributed racist pamphlets will not be criminally charged

HUNTLEY – A Huntley High School student who distributed racist pamphlets in school will not be criminally charged, the McHenry County State’ ...
Feb. 20, 2017 - 11:49 pm

Centegra Hospital – McHenry receives 5-star rating from CMS

McHENRY – In Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ most recent star ratings, two McHenry County hospitals received high rankings for the ...
Feb. 18, 2017 - 12:20 am

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

 

Huntley buys former Catty Corp. property as part of downtown revitalization program

HUNTLEY – Huntley has bought the former Catty Corp. property as part of the village’s effort to revitalize the downtown area. The village cl ...
Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:38 am

Stores set closing dates at Huntley Outlet Center

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Outlet Center soon will be a ghost town, as most stores have set closing dates for later this month through mid-March.
Feb. 13, 2017 - 12:10 am

Centegra support group meets in Huntley for parents of children with ADD, ADHD

HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System is offering a free support group for parents of children with attention deficit disorder or attention defic ...
Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:56 pm

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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Starbucks pulls liquor license from Huntley location

HUNTLEY – People looking for the option to grab a beer or glass of wine at Starbucks locations in Huntley, Crystal Lake and Algonquin no lon ...
Feb. 11, 2017 - 11:52 pm

Huntley police accepting applications for Citizen Police Academy

HUNTLEY – Huntley police are now accepting applications for the upcoming Citizen Police Academy.The academy runs from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday ...
Feb. 7, 2017 - 11:47 pm

3 people injured after Huntley man crashes car into Sun City home

HUNTLEY – Two Huntley residents were injured Saturday after a car drove into their bedroom, a police official said.Huntley Police Deputy Chi ...
Feb. 7, 2017 - 12:07 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158

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Centegra hospitals in McHenry County implementing flu visitor restrictions

HUNTLEY – The Centegra hospitals in Huntley, McHenry and Woodstock are putting an influenza visitor restriction policy into effect starting ...
Feb. 6, 2017 - 11:41 pm

Malfunctioning railroad gates fixed at Route 47, Main Street in Huntley

HUNTLEY – Traffic is back to normal near Route 47 and Main Street in Huntley following a problem with railroad gates at the intersection, ac ...
Feb. 6, 2017 - 4:04 pm

Tee 2 Green Indoor Golf in Huntley to move forward with outdoor entertainment center plans

HUNTLEY – Huntley village officials have given the OK for Tee 2 Green Indoor Golf to begin the formal development review and approval proces ...
Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:59 am

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