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Huntley District 158 returns students to Leggee Elementary after evacuation

HUNTLEY – All students from Leggee Elementary School are returning to class after the building was evacuated because of a smell of what was ...
Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:03 pm

Huntley School District 158 OKs refinancing, tax abatements

HUNTLEY – The Huntley School District 158 Board is the latest to give administrators direction to proceed with certain measures meant to sav ...
Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:09 am

Huntley Village Board to vote on restricting trucks from downtown streets

HUNTLEY — The Village Board will vote this week on whether to restrict trucks driving through the village's downtown streets after several t ...
Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:12 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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McHenry County Sheriff's patrol leader with criminal background resigns

WOODSTOCK – The man McHenry County Sheriff Bill Prim appointed to a supervisory position despite criticism about his criminal background tha ...
Feb. 9, 2016 - 12:04 am

Huntley begins $2.7M process to upgrade wastewater treatment plants

HUNTLEY – The village is in the planning stages of making improvements to its wastewater treatment facilities that will put equipment in com ...
Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:26 am

Single bullet found at Huntley High School

HUNTLEY – A round of live ammunition was found at Huntley High School, leading to a search of the building that uncovered no other items, th ...
Feb. 8, 2016 - 12:22 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

 

Sun City residents complaining about Huntley High School students parking in neighborhoods

HUNTLEY – A few Huntley entities are working together to come to a solution after concerns surfaced over Huntley High School students parkin ...
Feb. 7, 2016 - 12:12 am

Woman hospitalized, two others treated on scene of Algonquin crash

HUNTLEY — One woman was transported to Sherman Hospital in Elgin after a two-car crash on Algonquin Road on Saturday afternoon, a fire offic ...
Feb. 6, 2016 - 4:34 pm

66th House District candidates make their pitches to voters

CRYSTAL LAKE – Four Republican candidates took the stage Thursday night at McHenry County College to explain why voters should elect them to ...
Feb. 5, 2016 - 1:18 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 High School student removed from school after threat overheard

HUNTLEY – A Huntley High School student was removed from school Thursday after a conversation involving a student threatening to bring a wea ...
Feb. 5, 2016 - 12:52 am

Huntley police reports for Feb. 2, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
Feb. 2, 2016 - 7:19 pm

High school sports: Huntley's Justin Domingo fighting Hodgkin's lymphoma

HUNTLEY – Justin Domingo’s initial reaction to the dire news he received the day after Thanksgiving was more anger and frustration than fear ...
Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:55 pm

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

 

Rain, freezing rain, winds and wintry mix predicted for McHenry County

A storm system that will bring blizzard conditions to the plains and severe storms to the south is predicted to miss Illinois, though that d ...
Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:31 am

Huntley halts permits for payday loan, resale, pawn shops for 6 months

HUNTLEY – The Village Board voted Thursday to place a six-month moratorium on permits for payday loan facilities, currency exchanges, resale ...
Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:45 pm

Huntley VFW, Sun City Lions seeking household item donations to help veterans

HUNTLEY – The Sun City Lions and Huntley VFW are seeking donations of household items to help veterans successfully transition into a struct ...
Jan. 26, 2016 - 10:20 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $237,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $70,524

 

Centegra Health System talks healthy hearts in Huntley at February events

HUNTLEY – People interested in learning more about a healthy heart now can register for two upcoming free events at Centegra Health System, ...
Jan. 25, 2016 - 5:11 pm

Huntley decides on plan for Town Square improvements

HUNTLEY — The Village Board will vote Thursday on whether to approve a plan for improvements to the Town Square that will comprise the next ...
Jan. 26, 2016 - 12:27 am

Huntley mulls new location for previously rejected veterinary clinic

HUNTLEY — Two months after being denied a special use permit to open a veterinary clinic within Regency Square, the Randall Road Animal Hosp ...
Jan. 24, 2016 - 4:46 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

 

Lake in the Hills police officers to receive Huntley fire award for saving man's life

HUNTLEY – Two Lake in the Hills police officers will be honored with Life Saving Awards at Tuesday’s meeting of the Huntley Fire Protection ...
Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:35 pm

McHenry County school officials: Cost per pupil factors in location, demographics, more

Across McHenry County, school districts have spent anywhere between $8,800 to $15,400 per student, the most recent Illinois Department of Ed ...
Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:40 am

Ex-Centegra ER technician stole drugs from McHenry hospital, ambulance, police say

McHENRY – A Huntley man and former Centegra Hospital employee has been arrested in connection with a burglary of an ambulance and Centegra H ...
Jan. 21, 2016 - 12:08 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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Zfan Technologies establishes headquarters in Huntley

HUNTLEY – With sights set on the future, a small company that engineers fan parts is moving to Huntley to establish a formal headquarters an ...
Jan. 18, 2016 - 12:33 am

McHenry County towns look to GIS to expand resident, developer resources

CRYSTAL LAKE – The day the garbage trucks comes, where residents should go on election day and what the property is zoned.An interactive map ...
Jan. 16, 2016 - 1:53 am

Special census underway in Huntley could give village home-rule status

HUNTLEY – Representatives from the U.S. Census Bureau are going door-to-door in certain areas of Huntley this month as they complete a speci ...
Jan. 15, 2016 - 12:00 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158

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Huntley homes seized in drug ring investigation worth more than $250,000

HUNTLEY – The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office and the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office each received more than $30,000 after two Hun ...
Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:20 pm

MCC developmental math program helps cut dependency on remedial classes

CRYSTAL LAKE – In 2010, more than half of high school graduates who went to McHenry County College had to take a noncredit developmental mat ...
Jan. 11, 2016 - 12:14 am

McHenry County residents falling victim to scams less often, police say

After the Better Business Bureau released its list of the most widespread scams of 2015 this week, some McHenry County police officials say ...
Jan. 8, 2016 - 11:48 pm

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