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Huntley nonprofit to host golf outing benefit

HUNTLEY – Registration is open for a golf outing that benefits a Huntley nonprofit working to break the cycle of poverty in India and South ...
NEW: July 28, 2015 - 10:14 am

Huntley ReMax brokers recognized for sales

HUNTLEY – ReMax Northern Illinois recently recognized brokers from ReMax Unlimited Northwest, 12376 Princeton Drive, Huntley, for exceptiona ...
July 26, 2015 - 5:30 am

State Farm Insurance opens new location in Huntley

Huntley Area Chamber of Commerce members earlier this year welcomed State Farm Insurance/Chad Radtke’s office, 12396 Princeton Drive, Huntle ...
July 26, 2015 - 5:30 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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Salvation Army packs donated backpacks as school year approaches

CRYSTAL LAKE – The smell of the first backpack 16-year-old Makenna Schmitz opened took her back to being about 7 years old.Schmitz, a Prairi ...
July 23, 2015 - 12:46 am

Crystal Lake teen crashes stolen golf cart in Lake in the Hills, police say

LAKE IN THE HILLS – An 18-year-old Crystal Lake man's joy ride on a stolen golf cart ended Wednesday when he crashed into a pole in Lake in ...
July 23, 2015 - 12:39 am

Firefighters extinguish trailer tire fire in Huntley

HUNTLEY – A Wednesday morning blaze on the rear tires of a trailer in Huntley immobilized the trailer, but caused little other damage, fire ...
July 23, 2015 - 12:36 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

 

Huntley police investigate string of work van burglaries

HUNTLEY – Huntley police are investigating a rash of vehicle break-ins that ended with more than $10,000 in tools being stolen from work van ...
July 21, 2015 - 11:56 pm

Video gaming, pizza among new businesses in Lake in the Hills, Huntley

A variety of new businesses, from a video gaming cafe to a pizza place, recently opened throughout two villages in southwestern McHenry Coun ...
July 23, 2015 - 5:55 pm

Roof of former Camp Algonquin recreation hall to be replaced

WOODSTOCK – Plans are moving ahead to salvage the former Camp Algonquin recreation hall despite concerns that the recently approved master p ...
July 21, 2015 - 12:18 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 Village Board rejects alcohol sales at gas stations

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Village Board voted to keep in place a ban on alcohol sales at gas stations. At the Committee of the Whole meeting Thu ...
July 16, 2015 - 11:00 pm

E-cigarette trend catches on with McHenry County teens

CARY – When Taylor Hill first picked up an electronic cigarette, she was a bored 16-year-old who didn’t want to smoke the alternatives.Two y ...
July 13, 2015 - 11:28 pm

Graham: Customer service drives results

This is a busy time of year for businesses. For some, it is peak season, so they are counting on financial success. For others, it’s busy be ...
July 13, 2015 - 10:45 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

 

Vibe Salon opens in Huntley

Multiple chamber groups helped Vibe Salon, 4075 W. Algonquin Road, Huntley, celebrate its grand opening during a recent ribbon-cutting cerem ...
July 12, 2015 - 5:30 am

Centegra's Huntley hospital progress at 70-percent mark

HUNTLEY – There’s one question Centegra employees keep getting from the public: How soon is the new hospital going to open? In some respects ...
July 12, 2015 - 9:55 am

Marsala's Italian Kitchen in Huntley plans to close

HUNTLEY – An Italian eatery near Interstate 90 in Huntley plans to close nearly eight months after opening, but the soon-to-be vacant space ...
July 9, 2015 - 12:32 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $237,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $70,524

 

Documents: Lakewood considered tax revenue sharing with sports complex

LAKEWOOD – The top priorities of extending utilities to Routes 47 and 176, improving the intersection and reimbursing the village for its ex ...
July 4, 2015 - 11:14 pm

Huntley shopping center spot sold to Heartland Dental

HUNTLEY – A property developer from Highland Park recently sold 1.45 acres within a Huntley shopping center to a business that supports dent ...
June 30, 2015 - 11:24 pm

Two new businesses open in Huntley this week

HUNTLEY – Huntley residents this week will see a couple new businesses, including a gag gift store and a familiar eye care practice. Gusto’s ...
July 1, 2015 - 11:31 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

 

Mill Street closed in Huntley after water main breaks

HUNTLEY – The Huntley Public Works department has closed Mill Street as officals work to repair a water main leak. According to a news relea ...
June 30, 2015 - 12:55 pm

Centegra Health System's Family Health Fest in Huntley opens registration

HUNTLEY – Registration is open for Centegra Health System’s annual Family Health Fest from 9 a.m. to noon July 18 in Huntley. Activities wil ...
June 29, 2015 - 11:38 pm

Fire destroys rural Huntley home

HUNTLEY – Investigators are trying to determine what caused a rural Huntley home to nearly burn to the ground early Sunday, fire officials s ...
June 29, 2015 - 11:41 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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Archaeology dig has Huntley students digging through Kane County past

HUNTLEY – After nearly two weeks of digging, Huntley High School teacher Erik Lachel and three members of his eight-student team are looking ...
June 26, 2015 - 11:58 pm

Huntley buys land for new entrance to McHenry County visitors center

HUNTLEY – The village of Huntley has bought a 16,000-square-foot plot of land from Dean Foods, according to recently released information ab ...
June 25, 2015 - 11:58 pm

Lake in the Hills home struck by lightning

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills resident is missing a piece of his roof after firefighters said lightning struck his home early Thur ...
June 26, 2015 - 12:10 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158

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MCC's Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society chapter gets Illinois honor

CRYSTAL LAKE – The McHenry County College chapter of the official honor society for two-year colleges has been named an outstanding chapter ...
June 24, 2015 - 2:00 pm

Prosecutors seek to seize Huntley homes related to alleged drug ring

WOODSTOCK – Court documents revealed more details on an alleged drug ring as prosecutors made moves to seize several Huntley homes believed ...
June 24, 2015 - 12:19 am

Enrollment may be stabilizing for some McHenry County school districts

CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Community School District 47 saw a slight bump in its enrollment this year – a sign that after years of decline, ...
June 21, 2015 - 11:56 pm

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