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Woodstock Harley-Davidson plans memorial motorcycle ride for McHenry County deputy

WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Sheriff’s Deputy Dwight Maness’ name is now etched in stone at the Illinois Police Memorial in Springfield.Maness ...
May 7, 2016 - 11:31 pm

Fire causes $100,000 in damage to McHenry County home, official says

The McHenry Township Fire Protection District responded early Thursday morning to a fire that left a house uninhabitable.Crews were dispatch ...
May 6, 2016 - 12:29 am

National, Illinois police memorials to honor McHenry County deputy

The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C., honors more than 20,000 U.S. officers who have died in the line of duty. ...
April 25, 2016 - 12:43 am

Age

Under 5 Years 631
5 to 9 Years 618
10 to 14 Years 639
15 to 19 Years 814
20 to 24 Years 324
25 to 34 Years 1048
35 to 44 Years 1265
45 to 54 Years 1648
55 to 59 Years 387
60 to 64 Years 204
65 to 74 Years 332
75 to 84 Years 177
85 Years and Over 27
Median Age (in years) 34.8

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Ancestry

American 402 4.6%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 253 2.9%
Danish 64 0.7%
Dutch 218 2.5%
English 600 6.8%
French (except Basque) 153 1.7%
French Canadian 61 0.7%
German 2,383 27.0%
Greek 269 3.0%
Hungarian 83 0.9%
Irish 1,457 16.5%
Italian 747 8.5%
Lithuanian 45 0.5%
Norwegian 269 3.0%
Polish 956 10.8%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 106 1.2%
Scotch-Irish 24 0.3%
Scottish 66 0.7%
Slovak 27 0.3%
Subsaharan Africa 12 0.1%
Swedish 493 5.6%
Swiss 0 0.0%
Ukrainian 52 0.6%
Welsh 95 1.1%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Resident, firefighter injured in Island Lake fire that killed dog, 2 cats

ISLAND LAKE – A homeowner and firefighter were injured Friday in a fire that officials said damaged an Island Lake townhouse and killed a do ...
April 9, 2016 - 12:03 am

Island Lake warns of water filter scam after elderly resident targeted

ISLAND LAKE – Village of Island Lake officials are warning residents to be wary of people claiming to offer water filtration systems after o ...
April 6, 2016 - 12:25 am

5 armed men break into Island Lake home, ransacking room after tying up residents, police say

ISLAND LAKE –Island Lake police are investigating after a March 29 incident in which five young males reportedly entered a home with weapon ...
March 31, 2016 - 12:43 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 137 2.7%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 352 6.9%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 1,513 29.7%
Some College, No Degree 1,532 30.1%
Associates Degree 488 9.6%
Bachelor's Degree 748 14.7%
Graduate or Professional Degree 318 6.2%
Population 25 years and Over 5,088
High School Graduate or Higher 90.38&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 20.95%

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Gender

Male 3,807 46.92%
Female 4,307 53.08%
Total Population 8,114

Family to hold fundraiser for Riddick’s Ride nonprofit

ISLAND LAKE – Despite never being able to crawl, sit up, stand, talk or eat on his own, Riddick Quinones was full of life, his mother said.K ...
March 19, 2016 - 11:36 pm

Tornado, severe weather season approaching McHenry County, officials warn

The storm that produced the EF4 tornado that leveled unincorporated Fairdale in DeKalb County headed straight for Marengo on the evening of ...
March 11, 2016 - 2:44 pm

Island Lake Culver's to host fundraiser for workers killed in crash

ISLAND LAKE – The Culver's at 203 E. State Road will host a fundraiser March 10 for the families of two teenage employees who were killed in ...
March 4, 2016 - 12:19 am

Household Type

Total Households 2,836
Family Households 2,134 75.24&
with own children under 18 years 1,249 44.04%

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 2,836
Owner-Occupied 2,391 84.30&
Renter Occupied 445 15.69%

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1226

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 2,085
Median (dollars) $1689
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 306
Median (dollars) $629

Household Value

Median (dollars) $190,000

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $67,432

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 35 0.23%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 356 2.30%
Construction 271 1.75%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 638 4.12%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 380 2.45%
Information 137 0.88%
Manufacturing 688 4.44%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 302 1.95%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 371 2.39%
Public Administration 149 0.96%
Retail Trade 547 3.53%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 124 0.80%
Wholesale Trade 237 1.53%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 4,235

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Land

Area (in square miles) 3.39
Density (in square feet) 2,393.51

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Dan Duffy
Illinois Senate Pamela Althoff
Illinois House of Representatives David McSweeney
Illinois House of Representatives Barbara Wheeler

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,500
Cuban 0
Mexican 1,485
Other Hispanic or Latino 15
Puerto Rican 0
Total Population 1,500
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,614
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 152
Black or African American Alone 28
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 240
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 240
White Alone 6,194
Total Population 8,114

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