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Prison sentence stands for man convicted of killing Island Lake woman in 2014

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will not reconsider a lengthy prison sentence for a Chicago man who was found guilty but mentally ill in ...
Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:55 pm

Chicago man will spend 56 years in prison for killing Island Lake woman in 2014

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Chicago man to 56 years in prison for the “brutal” murder of 48-year-old Karen Scavelli in 20 ...
Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:45 pm

Island Lake man wins national skydiving competition

ISLAND LAKE – Matt Congdon has jumped out of an airplane more than 1,000 times, and he doesn’t plan to stay in his assigned seat anytime soo ...
Nov. 14, 2016 - 12:41 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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Dan McConchie, Kelly Mazeski running for 26th Illinois Senate District seat

The two candidates for the 26th Illinois Senate District seat share a frustration with Springfield’s problems and opposition to raising taxe ...
Oct. 15, 2016 - 12:29 am

Judge: Chicago man was guilty but mentally ill when he killed Island Lake woman in ’14

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge found there was not clear and convincing evidence to prove that a Chicago man was mentally ill when he ki ...
Sept. 30, 2016 - 11:52 pm

Ballot changes, dual race make McHenry County Board District 3 race unique

Two last-minute ballot changes and a candidate running for two offices makes the race for McHenry County Board District 3 an interesting one ...
Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:03 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

56-year-old woman died in Island Lake house fire, officials say

ISLAND LAKE — A 56-year-old woman died early Monday morning after she was found during a house fire in Island Lake, officials said.The woman ...
Sept. 20, 2016 - 1:06 am

McHenry County judge mulls fate of man accused of murdering Island Lake woman

WOODSTOCK – The bench trial for a man charged with the first-degree murder of an Island Lake woman concluded after its second day, but a McH ...
Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:11 am

Doctor: Man accused of Island Lake woman's murder had mental illness since early 1990s

WOODSTOCK — A psychologist testified in McHenry County Court Monday that Howard E. Dibbern suffered from schizoaffective disorder the day au ...
Sept. 13, 2016 - 12:32 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%

Trial set to begin for McHenry man accused of killing Island Lake woman

WOODSTOCK – A bench trial will begin Monday for a McHenry man accused of killing an Island Lake woman.Howard E. Dibbern, 51, was charged in ...
Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:47 am

Nick Provenzano officially steps down from McHenry County Board

WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board member Nick Provenzano, R-McHenry, officially resigned his seat Wednesday, the day after attending his fina ...
Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:57 am

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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