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Waterfront Hotel and Marina looks to bring upscale dining, lodging to Johnsburg

JOHNSBURG – After a years-long investment totaling nearly $1 million, an 80-year-old Johnsburg resident believes he has transformed a former ...
Jan. 31, 2016 - 11:38 pm

Johnsburg police accepting applications for Citizen's Police Academy class

JOHNSBURG – The Johnsburg Police Department is accepting applications for its sixth annual Citizen’s Police Academy class. The program teac ...
Jan. 13, 2016 - 10:53 am

Lawyer behind Johnsburg murder appeal to defend 'Making a Murderer' subject

The lawyer who represented Mario Casciaro in his successful appeal of a 2013 murder conviction now will represent the main subject of the po ...
Jan. 12, 2016 - 12:21 am

Age

Under 5 Years 469
5 to 9 Years 457
10 to 14 Years 405
15 to 19 Years 454
20 to 24 Years 383
25 to 34 Years 578
35 to 44 Years 833
45 to 54 Years 1141
55 to 59 Years 404
60 to 64 Years 510
65 to 74 Years 506
75 to 84 Years 137
85 Years and Over 48
Median Age (in years) 40.8

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Ancestry

American 382 5.3%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 124 1.7%
Danish 15 0.2%
Dutch 169 2.3%
English 487 6.7%
French (except Basque) 251 3.5%
French Canadian 119 1.6%
German 2,257 31.1%
Greek 14 0.2%
Hungarian 0 0.0%
Irish 1,340 18.5%
Italian 571 7.9%
Lithuanian 95 1.3%
Norwegian 127 1.8%
Polish 808 11.1%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 12 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 6 0.1%
Scottish 58 0.8%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 346 4.8%
Swiss 16 0.2%
Ukrainian 22 0.3%
Welsh 29 0.4%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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More McHenry County-area students named state scholars

An additional 44 McHenry County-area students earned state scholar titles through the Illinois Student Assistance Commission, according to a ...
Dec. 29, 2015 - 11:40 pm

Johnsburg High School sophomore picked for national student leadership committee

JOHNSBURG – A Johnsburg High School sophomore is one of only six high school students nationwide to be appointed to a student committee for ...
Dec. 28, 2015 - 12:20 am

Johnsburg expects 19.2 percent property tax levy decrease after elimination of sanitation levy

JOHNSBURG – The village of Johnsburg approved a 19.2 percent decrease in the property tax levy for the 2015 tax year, Village Administrator ...
Dec. 23, 2015 - 12:15 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 33 0.8%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 117 2.8%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 1,702 40.9%
Some College, No Degree 904 21.7%
Associates Degree 253 6.1%
Bachelor's Degree 696 16.7%
Graduate or Professional Degree 452 10.9%
Population 25 years and Over 4,157
High School Graduate or Higher 96.39%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 27.61&

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Gender

Male 3,218 50.88%
Female 3,107 49.12%
Total Population 6,325

 

Johnsburg home sale to raise money for Folds of Honor

JOHNSBURG – All of the money from a home being built in Johnsburg, which is expected to sell for about $250,000, will be donated to the nonp ...
Dec. 19, 2015 - 11:55 pm

McHenry volunteers honor veterans at Wreaths Across America event

McHENRY – When Cinde Prusko first approached Ronnie Reber, the commander of McHenry VFW Post 4600, about the chapter starting a Wreaths Acro ...
Dec. 13, 2015 - 4:54 pm

McHenry County schools aim to make the grade on consumer education

CRYSTAL LAKE – Joe Jauch has seen what money can do to the mind of a high school student.Sometimes juniors and seniors walk into his consume ...
Dec. 13, 2015 - 12:05 am

Household Type

Total Households 2,200
Family Households 1,801 81.86%
with own children under 18 years 638 29.00%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 2,200
Owner-Occupied 1,917 87.13&
Renter Occupied 283 12.86%

 

Wreaths Across America needs volunteers in McHenry, Johnsburg

McHENRY – The graves of about 700 veterans in McHenry and Johnsburg will be decorated with wreaths this holiday season.The effort marks the ...
Dec. 10, 2015 - 12:05 am

McHenry County Property Taxes: Taxing entities save up for big purchases, uncertainties

Note to readers: This is one-half of part four of our series, Property Taxes: Follow the Money. Read the intro to part four and the other ha ...
Dec. 5, 2015 - 11:52 pm

Body matching missing McHenry-area man found along Fox River

McHENRY – A body matching the description of a mentally challenged elderly man reported missing Monday was found Tuesday along the Fox River ...
Dec. 2, 2015 - 3:18 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1265

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 1,428
Median (dollars) $2231
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 489
Median (dollars) $716

 

PHOTOS: Search for mentally challenged, elderly man near McHenry

McHenry County Sheriff's police have resumed their search for mentally challenged elderly man who was last seen Monday afternoon in his McHe ...
Dec. 2, 2015 - 12:09 am

Sailors celebrate Thanksgiving at McHenry Moose Lodge

JOHNSBURG – Several young adults were scattered throughout a large dining room Thursday, heads down as they talked on cellphones and tablets ...
Nov. 27, 2015 - 10:39 am

Johnsburg School District 12's $41M facilities project about 25 percent complete

JOHNSBURG – The multifaceted $41 million facilities project in Johnsburg School District 12 is about 25 percent complete, the project manage ...
Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:25 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $291,100

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $78,963

 

Citizens Utility Board to host utility bill clinic in Johnsburg

JOHNSBURG – A free clinic coming up in Johnsburg is designed to help residents save on their utility bills.The Citizens Utility Board will a ...
Nov. 22, 2015 - 12:07 am

Food service chef opens Stucky's Bar and Grille in Johnsburg

JOHNSBURG – A Johnsburg resident who since 2009 has helped make and deliver personalized meals as part of her chef service plans to bring a ...
Nov. 19, 2015 - 10:40 am

Pioneer Center for Human Services kicks off #McHenryCountyGives campaign

McHENRY – With the absence of a state budget hanging over nonprofits, the McHenry-based Pioneer Center for Human Services is leading an effo ...
Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:36 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 43 0.28%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 222 1.43%
Construction 346 2.23%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 653 4.21%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 244 1.57%
Information 85 0.55%
Manufacturing 495 3.19%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 93 0.60%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 216 1.39%
Public Administration 163 1.05%
Retail Trade 407 2.63%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 131 0.85%
Wholesale Trade 170 1.10%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 3,268

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Land

Area (in square miles) 7.08
Density (in square feet) 893.36

 

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Pamela Althoff
Illinois House of Representatives Jack Franks
Illinois House of Representatives Barbara Wheeler

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 195
Cuban 0
Mexican 132
Other Hispanic or Latino 51
Puerto Rican 12
Total Population 195
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,130
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 7
Black or African American Alone 79
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 35
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 35
White Alone 6,009
Total Population 6,325

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Schools

Unified School Districts Johnsburg Community Unit School Dist. 12

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