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Lake in the Hills economic development efforts to target auto dealerships

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's new economic development coordinator has sights set on new business, namely new automotive industry busine ...
July 31, 2015 - 10:50 am

Lake in the Hills police to host National Night Out event

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Police Department will host an upcoming event to take a stand against crime and promote safety in ...
July 30, 2015 - 11:47 pm

Illinois budget impasse puts halt to McHenry County summer internships, job training

WOODSTOCK – A worker placed with McHenry-based Fabrik Molded Plastics didn't get to finish his summer internship, a ripple effect from the c ...
July 30, 2015 - 12:31 am

Age

Under 5 Years 1793
5 to 9 Years 2968
10 to 14 Years 2598
15 to 19 Years 2184
20 to 24 Years 1290
25 to 34 Years 3148
35 to 44 Years 5630
45 to 54 Years 4933
55 to 59 Years 1594
60 to 64 Years 1151
65 to 74 Years 1019
75 to 84 Years 465
85 Years and Over 121
Median Age (in years) 36.3

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Ancestry

American 769 2.4%
Arab 230 0.7%
Czech 387 1.2%
Danish 248 0.8%
Dutch 437 1.4%
English 1,599 5.1%
French (except Basque) 765 2.4%
French Canadian 85 0.3%
German 8,237 26.1%
Greek 220 0.7%
Hungarian 277 0.9%
Irish 5,488 17.4%
Italian 4,067 12.9%
Lithuanian 179 0.6%
Norwegian 811 2.6%
Polish 5,070 16.1%
Portuguese 47 0.1%
Russian 331 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 153 0.5%
Scottish 375 1.2%
Slovak 72 0.2%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 1,174 3.7%
Swiss 142 0.5%
Ukrainian 191 0.6%
Welsh 160 0.5%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Crystal Lake-based School District 155 rethinks grading, considers test retakes

CRYSTAL LAKE – A failure to complete homework was digging a hole students couldn’t climb out of.The conclusion came as Crystal Lake-based Co ...
July 26, 2015 - 11:55 pm

Algonquin-Lake in the Hills taps assistant chief to lead fire department

The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District will get a new fire chief in August from within its own ranks. The district’s board ...
July 24, 2015 - 1:20 pm

Lake in the Hills house fire under investigation in gated community

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Firefighters continue to investigate what caused a fire to break out in a Lake in the Hills home Thursday.The Algonquin- ...
July 23, 2015 - 2:10 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 384 2.1%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 593 3.3%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 5,051 28.0%
Some College, No Degree 4,704 26.0%
Associates Degree 1,808 10.0%
Bachelor's Degree 4,025 22.3%
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,496 8.3%
Population 25 years and Over 18,061
High School Graduate or Higher 94.59%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 30.56&

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Gender

Male 14,654 50.72%
Female 14,240 49.28%
Total Population 28,894

 

3 McHenry County beaches remain closed

Three McHenry County beaches remain closed after McHenry County Department of Health officials detected elevated bacterial levels Wednesday.
July 23, 2015 - 10:45 am

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 approves balanced budget despite initial deficit worries

CRYSTAL LAKE – An influx of state dollars could push Community High School District 155 into the black this budget year, a school official s ...
July 23, 2015 - 9:23 am

6 beaches closed in Wonder Lake, Lake in the Hills, Island Lake for high bacteria levels

Officials from the McHenry County Department of Health retested area beaches for bacterial levels Tuesday after the weekend's heavy rains.Si ...
July 23, 2015 - 11:38 am

Household Type

Total Households 9,792
Family Households 7,556 77.16&
with own children under 18 years 4,250 43.40%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 9,792
Owner-Occupied 8,909 90.98%
Renter Occupied 883 9.01&

 

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

Walk to End Alzheimer’s planned for September in Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Nearly 450 people from the McHenry County area expected to walk this September in an effort to raise awareness and funds ...
July 22, 2015 - 11:42 am

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 reaches new agreement for swim teams

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 swimmers will have a pool this coming school year. The district’s school board unanimously ...
July 22, 2015 - 12:52 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1256

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 7,928
Median (dollars) $2023
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 981
Median (dollars) $674

 

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

Edward Jones Financial opens in Lake in the Hills

Edward Jones Financial, 9 Crystal Lake Road, Lake in the Hills, celebrated its grand opening during a recent ribbon-cutting ceremony with th ...
July 19, 2015 - 5:30 am

Lake in the Hills to see more materials on proposed apartment complex

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Items related to a proposed 39-unit apartment complex along Haligus Road will be brought back to the village this week f ...
July 18, 2015 - 10:39 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

McHenry County providers: Demand high for group homes for disabled

A Lake in the Hills residence tentatively planned for the fall would be a step – though a small one – toward providing the disabled populati ...
July 20, 2015 - 12:18 am

Musician Vito Buffalo to be remembered with free concert in Algonquin

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The community will have a chance Monday to celebrate a man, musician and business owner, who friends and family say was ...
July 18, 2015 - 12:18 am

2 Lake in the Hills beaches closed because of elevated bacteria levels

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Two Lake in the Hills beaches are closed because of elevated bacteria levels found during sampling Thursday as the remai ...
July 18, 2015 - 12:23 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 42 0.27%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 1,046 6.75%
Construction 1,044 6.74%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 2,464 15.90%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 984 6.35%
Information 444 2.86%
Manufacturing 2,796 18.04%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 763 4.92%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 1,560 10.06%
Public Administration 288 1.86%
Retail Trade 1,967 12.69%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 1,011 6.52%
Wholesale Trade 507 3.27%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 14,916

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Land

Area (in square miles) 10.38
Density (in square feet) 2,783.62

 

Lake in the Hills commission moves group home changes to full board

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A proposed ordinance amendment that would simplify the process of establishing group homes for the developmentally disab ...
July 15, 2015 - 11:36 pm

Volunteer work day planned at MCCD site in Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A restoration project aimed at stopping the honeysuckle invasion will take place at Exner Marsh Conservation Area.Volunt ...
July 15, 2015 - 12:29 pm

Lake in the Hills Police issue 30 citations over Fourth of July holiday

LAKE IN THE HILLS – One arrest was made and 30 citations were issued by the Lake in the Hills Police Department during an Independence Day e ...
July 15, 2015 - 12:55 am

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Peter Roskam
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Karen McConnaughay
Illinois Senate Dan Duffy
Illinois House of Representatives Michael Tryon
Illinois House of Representatives David McSweeney

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,609
Cuban 41
Mexican 1,941
Other Hispanic or Latino 443
Puerto Rican 184
Total Population 2,609
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,285
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 44
Asian Alone 1,290
Black or African American Alone 375
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 470
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 96
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 374
White Alone 24,106
Total Population 28,894

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Rudin: Investing in our greatest appreciable asset

I’ll admit there is a lot more about business and business strategy that I don’t know than I do know. But regardless of the product, service ...
July 13, 2015 - 10:22 am

McHenry County-area police: Options exist to prevent home burglary during vacation

Federal data show household burglary rates consistently spike in summertime, but local police say there are some common-sense ways to avoid ...
July 12, 2015 - 11:48 pm

Lake in the Hills to host free concert, park picnic with animals

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's Parks and Recreation Department is inviting residents to take part in two upcoming and free summer events.
July 11, 2015 - 10:31 pm

Schools

Elementary Schools Crystal Lake Community Consoldiated School Dist. 47
Secondary Schools Community High School Dist. 155
Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158
Unified School Districts Community Unit School Dist. 300

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2-vehicle crash near Lakewood, Lake in the Hills border sends 2 to hospital

LAKEWOOD – Two people were taken to the hospital after a car crash Thursday at Lakewood and Ackman roads, near the border of Lakewood and La ...
July 9, 2015 - 11:53 pm

Lake in the Hills trustee Denise Barreto plans to leave village in middle of term

LAKE IN THE HILLS – After 12 years in the village and six on the Village Board, Trustee Denise Barreto is saying goodbye to Lake in the Hill ...
July 9, 2015 - 12:30 am

Vehicle impound fees in McHenry County as Illinois court questions fees

Some municipalities are taking another look at a fee they use to recoup the costs of impounding a vehicle and taking its driver to court.The ...
July 8, 2015 - 12:15 am

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