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Lake in the Hills Rockin' Ribfest needs more volunteers

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills’ annual Rockin’ Ribfest needs more volunteers to help with this year’s 10th anniversary event after a ...
July 4, 2015 - 11:30 pm

Crystal Lake-based School District 155's pool agreement falls through

CRYSTAL LAKE – The LifeTime Fitness corporate office won’t be signing off on an agreement that would have given Community High School Distri ...
July 4, 2015 - 11:29 pm

Brian Krueger Memorial Tournament returns to Lake in the Hills starting Wednesday

LAKE IN THE HILLS – As the Brian Krueger Memorial Tournament nears its 10th year, Ken Krueger looks forward to feeling his son’s spirit amid ...
July 3, 2015 - 11:35 pm

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 Community School District 47 receives financial recognition

CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake Community School District 47 once again has been recognized for its financial reporting.The district received th ...
July 1, 2015 - 11:23 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

Lake in the Hills police to ramp up drunken driving enforcement for Fourth of July

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police intend to crack down on drunken driving during the upcoming holiday weekend. The department wil ...
June 29, 2015 - 11:37 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

 

Centegra to offer free skin cancer screening in McHenry, Algonquin

McHENRY – Centegra Health System will offer free skin cancer screenings five times between now and November. Medical professionals will be o ...
June 28, 2015 - 12:14 am

Lake in the Hills receives praise for financial reporting

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills is part of an “elite group” in its financial soundness, according to the accounting firm that worked w ...
June 28, 2015 - 12:01 am

Lake in the Hills moving to simplify starting group homes for disabled

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has taken steps to make easier the process of establishing group homes for the developmentally disabled in L ...
June 26, 2015 - 11:59 pm

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&

 

Lake in the Hills Parks, Recreation Department plans senior trips

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village’s Parks and Recreation Department is planning a few summer senior trips. A 60-minute guided tour of Acquaviv ...
June 26, 2015 - 11:06 am

Zoning matters approved for proposed Lake in the Hills apartment complex

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A proposed 39-unit apartment complex for Lake in the Hills edged closer to fruition Thursday after the Village Board dir ...
June 25, 2015 - 11:51 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

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

 

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

Lake in the Hills police reports for June 24, 2015

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
June 24, 2015 - 12:19 pm

Lake in the Hills Village Board to vote on zoning, other items for unpopular proposed apartment complex

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A development plan and rezoning matters for a proposed apartment complex, which has so far received negative feedback fr ...
June 24, 2015 - 12:25 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

Crystal Lake School District 155 changes official public-comment policy

CRYSTAL LAKE – A written policy had required those wanting to speak during Community High School District 155’s school board meetings to giv ...
June 22, 2015 - 10:31 am

Morningside Family Dental opens at Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A full-service family dental practice called Morningside Family Dental opened this month in Lake in the Hills.Dr. Timoth ...
June 21, 2015 - 5:30 am

Crystal Lake School District 155 superintendent awarded maximum bonus

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155’s superintendent will receive the maximum bonus allowed under his contract, the school boa ...
June 21, 2015 - 11:53 pm

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

 

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

McHenry County health department closes Main Beach in Crystal Lake, 2 other beaches

McHenry County Department of Health officials have closed three area beaches because of elevated bacteria levels, according to a news releas ...
June 19, 2015 - 11:51 pm

District 155 moves swimming program from Sage YMCA in Crystal Lake after cost hike

CRYSTAL LAKE – The price tag to swim at the renovated Sage YMCA of Metro Chicago is just too high for Community High School District 155. Th ...
June 18, 2015 - 11:59 pm

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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Crystal Lake-based District 155 weighs eliminating class rank

CRYSTAL LAKE – School board members were hesitant during a discussion on eliminating class rank at Community High School District 155, as th ...
June 18, 2015 - 8:17 am

New businesses open in Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Three new companies recently opened for business in Lake in the Hills, village officials announced. Also located in Elgi ...
June 17, 2015 - 1:07 am

Some McHenry County school districts think about shifting to standards-based grading

ALGONQUIN – A disconnect can exist between the grades children receive and their understanding of the concepts, the Community Unit School Di ...
June 17, 2015 - 12:49 am

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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Residents oppose potential Lake in the Hills apartment complex

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Several residents on Monday voiced concerns and opposition to a potential apartment complex that would be located along ...
June 17, 2015 - 12:57 am

Fox River in Algonquin flood advisory canceled

ALGONQUIN – A flood advisory for the Fox River at the Algonquin tailwater has been lifted as meteorologists with the National Weather Servic ...
June 16, 2015 - 4:32 pm

Lake in the Hills man admits to attempted armed robbery

WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man will be sentenced next month on charges that he attempted to rob a man, but he was subdued by the victim ...
June 17, 2015 - 1:05 am

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