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Lake in the Hills to host craft beer fest in October

LAKE IN THE HILLS – People can try beer from more than 40 local and unique breweries at the People for the Parks Foundation of Lake in the H ...
Sept. 26, 2016 - 1:24 am

Boutique-style home goods store looking to come to Huntley

HUNTLEY – Two Lake in the Hills residents are looking to transform a single-family residence at 11103 Church St. in Huntley into a boutique- ...
Sept. 25, 2016 - 5:30 am

Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department to hold preschooler enrichment classes

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department is offering enrichment classes for preschoolers.The hands-on, thre ...
Sept. 25, 2016 - 5:30 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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Walk to End Alzheimer’s to be Sunday in Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – More than 400 people are expected to attend the Walk to End Alzheimer’s event Sunday in Lake in the Hills.Registration f ...
Sept. 24, 2016 - 12:02 am

Algonquin-based School District 300 students learn alpaca felting

Students from Dundee-Crown, Hampshire and Jacobs high schools learned about the ancient art of alpaca felting this week via grant-funded wor ...
Sept. 22, 2016 - 11:47 pm

Lake in the Hills police reports for Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and municipal police departments. Individuals listed in p ...
Sept. 21, 2016 - 12:48 am

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

Lake in the Hills police department to offer safety series for women

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Police Department is offering its third annual Women’s Safety Series starting next month.The free ...
Sept. 17, 2016 - 11:00 pm

McHenry County police praise law requiring traffic stop education for new drivers

New driver’s education students in Illinois will soon have another necessary – and possibly life-saving – lesson to learn.Gov. Bruce Rauner ...
Sept. 17, 2016 - 10:54 pm

Lake in the Hills looking for special census workers

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills is looking for people to work as crew leaders, enumerators and clerical staff to help conduct a specia ...
Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:11 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&

Lake in the Hills man accused in $340K home improvement store fraud scheme

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills man has been charged with wire fraud, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.Salvatore Cribari, ...
Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:04 am

Algonquin Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce anticipates move to Algonquin village hall

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Lake in the Hills Chamber of Commerce is looking to move to Algonquin’s Ganek Municipal Center.If approved by the ...
Sept. 16, 2016 - 1:00 am

Work begins to add Lakewood Road traffic lights near Huntley hospital

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Work has begun to install two signalized intersections on Lakewood Road in village limits to help accommodate increased ...
Sept. 14, 2016 - 12:03 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

Lake in the Hills trustees oppose tax increment financing district feasibility study

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Trustees said “no” to a study that would have allowed the village to see whether a tax increment financing district was ...
Sept. 13, 2016 - 11:52 pm

Lake in the Hills to hold adult drop-in basketball nights

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department is looking for adults to participate in its weekly drop-in basketb ...
Sept. 10, 2016 - 12:45 am

Lake in the Hills hit-and-run crash injures motorcyclist, police say

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police are looking for information on a hit-and-run crash that injured a 38-year-old motorcyclist.Abou ...
Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:59 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

Lake in the Hills considers establishing TIF district

LAKE IN THE HILLS – In an effort to bring more development to the Route 31 corridor and the area surrounding the airport in Lake in the Hill ...
Sept. 7, 2016 - 12:31 am

Village asking Huntley Outlet Center to maintain, find best use for mall property

HUNTLEY – Caution signs with the words “slippery” and “trip hazard” written on them line the sidewalks at the Huntley Outlet Center.Liquidat ...
Sept. 3, 2016 - 11:09 pm

Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset Festival keeps growing

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Thousands of local families showed up Saturday for the second day of the 2016 Lake in the Hills Summer Sunset Festival. ...
Sept. 3, 2016 - 11:24 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

First in-school food pantry opens in Algonquin-based School District 300

CARPENTERSVILLE – About 130 families attended the grand opening of the District 300 Food Pantry on Wednesday at Carpentersville Middle Schoo ...
Sept. 2, 2016 - 12:26 am

National Weather Service issues flash flood warning for McHenry County

McHenry County is under a flash flood warning until 11 p.m. Monday, according to the National Weather Service.The warning, issued about 5:08 ...
Aug. 29, 2016 - 5:22 pm

Referendums and a constitutional amendment await McHenry County voters

McHenry County voters will have three or more ballot propositions to decide on top of selecting the next president and their representation ...
Aug. 28, 2016 - 5:30 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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Lake in the Hills temporarily fills village administrator position

LAKE IN THE HILLS – After the resignation of Lake in the Hills Village Administrator Gerald Sagona, the village board has appointed Assistan ...
Aug. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am

Lake in the Hills to host Sunset 5K-run/2-mile walk Friday

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The 15th annual Sunset 5Krun/2-mile walk will take place Friday as part of Lake in the Hills’ Summer Sunset Festival.The ...
Aug. 29, 2016 - 1:05 am

Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry to hold open house for children’s garden

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Interfaith Food Pantry is celebrating the completion of its children’s garden, which pro ...
Aug. 27, 2016 - 10:13 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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New businesses open in LITH

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village of Lake in the Hills recognizes the following new businesses, according to a news release:Two Eight Hockey A ...
Aug. 26, 2016 - 7:30 am

Big R president: Renovation costs, visibility problems led to no store

LAKE IN THE HILLS – High renovation costs and site visibility concerns ultimately are what led Big R department store to not locate in Lake ...
Aug. 25, 2016 - 11:27 pm

Lake in the Hills Police take first in Illinois Traffic Safety Challenge

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police are among the best in the state at keeping their roads safe, according to a statewide traffic s ...
Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:35 am

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