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D-155 to start city zoning process for Crystal Lake South bleachers

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 plans on starting the zoning process on its controversial $1.18 million bleacher expansion ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 6:02 pm

Unemployment rate in McHenry County falls to 5.1 percent

McHenry County's unemployment rate fell 1.9 percentage points in October compared to the same time last year, according to preliminary data ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:40 pm

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 approves levy increase

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 taxpayers will likely see the taxes they pay to the district rise next year.The school boa ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:41 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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McHenry County police departments to boost Thanksgiving enforcement

Police departments around McHenry County are set to have extra enforcement to make sure people are wearing seat belts and not driving drunk ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:10 am

Crystal Lake-based School District 47 to consider levy increase

CRYSTAL LAKE – District 47 is moving ahead with a proposed increase in its property tax levy. The school board unanimously approved a $68 mi ...
Nov. 21, 2014 - 12:01 am

Lake in the Hills adopts annual levy

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Village Board has adopted its $5.4 million property tax levy. The estimated levy is about $2,000 less than last year ...
Nov. 18, 2014 - 12:01 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

 

Algonquin library district holding holiday giving activities

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library District has Christmas trees up at each of its branches to help area residents in need, accord ...
Nov. 16, 2014 - 11:31 pm

Crystal Lake-based high school District 155 to offer more AP classes

CRYSTAL LAKE – A slew of new courses will be offered to Community High School District 155 students next school year.The courses include fou ...
Nov. 15, 2014 - 10:45 pm

Cary woman takes over Lake in the Hills horse barn property

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Most evenings during the week, Tricia Sales is working with students as they learn to ride horses inside of one of the a ...
Nov. 14, 2014 - 12:10 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&

 

Algonquin Library District prepares to begin administrative librarian search

ALGONQUIN – The Algonquin Area Public Library District is preparing to start its search for a new administrative librarian to run the distri ...
Nov. 12, 2014 - 12:02 am

Veterans Day in McHenry County: Prairie Ridge High School among schools, communities celebrating

CRYSTAL LAKE – Sitting in a row Tuesday on a high school stage were six men with a diverse collection of former jobs: a mechanic, a corpsman ...
Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:56 pm

Lake in the Hills police reports for Nov. 11, 2014

• Police investigated a forced entry into a residence where personal property was removed Tuesday, Oct. 14, on the 100 block of Crystal Lake ...
Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:28 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

 

Property tax assessment appeal clock starts for Grafton Township

The clock has started for property owners in Grafton Township to appeal their property assessments if they so choose. Homeowners and busines ...
Nov. 11, 2014 - 12:14 am

Lake in the Hills releases Halloween enforcement statistics

LAKE IN THE HILLS – During the Halloween weekend, two people were charged with driving under the influence within village limits, according ...
Nov. 9, 2014 - 10:04 am

Lake in the Hills American Legion looking for singers

The Lake in the Hills American Legion Post 1231 is recruiting singers for the 2015 baseball season, according to a news release.The post nee ...
Nov. 4, 2014 - 9:14 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

Lake in the Hills accepting nominations for business awards

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village of Lake in the Hills is accepting business applications and patron nominations for the Gordon Larsen Busines ...
Nov. 3, 2014 - 3:32 pm

Community gathers to help Lake in the Hills man paralyzed in swimming accident

LAKE IN THE HILLS – When Braxton Larocco was paralyzed from the chest down in a swimming accident in July, his father, Bruce, remained by hi ...
Nov. 2, 2014 - 11:05 pm

Lake in the Hills man faces multiple drug charges

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 21-year-old Lake in the Hills man faces multiple drug charges, following a two-month investigation that caused police ...
Oct. 31, 2014 - 10:33 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

 

Teen injured after Lake in the Hills rollover crash

LAKE IN THE HILLS – An 18-year-old man was transported to an area hospital Wednesday night after a rollover crash in Lake in the Hills.The L ...
Oct. 30, 2014 - 10:39 am

No injuries in Lake in the Hills garage fire

LAKE IN THE HILLS — There were no injuries after a garage fire in Lake in the Hills on Wednesday afternoon, according to a news release by B ...
Oct. 29, 2014 - 5:57 pm

Kona Ice of McHenry County opens party room in Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – With slow winter season approaching, Kona Ice of McHenry County owner Sherry Ravagnie is bringing her mobile shaved ice ...
Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:07 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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No injuries after 15-acre Lake in the Hills brush fire

LAKE IN THE HILLS – It took more than two hours for firefighters to put out a 15-acre brush fire Saturday in an open grass area in Lake in t ...
Oct. 28, 2014 - 12:04 am

2 Crystal Lake men charged in undercover marijuana drug bust

CRYSTAL LAKE — Sheriff's police charged two Crystal Lake men with marijuana offenses at the conclusion of a two-month investigation conducte ...
Oct. 24, 2014 - 8:14 pm

Lake in the Hills hotel feasible, site near Huntley hospital also possible, study says

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A new hotel development could be feasible and supported in the area, according to a report prepared for village official ...
Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:04 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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McHenry County unemployment rate falls to 4.9 percent

CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County’s unemployment rate fell to 4.9 percent in September, down from 7.1 percent a year ago, according to prelimina ...
Oct. 24, 2014 - 12:01 am

Bruce Rauner encourages women to get out the vote in race for Illinois governor

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Bruce Rauner had an important message for the women gathered at the Boulder Ridge County Club Wednesday. In an election ...
Oct. 23, 2014 - 10:19 am

Tickets on sale for Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County's fall gala

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Tickets are on sale now for Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County’s annual fall gala. Themed “Music in Mentoring,” ...
Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:19 am

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