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Economist tells LITH crowd not to focus on oil prices

LAKE IN THE HILLS – While lower oil prices mean its cheaper for Americans to fill up at the gas pump, the price drop won't change the fundam ...
Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:03 am

Lakewood approves TIF district at Route 47, 176

LAKEWOOD – A special taxing district centered on the intersection of Routes 47 and 176 was approved following two confused and lengthy meeti ...
Jan. 28, 2015 - 12:33 am

Lake in the Hills Police Department switching to propane system for squad vehicles

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's police department is adding propane fuel systems to its 10 Chevy Tahoe squad vehicles. The Lake in the Hil ...
Jan. 26, 2015 - 11:43 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 communities examine effects of red-light cameras

FOX RIVER GROVE – When the contract for the red-light camera at Route 22 and 14 comes up for renewal, Trustee Steve Knar wants Fox River Gro ...
Jan. 24, 2015 - 7:54 pm

Missing Lake in the Hills teen found

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A 17-year-old Lake in the Hills boy was found Friday night after being reported missing by his mother, police said. The ...
Jan. 24, 2015 - 9:32 am

Crystal Lake man charged with dealing cocaine at area bars, taverns

CRYSTAL LAKE – A Crystal Lake man was charged Friday with peddling cocaine at bars and taverns in the Crystal Lake area, police said.Jason L ...
Jan. 23, 2015 - 11:26 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

 

Lake in the Hills plans daddy-daughter dance

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village has planned a Frozen-themed daddy-daughter dance.The event is set to include dancing, a buffet dinner and sh ...
Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:15 am

Lake in the Hills cancels triathlon

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village's 2015 triathlon once scheduled for June has been canceled, according to a news release. Lake in the Hills h ...
Jan. 23, 2015 - 12:16 am

Lake in the Hills police reports for Jan. 22, 2015

• Jeff Lynn Fields, 46, 4553 Rolling Hills Drive, Lake in the Hills, was charged Thursday, Dec. 18, with disorderly conduct.• Jonathon A. Wi ...
Jan. 22, 2015 - 9:53 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-based School District 155 to issue remaining $10 million in bonds

CRYSTAL LAKE – Science lab renovations, asbestos abatement and new special education accommodations are being lined up for this summer.The S ...
Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:13 am

Crystal Lake-based School District 47 raises fees for second year in a row

CRYSTAL LAKE – The registration fees District 47 parents pay are set to climb nearly 17 percent next school year. The School District 47 Bo ...
Jan. 22, 2015 - 12:04 am

Truck catches fire in Lake in the Hills at auto shop

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A pickup truck is now a total loss after it caught fire Wednesday. The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection Distr ...
Jan. 21, 2015 - 10:51 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

 

Homeowners near proposed Lakewood sports complex raise objections

LAKEWOOD – Traffic and light pollution were among the concerns raised about a proposed sports complex at Route 47 and Pleasant Valley Road.T ...
Jan. 20, 2015 - 10:34 pm

Lake in the Hills police activity puts 3 D-158 schools on lockdown

LAKE IN THE HILLS – School District 158 locked down the three schools on its Reed Road Campus early Tuesday afternoon at the request of poli ...
Jan. 21, 2015 - 12:09 am

Lake in the Hills, Huntley listed high on top 100 safest cities in America list

Lake in the Hills and Huntley have been named as part of the top 100 safest cities in America list, according to Neighborhood Scout. Lake in ...
Jan. 20, 2015 - 4:58 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

Holiday Hills shooting police responders are 2014 Officers of the Year

Three Island Lake police officers and a McHenry County Sheriff's Office deputy were honored last week by the McHenry County Chiefs of Police ...
Jan. 21, 2015 - 11:10 am

Crystal Lake-based School District 155 holds institute day with its 4 feeder districts

CRYSTAL LAKE – About 1,500 teachers, administrators and other certified staff crowded into Crystal Lake Central High School’s auditorium, fi ...
Jan. 22, 2015 - 3:27 pm

Lake in the Hills recognizes businesses

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills recently announced the 2014 Gordon Larsen Business Achievement Awards.Park N Shop, 4581 Princeton Lane ...
Jan. 18, 2015 - 5:30 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 police looking for information about recent burglaries

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Police are looking for information related to three recent burglaries in town.On Wednesday evening, police received a re ...
Jan. 16, 2015 - 7:07 pm

Lake in the Hills police release holiday enforcement figures

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police conducted 32 traffic stops from Dec. 19 through Jan. 4 during their holiday enforcement campaig ...
Jan. 16, 2015 - 12:05 am

Lake in the Hills woman cited in Crystal Lake crash that sent woman to hospital

CRYSTAL LAKE – One person was taken to an area hospital and another was cited after a crash Thursday in Crystal Lake, police said. The Cryst ...
Jan. 15, 2015 - 11:58 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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Lakewood hears opposition to proposed TIF district

LAKEWOOD – Woodstock Community District 200 taxpayers cannot afford to subsidize development at Routes 176 and 47, a Woodstock resident told ...
Jan. 13, 2015 - 11:43 pm

Lake in the Hills man threatens Crystal Lake cop in rap video, police say

WOODSTOCK – A Lake in the Hills man remains in McHenry County Jail on charges he made a rap video in which he threatened to shoot a police o ...
Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:10 am

Lake in the Hills planning pond hockey tournament

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village’s parks and recreation department has scheduled its annual pond hockey tournament for 8 a.m. Jan. 31 at Wood ...
Jan. 10, 2015 - 11:49 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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Slick roads cause dozens of crashes in McHenry County area

Friday was a busy day for McHenry County-area police and fire agencies and a miserable one for motorists. While almost all of the area schoo ...
Jan. 10, 2015 - 12:08 am

Route 31 clear after crash at Algonquin, Lake in the Hills border near Virginia Road

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Route 31 near Virginia Road has reopened after a crash Friday morning. The crash occurred shortly after 7 a.m. and has c ...
Jan. 9, 2015 - 9:52 am

LITH church gets more time to find permanent site

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A church in town has more time to find a permanent space.The Foundation Baptist Church has gotten approval from the vill ...
Jan. 10, 2015 - 11:28 pm

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