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2 charged in Algonquin motorcycle crash that killed Crystal Lake man

ALGONQUIN – Two have been charged with a variety of driving under the influence of alcohol charges after October’s fatal Route 31 crash, Alg ...
Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:20 am

Lake in the Hills to host 15th annual Santa's Festival of Trees

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills will hold the 15th annual Santa's Festival of Trees on Friday. Starting at 6 p.m., Santa and Mrs. Cla ...
Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:36 am

Lake in the Hills to hold holiday dinner featuring Santa, Grinch

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Children will have the chance to eat with Santa and the Grinch at the Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department’ ...
Nov. 29, 2016 - 6:26 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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$100,000 winning lottery ticket bought in Lake in the Hills stays unclaimed

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Time is out for an Illinois Lottery player who never redeemed a winning $100,000 ticket that was bought in Lake in the H ...
Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:54 am

Lake in the Hills crash sends woman to hospital, police say

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A woman was sent to the hospital Monday night after a crash in Lake in the Hills, a police official said.Lake in the Hil ...
Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:48 am

Huntley High School student earns Illinois Technology Foundation award

HUNTLEY – Through his research, Huntley High School senior Kyle Ockerlund has changed the school’s bell tone, taught a machine how to play t ...
Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:40 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

 

Pet grooming facility, other businesses eyeing Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A pet grooming facility is looking to fill a vacant building in Lake in the Hills that used to be a day care center.The ...
Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:54 pm

Lake in the Hills woman continues to spread epilepsy awareness

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Erin Gard almost lost her life this summer because of epilepsy. Doctors had to put her in a coma to stop her from having ...
Nov. 26, 2016 - 11:31 pm

Grafton Food Pantry seeking donations for holiday meals

HUNTLEY – The Grafton Food Pantry is seeking donations so McHenry County families can celebrate a holiday without hunger.Donating $30 will p ...
Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:49 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 woman dies after being rescued from house fire

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Lake in the Hills woman removed from a house fire with life-threatening injuries last week has died, according to the ...
Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:48 pm

Police ask Illinois drivers to travel safe during Thanksgiving holiday

Roads and airports across the country are expected to be busy with holiday travelers through the rest of the week.From Wednesday through Sun ...
Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:41 am

Lake in the Hills police to make the switch to digital radios

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police will be transitioning to a new radio system as they consolidate and join the Southeast Emergenc ...
Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:05 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 Airport wraps up taxiway project, focuses on future safety improvements

LAKE IN THE HILLS – With a $2.3 million taxiway project wrapping up at Lake in the Hills Airport, airport manager Michael Peranich said the ...
Nov. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am

5K benefiting muscular dystrophy victims to take place Thanksgiving morning

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Before McHenry County residents stuff themselves with turkey, they can partake in the fourth annual Henry’s 5K and Kid’s ...
Nov. 20, 2016 - 5:30 am

Lake in the Hills looks to fill Board of Trustees vacancy

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills has a vacant spot on its Board of Trustees after Trustee Paula Yensen won a seat on the McHenry County ...
Nov. 18, 2016 - 1:08 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

MCCD slated to host #GreenFridayRestoration event

Nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts are invited to attend #GreenFridayRestoration Day on Nov. 25, the day after Thanksgiving.The restorati ...
Nov. 16, 2016 - 12:18 am

Lake in the Hills approves virtually flat property tax levy estimate

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The village of Lake in the Hills plans on keeping its estimated property tax levy virtually flat for 2016.The amount to ...
Nov. 16, 2016 - 12:16 am

Lake in the Hills village president facing domestic battery charge appears in court

WOODSTOCK – Lake in the Hills Village President Paul J. Mulcahy appeared in court Monday on a domestic battery charge. Mulcahy, 64, was arr ...
Nov. 15, 2016 - 11:38 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

 

McHenry County police agencies participate in No Shave November

Some McHenry County police agencies may start looking a little scruffy, but they’re purposely not shaving for a good cause.No Shave November ...
Nov. 14, 2016 - 12:41 am

Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department to hold Thanksgiving break camp

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Thanksgiving break camp for students in kindergarten ...
Nov. 12, 2016 - 10:01 pm

Lake in the Hills appoints new village administrator

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Come Dec. 12, Lake in the Hills will have a new village administrator.Doug Petroshius will fill the position left by for ...
Nov. 12, 2016 - 10:03 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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Officials needed for Special Olympics basketball in McHenry County area

Volunteers are needed to officiate home games for several local Special Olympics basketball teams for the season that began in November and ...
Nov. 11, 2016 - 12:58 am

Algonquin woman launching program to recognize active military personnel

ALGONQUIN – Algonquin resident Corinne Gerstmayr is looking to start a program to recognize active military personnel in the village – inclu ...
Nov. 11, 2016 - 12:38 am

Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District wins referendum that failed in March

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Algonquin-Lake in the Hills Fire Protection District can start restoring services that have been cut and setting asi ...
Nov. 10, 2016 - 12:38 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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Crystal Lake majority oppose library referendum

McHenry County voters saw a number of advisory and binding questions on the ballot on Election Day. Here's a look at how they fared:County B ...
Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:50 am

Lake in the Hills to hold Thanksgiving senior luncheon

LAKE IN THE HILLS – The Lake in the Hills Parks and Recreation Department will hold a senior Thanksgiving luncheon.The lunch will be from 11 ...
Nov. 8, 2016 - 12:11 am

Lake in the Hills village president charged with domestic battery

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills Village President Paul J. Mulcahy was arrested and charged with domestic battery early Sunday morning, ...
Nov. 7, 2016 - 11:42 pm

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