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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 - 11:36 pm

Woodscreek Park reopens in Crystal Lake following renovation

CRYSTAL LAKE – Woodscreek Park has reopened to the public after a $1.2 million makeover. The newly renovated park now includes 60 percent mo ...
Nov. 27, 2014 - 12:11 am

Crystal Lake Park District's Racket Club offers pickleball

CRYSTAL LAKE – Pickleball has joined the offerings at the Racket Club.The Crystal Lake Park District facility offers the sport on an RSVP ba ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 10:43 am

Age

Under 5 Years 139
5 to 9 Years 390
10 to 14 Years 324
15 to 19 Years 377
20 to 24 Years 173
25 to 34 Years 142
35 to 44 Years 719
45 to 54 Years 621
55 to 59 Years 447
60 to 64 Years 343
65 to 74 Years 277
75 to 84 Years 162
85 Years and Over 70
Median Age (in years) 43.5

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Ancestry

American 221 4.5%
Arab 60 1.2%
Czech 36 0.7%
Danish 55 1.1%
Dutch 85 1.7%
English 448 9.1%
French (except Basque) 70 1.4%
French Canadian 0 0.0%
German 1,428 28.9%
Greek 0 0.0%
Hungarian 22 0.4%
Irish 839 17.0%
Italian 220 4.5%
Lithuanian 8 0.2%
Norwegian 53 1.1%
Polish 758 15.4%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 117 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 44 0.9%
Scottish 87 1.8%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 234 4.7%
Swiss 0 0.0%
Ukrainian 121 2.5%
Welsh 30 0.6%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Cooking classes in Crystal Lake to focus on appetizers, essentials

CRYSTAL LAKE – A hands-on cooking class is planned just in time for the holidays. The Crystal Lake Park District has partnered with Confetti ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 2:53 pm

Santa’s Workshop in Crystal Lake to include crafts, games

CRYSTAL LAKE – Children will get a sneak peek into Santa’s Workshop this December. Children ages 3 and older along with their parents will e ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:24 am

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

Education

Less than 9th Grade 12 0.4%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 0 0.0%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 319 11.5%
Some College, No Degree 450 16.2%
Associates Degree 216 7.8%
Bachelor's Degree 1,207 43.4%
Graduate or Professional Degree 577 20.7%
Population 25 years and Over 2,781
High School Graduate or Higher 99.56&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 64.14&

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Gender

Male 2,096 50.10%
Female 2,088 49.90%
Total Population 4,184

 

Dance, poms classes to be offered in Crystal Lake

CRYSTAL LAKE – A series of dance and pom classes for children as young as 3 will be offered by the Crystal Lake Park District.The park distr ...
Nov. 25, 2014 - 1:01 pm

Sewing, craft classes in Crystal Lake to feature holiday theme

CRYSTAL LAKE – Sewing and craft classes are gearing up at the Crystal Lake Park District.A sewing class called "Sew Cool" will teach those 1 ...
Nov. 25, 2014 - 11:36 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

Household Type

Total Households 1,374
Family Households 1,210 88.06%
with own children under 18 years 588 42.79%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 1,374
Owner-Occupied 1,351 98.32&
Renter Occupied 23 1.67%

 

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

Lakewood's RedTail Golf Club survives 'challenging' year

LAKEWOOD – The RedTail Golf Club has had a challenging year. There was measurable snow in May and October. Its superintendent died in June, ...
Nov. 14, 2014 - 11:25 pm

Lakewood to offer holiday lights recycling again

LAKEWOOD – In an effort to continue its sustainability efforts, the village of Lakewood will again accept holiday lights and extension cords ...
Nov. 14, 2014 - 9:56 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $2,000+

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 1,067
Median (dollars) $3194
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 284
Median (dollars) $1,000+

 

Lakewood to look at levy increase

LAKEWOOD – The village of Lakewood is starting to see new growth and its collective property value inch up, its village manager said. The ne ...
Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:51 pm

Lakewood moves forward on TIF district at Routes 47, 176

LAKEWOOD – The Lakewood Village Board took its first formal step toward creating a special taxing district at Routes 176 and 47 at its meeti ...
Nov. 11, 2014 - 11:51 pm

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

Household Value

Median (dollars) $433,100

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $124,778

 

Lakewood man charged with sexual exploitation of Crystal Lake minor

CRYSTAL LAKE – A Lakewood man has been charged with felony grooming after he solicited sexual conduct from a minor, according to police depa ...
Nov. 7, 2014 - 12:00 am

9-year-old Lakewood girl donates blankets to patients at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

LAKEWOOD – One look at her blankie and Julia Gilmore could remember all those days in the hospital. The 9-year-old Lakewood girl could have ...
Nov. 2, 2014 - 11:02 pm

Fox River Grove, Lakewood, Ringwood receive money for road projects

Three communities have received the thumbs up to receive federal money for future road projects. The McHenry County Council of Mayors has a ...
Oct. 22, 2014 - 12:09 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 0 0.00%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 125 0.81%
Construction 79 0.51%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 322 2.08%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 257 1.66%
Information 25 0.16%
Manufacturing 247 1.59%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 56 0.36%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 270 1.74%
Public Administration 31 0.20%
Retail Trade 82 0.53%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 45 0.29%
Wholesale Trade 182 1.17%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 1,721

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Land

Area (in square miles) 3.67
Density (in square feet) 1,140.05

 

Crystal Lake teen killed in Lakewood crash identified

LAKEWOOD – The 19-year-old Crystal Lake woman who died in a head-on, rollover crash Saturday afternoon at Route 47’s north intersection with ...
Oct. 19, 2014 - 11:12 pm

Crystal Lake teen killed in Routes 47, 176 head-on crash in Lakewood identified

LAKEWOOD – A 19-year-old Crystal Lake woman is dead and two others were hurt after a head-on, rollover crash Saturday afternoon at Route 47' ...
Oct. 19, 2014 - 10:53 pm

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Mark Kirk
Illinois Senate Karen McConnaughay
Illinois Senate Pamela Althoff
Illinois House of Representatives Michael Tryon

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 117
Cuban 78
Mexican 39
Other Hispanic or Latino 0
Puerto Rican 0
Total Population 117
Not Hispanic or Latino 4,067
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 126
Black or African American Alone 130
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 69
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 69
White Alone 3,742
Total Population 4,184

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Schools

Elementary Schools Crystal Lake Community Consoldiated School Dist. 47
Secondary Schools Community High School Dist. 155
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