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Marengo police reports for Oct. 16, 2014

• Enrique M. Perez, 30, 122 E. Railroad St., Marengo, was charged Tuesday, Sept. 2, with battery.• Scott B. Singleton, 23, 540 Eagle Ridge L ...
Oct. 16, 2014 - 2:32 pm

McHenry County police departments participating in prescription drug take-back day

Several area police departments are scheduled to participate in Saturday's National Prescription Drug Take-Back day. The drug take back day ...
Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:20 pm

Animal rights activists protest traveling circus in Marengo

MARENGO – A national traveling circus rolled into Marengo on Tuesday with elephants, camels and zebras and drew a small crowd of local activ ...
Sept. 10, 2014 - 12:10 am

Age

Under 5 Years 687
5 to 9 Years 594
10 to 14 Years 595
15 to 19 Years 369
20 to 24 Years 463
25 to 34 Years 1072
35 to 44 Years 1246
45 to 54 Years 958
55 to 59 Years 442
60 to 64 Years 411
65 to 74 Years 389
75 to 84 Years 307
85 Years and Over 142
Median Age (in years) 35.3

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Ancestry

American 211 2.7%
Arab 63 0.8%
Czech 68 0.9%
Danish 0 0.0%
Dutch 143 1.8%
English 530 6.8%
French (except Basque) 227 2.9%
French Canadian 54 0.7%
German 2,795 35.9%
Greek 87 1.1%
Hungarian 54 0.7%
Irish 1,278 16.4%
Italian 776 10.0%
Lithuanian 37 0.5%
Norwegian 142 1.8%
Polish 853 11.0%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 28 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 34 0.4%
Scottish 80 1.0%
Slovak 6 0.1%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 239 3.1%
Swiss 14 0.2%
Ukrainian 41 0.5%
Welsh 23 0.3%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Marengo man charged with aggravated sexual abuse

MARENGO – After about a monthlong investigation, a 24-year-old man has been charged with aggravated criminal sexual abuse, police said Frida ...
Sept. 6, 2014 - 12:12 am

Time Capsule: Marengo implement dealer in 1922

The manure spreader was critical in helping McHenry County farmers keep their field fertile and productive. In the photo, which dates to abo ...
Aug. 31, 2014 - 5:30 am

Ringwood latest community to ask for expanded bus service

RINGWOOD – The village of Ringwood is the latest in a series of communities and townships to volunteer for an expanded bus service. The McH ...
Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:13 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 161 3.2%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 395 8.0%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 1,560 31.4%
Some College, No Degree 1,360 27.4%
Associates Degree 419 8.4%
Bachelor's Degree 736 14.8%
Graduate or Professional Degree 336 6.8%
Population 25 years and Over 4,967
High School Graduate or Higher 88.80&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 21.58%

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Gender

Male 3,725 48.53%
Female 3,950 51.47%
Total Population 7,675

 

Marengo-Union Library set to move to new building

MARENGO – The long-awaited move to a larger facility begins Monday for the Marengo-Union Library, as staff and volunteers will work to set u ...
Aug. 17, 2014 - 12:07 am

Group wants to grow medical marijuana in Marengo

MARENGO – An undisclosed business group recently approached Marengo officials about growing medical marijuana, making the city the only know ...
Aug. 12, 2014 - 11:42 pm

Marengo Park District looks for a new leader

MARENGO – A park district trying to regain the public’s trust is now looking for a new leader to help move past the financial problems that ...
July 27, 2014 - 11:23 pm

Household Type

Total Households 2,754
Family Households 2,106 76.47%
with own children under 18 years 1,020 37.03&

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 2,754
Owner-Occupied 1,961 71.20&
Renter Occupied 793 28.79%

 

Foreign Trade Zones a rewarding option for some businesses

It’s undeniable: a foreign trade zone designation comes wrapped in red tape.But for those who embrace and navigate the unavoidable governmen ...
July 27, 2014 - 5:30 am

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $854

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 1,410
Median (dollars) $1724
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 551
Median (dollars) $654

 

Household Value

Median (dollars) $184,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $58,766

 

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 23 0.15%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 579 3.74%
Construction 338 2.18%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 702 4.53%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 138 0.89%
Information 34 0.22%
Manufacturing 713 4.60%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 180 1.16%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 257 1.66%
Public Administration 138 0.89%
Retail Trade 406 2.62%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 87 0.56%
Wholesale Trade 59 0.38%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 3,654

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Land

Area (in square miles) 5.01
Density (in square feet) 1,531.94

 

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Pamela Althoff
Illinois House of Representatives Jack Franks

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 1,181
Cuban 0
Mexican 1,036
Other Hispanic or Latino 78
Puerto Rican 67
Total Population 1,181
Not Hispanic or Latino 6,494
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 19
Asian Alone 71
Black or African American Alone 89
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 84
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 84
White Alone 6,231
Total Population 7,675

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Schools

Elementary Schools Riley Community Consolidated School Dist. 18
Elementary Schools Marengo-Union Elementary Consolidated School Dist. 165
Secondary Schools Marengo Community High School Dist. 154
Unified School Districts

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