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Prairie Grove expects village property tax rate to fall next year

PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove residents could see a decrease in the amount of property taxes they owe the village in 2017.The village is ask ...
Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:12 pm

Prairie Grove crash damages 3 vehicles, temporarily closes Route 176, fire official says

PRAIRIE GROVE – Three vehicles were towed after a crash on Route 176 in Prairie Grove, a fire official said. Nunda Rural Fire Protection Dis ...
Nov. 5, 2016 - 12:57 am

Judge acquits former Prairie Grove police officer

WOODSTOCK – An ex-Prairie Grove police officer was acquitted Thursday of DUI and official misconduct charges stemming from a 2015 on-duty cr ...
Nov. 4, 2016 - 12:09 am

Age

Under 5 Years 98
5 to 9 Years 122
10 to 14 Years 193
15 to 19 Years 147
20 to 24 Years 60
25 to 34 Years 146
35 to 44 Years 245
45 to 54 Years 370
55 to 59 Years 186
60 to 64 Years 85
65 to 74 Years 109
75 to 84 Years 26
85 Years and Over 0
Median Age (in years) 42.4

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Ancestry

American 57 2.7%
Arab 2 0.1%
Czech 47 2.2%
Danish 12 0.6%
Dutch 77 3.6%
English 237 11.1%
French (except Basque) 32 1.5%
French Canadian 24 1.1%
German 654 30.5%
Greek 11 0.5%
Hungarian 11 0.5%
Irish 352 16.4%
Italian 215 10.0%
Lithuanian 19 0.9%
Norwegian 49 2.3%
Polish 198 9.2%
Portuguese 2 0.1%
Russian 38 1.8%
Scotch-Irish 6 0.3%
Scottish 33 1.5%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 41 1.9%
Swiss 3 0.1%
Ukrainian 13 0.6%
Welsh 10 0.5%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Crystal Lake-based School District 155 hosting town halls for 1:1 tech program

CRYSTAL LAKE – Community High School District 155 will host a series of town hall meetings about the district’s plan to implement a 1:1 tech ...
Oct. 16, 2016 - 5:30 am

Judge to decide ex-Prairie Grove police officer's on-duty DUI case

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge will determine the fate of a former Prairie Grove police officer facing DUI charges after he allegedly cr ...
Oct. 13, 2016 - 11:39 pm

Man sent to hospital after mo-ped crash in Prairie Grove, fire official says

PRAIRIE GROVE – A man was sent to the hospital Saturday after he appeared to have lost control of his mo-ped, a fire official said.Nunda Rur ...
Oct. 9, 2016 - 12:31 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 3 0.3%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 20 1.7%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 229 19.6%
Some College, No Degree 182 15.6%
Associates Degree 93 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 399 34.2%
Graduate or Professional Degree 241 20.7%
Population 25 years and Over 1,167
High School Graduate or Higher 98.02&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 54.84%

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Gender

Male 883 49.41%
Female 904 50.59%
Total Population 1,787

 

Prairie Ridge High School celebrating its 20th year since inception

CRYSTAL LAKE – Prairie Ridge High School is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with various events.Prairie Ridge principal Steven Ko ...
Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:17 am

Prairie Grove road work may cause delays

PRAIRIE GROVE – The Village of Prairie Grove will be completing road work on Behan Road, Buhl Road and the western section of Crystal Way of ...
Sept. 28, 2016 - 12:07 am

Ballot changes, dual race make McHenry County Board District 3 race unique

Two last-minute ballot changes and a candidate running for two offices makes the race for McHenry County Board District 3 an interesting one ...
Sept. 27, 2016 - 12:03 am

Household Type

Total Households 613
Family Households 472 76.99&
with own children under 18 years 243 39.64%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 613
Owner-Occupied 573 93.47%
Renter Occupied 40 6.52&

 

Prairie Grove Junior High hosts ceremony honoring Col. Patricia Klop’s promotion

PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove Junior High’s gymnasium was packed Friday morning to witness Patricia Klop of the Marine Corps getting promote ...
Sept. 17, 2016 - 12:27 am

Nick Provenzano officially steps down from McHenry County Board

WOODSTOCK – McHenry County Board member Nick Provenzano, R-McHenry, officially resigned his seat Wednesday, the day after attending his fina ...
Sept. 8, 2016 - 12:57 am

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1156

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 486
Median (dollars) $2932
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 87
Median (dollars) $882

 

Household Value

Median (dollars) $409,400

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $121,635

 

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 5 0.03%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 22 0.14%
Construction 80 0.52%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 188 1.21%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 125 0.81%
Information 17 0.11%
Manufacturing 137 0.88%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 21 0.14%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 91 0.59%
Public Administration 35 0.23%
Retail Trade 103 0.66%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 36 0.23%
Wholesale Trade 34 0.22%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 894

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Land

Area (in square miles) 5.71
Density (in square feet) 312.96

 

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 David McSweeney
Illinois House of Representatives Barbara Wheeler

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 65
Cuban 12
Mexican 37
Other Hispanic or Latino 8
Puerto Rican 8
Total Population 65
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,722
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 50
Black or African American Alone 33
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 22
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 22
White Alone 1,617
Total Population 1,787

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Schools

Elementary Schools Crystal Lake Community Consoldiated School Dist. 47
Elementary Schools Prairie Grove Community School Dist. 46
Secondary Schools Community High School Dist. 155

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