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Route 47, 176 TIF district proposal moves forward in Lakewood

LAKEWOOD – A proposed taxing district around the intersection of Routes 47 and 176 has cleared another hurdle. A joint review board made up ...
Dec. 13, 2014 - 12:12 am

Tax hike of $89+ likely for Prairie Grove School District 46 residents

PRAIRIE GROVE – Residents in Prairie Grove School District 46 boundaries will experience one of the largest real-dollar increases to propert ...
Dec. 12, 2014 - 12:32 am

Prairie Grove District 46 welcomes new school board member

PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove School District 46 welcomed a new board member about one month after former board member Lori McConville resig ...
Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:21 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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While moving ahead with TIF, Lakewood considers second taxing district for Routes 47, 176

LAKEWOOD – As the village moves forward with a special taxing district at Routes 176 and 47, it's also eyeing another type of taxing distric ...
Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:18 am

District 155 submits zoning request for Crystal Lake South bleachers

CRYSTAL LAKE – The controversial and lawsuit-inspiring bleachers at Crystal Lake South High School will start making their way through the c ...
Dec. 9, 2014 - 12:26 am

Subdivision proposed for small infill lot in Crystal Lake

CRYSTAL LAKE – A Prairie Grove-based developer is proposing to build a 14-lot single-family subdivision on 2.52 acres on currently vacant la ...
Dec. 4, 2014 - 8:29 pm

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

 

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

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

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

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 District 46 school board member resigns with scathing letter (with document)

PRAIRIE GROVE – District 46 is seeking a new school board member after Lori McConville issued a scathing resignation letter criticizing the ...
Nov. 12, 2014 - 11:49 pm

Pipeline work to close road in Prairie Grove subdivision

PRAIRIE GROVE – A portion of Lakewood Drive will be closed for pipeline work starting Monday.Enbridge Energy operates the pipeline, which ca ...
Nov. 2, 2014 - 11:06 pm

Prairie Grove School District 46 board to hear options on HVAC improvements

PRAIRIE GROVE – The options Consolidated School District 46 has for addressing stifling classrooms will be laid out at an upcoming special s ...
Oct. 31, 2014 - 11:12 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

 

New residential development in Prairie Grove in 'very early' stages

PRAIRIE GROVE – For the first time since before the housing crisis hit, feelers are out for a new residential development in Prairie Grove. ...
Oct. 30, 2014 - 12:38 am

Prairie Grove road projects to start next week

PRAIRIE GROVE – Road work will be starting next week in a Prairie Grove subdivision and on Half Mile Trail, the village administrator said. ...
Oct. 26, 2014 - 8:47 am

Prairie Grove District 46 to look at air conditioning at elementary school

PRAIRIE GROVE – Heat and humidity in the classrooms in the elementary wing of the Prairie Grove school building have led to medical issues f ...
Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:29 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $409,400

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $121,635

 

StormFront CrossFit opens in Prairie Grove

PRAIRIE GROVE – A more than 6,000-square-foot strength and conditioning facility called StormFront CrossFit recently opened at 2520 Route 17 ...
Oct. 7, 2014 - 12:19 am

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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