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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

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

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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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

Ex-Prairie Grove police officer's on-duty DUI trial begins

WOODSTOCK – A trial began this week for a former Prairie Grove police officer who was charged with DUI while on duty after he allegedly cras ...
Aug. 25, 2016 - 12:14 am

Prairie Grove crash sends 2 to hospital, fire official says

PRAIRIE GROVE – A three-vehicle crash on Route 176 in Prairie Grove sent two people to the hospital Monday, a fire official said.Nunda Rural ...
Aug. 1, 2016 - 11:32 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

 

Charity golf outing to benefit Pioneer Center

PRAIRIE GROVE – The 2016 Tee Up 4 Charity golf outing is taking place Friday with all proceeds going to the Pioneer Center for Human Service ...
July 28, 2016 - 12:23 am

Prairie Grove-area crash sends bicyclist to hospital, fire official says

PRAIRIE GROVE – A 21-year-old bicyclist was sent to the hospital Monday after he veered into traffic and collided with a car on Route 176 ne ...
July 18, 2016 - 9:26 pm

Road work planned next week for Ames Road in Prairie Grove

PRAIRIE GROVE – Motorists should expect delays next week as road work begins on Ames Road.Milling and asphalt patching are expected to begin ...
July 15, 2016 - 1:17 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 District 46 honored with 2016 Freedom Award

PRAIRIE GROVE – Prairie Grove School District 46 was recently named a recipient of the 2016 Freedom Award, an award given by the U.S. Govern ...
July 11, 2016 - 5:12 pm

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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