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4 newcomers running for 2 open seats in McHenry County Board District 4

Voters in McHenry County Board District 4 will be choosing new faces Nov. 8 to represent them.All four candidates for the two open seats – R ...
Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:15 am

Main Stay Therapeutic Farm to offer open house for new Richmond facility

RICHMOND – Main Stay Therapeutic Farm is opening its doors to the public to show off its new multimillion-dollar, 37,000-square-foot facilit ...
Sept. 26, 2016 - 1:04 am

Environmental Defenders of McHenry County to host Richmond recycling drive

RICHMOND – The Environmental Defenders of McHenry County will conduct a recycling collection, which is open to everyone in the county and be ...
Sept. 1, 2016 - 12:39 am

Age

Under 5 Years 37
5 to 9 Years 144
10 to 14 Years 101
15 to 19 Years 115
20 to 24 Years 186
25 to 34 Years 361
35 to 44 Years 280
45 to 54 Years 307
55 to 59 Years 151
60 to 64 Years 154
65 to 74 Years 130
75 to 84 Years 106
85 Years and Over 20
Median Age (in years) 39.1

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Ancestry

American 31 1.3%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 10 0.4%
Danish 19 0.8%
Dutch 13 0.5%
English 155 6.3%
French (except Basque) 41 1.7%
French Canadian 5 0.2%
German 845 34.6%
Greek 37 1.5%
Hungarian 0 0.0%
Irish 384 15.7%
Italian 223 9.1%
Lithuanian 88 3.6%
Norwegian 132 5.4%
Polish 181 7.4%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 0 0.0%
Scotch-Irish 13 0.5%
Scottish 88 3.6%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 145 5.9%
Swiss 19 0.8%
Ukrainian 9 0.4%
Welsh 5 0.2%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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McHenry County fans turn out for first high school football games of the season

CARY – The bleachers were packed Friday at Cary-Grove High School with fans who came to watch the first football game of the season against ...
Aug. 27, 2016 - 12:48 am

Charges upgraded against Johnsburg man in fatal alleged DUI crash

WOODSTOCK – Prosecutors have upgraded charges against a Johnsburg man who was allegedly under the influence of alcohol in a crash that kille ...
Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:38 am

Richmond man dies in hospital after motorcycle crash

A Richmond man who sustained serious injuries in a crash Wednesday has died, officials said.Steven Thomas, 26, was pronounced dead about 4 p ...
Aug. 12, 2016 - 10:48 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 0 0.0%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 94 6.2%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 529 35.1%
Some College, No Degree 437 29.0%
Associates Degree 72 4.8%
Bachelor's Degree 240 15.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 137 9.1%
Population 25 years and Over 1,509
High School Graduate or Higher 93.77%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 24.98%

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Gender

Male 1,030 49.24%
Female 1,062 50.76%
Total Population 2,092

 

Letter: Helping hand

To the Editor:This past weekend, I experienced an intense toothache. The only relief I found was placing an ice cube directly against the to ...
Aug. 12, 2016 - 5:30 am

Johnsburg man charged with DUI after Richmond crash that left motorcyclist in critical condition

RICHMOND – A 44-year-old Johnsburg man is accused of driving under the influence in connection with a crash Wednesday that left a 26-year-ol ...
Aug. 12, 2016 - 12:07 pm

Motorcyclist in critical condition after Richmond crash, fire official says

RICHMOND – Two people were sent to the hospital Wednesday night after a motorcycle and SUV crashed, a fire official said.Richmond Township F ...
Aug. 11, 2016 - 12:05 am

Household Type

Total Households 1,048
Family Households 543 51.81%
with own children under 18 years 226 21.56%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 1,048
Owner-Occupied 548 52.29%
Renter Occupied 500 47.70&

 

Steer that almost froze to death being shown at McHenry County Fair

WOODSTOCK – Attendees of the 2016 McHenry County Fair will be able to see a steer Thursday that nearly froze to death as a baby but was save ...
Aug. 4, 2016 - 12:07 am

Route 173 crash near Richmond sends 4 to hospital, 1 in critical condition, fire official says

RICHMOND – A serious crash on Route 173 between Hebron and Richmond left four injured and at least one in critical condition Saturday, accor ...
July 24, 2016 - 5:30 am

3 people injured from 2-vehicle crash in Richmond, fire officials says

RICHMOND – Three were transported to area hospitals Friday morning after a crash involving two vehicles at Route 173, a fire official said.T ...
July 16, 2016 - 12:28 am

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $841

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 421
Median (dollars) $1666
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 127
Median (dollars) $676

 

MCCD hosts Glacial Park team challenge on July 30

RICHMOND – The McHenry County Conservation District’s Glacial Park Team Challenge, a non-competitive biking, canoeing and off-trail hiking a ...
July 3, 2016 - 11:55 pm

Man hospitalized after single motorcycle crash on Route 12 in Richmond

RICHMOND — A man was transported to the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries after a crash on Route 12 Saturday afternoon, a ...
July 2, 2016 - 5:27 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $190,000

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $52,500

 

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 19 0.12%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 48 0.31%
Construction 123 0.79%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 211 1.36%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 95 0.61%
Information 23 0.15%
Manufacturing 222 1.43%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 50 0.32%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 130 0.84%
Public Administration 61 0.39%
Retail Trade 163 1.05%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 62 0.40%
Wholesale Trade 22 0.14%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 1,229

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Land

Area (in square miles) 4.22
Density (in square feet) 495.74

 

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) 135
Cuban 0
Mexican 101
Other Hispanic or Latino 16
Puerto Rican 18
Total Population 135
Not Hispanic or Latino 1,957
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 12
Black or African American Alone 0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 0
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 0
White Alone 1,945
Total Population 2,092

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Schools

Elementary Schools Nippersink School Dist. 2
Secondary Schools Richmond-Burton Community High School Dist. 157

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