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McHenry County Garden Walk to feature waterfront gardens, dragonfly habitat

CRYSTAL LAKE – An annual garden walk will showcase nine unique gardens, including one that faces the Fox River, a dragonfly habitat and a po ...
June 29, 2015 - 12:21 pm

ReMax recognizes Richmond broker for sales

RICHMOND – ReMax Northern Illinois recently recognized a broker at the ReMax Plaza, 9716 Route 12, Richmond, for her exceptional sales achie ...
June 21, 2015 - 5:30 am

Wonder Lake woman ejected from car after rollover crash in Richmond

RICHMOND – A 24-year-old Wonder Lake woman was airlifted Wednesday after being ejected from her car in a rollover crash in Richmond, officia ...
June 18, 2015 - 12:55 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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Tickets available for Spring Grove wine walk

Interested residents can now reserve tickets for the “Spring Grove Wine and Beer Walk,” sponsored by the Richmond-Spring Grove Chamber of Co ...
June 7, 2015 - 5:30 am

Richmond police search for cigarette thief

RICHMOND – Richmond police are asking for the public's help in finding a a man they say stole a carton of cigarettes from a convenience stor ...
June 5, 2015 - 11:27 pm

Guest house heavily damaged after fire in unincorporated Richmond, firefighters say

RICHMOND – A structure fire early Thursday morning in Richmond resulted in a partially collapsed roof and estimated damage worth more than $ ...
June 5, 2015 - 12:28 am

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

 

Richmond police reports for June 3, 2015

Information in police reports is obtained from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office and city police departments. Individuals listed in police ...
June 3, 2015 - 2:04 pm

McHenry County area events pay tribute to fallen on Memorial Day

CRYSTAL LAKE – A combat medic who attended to troops on the battlefield, killed by an enemy hand grenade. A behavioral health specialist who ...
May 26, 2015 - 12:51 am

Class of 2015: Richmond-Burton Community High School class 'one of the best', principal says

RICHMOND – The Richmond-Burton Community High School graduating class may look ordinary from the outside, class president Jillian Townsend t ...
May 24, 2015 - 11:22 pm

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&

 

Main Stay Therapeutic Farm to hold groundbreaking for new Richmond facility

RICHMOND – Main Stay Therapeutic Farm will hold a June 11 ceremony to announce the groundbreaking of its new 37,000-square-foot equine thera ...
May 22, 2015 - 12:52 am

Motorcycle driver injured after Richmond crash with pickup truck

RICHMOND – A crash involving a pickup truck and a motorcycle sent one person to an area hospital Monday afternoon, fire officials said. The ...
April 27, 2015 - 11:41 pm

Apartment fire in Richmond sends one to hospital

RICHMOND – A cooking fire sent one person to the hospital Saturday morning, a fire official said.The Richmond Fire Protection District respo ...
April 25, 2015 - 3:04 pm

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

 

Richmond's Main Stay Therapeutic Farm to host gala benefit in Harvard

HARVARD – Main Stay Therapeutic Farm, formerly Main Stay Therapeutic Riding Program, in Richmond will have its annual Black Tie & Blue Jeans ...
April 22, 2015 - 11:35 pm

McHenry County nonprofit aims to raise money for area mental health groups

CRYSTAL LAKE – Like many of the participants in the McHenry County Adult Program, Scot Maier spends most of his time in a wheelchair.The 23- ...
April 22, 2015 - 10:58 am

Richmond girls turned away from daddy-daughter dance

RICHMOND – A night they expected to be filled with dancing ended in tears for three Richmond girls when Richmond Grade School leaders refuse ...
April 14, 2015 - 11:29 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $190,000

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $52,500

 

McHenry County residents find debris from Rochelle tornado

HEBRON – The loan billing statement was a little muddy, but Jennifer Kowal could make out a full name and address. That’s how she knew the L ...
April 13, 2015 - 11:27 pm

Teenage driver crashes into tree in Richmond; 3 girls taken to hospital

RICHMOND – Three teenage girls were “lucky” to walk away with only minor injuries after the truck they were riding in crashed into a tree Mo ...
April 13, 2015 - 11:21 pm

Election 2015: Contested McHenry County races abound on Tuesday ballot

OK, voters, it’s up to you this Tuesday.More than 40 races to determine who represents you – or who doesn’t – on city councils, school board ...
April 4, 2015 - 10:41 pm

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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