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McHenry County Schools, students earn top scores in youth science and engineering competition

CRYSTAL LAKE – Three area schools placed as top winners in separate divisions in the recent 2016 McHenry County College Worldwide Youth in S ...
Feb. 12, 2016 - 12:16 am

Paisano's owner opens sandwich shop, crab shack Panino's in Richmond

RICHMOND – The owner behind the popular Paisano’s On Broadway in Richmond admittedly feels bored since his veteran employees – some with 20- ...
Feb. 10, 2016 - 11:11 am

Woodstock man cited in Richmond-area crash

RICHMOND – A 33-year-old Woodstock man was cited after crashing into a tree Monday in unincorporated Richmond, McHenry County Sheriff’s Depu ...
Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:34 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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Woodstock's Challenger Learning Center honors 30th anniversary of Challenger disaster

WOODSTOCK – Thirty years after the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster killed seven astronauts, Rebecca Dolmon said the mission can be viewed ...
Jan. 29, 2016 - 12:00 am

Des Plaines man transported with minor injuries after Hebron-area rollover

HEBRON – A Des Plaines man suffered minor injuries after a rollover crash in the Hebron area Wednesday night, a fire official said.Lt. Dan L ...
Jan. 27, 2016 - 9:03 pm

Richmond-area crash leaves one in critical condition, firefighters say

RICHMOND – A man in his late 50s was taken to an area hospital in critical condition after a crash in the Richmond area involving a semitruc ...
Jan. 27, 2016 - 8:09 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

73-year-old Twin Lakes woman taken to hospital after Richmond crash

RICHMOND –A "very minor" crash sent a 73-year-old woman to the hospital Tuesday afternoon, a fire official said.The Richmond Fire Protectio ...
Jan. 26, 2016 - 6:18 pm

McHenry County school officials: Cost per pupil factors in location, demographics, more

Across McHenry County, school districts have spent anywhere between $8,800 to $15,400 per student, the most recent Illinois Department of Ed ...
Jan. 22, 2016 - 11:40 am

Richmond teen still in critical condition after single-vehicle crash

RICHMOND –A Richmond teenager remained in critical condition Tuesday after her car left the roadway, struck a tree and rolled onto its roof ...
Jan. 19, 2016 - 11:17 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&

Teenage girl in critical condition after Richmond-area rollover

RICHMOND – A teenage girl is in critical condition after being airlifted Monday night from the scene of a rollover crash in the Richmond are ...
Jan. 19, 2016 - 3:19 pm

Richmond OKs services to help create new comprehensive plan

RICHMOND – It's been nearly 20 years since the village of Richmond has updated its comprehensive plan, but a grant from the Chicago Metropol ...
Jan. 8, 2016 - 11:54 pm

Wisconsin woman injured after passing semi, striking pole in Richmond

RICHMOND – A 31-year-old Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, woman suffered minor injuries when she crashed into a pole while attempting to pass a semit ...
Jan. 5, 2016 - 12:23 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

Girls on the Run seeking more McHenry County school volunteer coaches

CRYSTAL LAKE – A nonprofit aimed at inspiring young girls to lead healthy and confident lifestyles needs more coaches in order to have progr ...
Dec. 30, 2015 - 11:45 pm

Richmond business owner in critical condition after Christmas morning attack

RICHMOND – More than $16,000 has been raised for a Richmond businessman who is in critical condition after being attacked Christmas morning.
Dec. 29, 2015 - 11:24 pm

Ex-Hebron police officer sold drugs from squad car, department, testimony reveals

WOODSTOCK – Testimony at a sentencing hearing for a former Hebron police officer revealed he sold marijuana while on duty from his squad car ...
Dec. 29, 2015 - 12:37 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $190,000

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $52,500

Richmond manufacturer Watlow adds employee wellness center

RICHMOND – An on-site nurse practitioner, fitness programs and preventative health services are among the features at a new in-house wellnes ...
Dec. 28, 2015 - 10:39 am

Richmond-area school district boards adopt flat 2015 tax levies

RICHMOND – The school boards for two Richmond-area school districts last week adopted flat property tax levies for 2015.In Nippersink School ...
Dec. 20, 2015 - 12:02 am

McHenry County moviegoers flock to 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ opening

WOODSTOCK – A few hours before “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” hit the big screen Thursday night, Jeremy Poggensee stood anxiously in a hallw ...
Dec. 18, 2015 - 9:30 am

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

Richmond man critically injured in Ringwood crash cited for DUI

RINGWOOD – A 24-year-old Richmond man who was critically injured after he crashed his SUV into a pole in Ringwood early Wednesday morning wa ...
Dec. 9, 2015 - 11:58 pm

1 injured after single-vehicle Richmond crash

RICHMOND – A man was taken to an area hospital after swerving off the road and into a tree to avoid an animal in Richmond, fire officials sa ...
Dec. 1, 2015 - 9:02 pm

3 people transported to hospital, 1 cited after Richmond crash

RICHMOND –Atwo-vehicle crash in Richmond sent three people – one of whom was cited – to an area hospital, police said Thursday. About 11:4 ...
Nov. 27, 2015 - 1:29 am

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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Pioneer Center for Human Services kicks off #McHenryCountyGives campaign

McHENRY –With the absence of a state budget hanging over nonprofits, the McHenry-based Pioneer Center for Human Services is leading an effo ...
Nov. 18, 2015 - 11:36 am

Schools

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

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