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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

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

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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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

Richmond curbside pick-up for electronics available Thursday

RICHMOND – Curbside pick-up for electronic items looking to be recycled is set for Thursday in Richmond.The following items are not accepted ...
March 31, 2015 - 3:30 pm

Richmond Village Board candidates look to balance small-town feel, big-business dreams

RICHMOND – Candidates in the April election for the Richmond Village Board are looking for ways to preserve the community’s motto, “Village ...
March 26, 2015 - 12:37 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

 

McHenry County Conservation District sites open earlier than normal

WOODSTOCK – Conservation areas across McHenry County are opening earlier than normal this spring.Several sites already have opened and the r ...
March 20, 2015 - 11:42 pm

Richmond police reports for March 10, 2015

• Sarah L. Brainerd, 35, 188 N. Main St., Crystal Lake, was charged Sunday, Dec. 21, with battery and resisting arrest. She also was arreste ...
March 10, 2015 - 9:23 am

Computer science growing focus of some McHenry County area schools

WOODSTOCK – When Woodstock North High School tried to roll out a computer programming class in Sidney Smith’s senior year, he and his friend ...
Feb. 15, 2015 - 10:55 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&

 

Chain O' Lakes State Park, Glacial Park conducting controlled burns, officials say

Large clouds of smoke in the Fox Lake and Spring Grove areas are the result of two controlled conservation burns, fire officials said.The Ch ...
Feb. 12, 2015 - 2:00 pm

2-vehicle Richmond crash sends 1 to hospital

RICHMOND – A two-vehicle crash in Richmond sent one person to the hospital Tuesday night, fire officials said. The Spring Grove Fire Protect ...
Feb. 11, 2015 - 11:13 pm

Wisconsin man accused of trying to take McHenry County deputy's weapon

RICHMOND – A Wisconsin man is facing multiple charges after allegedly battering two McHenry County Sheriff's deputies and trying to remove a ...
Feb. 10, 2015 - 12:08 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

 

Powers-Walker farmstead designated McHenry County historical landmark

WOODSTOCK – An ordinance to designate the Powers-Walker Historic Site a county historical landmark sailed through the McHenry County Board a ...
Feb. 7, 2015 - 11:08 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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