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Decline of monarch butterflies spurs events in Crystal Lake, Ringwood

CRYSTAL LAKE – A fair with face painting plus science and art activities is part of a handful of events in the area designed to raise awaren ...
Aug. 17, 2015 - 2:55 pm

MCCD offering butterfly programs in Crystal Lake, Spring Grove, Ringwood

RINGWOOD – August is all about monarch butterflies.The McHenry County Conservation District is offering three different programs this August ...
Aug. 17, 2015 - 12:01 am

Living history event to look back at WWII in Ringwood at Powers-Walker House

RINGWOOD – The region and its residents during World War II will be explored during a living history open house at the Powers-Walker House t ...
Aug. 11, 2015 - 1:32 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 30
5 to 9 Years 64
10 to 14 Years 109
15 to 19 Years 59
20 to 24 Years 47
25 to 34 Years 12
35 to 44 Years 151
45 to 54 Years 212
55 to 59 Years 53
60 to 64 Years 39
65 to 74 Years 38
75 to 84 Years 13
85 Years and Over 6
Median Age (in years) 42.8

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Ancestry

American 21 2.0%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 16 1.5%
Danish 15 1.4%
Dutch 33 3.1%
English 59 5.5%
French (except Basque) 1 0.1%
French Canadian 0 0.0%
German 350 32.6%
Greek 5 0.5%
Hungarian 21 2.0%
Irish 177 16.5%
Italian 147 13.7%
Lithuanian 0 0.0%
Norwegian 30 2.8%
Polish 131 12.2%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 5 0.5%
Scotch-Irish 25 2.3%
Scottish 7 0.7%
Slovak 5 0.5%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 20 1.9%
Swiss 2 0.2%
Ukrainian 2 0.2%
Welsh 0 0.0%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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August concert at Glacial Park to feature The Jeff Trudell Band

RINGWOOD – An outdoor concert featuring the talents of The Jeff Trudell Band is set for Aug. 7.Originally inspired by early rhythm and blues ...
July 30, 2015 - 10:56 pm

MCCD to explore insect songs in Harvard, watch meteor showers in Marengo

HARVARD – Insect songs, meteor showers and solar power will be explored at three upcoming McHenry County Conservation District programs. All ...
July 28, 2015 - 12:37 am

MCCD offering solar cooking class in Ringwood, Woodstock insect program

WOODSTOCK – The sun will be used to make some snacks at a McHenry County Conservation District program this month. All programs require adva ...
July 23, 2015 - 11:57 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 0 0.0%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 15 2.9%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 206 39.3%
Some College, No Degree 123 23.5%
Associates Degree 51 9.7%
Bachelor's Degree 99 18.9%
Graduate or Professional Degree 30 5.7%
Population 25 years and Over 524
High School Graduate or Higher 97.13&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 24.61&

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Gender

Male 432 51.86%
Female 401 48.14%
Total Population 833

 

Roof of former Camp Algonquin recreation hall to be replaced

WOODSTOCK – Plans are moving ahead to salvage the former Camp Algonquin recreation hall despite concerns that the recently approved master p ...
July 21, 2015 - 12:18 am

Bike tour to explore northern part of Prairie Trail, downtown Richmond

RINGWOOD – A bike tour will explore the northern stretch of the Prairie Trail.McHenry Count Conservation District staff will lead bicyclists ...
July 20, 2015 - 5:04 pm

Powers-Walker House in Ringwood open house to delve into World War I

RINGWOOD – An open house event at the historic Powers-Walker House in Glacial Park will take a look at World War I with re-enactors and orig ...
July 18, 2015 - 12:23 am

Household Type

Total Households 297
Family Households 241 81.14%
with own children under 18 years 108 36.36%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 297
Owner-Occupied 253 85.18&
Renter Occupied 44 14.81%

 

Glacial Park programs on bats, cold-blooded critters set in Ringwood

WOODSTOCK – Kid-friendly programs on bats, amphibians and reptiles will be offered by the McHenry County Conservation District this month.Al ...
July 13, 2015 - 3:11 pm

Improvements planned for MCCD's Harrison Benwell parking lot, entrance

WONDER LAKE – The parking lot and entrance to the McHenry County Conservation District’s first site will be getting an upgrade, district spo ...
July 8, 2015 - 9:28 am

Glacial Park concert to feature jazz favorites in Ringwood

RINGWOOD – The Dixieland Jazz Cats will bring the spirit of New Orleans, Bourbon Street and Mardi Gras to the back patio of the Lost Valley ...
July 8, 2015 - 12:29 am

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1125

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 205
Median (dollars) $2435
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 48
Median (dollars) $775

 

Glacial Park's Lost Valley Visitor Center to delve into predators, prey

RINGWOOD – Kids can explore a touch table of skulls, furs and claws and make their own food chain coloring craft before heading outside for ...
June 29, 2015 - 11:36 pm

Exploration backpacks available to borrow at Glacial Park in Ringwood

RINGWOOD – Examining different turtle shells, reading stories and making crafts are all part of turtle-centric adventures at the Lost Valley ...
June 28, 2015 - 12:16 am

Ringwood's Lost Valley Visitor Center to feature scientific illustrations

RINGWOOD – A collection of scientific illustrations drawn by local artists will be on display at the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial P ...
June 29, 2015 - 12:08 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $301,900

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $84,750

 

MCCD programs include art lessons, campfires

WOODSTOCK – Weaving, campfires and drawing are the focus of some upcoming programs offered by the McHenry County Conservation District this ...
June 22, 2015 - 4:33 pm

Kickstarter campaign starts for McCullom Lake brain cancer documentary

The filmmaker who is wrapping up a year of shooting on a documentary about the McCullom Lake brain cancer cases has started a Kickstarter ca ...
June 12, 2015 - 11:52 pm

McHenry County officials promote awareness to halt spread of dog flu

RINGWOOD – Jeannette Everett knew as soon as a dog started coughing that there was a chance the canine influenza had hit her kennel. Everett ...
June 10, 2015 - 12:47 am

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 3 0.02%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 17 0.11%
Construction 57 0.37%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 92 0.59%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 10 0.06%
Information 6 0.04%
Manufacturing 50 0.32%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 35 0.23%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 48 0.31%
Public Administration 17 0.11%
Retail Trade 48 0.31%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 24 0.15%
Wholesale Trade 9 0.06%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 416

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Land

Area (in square miles) 3.86
Density (in square feet) 215.80

 

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) 23
Cuban 0
Mexican 20
Other Hispanic or Latino 0
Puerto Rican 3
Total Population 23
Not Hispanic or Latino 810
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 5
Black or African American Alone 8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 9
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 9
White Alone 788
Total Population 833

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Schools

Unified School Districts Johnsburg Community Unit School Dist. 12

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