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Electricity rates to go down in several McHenry County communities

Electricity rates are set to go down for residents of five McHenry County communities. The municipalities of Algonquin, Huntley, Lakewood, R ...
April 22, 2015 - 11:24 pm

MCCD programs include hikes, canoeing, nature activities

CRYSTAL LAKE – Lessons on plants, playtime for little ones and a hike are among some upcoming programs offered by the McHenry County Conserv ...
April 16, 2015 - 11:53 pm

Open house planned at historic Powers-Walker House

RINGWOOD – Costumed re-enactors will guide visitors to the historic Powers-Walker House through life in the 1850s at an upcoming open house.
April 16, 2015 - 11:50 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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MCCD offers Weekend of Restoration at Glacial Park in Ringwood

RINGWOOD – The McHenry County Conservation District’s award-winning Weekend of Restoration program will explore the history of the Civilian ...
April 14, 2015 - 9:44 am

Unpopular decisons propel Cary, Lakewood write-ins, others to victory

The 10 percent of McHenry County voters who cast ballots in Tuesday’s election sent two village boards and a school district the powerful me ...
April 9, 2015 - 12:49 am

Johnsburg School District 12: Newcomers win seats; incumbents 1 vote apart

JOHNSBURG – Two newcomers appear poised to take seats on the District 12 School Board, with one vote as of late Tuesday evening separating t ...
April 8, 2015 - 1:09 am

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

 

Glacial Park family program to explore spring with hike in Ringwood

RINGWOOD – The signs of spring are the focus of a family-friendly afternoon at the Lost Valley Visitor Center in Glacial Park.Lost Valley Ve ...
March 26, 2015 - 4:29 pm

Loud noise in Ringwood not explosion, sheriff's office says

RINGWOOD – The loud noises that some in the Ringwood area mistook for an explosion turned out to be people using a combustible-like chemical ...
March 22, 2015 - 9:20 pm

Ringwood apartment demolition sparks property rights legal battle

RINGWOOD – Debra Foster's eight-year legal battle with Ringwood officials over the fate of her fire-ravaged apartment building came crashing ...
Feb. 16, 2015 - 10:14 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%

 

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

MCCD offers family fun this February at Glacial Park in Ringwood

RINGWOOD – Afternoons filled with activities and games designed for the whole family will continue to be offered this month.Lost Valley Vent ...
Feb. 12, 2015 - 12:43 pm

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 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

 

Nippersink Creek restoration work to address flooding, invasive species

RINGWOOD – Just around a bend of Nippersink Creek from a large orange excavator, the stream’s banks cut straight down to its bed. The roots ...
Jan. 29, 2015 - 12:31 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $301,900

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $84,750

 

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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