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Ex-McHenry County assistant state's attorney charged with felony theft

WOODSTOCK – A former McHenry County assistant state's attorney faces felony theft charges after she allegedly stole more than $10,000 from s ...
Feb. 5, 2016 - 11:31 pm

Nippersink School District 2, Richmond-Burton D-157 OK Spring Grove economic incentive concept

SPRING GROVE – Two school districts recently gave an initial nod of approval to a proposed economic incentive program being developed by the ...
Feb. 3, 2016 - 12:09 am

Rain, freezing rain, winds and wintry mix predicted for McHenry County

A storm system that will bring blizzard conditions to the plains and severe storms to the south is predicted to miss Illinois, though that d ...
Feb. 2, 2016 - 12:31 am

Age

Under 5 Years 188
5 to 9 Years 509
10 to 14 Years 559
15 to 19 Years 545
20 to 24 Years 288
25 to 34 Years 177
35 to 44 Years 755
45 to 54 Years 1234
55 to 59 Years 359
60 to 64 Years 249
65 to 74 Years 339
75 to 84 Years 178
85 Years and Over 72
Median Age (in years) 41.8

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Ancestry

American 257 3.7%
Arab 26 0.4%
Czech 12 0.2%
Danish 0 0.0%
Dutch 75 1.1%
English 482 6.9%
French (except Basque) 82 1.2%
French Canadian 23 0.3%
German 1,981 28.2%
Greek 22 0.3%
Hungarian 40 0.6%
Irish 1,278 18.2%
Italian 920 13.1%
Lithuanian 43 0.6%
Norwegian 49 0.7%
Polish 1,209 17.2%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 13 0.2%
Scotch-Irish 69 1.0%
Scottish 19 0.3%
Slovak 23 0.3%
Subsaharan Africa 84 1.2%
Swedish 282 4.0%
Swiss 30 0.4%
Ukrainian 0 0.0%
Welsh 0 0.0%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Democratic congressional candidates talk economy, Affordable Care Act

CRYSTAL LAKE – Strengthening the Affordable Care Act, improving the economy and establishing a budget that looks long term were some of the ...
Jan. 22, 2016 - 9:53 am

Spring Grove-area pair charged with kidnapping

SPRING GROVE – A man and woman from unincorporated Spring Grove have been charged with aggravated kidnapping after police said they beat up ...
Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:17 pm

Wisconsin man found guilty of 8th DUI in Spring Grove drunken driving incident

A 54-year-old Wisconsin man could spend up to 30 years in prison after being found guilty of a DUI incident that occurred in Spring Grove, t ...
Jan. 13, 2016 - 11:41 pm

Education

Less than 9th Grade 84 2.5%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 110 3.3%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 864 25.7%
Some College, No Degree 916 27.2%
Associates Degree 318 9.5%
Bachelor's Degree 729 21.7%
Graduate or Professional Degree 342 10.2%
Population 25 years and Over 3,363
High School Graduate or Higher 94.23%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 31.84&

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Gender

Male 2,762 50.66%
Female 2,690 49.34%
Total Population 5,452

 

McHenry teen charged with stabbing acquaintance in Spring Grove area

SPRING GROVE – A McHenry teenager has been charged with stabbing another man at a friend's house in the Spring Grove area, the Lake County S ...
Dec. 30, 2015 - 11:34 pm

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

Spring Grove man admits to possessing child pornography

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge ordered 30 months of sex offender probation for a Spring Grove man who admitted to possessing child porno ...
Dec. 8, 2015 - 11:50 pm

Household Type

Total Households 1,753
Family Households 1,604 91.50%
with own children under 18 years 875 49.91%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 1,753
Owner-Occupied 1,649 94.06&
Renter Occupied 104 5.93%

 

McHenry County Property Taxes: Taxing entities save up for big purchases, uncertainties

Note to readers: This is one-half of part four of our series, Property Taxes: Follow the Money. Read the intro to part four and the other ha ...
Dec. 5, 2015 - 11:52 pm

No injuries in Spring Grove house fire

SPRING GROVE – No one was injured in a fire that caused easily more than $100,000 in damage to a Spring Grove home Sunday afternoon, the fir ...
Nov. 30, 2015 - 12:47 am

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

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $2,000+

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 1,297
Median (dollars) $2548
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 352
Median (dollars) $763

 

Household Value

Median (dollars) $321,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $100,231

 

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 46 0.30%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 271 1.75%
Construction 72 0.46%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 485 3.13%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 172 1.11%
Information 40 0.26%
Manufacturing 511 3.30%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 120 0.77%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 230 1.48%
Public Administration 66 0.43%
Retail Trade 178 1.15%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 165 1.06%
Wholesale Trade 90 0.58%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 2,446

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Land

Area (in square miles) 8.68
Density (in square feet) 628.11

 

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
Illinois House of Representatives Barbara Wheeler

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 194
Cuban 0
Mexican 194
Other Hispanic or Latino 0
Puerto Rican 0
Total Population 194
Not Hispanic or Latino 5,258
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 147
Black or African American Alone 135
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 52
Two or More Races 36
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 12
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 24
White Alone 4,888
Total Population 5,452

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Schools

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

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