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Spring Grove sinkhole: McHenry County, IDOT, village trying to determine who's responsible

SPRING GROVE – Southbound Blivin Street will be closed from Main Street to Route 12 until at least Aug. 10 as state, county and village offi ...
July 30, 2015 - 12:24 am

82-year-old Spring Grove man with 'medical concerns' missing

SPRING GROVE – An 82-year-old from Spring Grove has been missing since 2:30 p.m. Friday, according to a news release from the Lake County Sh ...
July 26, 2015 - 9:20 am

Sinkhole to close Spring Grove intersection through weekend

SPRING GROVE – A sinkhole will keep the intersection of Blivin Street and Route 12 closed at least until Monday as state and county road off ...
July 24, 2015 - 11:19 pm

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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Sinkhole to close Spring Grove Route 12 intersection through weekend

SPRING GROVE – A sinkhole will keep the intersection of Blivin Street and Route 12 closed at least until Monday as state and county road of ...
July 24, 2015 - 11:21 pm

On the Record With: Spring Grove airplane restorer Neil Anderson

WONDER LAKE – Neil Anderson’s passion started with a bucket list. About 20 years ago, the Spring Grove attorney won a case for his client, a ...
July 20, 2015 - 2:58 pm

Farmers markets' bounty keeps growing and growing in McHenry County

One of the biggest trends at farmers markets might not be a growing one.Rather, local vendors say it’s a butchered, knitted and milled one.A ...
July 16, 2015 - 12:06 am

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

 

Female driver flown to hospital after Spring Grove crash

SPRING GROVE – One female patient was flown to a hospital after crashing into a tree in unincorporated Spring Grove, fire officials said. Th ...
July 13, 2015 - 10:30 am

Spring Grove 93-year-old seriously injured after being rolled over by her own car

SPRING GROVE – A 93-year-old Spring Grove woman suffered serious injuries after her car drove over her Friday, officials said.The woman abou ...
July 10, 2015 - 11:22 am

Tickets available for Spring Grove wine walk

Interested residents can now reserve tickets for the “Spring Grove Wine and Beer Walk,” sponsored by the Richmond-Spring Grove Chamber of Co ...
June 7, 2015 - 5:30 am

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%

 

Guest house heavily damaged after fire in unincorporated Richmond, firefighters say

RICHMOND – A structure fire early Thursday morning in Richmond resulted in a partially collapsed roof and estimated damage worth more than $ ...
June 5, 2015 - 12:28 am

1 transported after 3-vehicle crash in unincorporated Spring Grove

SPRING GROVE – One person was taken to an area hospital after a three-vehicle collision Tuesday evening in unincorporated Spring Grove, fire ...
May 26, 2015 - 11:09 pm

McHenry County area events pay tribute to fallen on Memorial Day

CRYSTAL LAKE – A combat medic who attended to troops on the battlefield, killed by an enemy hand grenade. A behavioral health specialist who ...
May 26, 2015 - 12:51 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

 

McHenry County, military surplus and police militarization: A tale of two MRAPs

McHenry County Sheriff’s Sgt. Eric Ellis and the rest of his SWAT team were on edge as they surrounded the Holiday Hills home of Scott Peter ...
May 26, 2015 - 12:53 am

McHenry County military surplus, general equipment acquired through 1033 Program

The Defense Logistics Agency tracks military surplus, both weapons and general issue, that it gives to local law enforcement agencies under ...
May 23, 2015 - 11:00 pm

McHenry County military surplus, tactical equipment acquired through 1033 Program

The Defense Logistics Agency tracks military surplus, both weapons and general issue, that it gives to local law enforcement agencies under ...
May 23, 2015 - 11:00 pm

Household Value

Median (dollars) $321,800

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $100,231

 

Taxpayer group highlights McHenry County government employee pensions

McHenry County’s top-earning government retirees found themselves again in the sights of an anti-tax group bringing attention to the need fo ...
May 19, 2015 - 11:45 pm

Casting for Cures fundraiser in Spring Grove offers kids free fishing, other activities

SPRING GROVE – Train rides, a petting zoo and trout fishing will take over Spring Grove’s Hatchery Park for a fundraiser to help children wi ...
May 14, 2015 - 12:34 am

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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