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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

Police response to armed barricaded man in Spring Grove ends after 3 hours, police say

SPRING GROVE – An incident early Monday morning involving an armed barricaded subject in a Spring Grove residence ended without injury after ...
Jan. 19, 2015 - 11:31 pm

Woodstock home left uninhabitable after garage fire that was deemed accidental, firefighters say

WOODSTOCK – A garage fire Sunday left a Woodstock home uninhabitable and with about $150,000 worth of damages, firefighters said. The Woodst ...
Jan. 5, 2015 - 11:18 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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Spring Grove’s Coffee Masters has big plans for gourmet growth

SPRING GROVE – Sandra Knight reached into a big burlap sack, made a bowl with her hands and pulled out a small mound of raw beans.Her person ...
Jan. 4, 2015 - 9:38 pm

Multiple businesses broken into in Spring Grove, building owner says

SPRING GROVE — Susan Soine on Wednesday morning went to her Spring Grove property, which houses a number of businesses in its 12 units, to f ...
Jan. 1, 2015 - 11:26 pm

Spring Grove referendum asks for tax limit increase

SPRING GROVE – The statewide fire and police pension problems plaguing municipalities could soon be felt in Spring Grove. Officials have pla ...
Dec. 31, 2014 - 12:26 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

 

Changing Faces: More projects around McHenry County look for low-income housing tax credits

Demographic shifts over the last 14 years provide clues to what McHenry County is going to look like in the future. We should expect to be o ...
Dec. 26, 2014 - 2:48 pm

Changing Faces: As McHenry County population ages, housing for seniors needed

Demographic shifts over the last 14 years provide clues to what McHenry County is going to look like in the future. We should expect to be o ...
Dec. 26, 2014 - 1:59 pm

Snowmobile association, conservation district receive grant to maintain trails in McHenry County

WOODSTOCK – About 200 miles of snowmobile trails crisscross McHenry County.The McHenry County Snowmobile Association in cooperation with the ...
Dec. 23, 2014 - 11:19 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%

 

Election 2015: McHenry County-area candidates turn in paperwork in first day of filing

Monday marked the first day most candidates could file for the spring municipal elections. Most villages and cities saw a sprinkling of cand ...
Dec. 16, 2014 - 10:56 am

80 mph police chase through Spring Grove, Fox Lake ends with crash

FOX LAKE – A police chase Sunday ended with a vehicle crash and several forthcoming traffic citations for a 24-year-old Spring Grove man, po ...
Dec. 1, 2014 - 11:47 pm

1 driver taken to hospital after Spring Grove semi-pickup truck crash on Route 12

SPRING GROVE – A man was taken to Centegra Hospital – McHenry on Monday night after a pickup truck crossed over Route 12’s center line and c ...
Nov. 26, 2014 - 12:17 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

 

Spring Grove man beaten; 2 Kenosha men arrested after Halloween weekend altercation

KENOSHA – A 48-year-old Spring Grove man was beaten and two Wisconsin men arrested after an altercation early Sunday morning at a Kenosha, W ...
Nov. 5, 2014 - 1:08 am

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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