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'Years of Living Dangerously' viewing party to take place Dec. 8 at MCC

CRYSTAL LAKE – Nonprofit organization Citizens’ Climate Lobby will be the focus of next week’s episode of National Geographic’s “Years of Li ...
Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:23 am

Nonprofit to build Spring Grove home for injured Army specialist

SPRING GROVE – A nonprofit organization dedicated to building homes for severely injured members of the military is starting its next projec ...
Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:56 am

Pistakee Highlands-area crash sends 2 men to hospital, officials say

PISTAKEE HIGHLANDS – Two men were sent to the hospital Tuesday after a crash just north of Pistakee Highlands, officials said.Fox Lake Fire ...
Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:46 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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4 animals rescued from Spring Grove house fire

SPRING GROVE – The Spring Grove Fire Department requested a box alarm for a house fire at 1245 Main Street about 2:30 p.m. Wednesday.The fir ...
Oct. 27, 2016 - 12:30 am

McHenry County police departments to host meet-and-greet Sunday

McHENRY – Eight McHenry County police departments will host a meet-and-greet Sunday.The Johnsburg, McHenry, Wonder Lake, Lakemoor, McCullom ...
Oct. 19, 2016 - 11:43 pm

4 newcomers running for 2 open seats in McHenry County Board District 4

Voters in McHenry County Board District 4 will be choosing new faces Nov. 8 to represent them.All four candidates for the two open seats – R ...
Sept. 29, 2016 - 12:15 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

 

Spring Grove man pleads not guilty to DUI in crash that killed his passenger

WOODSTOCK – A Spring Grove-area man formally denied allegations that he drove under the influence in a crash that killed his passenger.Ryan ...
Sept. 27, 2016 - 11:58 pm

Dog walk in Spring Grove to help raise money for breast cancer research

SPRING GROVE – Dog owners can come out for the fifth annual Paws for a Cause Community Dog Walk Sunday to help fight against breast cancer.T ...
Sept. 26, 2016 - 1:24 am

Coroner: Spring Grove couple in Saturday crash died from blunt force injuries

Autopsies performed for the McHenry County Coroner's office revealed that the Spring Grove couple killed in Saturday's crash died of blunt f ...
Sept. 7, 2016 - 12:29 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%

 

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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