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Learn about the history of beer at McHenry County Historical Museum

UNION – The McHenry County Historical Society will host “A Brief History of Beer” on Sunday, a program that will go over the evolution of be ...
July 22, 2016 - 11:52 pm

Crystal Lake woman injured in Route 176 crash with freight truck, police say

One person was taken to the hospital Friday after a vehicle struck a truck in unincorporated McHenry County, a fire official said.The Mareng ...
July 8, 2016 - 11:31 pm

Marengo FFA Alumni hosts tractor ride to raise money

UNION – The Marengo FFA Alumni chapter is hosting its second annual tractor ride Saturday across Marengo, Huntley and Union, with proceeds f ...
July 8, 2016 - 11:32 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 42
5 to 9 Years 51
10 to 14 Years 70
15 to 19 Years 66
20 to 24 Years 70
25 to 34 Years 82
35 to 44 Years 98
45 to 54 Years 112
55 to 59 Years 26
60 to 64 Years 38
65 to 74 Years 40
75 to 84 Years 13
85 Years and Over 11
Median Age (in years) 33.5

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Ancestry

American 25 2.7%
Arab 0 0.0%
Czech 6 0.6%
Danish 8 0.9%
Dutch 22 2.4%
English 47 5.1%
French (except Basque) 3 0.3%
French Canadian 0 0.0%
German 452 48.8%
Greek 3 0.3%
Hungarian 6 0.6%
Irish 87 9.4%
Italian 141 15.2%
Lithuanian 0 0.0%
Norwegian 33 3.6%
Polish 48 5.2%
Portuguese 0 0.0%
Russian 20 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2 0.2%
Scottish 5 0.5%
Slovak 0 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 5 0.5%
Swiss 0 0.0%
Ukrainian 13 1.4%
Welsh 0 0.0%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Democratic Party finds McHenry County Board candidate to replace one who withdrew

A Democratic candidate for McHenry County Board had to withdraw from the race, prompting the party to find a replacement.District 6 candidat ...
July 7, 2016 - 12:13 am

McHenry County man sentenced to 13 years for sexually assaulting family member

WOODSTOCK – A man convicted of sexually assaulting a family member continued Friday to deny that he was responsible for the crimes moments b ...
June 24, 2016 - 11:31 pm

Police ID Plano man killed riding farm sprayer by train near Union

UNION – A 57-year-old Plano man was identified as the person killed by a train on Tuesday evening, according to the McHenry County Sheriff’s ...
June 23, 2016 - 12:19 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 3 0.7%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 11 2.6%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 197 46.9%
Some College, No Degree 98 23.3%
Associates Degree 25 6.0%
Bachelor's Degree 60 14.3%
Graduate or Professional Degree 26 6.2%
Population 25 years and Over 420
High School Graduate or Higher 96.66&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 20.47&

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Gender

Male 376 52.29%
Female 343 47.71%
Total Population 719

 

Train hits farm field sprayer near Union killing 1, officials say

UNION – One person was killed in a crash between a farm field sprayer and train Tuesday, officials said.Union Fire Protection District Lt. T ...
June 22, 2016 - 12:43 pm

McHenry County auditor, fed-up neighbors ask for shooting ordinance over backyard shooting ranges

McHenry County Auditor Pam Palmer left her rural Union home to the sound of neighbors shooting, as they had done the three previous weekends ...
June 21, 2016 - 4:04 pm

McHenry County Historical Society Museum showcasing 'members only' collections

UNION – From bar coasters to church memorabilia, the collections of members of the McHenry County Historical Society are not your average st ...
May 8, 2016 - 5:30 am

Household Type

Total Households 233
Family Households 175 75.10&
with own children under 18 years 77 33.04&

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 233
Owner-Occupied 214 91.84&
Renter Occupied 19 8.15%

 

Union woman cited in Marengo-area crash that sent Loves Park woman to hospital

MARENGO – A two-vehicle crash Tuesday outside Marengo sent one person to the hospital, officials said. Marengo Fire Protection District Cap ...
May 3, 2016 - 11:59 pm

Marengo-Union chamber plans many events

This month, the Marengo-Union Chamber of Commerce announced its newest program, “Featured Chamber Member of the Month,” which acknowledges a ...
April 29, 2016 - 12:16 am

Bottles, Barrels & Brews: McHenry County on Tap in Union

FREE – 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, April 29, McHenry County Historical Society Museum, 6422 Main St., UnionOpening reception for a breweries and tav ...
April 28, 2016 - 12:43 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $779

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 128
Median (dollars) $1688
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 86
Median (dollars) $592

 

Household Value

Median (dollars) $179,100

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $55,938

 

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 14 0.09%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 41 0.26%
Construction 36 0.23%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 72 0.46%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 20 0.13%
Information 4 0.03%
Manufacturing 35 0.23%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 10 0.06%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 23 0.15%
Public Administration 18 0.12%
Retail Trade 57 0.37%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 14 0.09%
Wholesale Trade 2 0.01%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 346

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Land

Area (in square miles) 0.83
Density (in square feet) 866.27

 

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) 28
Cuban 12
Mexican 16
Other Hispanic or Latino 0
Puerto Rican 0
Total Population 28
Not Hispanic or Latino 691
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 0
Black or African American Alone 0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 0
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 0
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 0
White Alone 691
Total Population 719

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Schools

Elementary Schools Marengo-Union Elementary Consolidated School Dist. 165
Secondary Schools Marengo Community High School Dist. 154

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