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Huntley-based U.S. Postal Service mail carriers honor former Union man killed in Genoa

HUNTLEY – Huntley-based mail carriers delivered a special salute to a fallen colleague Thursday. A fleet of mail carriers from the U.S. Post ...
May 22, 2015 - 1:00 am

McHenry County Bicycle Club's Udder Century Ride in Union open for registration

UNION – The McHenry County Bicycle Club will host its 33rd annual Udder Century Invitational for bicycle enthusiasts of all ages on June 7. ...
May 21, 2015 - 12:57 am

$75K in Grateful Dead memorabilia stolen from Union auction house, police say

UNION – Police are investigating the theft of about $75,000 worth of Grateful Dead memorabilia that were awaiting transfer to its owners fro ...
May 19, 2015 - 12:04 am

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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Gov. Bruce Rauner's plan would end grants for alternative education program in McHenry County

In a building no longer used by Marengo-Union School District 165, nearly 40 McHenry County students from various area schools attend classe ...
May 10, 2015 - 11:01 pm

Labor union: McHenry County Board violated Open Meetings Act in Rauner meeting

WOODSTOCK – A local labor union says McHenry County Board members violated the Open Meetings Act when they met privately with the governor, ...
April 21, 2015 - 11:42 pm

Marengo Rescue Squad opens new station for paramedics in Union

UNION – Paramedics from the Marengo Rescue Squad are adjusting to new digs, after they spent months helping renovate a former auto repair sh ...
April 16, 2015 - 11:14 pm

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

 

Marengo-Union Library announces presentation on gluten-free living

MARENGO – Residents in the Marengo area can now register for a seminar on gluten-free living at the Marengo-Union Library. Gluten-free chef ...
March 21, 2015 - 11:55 pm

Helfers: Cold didn’t keep people from Marengo-Union expo

An old wives tale is that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb.Although Northern Illinois has been spared of much of the snow ...
March 8, 2015 - 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%

 

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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