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Donley's Wild West town listed for sale in Hammacher Schlemmer catalog

UNION – It’s down to the wire, and you still haven’t located that perfect holiday gift for the guy or gal who has everything.How about a 23- ...
Dec. 23, 2016 - 12:47 am

Update: Route 176 reopens between Franklinville and Millstream Roads after crash

MARENGO – Police have issued a nixle alert about 12:30 p.m. Saturday saying Route 176 between Franklinville and Millstream Roads in the Mare ...
Nov. 19, 2016 - 12:33 pm

Coroner identifies Crystal Lake trucker killed in crash near Woodstock

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office on Thursday released the name of the semitractor-trailer driver killed in the Wednesday morn ...
Nov. 18, 2016 - 1:01 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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Crystal Lake man killed in Woodstock crash, McHenry County Sheriff's Office says

A 55-year-old Crystal Lake man was pronounced dead after a three-vehicle crash Wednesday when his semitractor-trailer overturned and crashed ...
Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:23 am

Union, Barrington Hills women start Judson University program for students with disabilities

ELGIN – When Nancy Binger of Union was pregnant with her third child, she found out he would be born with Down syndrome.At first, Binger tho ...
Nov. 17, 2016 - 12:01 am

Steven Reick wins 63rd House for the GOP

Republican Steve Reick won election to a 63rd House District seat that had been in Democratic hands for almost two decades, according to uno ...
Nov. 9, 2016 - 1:30 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

 

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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