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First students back to school: McHenry East High School seniors start year with sun, selfies

McHENRY –A group of McHenry East High School seniors gathered on the edge of the Fox River for a selfie with the sun.The bright sphere was ...
Aug. 17, 2015 - 11:47 pm

Route 176 in Woodstock-Union area reopened after gas main break, sheriff says

WOODSTOCK — Route 176 from Sunnyside Road to McCue Road has been reopened following a gas main break in the Union-Woodstock area.The sheriff ...
Aug. 10, 2015 - 5:34 pm

INTREN in Union expands with two new offices in Woodstock, Franklin Park

UNION – A Union-based company that supports utility providers recently announced the opening of two new offices, including a 3,500 square-fo ...
Aug. 9, 2015 - 5:30 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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IDOT revisits Coral Township roundabout plan, asks for public input

UNION – A roundabout at an intersection that transportation officials have determined is one of the most dangerous in Illinois might be buil ...
Aug. 2, 2015 - 10:59 pm

McHenry County ZBA falls short of recommending Marengo nuns' expansion

WOODSTOCK – A request by an obscure French Christian order to get a McHenry County Zoning Board of Appeals recommendation to significantly e ...
July 23, 2015 - 10:13 am

McHenry County zoning board to vote on Marengo-area religious order’s expansion

MARENGO – As they approach a vote from the McHenry County Zoning Board of Appeals about expanding their operations in rural Coral Township, ...
July 21, 2015 - 11:30 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

McHenry County zoning vote postponed on Marengo-area religious order's expansion

WOODSTOCK – Supporters and opponents of the Fraternite of Notre Dame’s request to expand its operations in rural Coral Township will have to ...
July 10, 2015 - 9:39 am

2 taken to hospital after 4-vehicle Union crash

UNION –Two people were taken to the hospital after a four-vehicle crash in Union Wednesday night, officials said. The call came in about 6: ...
June 11, 2015 - 12:58 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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