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Crystal Lake resident turns 101 on Christmas Day

Born in Canada in 1915, Ellena Vivian Slavin was alive during World War I as well as other major events that took place in the past century.
Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:23 pm

McHenry County neighborhoods see some growth in lots left vacant after housing market crash

Years after the housing market crash, vacant lots still stand in McHenry County neighborhoods.In the past few years, however, municipalities ...
Dec. 3, 2016 - 11:05 pm

IDOT, business owners discuss proposed Route 47 project in Woodstock

WOODSTOCK – The Illinois Department of Transportation held a meeting Friday at the Woodstock Public Library to go over a proposed project fo ...
Dec. 2, 2016 - 11:53 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 1927
5 to 9 Years 1918
10 to 14 Years 1704
15 to 19 Years 1822
20 to 24 Years 1354
25 to 34 Years 3493
35 to 44 Years 3907
45 to 54 Years 3604
55 to 59 Years 1623
60 to 64 Years 927
65 to 74 Years 1258
75 to 84 Years 748
85 Years and Over 496
Median Age (in years) 35.4

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Ancestry

American 942 4.2%
Arab 8 0.0%
Czech 288 1.3%
Danish 244 1.1%
Dutch 282 1.3%
English 1,712 7.6%
French (except Basque) 759 3.4%
French Canadian 153 0.7%
German 6,912 30.8%
Greek 127 0.6%
Hungarian 84 0.4%
Irish 4,086 18.2%
Italian 1,639 7.3%
Lithuanian 70 0.3%
Norwegian 705 3.1%
Polish 2,441 10.9%
Portuguese 9 0.0%
Russian 88 0.4%
Scotch-Irish 126 0.6%
Scottish 376 1.7%
Slovak 10 0.0%
Subsaharan Africa 109 0.5%
Swedish 844 3.8%
Swiss 95 0.4%
Ukrainian 77 0.3%
Welsh 183 0.8%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 55 0.2%

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Crystal Lake HVAC company asking for donations for Home of the Sparrow

CRYSTAL LAKE – Official Heating & Cooling is acting as a drop-off location for nonprofit organization Home of the Sparrow starting Saturday.
Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:23 am

2 charged in Algonquin motorcycle crash that killed Crystal Lake man

ALGONQUIN – Two have been charged with a variety of driving under the influence of alcohol charges after October’s fatal Route 31 crash, Alg ...
Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:20 am

Crystal Lake man gets probation on child pornography charge

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry County judge sentenced a Crystal Lake man to probation after he admitted to possessing child pornography.Douglas W. Pr ...
Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:05 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 1,010 6.3%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 1,031 6.4%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 4,246 26.4%
Some College, No Degree 3,705 23.1%
Associates Degree 1,231 7.7%
Bachelor's Degree 3,206 20.0%
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,627 10.1%
Population 25 years and Over 16,056
High School Graduate or Higher 87.28&
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 30.10%

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Gender

Male 11,934 48.16%
Female 12,847 51.84%
Total Population 24,781

 

Patrick Kenneally sworn in as McHenry County state's attorney

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County State’s Attorney’s Office officially has its top position filled with Thursday’s swearing in of Patrick Kenne ...
Dec. 2, 2016 - 1:03 am

McHenry-based Bike Haven opening second Woodstock location

WOODSTOCK – Josh and Jessica Arnow, co-owners of Bike Haven in McHenry, have lived in Woodstock for 16 years. Seeing a need for a bike shop ...
Dec. 1, 2016 - 12:59 am

Marian Central senior plans to run own gaming company after graduating

WOODSTOCK – Some high school seniors might be struggling to figure out what they want to do as a career, but Marian Central Catholic High Sc ...
Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:41 am

Household Type

Total Households 9,199
Family Households 6,203 67.43%
with own children under 18 years 3,332 36.22%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 9,199
Owner-Occupied 6,269 68.14&
Renter Occupied 2,930 31.85%

 

Coroner identifies Woodstock man killed in crash at Route 20, Harmony Road

The Kane County Coroner’s Office has identified the 54-year-old Woodstock man killed in a crash last week as John Burke, also known as John ...
Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:38 am

Crash near Marengo kills 29-year-old Elgin man

A 29-year-old Elgin man died Monday after a two-vehicle crash near Marengo. About 7:05 p.m., police and fire officials responded to Route 2 ...
Nov. 30, 2016 - 12:52 am

Woodstock police issue dozens of citations during Click It or Ticket campaign

WOODSTOCK – The Woodstock Police Department announced the results of an enforcement campaign conducted Nov. 14 to 27 designed to crack down ...
Nov. 29, 2016 - 6:15 pm

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $902

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 5,093
Median (dollars) $1795
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 1,176
Median (dollars) $627

 

Woodstock-based Culture, Arts and Music brings steel drum culture to McHenry County

WOODSTOCK – During Culture, Arts and Music’s adult steel drum class, students bounced to the beat as they played “Jingle Bells.”The song had ...
Nov. 29, 2016 - 12:40 am

Valley Hi Nursing Home wins National Quality Award

WOODSTOCK – Valley Hi Nursing Home won a national award for its commitment to the quality of its care.The county-owned care facility west of ...
Nov. 28, 2016 - 12:41 am

Woodstock kicks off holiday season with annual Lighting of the Square celebration

WOODSTOCK – Woodstock resident Lisa Chaney has been participating in the city’s holiday festivities for the past decade and had never seen a ...
Nov. 26, 2016 - 1:14 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $190,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $56,479

 

Woodstock man killed in Route 20 crash near Huntley, McHenry County Sheriff's Office says

HUNTLEY – A 54-year-old Woodstock man was pronounced dead after a two-vehicle crash Wednesday night in unincorporated Huntley, the McHenry C ...
Nov. 25, 2016 - 2:14 am

McHenry man arrested for DUI after ATV crash seriously injures passenger

WOODSTOCK – A McHenry man was arrested for driving under the influence Tuesday afternoon after an ATV crash sent his passenger to the hospit ...
Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:53 pm

Wonder Lake man gets 6 months jail for killing McHenry teen in DUI crash

WOODSTOCK – In a packed courtroom on the day before Thanksgiving, Carrie Kilpatrick saw the man who admitted to killing her son sentenced to ...
Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:49 pm

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 68 0.44%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 1,023 6.60%
Construction 771 4.97%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 2,702 17.43%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 716 4.62%
Information 235 1.52%
Manufacturing 2,279 14.70%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 641 4.14%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 1,057 6.82%
Public Administration 559 3.61%
Retail Trade 1,164 7.51%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 388 2.50%
Wholesale Trade 323 2.08%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 11,926

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Land

Area (in square miles) 13.55
Density (in square feet) 1,828.86

 

Alden Township fire destroys barn, fire official says

No one was injured Tuesday in a fire that destroyed a barn filled with straw in Alden Township, a fire official said.Hebron-Alden-Greenwood ...
Nov. 23, 2016 - 1:04 am

Coroner releases name of 28-year-old man killed in Woodstock crash

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Coroner’s Office has identified the Woodstock man killed in Saturday’s crash as Eduardo M. Olivia Masse.Accor ...
Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:45 am

Vehicle totaled after car fire near the Woodstock Square, fire official says

WOODSTOCK – A Chrysler Sebring parked on Benton Street near the Woodstock Square was destroyed after it caught fire Tuesday morning, a fire ...
Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:46 am

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) 5,525
Cuban 21
Mexican 4,860
Other Hispanic or Latino 325
Puerto Rican 319
Total Population 5,525
Not Hispanic or Latino 19,256
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 0
Asian Alone 576
Black or African American Alone 368
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 23
Two or More Races 194
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 14
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 180
White Alone 18,095
Total Population 24,781

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Police ask Illinois drivers to travel safe during Thanksgiving holiday

Roads and airports across the country are expected to be busy with holiday travelers through the rest of the week.From Wednesday through Sun ...
Nov. 23, 2016 - 12:41 am

Woodstock ATV crash sends person to hospital with serious injuries, fire official says

WOODSTOCK – An ATV crash sent one person to the hospital with serious injuries Tuesday, a fire official said.Woodstock Fire/Rescue District ...
Nov. 22, 2016 - 5:14 pm

Woodstock officials consider making jail into national monument

WOODSTOCK – The ultimate future of Woodstock’s historic buildings on the Square is unclear, but officials largely agree the possibilities ar ...
Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:07 am

Schools

Unified School Districts Woodstock Community Unit School Dist. 200

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Lake in the Hills police to make the switch to digital radios

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Lake in the Hills police will be transitioning to a new radio system as they consolidate and join the Southeast Emergenc ...
Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:05 am

Woodstock police officer accused of illegal search, traffic stop resigns from department

WOODSTOCK — A Woodstock police officer accused of performing an illegally prolonged traffic stop and search in August has left the departmen ...
Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:01 am

Woodstock man killed in weekend pedestrian crash on Route 47

WOODSTOCK – A 28-year-old Woodstock man died Saturday night after he was struck by a pickup truck while crossing Route 47.McHenry County She ...
Nov. 22, 2016 - 12:02 am

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