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Lake in the Hills, IL

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Tickets on sale for Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County's fall gala

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Tickets are on sale now for Big Brothers Big Sisters of McHenry County’s annual fall gala. Themed “Music in Mentoring,” ...
Oct. 21, 2014 - 9:19 am

Lake in the Hills police reports for Oct. 20, 2014

• A 13-year-old Lake in the Hills boy was charged Friday, Sept. 19, with possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of alcohol by a min ...
Oct. 20, 2014 - 2:06 pm

Huntley School District 158 looks to restructure more debt

HUNTLEY – District 158 officials in the coming months will look to restructure outstanding debt that capitalizes on low interest rates and c ...
Oct. 18, 2014 - 10:13 pm

Age

Under 5 Years 1793
5 to 9 Years 2968
10 to 14 Years 2598
15 to 19 Years 2184
20 to 24 Years 1290
25 to 34 Years 3148
35 to 44 Years 5630
45 to 54 Years 4933
55 to 59 Years 1594
60 to 64 Years 1151
65 to 74 Years 1019
75 to 84 Years 465
85 Years and Over 121
Median Age (in years) 36.3

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Ancestry

American 769 2.4%
Arab 230 0.7%
Czech 387 1.2%
Danish 248 0.8%
Dutch 437 1.4%
English 1,599 5.1%
French (except Basque) 765 2.4%
French Canadian 85 0.3%
German 8,237 26.1%
Greek 220 0.7%
Hungarian 277 0.9%
Irish 5,488 17.4%
Italian 4,067 12.9%
Lithuanian 179 0.6%
Norwegian 811 2.6%
Polish 5,070 16.1%
Portuguese 47 0.1%
Russian 331 1.1%
Scotch-Irish 153 0.5%
Scottish 375 1.2%
Slovak 72 0.2%
Subsaharan Africa 0 0.0%
Swedish 1,174 3.7%
Swiss 142 0.5%
Ukrainian 191 0.6%
Welsh 160 0.5%
West Indian (excluding Hispanic Origin Groups) 0 0.0%

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Professional photographers stay focused in Instagram era in McHenry County

LAKE IN THE HILLS – When it matters, and thousands of people can see it, most people go pro. Even at a time when most Americans carry and us ...
Oct. 13, 2014 - 2:20 pm

Barrington Hills Police officer on leave after Lake in the Hills domestic battery charges

BARRINGTON HILLS – A Barrington Hills police officer has been put on administrative leave after he was arrested Thursday on charges of domes ...
Oct. 1, 2014 - 12:03 am

Crystal Lake part of Which Wich sandwich chain expansion

CRYSTAL LAKE – Dallas-based sandwich chain Which Wich plans to expand throughout Chicago and its suburbs, starting with a new store in Cryst ...
Sept. 29, 2014 - 10:16 am

Education

Less than 9th Grade 384 2.1%
9th to 12th grade, No Diploma 593 3.3%
High School Graduate (includes equivalency) 5,051 28.0%
Some College, No Degree 4,704 26.0%
Associates Degree 1,808 10.0%
Bachelor's Degree 4,025 22.3%
Graduate or Professional Degree 1,496 8.3%
Population 25 years and Over 18,061
High School Graduate or Higher 94.59%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher 30.56&

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Gender

Male 14,654 50.72%
Female 14,240 49.28%
Total Population 28,894

 

Barrington Hills police officer charged with domestic battery in LITH

LAKE IN THE HILLS – A Barrington Hills police officer was arrested Thursday by the Lake in the Hills Police Department on charges of domesti ...
Sept. 26, 2014 - 11:52 pm

McHenry County unemployment rate falls to 5 percent for August, lowest for month since 2007

CRYSTAL LAKE – McHenry County’s unemployment rate fell to 5 percent in August – its lowest level for the month since 2007, according to prel ...
Sept. 25, 2014 - 11:47 pm

McHenry County police departments participating in prescription drug take-back day

Several area police departments are scheduled to participate in Saturday's National Prescription Drug Take-Back day. The drug take back day ...
Sept. 24, 2014 - 11:20 pm

Household Type

Total Households 9,792
Family Households 7,556 77.16&
with own children under 18 years 4,250 43.40%

 

Household Occupation

Occupied Housing Units 9,792
Owner-Occupied 8,909 90.98%
Renter Occupied 883 9.01&

 

Lake in the Hills police reports for Sept. 19, 2014

• Isael Q. Barreto, 44, 5525 Alexandria Drive, Lake in the Hills, was charged Tuesday, Aug. 26, with battery.• A complainant's tire was repo ...
Sept. 19, 2014 - 10:44 am

Stella’s Place opens in Lake in the Hills

Stella’s Place, 319 N. Randall Road, Lake in the Hills, is a café and video gambling place that recently opened. It has a café-style menu pa ...
Sept. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am

Lake in the Hills police reports for Aug. 28, 2014

• Charles E. Hojnacki, 35, 650 Wedgewood Circle, Lake in the Hills, was charged Friday, Aug. 8, with felony theft.• Anthony J. Sabie, 74, 22 ...
Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:38 am

Household Gross Rent

Median (dollars) $1256

 

Household Selected Monthly Owner Costs

Housing Units with a Mortgage 7,928
Median (dollars) $2023
Housing Units Without a Mortgage 981
Median (dollars) $674

 

McHenry County unemployment rate hits 5.7 percent

CRYSTAL LAKE – The unemployment rate in McHenry County fell to 5.7 percent in July, a record low since the Great Recession, according to pre ...
Aug. 21, 2014 - 4:38 pm

Lake in the Hills police reports for Aug. 11, 2014

• Michael P. Ostertag, 44, 2551 Waterford Lane, Lake in the Hills, was charged Monday, July 21, with two counts of domestic battery and inte ...
Aug. 11, 2014 - 2:01 pm

Local attorney to lead state bar council

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Attorney David B. Franks was recently named chairman of the Illinois State Bar Association Traffic Laws and Courts Secti ...
Aug. 10, 2014 - 5:30 am

Household Value

Median (dollars) $223,300

 

Income & Benefits (in 2012 Inflation-Adjusted Dollars)

Median Household Income (dollars) $85,429

 

Crystal Lake police planning National Night Out activities

CRYSTAL LAKE – Crystal Lake residents can experience a different interaction with their local police Tuesday as the Crystal Lake Police Depa ...
July 29, 2014 - 11:58 pm

Chicago Grill opens in Lake in the Hills

LAKE IN THE HILLS – Chicago Grill, a Chicago-style hot dog place, opened its doors this week in Lake in the Hills. The restaurant opened Mon ...
July 24, 2014 - 12:16 am

Lake in the Hills police reports for July 23, 2014

• A global positioning system was taken from an unlocked vehicle Monday, July 7, from the 300 block of Starwoods Pass.• A complainant's vehi ...
July 23, 2014 - 2:56 pm

Industry

Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing, Hunting, and Mining 42 0.27%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation and Food Services 1,046 6.75%
Construction 1,044 6.74%
Educational Services, Health Care, and Social Assistance 2,464 15.90%
Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate and Rental and Leasing 984 6.35%
Information 444 2.86%
Manufacturing 2,796 18.04%
Other Services, Except Public Administration 763 4.92%
Professional, Scientific, and Management, and Administrative and Waste Management Services 1,560 10.06%
Public Administration 288 1.86%
Retail Trade 1,967 12.69%
Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities 1,011 6.52%
Wholesale Trade 507 3.27%
Civilian Employed Population 16 Years and over 14,916

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Land

Area (in square miles) 10.38
Density (in square feet) 2,783.62

 

Political Leaders

President Barack Obama
U.S. Senate Richard Durbin
U.S. Senate Mark Kirk
U.S. House of Representatives Peter Roskam
U.S. House of Representatives Randy Hultgren
Illinois Senate Karen McConnaughay
Illinois Senate Dan Duffy
Illinois House of Representatives Michael Tryon
Illinois House of Representatives David McSweeney

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Race

Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2,609
Cuban 41
Mexican 1,941
Other Hispanic or Latino 443
Puerto Rican 184
Total Population 2,609
Not Hispanic or Latino 26,285
American Indian and Alaska Native Alone 44
Asian Alone 1,290
Black or African American Alone 375
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone 0
Some Other Race Alone 0
Two or More Races 470
Two or More Races including Some Other Race 96
Two Races Excluding Some Other Race, and Three or More Races 374
White Alone 24,106
Total Population 28,894

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Schools

Elementary Schools Crystal Lake Community Consoldiated School Dist. 47
Secondary Schools Community High School Dist. 155
Unified School Districts Huntley Consolidated School Dist. 158
Unified School Districts Community Unit School Dist. 300

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