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Population (year 2000): 21,501. Estimated population in July 2005: 24,863 (+15.6% change)
Males: 10,463 (48.7%), Females: 11,038 (51.3%)

McHenry County

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 34.3 years
Median household income: $55,759 (year 2000)
Median house value: $150,000 (year 2000)

McHenry, IL residents, houses, and apartments details

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Races in McHenry:

  • White Non-Hispanic (90.9%)
  • Hispanic (7.1%)
  • Other race (3.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (36.8%), Irish (21.0%), Polish (13.1%), Italian (8.7%), English (7.5%), Norwegian (4.4%).

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Elevation: 761 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles

McHenry,

For population 25 years and over in McHenry

  • High school or higher: 87.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work: 29.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in McHenry city

  • Never married: 22.3%
  • Now married: 59.7%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 10.1%

6.2% Foreign born (3.4% Latin America, 1.7% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +4,676 (+27.8%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: IL (20.7 miles Elgin, pop. 94,487).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: IL Chicago, (53.9 miles )

Nearest cities: Lake, IL (2.3 miles McCullom IL (4.1 miles Ringwood, Grove, IL Prairie (4.4 miles IL Johnsburg, (4.5 miles Hills, IL (4.9 miles Holiday IL (5.6 miles Lakemoor, Lake, IL Wonder (5.6 miles Valley, IL (6.1 miles Bull


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 89 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 1997: 92 buildings, average cost: $111,400
  • 1998: 169 buildings, average cost: $116,200
  • 1999: 201 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2000: 162 buildings, average cost: $122,700
  • 2001: 209 buildings, average cost: $129,100
  • 2002: 244 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 2003: 357 buildings, average cost: $148,600
  • 2004: 307 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2005: 170 buildings, average cost: $163,600

Latitude: 42.34 N, Longitude: 88.28 W

Area code: 815


McHenry, Illinois business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (23.3%), Educational,health and social services (15.8%), Retail trade (11.6%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,964 (+9.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,423 (31.1%)


 

Crime in McHenry by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 1 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 4.7 4.7 4.7 0.0
Rapes 4 1 6 1 6 5
    per 100,000 18.6 4.7 27.9 4.7 27.9 23.3
Robberies 2 7 4 8 4 3
    per 100,000 9.3 32.6 18.6 37.2 18.6 14.0
Assaults 17 20 27 20 27 23
    per 100,000 79.1 93.0 125.6 93.0 125.6 107.0
Burglaries 54 47 65 48 65 33
    per 100,000 251.2 218.6 302.3 223.2 302.3 153.5
Thefts 466 434 480 499 480 514
    per 100,000 2167.3 2018.5 2232.5 2320.8 2232.5 2390.6
Auto thefts 14 17 11 16 11 10
    per 100,000 65.1 79.1 51.2 74.4 51.2 46.5
135.5 132.6 161.1 150.7 161.1 145.0


Average climate in McHenry, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

McHenry,

McHenry-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 59% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the McHenry city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

On 4/21/1967, a category 4 tornado 10.2 miles away from the city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Luke Slater - College basketball player (Army Black Knights), Montana Heirman - College basketball player (Bradley Braves).


Hospital/medical center in McHenry:
  • NORTHERN ILLINOIS MEDICAL CENTER (4201 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near McHenry:
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; WOODSTOCK, IL)
  • GOOD SHEPHERD HOSPITAL ADVOCATE (about 16 miles; BARRINGTON, IL)
  • SHERMAN HOSPITAL (about 21 miles; ELGIN, IL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to McHenry:
  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 31 miles; KENOSHA, WI; ID: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O'HARE INTL (about 37 miles; CHICAGO, IL; ID: ORD)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 50 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; ID: MKE)
Other public-use airports nearest to McHenry:
  • GALT FIELD (about 8 miles; GREENWOOD/WONDER LAKE, IL; ID: 10C)
  • LAKE IN THE HILLS (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL; ID: 3CK)
  • VINCENT (about 13 miles; GENOA CITY, WI; ID: 64C)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Parks and Recreation 9 $34,600 $46,133 11 $8,601
Police - Other 13 $40,999 $37,845 1 $649
Police Protection - Officers 42 $185,347 $52,956 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 7 $24,846 $42,593 0 $0
Water Supply 8 $33,817 $50,725 2 $2,513
Streets and Highways 18 $85,786 $57,190 0 $0
Sewerage 9 $36,400 $48,533 2 $2,513
Financial Administration 0 $0   1 $128
Other Government Administration 14 $79,516 $68,156 5 $9,206
Totals for Government 120 $521,311 $52,131 22 $23,610


College/University in McHenry:
  • THE COSMETOLOGY AND SPA INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 42; Location: 4320 W ELM ST STE 9; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McHenry:
  • MCHENRY COUNTY COLLEGE (about 6 miles; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,707)
  • COLLEGE OF LAKE COUNTY (about 18 miles; GRAYSLAKE, IL; FT enrollment: 6,973)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; ELGIN, IL; FT enrollment: 5,077)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 23 miles; PALATINE, IL; FT enrollment: 8,229)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; FT enrollment: 2,121)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 34 miles; KENOSHA, WI; FT enrollment: 2,575)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; FT enrollment: 5,749)
Private high school in McHenry:
  • FOX VALLEY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 55; Location: 509 N FRONT STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
Private primary/middle schools in McHenry:
  • MONTINI CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 608; Location: 1405 N RICHMOND RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JOHN THE BAPTIST CATHOLIC S (Students: 266; Location: 2304 W CHURCH STREET; Grades: PK - 8)
  • MCHENRY MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 101; Location: 5213 ELM STREET; Grades: PK - 10)
  • GREENTREE AT MCHENRY (Students: 50; Location: 4500 WEST PRIME PARKWAY; Grades: PK - KG)
  • PROGRESSIVE PATH SCHOOL (Students: 44; Location: 510 W BROADWAY ST; Grades: PK - 5)
Libraries in McHenry:
  • MCHENRY P.L.D. (Operating income: $1,912,820; Location: 809 N. FRONT STREET; 82,685 books; 2,653 audio materials; 3,021 video materials; 291 serial subscriptions)
  • MCHENRY-NUNDA P.L.D. (Operating income: $110,254; Location: 813 W. ROUTE 120; 16,331 books; 603 audio materials; 961 video materials; 50 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in McHenry: Mchenry Country Club (A), McCullom Lake Village Hall (B).

Shopping Center: McHenry Market Place Shopping Center (1).

Churches in McHenry include: Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church (A), McHenry Full Gospel Church (B), Church of Saint Mary of the Assumption (C), Zion Lutheran Church (D).

Cemeteries: Saint Patricks Cemetery (1), Bluff City Cemetery (2), Saint Marys Cemetery (3), Woodland Cemetery (4).

Lake: McCullom Lake (A).

Parks in McHenry include: Esmeralda Park (1), East Beach Park (2), Creekside Park (3), Peterson Park (4), College Park (5), Central Park (6), Center Street Park (7), Knox Park (8), Kiwanis Tot Lot (9).

Post office: (A).  


McHenry compared to Illinois state average:
  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in McHenry:
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNVR (1030 AM; 5 kW; VERNON HILLS, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WAIT (850 AM; daytime; 3 kW; CRYSTAL LAKE, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WKTA (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: POLNET COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WMBI (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)

Strongest FM radio stations in McHenry:
  • WZSR (105.5 FM; WOODSTOCK, IL; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WCKG (105.9 FM; ELMWOOD PARK, IL; Owner: INFINITY HOLDINGS CORPORATION OF ORLANDO)
  • WLIT-FM (93.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WJMK (104.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WNUA (95.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTMX (101.9 FM; SKOKIE, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WGCI-FM (107.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WBBM-FM (96.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKSC-FM (103.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WFMT (98.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WZZN (94.7 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC CHICAGO FM RADIO,INC.)
  • WZCH (103.9 FM; DUNDEE, IL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WVIV-FM (103.1 FM; HIGHLAND PARK, IL; Owner: HBC LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WZFS (106.7 FM; DES PLAINES, IL; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WLKG (96.1 FM; LAKE GENEVA, WI; Owner: CTJ COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WWDV (96.9 FM; ZION, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKIE (92.7 FM; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: SPANISH BROADCASTING SYSTEM OF ILLINOIS, INC.)
  • W206AI (89.1 FM; LAKE VILLA, IL; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WJKL (94.3 FM; ELGIN, IL; Owner: ELGIN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)

TV broadcast stations around McHenry:
  • W34CK (Channel 34; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: FIRST UNITED, INC.)
  • W64CQ (Channel 64; ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WLS-TV (Channel 7; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMAQ-TV (Channel 5; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WMAQ-TV), INC.)
  • WTTW (Channel 11; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WINDOW TO THE WORLD COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WPWR-TV (Channel 50; GARY, IN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WXFT (Channel 60; AURORA, IL; Owner: TELEFUTURA CHICAGO LLC)
  • WCIU-TV (Channel 26; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WCIU-TV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPX (Channel 38; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: PAXSON CHICAGO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WSNS-TV (Channel 44; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF CHICAGO, INC.)
  • WFLD (Channel 32; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W68DO (Channel 68; PALATINE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WFBT-CA (Channel 23; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CHANNEL 23 LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WJYS (Channel 62; HAMMOND, IN; Owner: JOVON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)

 

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