McHenry, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 26,911 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.2%
Males: 13,050  (48.5%)
Females: 13,861  (51.5%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 60050.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $72,364 (it was $55,759 in 2000)
McHenry:

$72,364
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,626 (it was $23,272 in 2000)

McHenry city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $186,308 (it was $147,100 in 2000)
McHenry:

$186,308
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $234,653; detached houses: $249,197; townhouses or other attached units: $152,121; in 2-unit structures: $42,214; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,926; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $98,453; mobile homes: $19,983

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,132.

March 2019 cost of living index in McHenry: 101.0 (near average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.8%
(6.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.4% for Black residents, 18.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in McHenry, IL (2017)
    • 21,63081.3%White alone
    • 3,90814.7%Hispanic
    • 6772.5%Asian alone
    • 1620.6%Two or more races
    • 690.3%Black alone
    • 530.2%American Indian alone

Races in McHenry detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 43 registered sex offenders living in McHenry, Illinois as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in McHenry is 617 to 1.


Crime rates in McHenry by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(29.2)
7
(28.2)
11
(42.5)
10
(37.8)
1
(3.7)
9
(32.8)
10
(36.9)
17
(62.9)
7
(26.2)
9
(33.8)
6
(22.6)
13
(48.9)
25
(94.2)
20
(74.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
7
(29.2)
6
(24.1)
4
(15.5)
5
(18.9)
4
(14.9)
25
(91.0)
26
(96.0)
2
(7.4)
6
(22.4)
4
(15.0)
4
(15.1)
2
(7.5)
3
(11.3)
3
(11.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
38
(158.4)
42
(168.9)
43
(166.1)
42
(158.7)
36
(134.0)
2
(7.3)
5
(18.5)
16
(59.2)
24
(89.7)
11
(41.4)
28
(105.5)
24
(90.3)
23
(86.7)
25
(93.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
42
(175.0)
60
(241.3)
68
(262.7)
64
(241.8)
58
(215.9)
55
(200.2)
50
(184.7)
28
(103.6)
30
(112.1)
38
(142.9)
24
(90.4)
27
(101.6)
25
(94.2)
26
(96.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
456
(1,900)
501
(2,015)
479
(1,851)
489
(1,848)
419
(1,560)
480
(1,747)
532
(1,965)
383
(1,417)
395
(1,476)
286
(1,076)
250
(942.2)
372
(1,399)
362
(1,364)
241
(896.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
15
(62.5)
19
(76.4)
17
(65.7)
11
(41.6)
6
(22.3)
12
(43.7)
7
(25.9)
6
(22.2)
9
(33.6)
8
(30.1)
6
(22.6)
4
(15.0)
8
(30.1)
21
(78.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(4.2)
2
(8.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.7)
3
(10.9)
2
(7.4)
1
(3.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)157.0167.2169.5169.4113.5149.6155.7130.1115.295.389.5131.3159.6130.3

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City-data.com crime index in McHenry, IL

Crime rate in McHenry detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 76 (48 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.78
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: German (27.6%), Polish (7.0%), American (5.8%), Italian (4.6%), Irish (4.4%), English (4.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/28/1872

Elevation: 761 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles.

Population density: 2,316 people per square mile   (low).

McHenry, Illinois map

2,660 residents are foreign born (6.7% Latin America, 1.5% Europe).

This city:

9.9%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,607 (2.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,908 (2.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palatine, IL (19.7 miles , pop. 65,479).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (46.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

McCullom Lake, IL (1.5 miles ),
Johnsburg, IL (2.0 miles ),
Ringwood, IL (2.0 miles ),
Lakemoor, IL (2.0 miles ),
Holiday Hills, IL (2.0 miles ),
Prairie Grove, IL (2.1 miles ),
Bull Valley, IL (2.2 miles ),
Wonder Lake, IL (2.2 miles )

Latitude: 42.34 N, Longitude: 88.28 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,559 (+17.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,030 (35.5%)

Area code: 815

Distribution of median household income in McHenry, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in McHenry, IL in 2017
McHenry satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 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
  • 2006: 132 buildings, average cost: $181,700
  • 2007: 124 buildings, average cost: $185,700
  • 2008: 28 buildings, average cost: $198,600
  • 2009: 4 buildings, average cost: $206,300
  • 2010: 8 buildings, average cost: $164,400
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $124,300
  • 2012: 14 buildings, average cost: $83,400
  • 2013: 7 buildings, average cost: $187,900
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $210,600
  • 2015: 8 buildings, average cost: $167,700
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $147,900
  • 2017: 72 buildings, average cost: $93,700
Number of permits per 10,000 McHenry, IL residents
Average permit cost in McHenry, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Illinois:

4.5%
Historical population in McHenry, IL
Historical housing units in McHenry, IL

Population change in the 1990s: +4,676 (+27.8%).
Most common industries in McHenry, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.1%)
  • Health care (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (6.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.7%)
  • Machinery (4.7%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.1%)
  • Educational services (11.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.6%)
Most common occupations in McHenry, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Computer specialists (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.1%)
  • Computer specialists (5.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (3.5%)

Average climate in McHenry, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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McHenry, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 80.5. This is about average.

City:

80.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.73. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.73
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

McHenry-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 38% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/11/1965, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.6 miles away from the McHenry city center killed 6 people and injured 75 people.

On 4/21/1967, a category F4 tornado 7.6 miles away from the city center killed 24 people and injured 450 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

McHenry-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 269.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 244.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.6 miles away from McHenry center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 302.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 268.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 259.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in McHenry County (14) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
McHenry topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in McHenry:

  • CENTEGRA HEALTH SYSTEM - MC HENRY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 4201 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • ALDEN TERRACE OF MCHENRY REHAB (803 ROYAL DRIVE)
  • NORTHERN IL MED CTR FOR EXTENDED CARE (4201 MEDICAL CENTER DR)
  • FMC OF MCHENRY (4312 W ELM STREET)
  • CENTEGRA HOME HEALTH CARE (4201 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to McHenry:

  • McHenry County College (about 8 miles; Crystal Lake, IL; Full-time enrollment: 4,886)
  • College of Lake County (about 14 miles; Grayslake, IL; FT enrollment: 11,041)
  • Harper College (about 21 miles; Palatine, IL; FT enrollment: 10,800)
  • Elgin Community College (about 23 miles; Elgin, IL; FT enrollment: 8,173)
  • American InterContinental University-Online (about 25 miles; Schaumburg, IL; FT enrollment: 16,158)
  • Oakton Community College (about 29 miles; Des Plaines, IL; FT enrollment: 7,271)
  • Gateway Technical College (about 29 miles; Kenosha, WI; FT enrollment: 5,089)

Public high schools in McHenry:

Public elementary/middle schools in McHenry:

Private elementary/middle schools in McHenry:

  • MONTINI CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 375, Location: 1405 N RICHMOND RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • ZION LUTHERAN SCHOOL & PRESCHOOL (Students: 75, Location: 4206 W ELM ST, Grades: UG-2)
See full list of schools located in McHenry

Libraries in McHenry:

  • MCHENRY PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $3,027,844; Location: 809 NORTH FRONT STREET; 133,500 books; 3,025 e-books; 12,031 audio materials; 11,382 video materials; 28 local licensed databases; 16 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 449 print serial subscriptions)
  • MCHENRY NUNDA PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $156,612; Location: 813 WEST IL ROUTE 120; 26,962 books; 282 e-books; 583 audio materials; 3,114 video materials; 4 local licensed databases; 15 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 45 print serial subscriptions; 2 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in McHenry: Mchenry Country Club (A), McCullom Lake Village Hall (B), McHenry Township Fire Protection District Station 1 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: McHenry Market Place Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in McHenry include: McHenry Full Gospel Church (A), Church of Saint Mary of the Assumption (B), Saint Patricks Roman Catholic Church (C), Zion Lutheran Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Woodland Cemetery (1), Saint Patricks Cemetery (2), Bluff City Cemetery (3), Saint Marys Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: McCullom Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in McHenry include: Central Park (1), College Park (2), Creekside Park (3), Esmeralda Park (4), Foxridge Park (5), Frazier Park (6), Freund Field (7), Knox Park (8), Lakeland Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

McHenry County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in McHenry and their reported violations in the past:

I AM I CAN (Population served: 98, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-27-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-04-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PAULEE PIZZERIA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
JOHNSBURG CITGO (PETROMAX) (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2010 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (DEC-15-2010), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-03-2011), St Compliance achieved (MAR-23-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
RIVERBEND PLAZA (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 8 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in McHenry that have no violations reported:

  • LONG SHOT PUB (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MCHENRY TOWNSHIP FOOD PANTRY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • MORAINE HILLS STATE PARK WHITE TAIL PRAI (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This city:

2.7 people
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

69.2%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.5%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
186 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
8 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

People in group quarters in McHenry in 2000:

  • 204 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in religious group quarters
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

For population 15 years and over in McHenry:

Marital status in McHenry, IL
  • Never married: 28.1%
  • Now married: 54.0%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in McHenry:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Illinois average:

12.2

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - McHenry
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for McHenry, IL (based on McHenry County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic108,46517
Mainline Protestant25,98546
Evangelical Protestant22,38676
Other8,80920
Orthodox541
None143,061-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 44
Here:

1.40 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Here:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 24
This county:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 64
McHenry County:

2.03 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 198
McHenry County:

6.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
McHenry County:

6.8%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.5%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
McHenry:

47.9%
Illinois:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

44.4%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
McHenry:

28.9
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

22.1%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.9%
Illinois:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

33.5%
State:

33.2%

General health condition:
McHenry:

55.3%
State:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

78.4%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of McHenry, IL Residents

McHenry government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Solid Waste Management: $6,188,000 ($229.94)
    Parks and Recreation: $104,000 ($3.86)
    General Public Buildings: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $9,428,000 ($350.34)
    General Public Buildings: $3,291,000 ($122.29)
    Regular Highways: $3,175,000 ($117.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,442,000 ($90.74)
    Sewerage: $2,294,000 ($85.24)
    Water Utilities: $1,262,000 ($46.90)
    General - Other: $1,083,000 ($40.24)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $691,000 ($25.68)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $4,769,000 ($177.21)
    Regular Highways: $1,697,000 ($63.06)
    Sewerage: $381,000 ($14.16)
    Police Protection: $153,000 ($5.69)
    Water Utilities: $66,000 ($2.45)
    Central Staff Services: $13,000 ($0.48)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,806,000 ($401.55)

McHenry government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,504,000 ($130.21)
    Other: $795,000 ($29.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $466,000 ($17.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $47,000 ($1.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $88,000 ($3.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $2,151,000 ($79.93)
    Fines and Forfeits: $508,000 ($18.88)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($0.93)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,414,000 ($89.70)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $11,868,000 ($441.01)
    Highways: $770,000 ($28.61)
  • Tax - Property: $5,498,000 ($204.30)
    Other License: $696,000 ($25.86)
    Other Selective Sales: $298,000 ($11.07)

McHenry government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,795,000 ($772.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,277,000 ($642.01)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,419,000 ($350.01)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,902,000 ($219.32)

McHenry government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $20,137,000 ($748.28)

5.79% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($60,176 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.79%
Illinois average:

4.69%

0.02% of residents moved from foreign countries ($242 average AGI)
McHenry County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.03%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cook County, IL  1.69% ($62,998 average AGI)
from Lake County, IL  1.04% ($70,624)
from Kane County, IL  0.84% ($55,231)


6.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,577 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.23%
Illinois average:

5.50%

0.02% of residents moved to foreign countries ($423 average AGI)
McHenry County:

0.02%
Illinois average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cook County, IL  1.19% ($57,604 average AGI)
to Lake County, IL  0.86% ($58,505)
to Kane County, IL  0.72% ($56,017)
Businesses in McHenry, IL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lane Bryant1
ALDI1Little Caesars Pizza1
AT&T1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware1Maurices1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Applebee's1Meijer1
Arby's1Nike6
AutoZone1OfficeMax1
Baskin-Robbins1Old Navy1
Bath & Body Works1Olive Garden1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster1Papa John's Pizza1
Burger King2Penske1
Chevrolet1PetSmart1
Chipotle1Pier 1 Imports1
Cricket Wireless2Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Sears2
DressBarn1Shoe Carnival1
Dressbarn1Sprint Nextel1
Dunkin Donuts2Staples1
Famous Footwear1Starbucks1
Fashion Bug1Steak 'n Shake1
FedEx7Subaru1
Firestone Complete Auto Care1Super 81
GNC1T-Mobile4
GameStop1T.J.Maxx1
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1Target1
Hilton1UPS10
Hobby Lobby1Vans1
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
Jewel-Osco1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1
Kohl's1

Strongest AM radio stations in McHenry:

  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 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.)
  • WBEZ (91.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: THE WBEZ ALLIANCE, INC.)
  • WKQX (101.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLUP-FM (97.9 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WNND (100.3 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WOJO (105.1 FM; EVANSTON, IL; Owner: TICHENOR LICENSE CORPORATION ("TLC"))
  • WUSN (99.5 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF CHICAGO)
  • WVAZ (102.7 FM; OAK PARK, IL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WXRT-FM (93.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDRV (97.1 FM; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

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.)
  • WGBO-TV (Channel 66; JOLIET, IL; Owner: WGBO LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WGN-TV (Channel 9; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBBM-TV (Channel 2; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • 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)
  • WOCH-LP (Channel 28; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-28, L.L.C.)
  • WYCC (Channel 20; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: COLLEGE DIST. #508, COUNTY OF COOK)
  • WOCK-CA (Channel 13; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: KM LPTV OF CHICAGO-13, L.L.C.)
  • WJJA (Channel 49; RACINE, WI; Owner: TV-49, INC.)
  • W57DN (Channel 57; ELGIN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of McHenry fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 259ft / 78.5mTotal length
  • $218,000Total costs
  • 123,000Total average daily traffic
  • 6,628Total average daily truck traffic
  • 143,081Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in McHenry, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 31970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for McHenry, IL
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 108 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in McHenry)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in McHenry, IL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 24 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 103 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in McHenry)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in McHenry)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED75$170,39267$158,423535$177,06011$126,2593$2,058,49040$157,5631$317,450
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED8$149,05412$172,77549$202,9420$00$03$180,4030$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED12$158,68713$155,039152$197,2724$50,2530$08$150,7100$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$141,7205$204,86294$188,4551$173,3701$995,2307$159,8110$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS4$152,5601$198,12040$197,7641$41,9300$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 8705.00 , 8706.03, 8706.04, 8706.05, 8706.06, 8708.03, 8708.09

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED7$170,7179$220,7310$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$140,7965$188,5521$96,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$332,6602$310,8550$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$04$199,5150$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$194,0101$125,2700$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 8705.00 , 8706.03, 8706.04, 8706.05, 8706.06, 8708.03, 8708.09

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in McHenry, IL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in McHenry, IL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 132. The highest number of fires - 208 took place in 2003, and the least - 89 in 2013. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in McHenry, IL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.1%), and Structure Fires (40.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in McHenry, IL
    • 94442.1%Outside Fires
    • 91740.9%Structure Fires
    • 29513.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 863.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for McHenry, IL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in McHenry, Illinois:

  • Super 8 Motel, 110 South Rt 31, Mchenry, Illinois 60050 , Phone: (815) 344-9200, Fax: (815) 344-9200
  • Hampton Inn Mchenry, 1555 South Rt 31, Mchenry, Illinois 60050 , Phone: (815) 578-1900, Fax: (815) 578-8800
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in McHenry, Illinois
Most common first names in McHenry, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John33475.1 years
William24376.0 years
Mary23680.5 years
Joseph19375.6 years
Robert19270.5 years
George17276.0 years
James16470.2 years
Helen15780.6 years
Edward15575.0 years
Charles14774.6 years
Most common last names in McHenry, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10178.0 years
Freund9180.4 years
Miller8776.5 years
Johnson6077.6 years
Anderson4978.6 years
Brown4179.7 years
Adams3977.4 years
Nelson3279.1 years
Schaefer3177.8 years
Schmitt2882.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in McHenry, IL
  • 93.6%Utility gas
  • 4.9%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in McHenry, IL
  • 59.4%Utility gas
  • 39.3%Electricity
  • 1.2%No fuel used


McHenry compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age below state average.
There are 76 pilots and 74 other airmen in this city.
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