McHenry is located northwest of Chicago in northern Illinois on the Fox River. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.1 square miles (31.4 km²), of which, 11.6 square miles (30.1 km²) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km²) of it (4.05%) is water.
McHenry is surrounded by natural lakes and streams, remnants of receding glaciers from the last ice age. A major River In McHenry is the Fox River. The river is said to be th 7th most polluted river in the U.S. There are many moraine hills, peat bogs, and shallow nutrient-rich bogs. Some of the moraine hills have recently been mined for gravel. Moraine Hills State Park and Volo Bog State Natural Area preserve some of these unique natural features.
There were 7,872 households out of which 38.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.2% were married couples living together, 9.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.4% were non-families. 24.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.25.
In the city the population was spread out with 28.5% under the age of 18, 7.8% from 18 to 24, 32.7% from 25 to 44, 19.9% from 45 to 64, and 11.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 94.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.2 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $55,759, and the median income for a family was $66,040. Males had a median income of $46,552 versus $29,808 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,272. About 3.8% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 2.6% of those age 65 or over.
MCHENRY: | SARA ROSE HEELEIN | BRIAN LEE SAENZ | KAELI ELYSA SMITH | JOSEPH THOMAS FLORES | SAVANNAH SKY LAMBRECHTS | JOSEPH ROBERT BEIN | CENDALL ANN DORIS JUSTEN | BLAKE RICHARD BOYLE | AMBER ROSE SENA | GRACE MARIE EVANS | MAX SAMUEL PARISI | LINNEA SUSAN PLATOU | DYLAN JAMES BURGDORF | MEGAN RENAE MASON | KALEIGH MADISON JOHNSON | CARLY JEAN STEVENS | NOAH ROBERT CUZMAN | WONDER LAKE: | MEGAN AMANDA WALAS | COLE ROBERT SCHNAEBELE | ALYSSA LYNAYA BOYLE | OWEN AUSTIN JONES | JAXON EDWARD BOURN | SAVANNAH JANE OWEN
Sep 02, 1998; Sara Rose Heelein, daughter of Michael and Lori Heelein of McHenry, was born June 15, 1998, at Northern Illinois Medical...