McHenry, Illinois 

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Population

26,730

+0.8% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.7%

Median Income

$62,580

Median Home Price

$174,100

Best Places to Live in McHenry, Illinois

National center - Northeastern Illinois along Lake Michigan. June, August and September are the most pleasant months in McHenry, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Economic and cultural diversity
-Arts and culture
-Historic interest and preservation
Cons
-Harsh climate
-Cost of living
-Violent crime

Local Listings in Mchenry
 $250,000 
28702 Wagon Trail Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2290 SqFt
 $253,900 
6004 Bluegrass Trl
Bed 3 | Bath 3 | 2172 SqFt
 $298,150 
5314 Autumn Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2134 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Chicago-Naperville-Elgin Metro Area

A world-class commercial, industrial and cultural city, Chicago functions as is a major national center and as the major regional center for America’s heartland. It originally emerged as a transport center for cargo headed west and agricultural products headed east by land and water. Although transportation technology has changed, the role has not. The city is the most important passenger and freight transport hub in the country with the largest number of air departures and the most rail traffic in the nation. The commercial and manufacturing economy stands out both for its size and diversity. Over 30 Fortune 500 companies in an assortment of industries have headquarters here. Factories and warehouses extend for miles from the downtown area. Chicago is also a major center for small manufacturing and business. There is probably no more diverse an economy in the country.


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QUICK FACTS

City: McHenry
Zip Codes: 60050
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 623 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in McHenry is 3.7% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Negative. McHenry jobs have decreased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, McHenry's cost of living is 2.7% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare McHenry's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, August and September are the most pleasant months in McHenry, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
McHenry county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
McHenry's population is 26,730 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 0.8%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in McHenry is $174,100. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
McHenry public schools spend $12,607 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15.7 students per teacher in McHenry. More Education


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It's a good time to buy in McHenry. Home Appreciation is up 4.4% in the last 12 months. Browse McHenry Real Estate

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Reviews for McHenry   5 Reviews
McHenry County, Illinois: 25th Highest Property Ta - 10/11/2012
I was transferred to Northern Illinois and I made the disastrous decision to put down roots in McHenry County, IL. As noted above, property taxes are the highest in all... Read More

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recession has crime on the rise, abandon and forec - 7/12/2010
I've Lived in McHenry for over 23yrs and it is still not that bad of a place to live at. However, Crime has been on the rise, heroin and coke are a real problem in... Read More

farnorth suburbs are becoming like all the rest of - 7/11/2010
being a veteran of McHenry for over 20yrs. McHenry is a alright place to be, but heroin and coke are major problems there...crime is on the rise, doesn't seem to show a... Read More


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NEW LISTINGS IN MCHENRY
$250,000
28702 Wagon Trail Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$253,900
6004 Bluegrass Trl
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$298,150
5314 Autumn Way
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$105,000
4805 Prairie Ave
Bed 2 | Bath 1

$209,900
2915 Victoria Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$275,000
6512 Chickaloon Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$460,000
1208 Majestic Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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