People Moving In, People Moving Out – 60 More in McHenry County over Year Before

The Chicago Metropolitan area lost population in 2015. The U.S. Census Bureau found 22,194 more people left the greater Chicago area than moved in. About 80,000 in and 105,000 out. That’s what the Chicago Tribune reported in its evening internet … Continue reading

More Leaving Chicago Metro Area Than Any Other in Midwest

A Bloomberg News analysis of Census data shows that the Chicago Metropolitan Area is losing a higher percentage of its residents than any other Midwest metropolitan area. The time period was between July 2013 and July 2014. The loss was 69/100 … Continue reading

The County’s New and Not Improved Population Projections

When the Census Bureau make projections, it always shows high, medium and low projections. That results in a large range for their forecasts, a large margin for error. Readers of this blog know that the entire justification given by the … Continue reading

Population Dropping, But CFI Based on Increase

Crain’s Chicago Business is reporting the Census Bureau says that each of the six Chicagoland counties lost population between 2010 and 2013. The McHenry County Board’s Continuous Flow Intersection at the corner of Algonquin and Randall Roads is based on … Continue reading

McHenry County Townships’ Population & Voter Stats

After reading about State Rep. David McSweeney’s bill to freeze the amount of money that the Town Funds of township government can get for one year, a friend of McHenry County Blog did some research on population and voting information … Continue reading

Today Is the Day to See McHenry County’s 2040 Transportation Plan at CL City Hall

That’s what this reminder from the McHenry County Department of Transportation says: “The McHenry County Division of Transportation will be holding an open house this Thursday, August 23rd, 2012, between 2:00 PM and 7:00 PM at the Crystal Lake City … Continue reading

I-57 Overpasses

I always get exercised when I see marginal highway projects in Downstate Illinois, while area residents are threatened (with the support of local officials) with a local toll bridge across the Fox River between Carpentersville and Algonquin. In 2007, we … Continue reading