Mchenry, IL Population

By | January 13, 2021

Population: 21,501. Estimated population in 2021: 24,863 (+15.6% change)
Males: 10,463 (48.7%), Females: 11,038 (51.3%)

McHenry County

Zip codes: 60050.

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

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%).

Elevation: 761 feet

Land area: 11.6 square miles

Population

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%).

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

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to McHenry:

  • KENOSHA REGIONAL (about 31 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Abbreviation: ENW)
  • CHICAGO O’HARE INTL (about 37 miles; CHICAGO, IL; Abbreviation: ORD)
  • GENERAL MITCHELL INTERNATIONAL (about 50 miles; MILWAUKEE, WI; Abbreviation: MKE)
Other public-use airports nearest to McHenry:

  • GALT FIELD (about 8 miles; GREENWOOD/WONDER LAKE, IL; Abbreviation: 10C)
  • LAKE IN THE HILLS (about 10 miles; CHICAGO/LAKE IN THE HILLS, IL; Abbreviation: 3CK)
  • VINCENT (about 13 miles; GENOA CITY, WI; Abbreviation: 64C)
College/University in McHenry:

  • THE COSMETOLOGY AND SPA INSTITUTE (Full-time enrollment: 42; Location: 4320 W ELM ST STE 9; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

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; Full-time enrollment: 6,973)
  • ELGIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 22 miles; ELGIN, IL; Full-time enrollment: 5,077)
  • WILLIAM RAINEY HARPER COLLEGE (about 23 miles; PALATINE, IL; Full-time enrollment: 8,229)
  • TRINITY INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY (about 32 miles; DEERFIELD, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,121)
  • GATEWAY TECHNICAL COLLEGE (about 34 miles; KENOSHA, WI; Full-time enrollment: 2,575)
  • OAKTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 34 miles; DES PLAINES, IL; Full-time 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)

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