McHenry County is located in northeast Illinois. The County Seat is Woodstock and the largest city is Crystal Lake. The Official Web Site is located at https://www.co.mchenry.il.us/home. The 2014 population estimate is 307,283 and the 2010 census population was 308,826. The land area is 603.17 square miles and there are 511.9 persons per square mile.
94% of the population is White, 1.4% is Black or African American, 12.1% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.8% is Asian, 0.4% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.4% is two or more races. 92.1% have a high school degree or higher, and 32.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $220,500, there are 108,852 households, an average of 2.82 persons per household. The per capita income is $32,341, the median household income is $76,145, and 7.7% of the persons in McHenry County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 28,523. Retail sales (in $1000) were $3,578,581, and sales per capita were $11,372. The percentage of black-owned firms is 0.7%, and the percentage of women-owned firms is 29.9%.
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