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Huntley, IL

McHenry and Kane Counties, 45 miles NW of the Loop. Platted beside the Galena & Chicago Union Railroad in 1851 by Thomas Huntley and incorporated in 1872, Huntley remained an agricultural village until the 1980s. Suburban sprawl and Sun City, a massive senior residential area on the village's south side, caused the population to grow from 2,453 in 1990 to 5,730 by 2000.


Huntley, IL (inc. 1872)
Year Total
(and by category)
  Foreign Born Native with foreign parentage Males per 100 females
1900 606  
1930 670  
1960 1,143   95
  1,137 White (99.5%)      
  6 Other races (0.5%)      
1990 2,453   3.2% 100
  2,425 White (98.9%)      
  9 American Indian (0.4%)      
  13 Asian/Pacific Islander (0.5%)      
  6 Other race (0.2%)      
  45 Hispanic Origin* (1.8%)      
2000 5,730   5.5% 95
  5,440 White alone (94.9%)      
  25 Black or African American alone (0.4%)      
  10 American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.2%)      
  122 Asian alone (2.1%)      
  72 Some other race alone (1.3%)      
  61 Two or more races (1.1%)      
  245 Hispanic or Latino* (4.3%)      
Bibliography
McHenry County in the Twentieth Century, 1968–1994. McHenry County Historical Society. 1994.
Nye, Lowell A., ed. McHenry County, Illinois, 1832–1968. 1968.