McHenry is a city located within Illinois, United States.
People who prefer a relaxed environment will enjoy McHenry. There are about 30 green spaces nearby for residents to check out, like West Beach Park and Cold Springs Park, which makes it easy to reach them from a lot of locations within this city. Most areas in this city are very quiet, as the streets are generally very peaceful.
The predominance of single detached homes in the housing stock of McHenry is an important part of its character. The average year of construction for houses in this city is 1986. This city also has a variety of unit sizes - properties range from lofts to four or more bedrooms. About three quarters of the population of this city own their home whereas renters make up the remainder.
There are only a few high schools and primary schools in McHenry and consequently they can be a rather long walk away. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Concerning eating, some home buyers in McHenry may be able to travel to one of about 20 grocery stores on foot, while others will have to use a vehicle. Residents are served by over 100 restaurants and cafes as well.
This city is a very good part of the Round Lake Beach - McHenry - Grayslake metropolitan area for driving. It is especially convenient to park. However, the public transit service in McHenry is not very frequent. Thankfully, there is the McHenry Station on the Union Pacific Northwest Line. There are a few bus lines passing through the city. Traveling on foot is not very practical for property owners in McHenry because very few daily errands can be run without having to use a vehicle.