|Area||10. List of cities in Illinois, arranged in alphabetical order but does not include towns villages or unincorporated communities The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. McHenry County is located in the US state of Illinois. As of 2000 the population was 260077 7 sq mi (28 km²)|
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Location of Woodstock within Illinois
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Woodstock is a city in McHenry County, Illinois, United States. The square mile is an imperial and US unit of Area equal the area of a square of one statute mile. Square Kilometre ( US spelling square kilometer) symbol km2, is a decimal multiple of the SI unit of The Central Time Zone observes Standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time ( UTC−6) and five hours during Daylight saving Areas using UTC−6 Single zone countries Belize Costa Rica El Salvador Guatemala The Central Time Zone observes Standard time by subtracting six hours from UTC during standard time ( UTC−6) and five hours during Daylight saving UTC−5 is the Time offset used in the North American Eastern Time Zone during Standard time and in the North American Central Time Zone during Area code 815 is a Telephone Area code for most of the northern third of the state of Illinois, less the core of the Chicago metropolitan area McHenry County is located in the US state of Illinois. As of 2000 the population was 260077 The State of Illinois ( roughly ill-i-NOY is a state of the United States of America, the 21st to be admitted to the Union. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the The population was 20,151 at the 2000 census, and estimated to be 23,241 as of 2006. It is the county seat of McHenry County. A county seat is a term for an Administrative center for a County, primarily used in the United States. McHenry County is located in the US state of Illinois. As of 2000 the population was 260077
It is the home of the historical Woodstock Opera House and Old McHenry County Courthouse. The Woodstock Opera House is a historical venue for performing arts and receptions located in Woodstock Illinois. The Old McHenry County Courthouse, in McHenry County Illinois, was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 1 1974 Woodstock was named in 2007 as one of the nation's Dozen Distinctive Destinations 2007 by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. 
As of the census of 2000, there were 20,151 people, 7,273 households, and 4,843 families residing in the city. A census is the procedure of acquiring information about every member of a given population The population density was 1,891. Population density (in agriculture standing stock and Standing crop) is a measurement of Population per unit area or unit volume 1 people per square mile (729. 9/km²). There were 7,599 housing units at an average density of 713. 1/sq mi (275. 2/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 87. 48% White, 1. 06% African American, 0. 23% Native American, 2. 01% Asian, 7. 69% from other races, and 1. 52% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19. 01% of the population.
There were 7,273 households out of which 37. 5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 52. 7% were married couples living together, 9. NOTICE TO WOULD-BE ROMEOS ************** 7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33. 4% were non-families. 27. 3% of all households were made up of individuals and 9. 2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2. 68 and the average family size was 3. 30.
In the city the population was spread out with 27. 9% under the age of 18, 10. 2% from 18 to 24, 33. 2% from 25 to 44, 18. 9% from 45 to 64, and 9. 8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 100. 8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98. 5 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $47,871, and the median income for a family was $54,408. Males had a median income of $40,137 versus $27,264 for females. The per capita income for the city was $23,210. Per capita income means how much each individual receives in monetary terms of the yearly income generated in the country About 5. 3% of families and 7. 2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8. The poverty threshold, or poverty line, is the minimum level of Income deemed necessary to achieve an adequate Standard of living in a given country 0% of those under age 18 and 3. 0% of those age 65 or over.
23% of Woodstock residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
The award winning film "Groundhog Day" was filmed in Woodstock. One of the stores from the Woodstock Square was used to film a scene from the movie. Signs from other stores are also visible throughout the movie.
Several scenes in "Planes, Trains, and Automobiles" were also filmed in Woodstock including the scene in which the car is towed in front of a building (the old Courthouse) and Steve Martin enters the truck driven by John Candy.
In addition, Woodstock can claim an important role in a creative outpouring of Orson Welles. Welles attended the Todd School for Boys in Woodstock. The Todd Seminary for Boys, later the Todd School for Boys was located in Woodstock Illinois. At Todd, Welles came under the positive influence and guidance of Roger Hill, a teacher who later became Todd's headmaster. Hill provided Welles with an ad hoc educational environment that proved invaluable to his creative experience, allowing Welles to concentrate on subjects that interested him. Welles performed and staged his first theatrical experiments and productions at Todd School, he also performed at the Opera House.
Woodstock has become an important destination for live music in McHenry County and the region. A wealth of talented folk, jazz, blues and rock musicians can be heard throughout the week.
In addition to the Woodstock Opera House, several venues in the city showcase local musical talent:
A number of organizations support and promote live music in Woodstock:
Noted local musicians or groups who perform regularly in Woodstock include: J. The Woodstock Opera House is a historical venue for performing arts and receptions located in Woodstock Illinois. Jazz on the Square (JOTS is a non-profit organization based in Woodstock Illinois. T. Ash, Jud Brown, Amy Beth, Billy Denk, Dave Childress, Ed Hall, Milan Nikitovich, Loren Nikitovich, Judith Honesty, Jim Hecht, Jeremy Montoto, Jeweled Ice, Jeff Graf, Paul Graf, John Hegner, J. W. Rice Band, Stan Jozefiak, Ace Waters, John Weber and Rob Webster.
In March 2007 the names for three new Woodstock schools were announced. The schools are as follows; Creekside Middle School, Woodstock North High School and Prariewood Elementary. Because of the growth of the town in population, these schools will help to balance enrollment numbers throughout Woodstock Community Unit School District 200. Woodstock Community Unit School District 200 is a public K-12 school district based in Woodstock Illinois.
Woodstock is currently served by two secondary education institutions, Woodstock High School and Marian Central Catholic High School, as well as a number of primary schools such as Northwood Middle School, Clay Street Elementary, and St. Woodstock High School, home of the Blue Streaks is a High school located in Woodstock Illinois. History Marian is a Rockford Diocesan Central Catholic High School Northwood Middle School is located in Woodstock Illinois just off of Rt Mary Catholic grade school. Residents pursuing an associate's degree normally do so at McHenry County College in neighboring Crystal Lake. An associate degree is an Academic degree awarded by Community colleges Junior colleges four-year Universities, Business colleges Crystal Lake is a city located in southeastern McHenry County in northeastern Illinois.
Emricson Park (Which includes the "Woodstock Water Works" Aquatic Center)
Rain Tree Park
Silver Creek Park
Woodstock's railroad station is the second-to-the-last-stop on Metra's Union/Pacific Northwest Line, which originates in Chicago's Ogilvie Transportation Center in downtown Chicago. Woodstock is a station on Metra 's Union Pacific/Northwest Line located in Woodstock Illinois.
U.S. Route 14 curves around Woodstock's southwest border, intersecting with Illinois Route 47 at Woodstock's southeast edge. US Route 14 ( US 14) an east-west route is one of the original United States highways of 1926 Illinois Route 47 is a largely rural north-south state highway that runs from the Wisconsin state border at Highway 120 near Hebron, to Illinois Route Illinois Route 120 meets Route 47 approximately 1/4 mile northwest of Woodstock's Public Square. Illinois Route 120 is a major east-west arterial in northeastern Illinois.