McHenry County Illinois Radon Inspections
Radon is a naturally occurring gas which has been found to be dangerous at levels over 4.0% pCi/L. In fact, radon is the number two contributing cause of lung cancer in the country. Homes in McHenry that have been tested for radon have been found to average between 2.0-4.0 pCi/L which is considered a moderate risk by the EPA.
Homes in cities such as like McHenry, Crystal Lake, Cary, Algonquin and Spring Grove have averaged over 5.0% pCi/L, which fall into a high risk classification. If you own a home or are thinking of purchasing a home in McHenry County, you may wish to consider ordering a radon inspection.
McHenry County Radon Levels by City
Below you can find information on the expected radon levels in the average home by city/zip code in McHenry County as reported by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency. Home tested in zip codes that average over 4.0 pCi/L are deemed have a high presence of radon gases.
|City||Zip Code||No. Sites Tested||Avg. pCi/L|
|Crystal Lake||60012||267||5.6 pCi/L|
|Crystal Lake||60014||684||4.1 pCi/L|
|Fox River Grove||60021||61||5.4 pCi/L|
|Island Lake||60042||27||4.4 pCi/L|
|Spring Grove||60081||96||6.8 pCi/L|
|Wonder Lake||60097||54||5.6 pCi/L|
|Lake In The Hills||60156||418||3.4 pCi/L|