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ALGONQUIN, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MCHENRY        
Additional Counties KANE             

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 5,834 11,663 23,276 30,046 30,046 Avg. Winter Temp 21.40 F -5.89 C County 147,897 183,241 260,077 308,760 308,760 Avg. Summer Temp 72.50 F 22.50 C Labor 0 0 139,396 180,783 176,716 Avg. Annual Rainfall 31.70 In 80.52 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 37.80 In 96.01 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2008       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule YES
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 3     in city  3     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           50         22          0
    Police Department           60          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations  30
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  75
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   5 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   9  Assets $    400,000,000
     Savings and Loans   1  Assets $     12,000,000
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   3 State
Interstates Serving Community I90                                               
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     5 MI    8 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers  11
          Interstate Carriers  41
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    30 MI 48 KM
       Commercial Airlines   57   Flights per day 2498

    Nearest Public Airport LAKE IN THE HILLS AIRPORT
                     Local NO    2 MI    3 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  4,000 FT   1,200 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available YES

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water YES
            Name of Waterway FOX RIVER                
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local NO     0 MI    0 KM

Travel Time
(distance and travel time for goods in transit to selected major cities)

              Highway   Highway    Days       Days
City           Miles      Km.     by Rail   by Truck
-----------   -------   -------   -------   --------
Atlanta           730     1,168       4         4
Chicago            45        72       0         0
Cleveland         345       552       1         2
Dallas            936     1,498       3         4
Denver          1,016     1,626       3         4
Detroit           295       472       1         2
Kansas City       507       811       1         2
Los Angeles     2,095     3,352       4         4
Memphis           544       870       2         3
Minneapolis       377       603       0         3
New Orleans       944     1,510       2         4
New York          840     1,344       4         5
St. Louis         298       477       0         2
Seattle         2,063     3,301       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NONE                                   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    20 MI   32 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        3,140,000          11,932,000
            Treatment Capacity       12,000,000          45,600,000
          Average Daily Demand        2,700,000          10,260,000
             Peak Daily Demand        4,500,000          17,100,000
               Excess Capacity        9,300,000          35,340,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant UNKNOWN        
                       Process CLASS I-ACT. SLUDGE 
            Treatment Capacity        5,000,000          19,000,000
                  Present Load        3,250,000          12,350,000
               Excess Capacity        1,750,000           6,650,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T                                              
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T SPRINT MCI  

Remarks
WASTE WATER SEWAGE TREATMENT - MUNICIPAL.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   6 MI   10 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    50
            Dentists in Community    30
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    1 MI    2 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                6       204       3,403
Junior High               3       172       2,527
High School               1       147       2,359
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         0         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 20.8

Remarks
PAROCHIAL ELEMENTARY/JUNIOR HIGH 2  26   481.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
LIFETIME FITNESS                                     250                      0
                         
SCHOOL DISTRICT            EDUCATION                 370                      0
#158                     
WAL-MART                   RETAIL                    250  NONE                0
                         
KENMODE TOOL &             METAL STAMPINGS           140  NONE                0
DIE                      
DUROLIFE                   STEEL FABRICATION         100                   1991
                         
SCHOOL DISTRICT            PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRI      720                      0
#300                     
VILLAGE OF ALGONQUIN       GOVERNMENT                160                      0
                         
MEIJER                     GEN MERCHANDISE/STOR      200                      0
                         
HOME DEPOT                 RETAIL                    150                      0
                         
JEWEL -OSCO                GROCERY STORE             410                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for MCHENRY COUNTY                          
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force   176,716
             Unemployed  14,816
             Percentage   8.40%
         Total Employed   161,900
          Manufacturing  30.10%
      Non-Manufacturing  68.20%
            Agriculture   1.70%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   1
            Number won by union   0
          Number won by company   1
      Work stoppage occurences
            within last 5 years   0
   Number of employees involved       0

Wage Rates
Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in the  Econ Dev Reg 4 NE       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 21.99  $ 42.79   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 17.96  $ 28.46
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.03  $ 18.55   Office Clerk             $ 10.24  $ 17.31
Assembler-Production     $  8.90  $ 15.90   Secretary                $ 11.27  $ 19.38
Computer Operator        $ 13.97  $ 24.67   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.29  $ 20.05
Computer Programmer      $ 22.52  $ 45.04   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.24  $ 17.14
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.35  $ 17.67   Systems Analyst          $ 23.06  $ 40.68
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.70  $ 17.57   Technician               $ 16.39  $ 30.95
Engineer                 $ 23.90  $ 40.56   Tool & Die Maker         $ 17.11  $ 29.54
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.16  $ 14.39   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.83  $ 17.13
Laborer                  $  8.76  $ 24.21   Welder                   $ 13.32  $ 21.41
Machinist                $ 13.04  $ 23.10   Word Processor           $ 12.52  $ 20.46

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      21        Protestant Churches 115
                 Number of Rooms     954          Catholic Churches  12
                     Restaurants     350          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     800              Country Clubs   7
             Public Golf Courses      14               Health Clubs  26
            Public Tennis Courts      24      Public Swimming Pools   9
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River Fox River                                         

Remarks
3 BED AND BREAKFAST'S WITH A TOTAL OF 15 ROOMS.  1
 HOTEL IN VILLAGE WITH 88 ROOMS.

Tax Structure

Property tax rates per $100 assessed valuation. 
Valuation is 33.3% of real property except in Cook
 County where residential is assessed at 10%, 
commercial and industrial property is assessed at 
25%.

Property Tax Rates
    Year 2012          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  7.75%
    City  0.6178%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.9958%          2010       2009              Electricity  3.00%
  School  5.6052%         7.5276%    6.8420%            Natural Gas  3.00%
Other(s)  2.3688%                                         Telephone  3.00%
   Total 9.5896%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
Rates above are for Algonquin Township - McHenry 
County.  Grafton Township - McHenry County (2012) 
City .6178, County .9958, School 5.4781, Other 
2.5729, Total 9.6646.  Rates for Dundee Township -
 Kane County (2012) are City .6292, County .4336, 
School 5.675, Other 2.9844, and Total of 9.7222.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Katherine T. Parkhurst               Katherine T. Parkhurst             
Senior Planner                       Senior Planner           
Village of Algonquin                 Village of Algonquin               
2200 Harnish Drive                   2200 Harnish Drive                 
Algonquin, IL  601025995             Algonquin, IL  601025995
Phone (847) 658-4184                 Phone (847) 658-4184
  Fax (847) 658-2631                   Fax (847) 658-2631

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60102           Rep Dist            64   49                     
                            Senate Dist        32    25                     
                            Congressional Dist 16    14         


Remarks
Village Website: www.algonquin.org
Katherine T. Parkhurst E-mail: 
katieparkhurst@algonquin.org

Last updated 05/22/2013
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