DCCA Logo

ALSIP, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COOK           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 17,134 18,227 19,725 19,277 19,277 Avg. Winter Temp 30.00 F -1.11 C County 5,253,655 5,105,067 5,376,741 5,194,675 5,194,675 Avg. Summer Temp 75.00 F 23.88 C Labor 0 0 2,694,904 2,604,300 2,575,226 Avg. Annual Rainfall 34.00 In 86.36 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 42.00 In **.** Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / TRUSTEES / VILLAG     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2012       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        outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           40          0          0
    Police Department           42          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  12
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   4 Daily    4 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops  20  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die  10  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   5  Assets $              0
     Savings and Loans   1  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
UTILIZE CAL SAG ENTERPISE ZONE BENEFITS AND MOST 
STATE AND COUNTY PROGRAMS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   4 Federal   8 State
Interstates Serving Community I-294, I-80, I-57, I-55                           
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   1
               Local Carriers  11
          Interstate Carriers  12
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO     9 MI 14 KM
       Commercial Airlines    6   Flights per day   50

    Nearest Public Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   30 MI   48 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway 13,000 FT   3,900 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 CALSAG CHANNEL           
                Public Barge YES
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth    20 FT      6 M
            Length Of Season  6 Months
           Public Dock Local YES    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           708     1,133       0         2
Chicago            20        32       0         0
Cleveland         348       557       0         1
Dallas            921     1,474       0         2
Denver          1,021     1,634       0         2
Detroit           275       440       0         1
Kansas City       512       867       0         1
Los Angeles     2,048     3,277       0         3
Memphis           537       859       0         2
Minneapolis       410       656       0         1
New Orleans       919     1,470       0         1
New York          809     1,294       0         2
St. Louis         289       462       0         2
Seattle         2,052     3,283       0         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
INDIANA HARBOR BELT                    
C.S.X.                                 
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service YES    0 MI    0 KM
Container Service YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        6,200,000          23,560,000
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
          Average Daily Demand        6,500,000          24,700,000
             Peak Daily Demand       12,377,000          47,032,600
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COM ED                   
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T, MCLEOD USA                                  
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T SPRINT MCI SBC MCLEOD

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   2 MI    3 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     7
            Dentists in Community     5
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     1 MI    2 KM

Remarks
12 hospitals with medical personnel & 5,000 beds 
are within 10 mile radius of Alsip.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                4         0           0
Junior High               2         0           0
High School               2         0           0
Trade & Technical         3         0           0
Community College         1         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 22.0

Remarks
ALL MAJOR CHICAGOLAND UNIVERSITIES ARE WITHIN 30 
MINUTES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
COCA COLA CO.              SOFT DRINKS               475                      0
                         
CROWN CORK & SEAL          CONTAINER MANUFACTUR      290                      0
                         
LABRIOLA BAKING            BREAD PRODUCTS            250                      0
                         
BERRY PLASTICS,            PLASTICS                  670                      0
INC.                     
PULMAX LOGISTICS           LOGISTICS                 350                      0
                         
CARDINAL BUILDING          IND/COMM JANITORIAL       425                      0
                         
ANIXTER CORPORATION        WIRING SYSTEMS            465                      0
                         
GRIFFITH LABS              FOOD INGREDIENTS          400                      0
                         
HAYES BEER                 BEER DISTRIBUTOR          150                      0
                         
QUALITY SNACK FOODS                                  200                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for COOK COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force 2,575,226
             Unemployed 267,475
             Percentage  10.40%
         Total Employed 2,307,751
          Manufacturing  16.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  82.70%
            Agriculture   0.40%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   1
            Number won by union   1
          Number won by company   1
      Work stoppage occurences
            within last 5 years   2
   Number of employees involved      39

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
Additional Employer: Nufarm Americas Inc. - 100.  
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE AT 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/wage.htm.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      10        Protestant Churches   5
                 Number of Rooms     800          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      25          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   1,000              Country Clubs   3
             Public Golf Courses       5               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River Lake Michigan, Illinois River                     

Remarks

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 2011          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  9.00%
    City  0.9170%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.4660%          2008       2007              Electricity  0.00%
  School  6.0020%         8.3300%    8.7240%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  0.8570%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  8.2420%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
ALSIP HAS 3 SCHOOL DISTRICTS, RATE IS FOR LARGEST 
DISTRICT.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Patrick E. Kitching                  Patrick E. Kitching                
Mayor                                Mayor                    
Village of Alsip                     Village of Alsip                   
4500 W 123rd Street                  4500 W 123rd Street                
Alsip, IL  608032599                 Alsip, IL  608032599
Phone (708) 385-6902                 Phone (708) 385-6902
  Fax (708) 385-4205                   Fax (708) 385-4205

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60803           Rep Dist                        38    28    27  
                            Senate Dist              19          14         
                            Congressional Dist       13     3   


Remarks
Mayor Kitching Phone Ext. 317, E-mail: 
pkitching@villageofalsip.org
Village Web Site: www.villageofalsip.org


Last updated 03/18/2013
Copyright © 2013 by Department of Commerce and Community Affairs


Community Profiles DCCA Home Page