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ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COOK           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 66,116 75,462 76,031 75,101 75,101 Avg. Winter Temp 24.30 F -4.28 C County 5,253,655 5,105,067 5,376,741 5,194,675 5,194,675 Avg. Summer Temp 74.70 F 23.72 C Labor 0 0 2,694,904 2,604,300 2,608,543 Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.00 In 83.82 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 9.00 In 22.86 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MANAGER / COUNCIL / VILLA     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2013       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 1     in city   0    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department          109          3          0
    Police Department          138          2          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   2
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  10
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops  14  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die  11  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks  12  Assets $    426,624,000
     Savings and Loans   6  Assets $    450,097,000
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
FOREIGN TRADE ZONE AVAILABLE IF REQUESTED.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   2 Federal   3 State
Interstates Serving Community I-90, I-290                                       
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers  26
          Interstate Carriers  61
          Intrastate Carriers   2

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO     8 MI 13 KM
       Commercial Airlines   50   Flights per day 2000

    Nearest Public Airport CHICAGO EXECUTIVE AIRPORT
                     Local NO    4 MI    6 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  5,000 FT   1,500 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available YES

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water NO 
            Name of Waterway NONE                     
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    15 MI   24 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           705     1,128       1         2
Chicago            25        40       1         1
Cleveland         318       508       1         1
Dallas            911     1,458       1         2
Denver            991     1,586       2         2
Detroit           246       394       1         1
Kansas City       474       758       1         1
Los Angeles     2,070     3,312       3         4
Memphis           519       830       1         1
Minneapolis       387       619       1         1
New Orleans       919     1,470       1         2
New York          815     1,304       1         2
St. Louis         263       421       1         1
Seattle         2,038     3,261       3         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
UNION PACIFIC              DAILY       
NORTHWEST LINE                         
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    16 MI   26 KM
Container Service NO    15 MI   24 KM

Remarks
NUMBER OF INTRASTATE CARRIERS:  2 (ABOVE) -- MOST 
INTERSTATE CARRIERS ARE INTRASTATE CARRIERS AS 
WELL.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity       31,000,000         117,800,000
            Treatment Capacity       44,700,000         169,860,000
          Average Daily Demand        8,976,000          34,108,800
             Peak Daily Demand       21,900,000          83,220,000
               Excess Capacity       12,924,000          49,111,200

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process BY REGIONAL AGENCY  
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

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 YES    

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  1    Total Number of Beds    563
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community   158
            Dentists in Community    81
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary               18       480       6,741
Junior High               5       286       3,270
High School               6       851      10,378
Trade & Technical         1         0           0
Community College         2       550      26,000
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                1       200       2,500

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 23.4

Remarks
HARPER JUNIOR COLLEGE IN PALATINE, IL.  ROBERT 
MORRIS UNIVERSITY.  ITT TECHNICAL COLLEGE.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
ARLINGTON PARK             RACE COURSE             4,500                   1925
                         
NORTHWEST COMMUNITY        HEALTH CARE             3,617                   1959
HOSPITAL                 
ARLINGTON HEIGHTS          EDUCATION               1,670                      0
SCHOOL DISTRICT 214      
NOKIA SIEMENS                                      1,267                   2011
                         
HEARTHSTONE/LUTHERAN       HEALTH CARE               800                      0
HOME                     
DAILY HERALD/PADDOCK       PUBLICATIONS              500                   1926
PUBLICATIONS             
ALEXIAN BROS. HEALTH       HEALTH CARE               500                      0
SYSTEM                   
CLEARBROOK                                           450                      0
                         
KROESCHELL INC.                                      450                      0
                         
VILLAGE OF ARLINGTON       MUNICIPAL GOV'T           427                      0
HEIGHTS                  

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for COOK COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force 2,608,543
             Unemployed 241,400
             Percentage   9.30%
         Total Employed 2,367,143
          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   2
            Number won by union   1
          Number won by company   1
      Work stoppage occurences
            within last 5 years   1
   Number of employees involved       1

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       $ 21.98  $ 43.76   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 17.24  $ 29.43
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.27  $ 18.84   Office Clerk             $ 10.35  $ 17.65
Assembler-Production     $  9.01  $ 15.80   Secretary                $ 10.93  $ 19.22
Computer Operator        $ 14.01  $ 24.26   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.79  $ 20.75
Computer Programmer      $ 24.04  $ 44.21   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.20  $ 17.25
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.03  $ 17.54   Systems Analyst          $ 24.17  $ 42.67
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.58  $ 16.83   Technician               $ 15.63  $ 30.80
Engineer                 $ 24.96  $ 40.89   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.61  $ 29.15
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.24  $ 14.62   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.13  $ 16.43
Laborer                  $  8.83  $ 24.04   Welder                   $ 13.40  $ 21.71
Machinist                $ 13.67  $ 23.62   Word Processor           $ 12.53  $ 21.13

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2012 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      46        Protestant Churches  26
                 Number of Rooms   7,560          Catholic Churches   4
                     Restaurants     200          Jewish Synagogues   1
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   4,900              Country Clubs   5
             Public Golf Courses      10               Health Clubs  21
            Public Tennis Courts      99      Public Swimming Pools  15
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River LAKE ARLINGTON                                    

Remarks
OVER 500 PUBLIC TENNIS COURTS WITHIN 10 MILES.  
PARK DISTRICT OF 489 ACRES HAS MEETING FACILITIES,
 BASEBALL, SOFTBALL, FOOTBALL, SOCCER, ETC.  
"FRONTIER DAYS" ANNUAL SUMMER FESTIVAL IN 
ARLINGTON HTS. ALONG WITH THE MANE EVENT AND TASTE
 OF ARLINGTON HTS.

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  9.00%
    City  1.6090%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.5940%          2010       2009              Electricity  3.00%
  School  6.1130%         7.4700%    6.6970%            Natural Gas  3.00%
Other(s)  0.9260%                                         Telephone  6.00%
   Total 9.2420%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Michael Mertes                       Charles Perkins, Director          
Business Dev. Coord.                 Planning & Comm. Dev.    
Village of Arlington Hts.            Village of Arlington Hts.          
33 S. Arlington Hts Rd               33 S. Arlington Hts Rd             
Arlington Heights, IL  600051499     Arlington Heights, IL  600051499
Phone (847) 368-5220                 Phone (847) 368-5200
  Fax (847) 368-5988                   Fax (847) 368-5988

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60005           Rep Dist            58    54    53              
                            Senate Dist        30    29    27               
                            Congressional Dist 12    10         


Remarks
Michael Mertes E-mail: mmertes@vah.com.  Village 
Website: www.vah.com
Discover Arlington Website: 
www.discoverarlington.com


Last updated 11/15/2013
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