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ARTHUR, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MOULTRIE       
Additional Counties DOUGLAS          

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 2,122 2,112 2,203 2,288 2,288 Avg. Winter Temp 25.00 F -3.89 C County 14,822 13,930 14,287 14,846 14,846 Avg. Summer Temp 75.00 F 23.88 C Labor 0 0 8,447 8,046 7,618 Avg. Annual Rainfall 41.00 In **.** Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 19.00 In 48.26 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / VILLAGE     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2006       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class  7    in city   9    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         36
    Police Department            4          7          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   7
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   3  Assets $    100,000,000
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks
Above county population numbers are for Moultrie 
County.  For Douglas County Popluation 1980 - 
19,774; 1990 - 19,464; 2000 - 19,922.  For Douglas
 County Labor Market 1980 - 9,000; 1990 - 9,500; 
2000 - 13,295.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   4 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-57, I-72, I-74, I-70                            
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     9 MI   14 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport DECATUR AIRPORT
                     Local NO    22 MI 35 KM
       Commercial Airlines    1   Flights per day    4

    Nearest Public Airport DECATUR AIRPORT
                     Local NO   22 MI   35 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  8,500 FT   2,550 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available NO 
     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     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           540       864       2         1
Chicago           170       272       1         1
Cleveland         438       700       2         1
Dallas            758     1,212       3         2
Denver            944     1,510       2         2
Detroit           416       665       1         1
Kansas City       348       556       1         1
Los Angeles     1,923     3,076       4         4
Memphis           358       572       2         1
Minneapolis       565       904       3         1
New Orleans       741     1,185       2         2
New York          860     1,376       2         2
St. Louis         126       201       1         1
Seattle         2,135     3,416       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
UNION PACIFIC              DAILY       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

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

Remarks
Additional Airport: Decatur Airport is 22 miles.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          300,000           1,140,000
            Treatment Capacity          800,000           3,040,000
          Average Daily Demand          250,000             950,000
             Peak Daily Demand          350,000           1,330,000
               Excess Capacity          450,000           1,710,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          500,000           1,900,000
                  Present Load          250,000             950,000
               Excess Capacity          250,000             950,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier ILLINOIS CONSOLIDATED                             
       Digital Switching NO 
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers     

Remarks
WASTE WATER TREATMENT - LAGOON SYSTEM 28 DAY 
DETENTION TIME.  30,000,000 GALLONS - POLISHING 
POND.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  25 MI   40 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     5
            Dentists in Community     2
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                2        44         561
Junior High               1        10         122
High School               1        28         178
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
ELEMENTARY INCLUDES PRE-SCHOOLERS.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
SCHROCKS/MASTER            KITCHEN CABINETS,ETC      804  NONE             1962
BRANDS                   
ARTHUR CUSTOM TANK         ALUMINUM/STAINLESS T       36  NONE             2009
                         
COACH HOUSE, INC.          BUILD/ RETAIL/GARAGE       43  NONE             1954
                         
C.H.I.                     OVERHEAD DOORS            454  NONE             1988
                         
E. Z. TRAIL, INC.          AGRICULTURAL EQUIP.        50  NONE             1967
                         
CARSTEN BRANDS             COUNTER TOPS & TUBS        86  NONE             1988
                         
SIMPLY AMISH               AMISH FURNITURE            44  NONE             1989
                         
OKAW PROPERTIES            TRUSSES                    65  NONE             1976
                         
TRI-COUNTY WELDING         METAL FABRICATION          40  NONE             1995
                         
BEAR CREEK TRUSS           TRUSSES                    40  NONE             1978
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for MOULTRIE COUNTY                         
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force     7,618
             Unemployed     550
             Percentage   7.20%
         Total Employed     7,068
          Manufacturing  17.60%
      Non-Manufacturing  81.20%
            Agriculture   1.20%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   0
            Number won by union   0
          Number won by company   0
      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 7 SE       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 19.22  $ 31.94   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 14.27  $ 23.20
Assembler-Electronic     $ 11.91  $ 17.24   Office Clerk             $  8.76  $ 12.31
Assembler-Production     $  9.20  $ 15.02   Secretary                $  9.89  $ 15.12
Computer Operator        $ 12.91  $ 19.73   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.58  $ 17.20
Computer Programmer      $ 19.80  $ 37.85   Ship-Recving Clerk       $  9.30  $ 14.94
Data Entry Operator      $  9.45  $ 17.13   Systems Analyst          $ 13.20  $ 37.17
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.18  $ 14.74   Technician               $ 19.99  $ 30.77
Engineer                 $ 25.30  $ 36.34   Tool & Die Maker         $ 14.22  $ 25.29
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.14  $ 14.95   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.76  $ 17.09
Laborer                  $ 10.61  $ 19.10   Welder                   $ 10.79  $ 17.22
Machinist                $ 13.33  $ 18.55   Word Processor           $  9.45  $ 17.13

Remarks
FOR DOUGLAS COUNTY FIGURES ARE 9,781 TLF; 754 
T-UNEMP.; 7.7% UNEMPLOYED; 9,027 T-EMPLYOYED.  
WAGE RATES 2012 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       4        Protestant Churches  15
                 Number of Rooms     210          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      17          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     425              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River KASKASKIA RIVER                                   

Remarks
BED/BREAKFAST - 1.

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  7.25%
    City  1.1844%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.1357%          2011       2010              Electricity  0.00%
  School  4.1295%         8.4228%    7.7215%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  2.2645%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  8.7141%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Bob Doan                             Bob Doan                           
Comm Dev Coordinator                 Comm Dev Coordinator     
Arthur Area ED Corp.                 Arthur Area ED Corp.               
106 E. Progress St.                  106 E. Progress St.                
Arthur, IL  61911                    Arthur, IL  61911    
Phone (217) 543-2232                 Phone (217) 543-2232
  Fax (217) 543-2004                   Fax (217) 543-2004

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61911           Rep Dist           104                          
                            Senate Dist        52                           
                            Congressional Dist 19               


Remarks
Area Website: www.arthuril.com
Village E-mail: villagearthur@consolidated.net
Bob Doan E-mail: cdc@arthurillinois.us

Last updated 01/29/2014
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