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ASSUMPTION, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County CHRISTIAN      
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,269 1,244 1,261 1,168 1,168 Avg. Winter Temp 0.00 F **.** C County 36,450 34,418 35,372 34,800 34,800 Avg. Summer Temp 0.00 F 0.00 C Labor 0 16,600 19,194 18,266 17,761 Avg. Annual Rainfall 0.00 In 0.00 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 0.00 In 0.00 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government ALDERMEN / CITY               Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan No             - Rev.    0       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 5     in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0          1
    Police Department            1          3          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  38
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   9 MI   14 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  23 MI   37 KM
 
                 Banks   2  Assets $    102,000,000
     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
ADJUSTED CENSUS COUNT 1/5/03 - 1265.  2010 CENSUS 
1168.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community                                                   
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    20 MI   32 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service NO 
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport DECATUR AIRPORT
                     Local NO     0 MI  0 KM
       Commercial Airlines    0   Flights per day    0

    Nearest Public Airport TAYLORVILLE MUNI AIRPORT
                     Local NO    0 MI    0 KM
           Type of Surface UNKNOWN        
            Longest Runway      0 FT       0 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available NO 

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water NO 
            Name of Waterway                          
                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           550       880       6         1
Chicago           200       320       3         1
Cleveland         550       880       2         1
Dallas            735     1,176       3         1
Denver            750     1,200       4         1
Detroit           550       880       2         1
Kansas City       320       512       2         1
Los Angeles     1,920     3,072       6         3
Memphis           400       640       2         1
Minneapolis       530       848       3         1
New Orleans       720     1,152       4         2
New York          900     1,440       6         2
St. Louis          90       144       0         1
Seattle         2,200     3,520       7         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    23 MI   37 KM
Container Service NO    23 MI   37 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier NOT SPECIFIED            
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          860,000           3,268,000
            Treatment Capacity          360,000           1,368,000
          Average Daily Demand          225,000             850,000
             Peak Daily Demand          260,000             988,000
               Excess Capacity          600,000           2,280,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity        1,000,000           3,800,000
                  Present Load          400,000           1,520,000
               Excess Capacity          600,000           2,280,000

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

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   9 MI   14 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     2
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     9 MI   14 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        19         180
Junior High               1        25         243
High School               0         0           0
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

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
GSI                        MAN, FARM ANIMAL CON    1,000                   1975
                         
CENTRAL A & M SCHOOLS      SCHOOL                      0                      0
                         
SLOAN IMPLEMENT            FARM MACHINERY             80                   1938
                         
ASSUMPTION CO-OP           GRAIN ELEVATOR             30                   1900
                         
KUHLE FORD                 AUTO & MACHINERY           15                      0
                         
MAC'S DINER                DINNER BUCKET               0                      0
                         
CASEY'S GENERAL STORE      GAS/CONVENIENCE             0                   2008
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for CHRISTIAN COUNTY                        
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force    17,761
             Unemployed   1,673
             Percentage   9.40%
         Total Employed    16,088
          Manufacturing  16.80%
      Non-Manufacturing  82.00%
            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  EDR 1 CENTRAL           

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 17.89  $ 31.57   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 16.12  $ 24.84
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.22  $ 14.50   Office Clerk             $  9.42  $ 15.50
Assembler-Production     $ 11.50  $ 21.48   Secretary                $ 10.78  $ 18.00
Computer Operator        $ 14.05  $ 23.07   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.93  $ 20.01
Computer Programmer      $ 17.19  $ 35.92   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.50  $ 16.47
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.40  $ 19.00   Systems Analyst          $ 31.80  $ 45.91
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.98  $ 16.48   Technician               $ 16.03  $ 27.11
Engineer                 $ 25.81  $ 41.61   Tool & Die Maker         $ 19.03  $ 24.43
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.76  $ 14.04   Warehouse Worker         $ 12.31  $ 18.62
Laborer                  $ 11.59  $ 22.61   Welder                   $ 12.98  $ 18.63
Machinist                $ 14.78  $ 24.23   Word Processor           $ 10.22  $ 16.62

Remarks
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       0        Protestant Churches   3
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       2          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     250              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/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 2006          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  1.0066%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.7907%          0          0                 Electricity  0.00%
  School  4.8177%         0.0000%    0.0000%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  1.7380%                                         Telephone  8.00%
   Total  8.3531%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
Electricity 0.00300%.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Alan Hays                            Pamela S. Olmstead                 
Mayor                                City Clerk               
City of Assumption                   City of Assumption                 
229 N. Chestnut, POB 106             229 N. Chestnut, POB 106           
Assumption, IL  62510                Assumption, IL  62510    
Phone (217) 226-3742                 Phone (217) 226-3742
  Fax (217) 226-4182                   Fax (217) 226-4182

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62510           Rep Dist           98    102                    
                            Senate Dist        49    51                     
                            Congressional Dist 19               


Remarks
City Hall Hours are 9:00 - 12:00 M-F.
Alan Hays e-mail: ahays@gsiag.com, Pamela S. 
Olmstead e-mail: keeperoftheseal@yahoo.com.

Last updated 01/15/2013
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