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ASTORIA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County FULTON
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,370 1,205 1,193 1,141 1,141 Avg. Winter Temp 34.00 F 1.11 C County 43,687 38,080 38,250 37,069 37,069 Avg. Summer Temp 72.00 F 22.22 C Labor 0 13,368 13,969 18,775 18,775 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.30 In 89.66 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 25.00 In 63.50 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MANAGER / TRUSTEES / TOWN     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 7     in city  9     outside

                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         34
    Police Department            0          4          0

Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  10
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly

         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  10 MI   16 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  30 MI   48 KM

                 Banks   2  Assets $     34,403,000
     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

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Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   0 State
Interstates Serving Community
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    60 MI   96 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service NO
       Commercial Bus Service NO

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    60 MI 96 KM
       Commercial Airlines    2   Flights per day    1

    Nearest Public Airport MACOMB MUNI AIRPORT
                     Local NO   30 MI   48 KM
           Type of Surface ASPHALT
            Longest Runway  5,100 FT   1,556 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
                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           703     1,125       6         2
Chicago           190       304       2         1
Cleveland         482       771       4         1
Dallas            785     1,256       5         2
Denver            923     1,477       7         3
Detroit           434       694       4         1
Kansas City       334       534       3         1
Los Angeles     1,949     3,118      10         5
Memphis           445       712       4         1
Minneapolis       423       677       3         1
New Orleans       839     1,342       5         2
New York          942     1,507      12         3
St. Louis         154       246       2         1
Seattle         2,029     3,246       6         5

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching






Piggyback Service NO   154 MI  246 KM
Container Service NO   154 MI  246 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL
        Water Source WELL

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day
              Storage Capacity          307,500           1,168,500
            Treatment Capacity          565,000           2,147,000
          Average Daily Demand          175,000             665,000
             Peak Daily Demand          225,000             855,000
               Excess Capacity          165,000             627,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant PRIMARY
                       Process AIROBIC
            Treatment Capacity          280,000           1,064,000
                  Present Load           92,000             349,600
               Excess Capacity          188,000             714,400

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS
Local Telephone Supplier GTE
       Digital Switching NO
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T MCI SPRINT

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Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  15 MI   24 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     1
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES   15 MI   24 KM

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Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        14         186
Junior High               1         6          98
High School               1        13         122
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 17.5

Remarks

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
K K STEVENS PUBLISHING     PRINTING/BINDING           48  NONE             1959

ASTORIA SCHOOLS            EDUCATION                  66  YES              1926

OIL FILTERS RECYCLER       RECYCLING                  65  NONE             1993


Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for FULTON COUNTY
Annual Average for Year 2010
      Total Labor Force    18,775
             Unemployed   2,189
             Percentage  11.70%
         Total Employed    16,586
          Manufacturing   4.00%
      Non-Manufacturing  86.00%
            Agriculture  10.00%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2009
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 6 NW

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 19.49  $ 32.07   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 16.14  $ 24.51
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.40  $ 13.77   Office Clerk             $  9.11  $ 14.91
Assembler-Production     $  9.33  $ 13.60   Secretary                $ 11.48  $ 18.46
Computer Operator        $ 10.41  $ 15.91   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.03  $ 24.02
Computer Programmer      $ 15.93  $ 30.92   Ship-Recving Clerk       $  9.97  $ 15.48
Data Entry Operator      $  9.47  $ 12.88   Systems Analyst          $ 22.98  $ 35.51
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.21  $ 17.27   Technician               $ 11.30  $ 23.95
Engineer                 $ 21.71  $ 35.26   Tool & Die Maker         $ 18.27  $ 23.50
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.22  $ 15.07   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.48  $ 16.56
Laborer                  $ 10.60  $ 22.71   Welder                   $ 11.12  $ 18.88
Machinist                $ 11.47  $ 17.50   Word Processor           $ 13.13  $ 19.26

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2ND QUARTER 2010 FROM IL DEPT OF
EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       0        Protestant Churches  14
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   0
                     Restaurants       7          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room      75              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 are assessed at 25%.

Property Tax Rates
    Year 2010          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.75%
    City  0.6955%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On
  County  1.3336%          2005       2004              Electricity  5.00%
  School  5.8300%        9.5523%   9.4515%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  2.4474%                                         Telephone  5.15%
   Total 10.3065%                                             Water  0.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Board of Trustees                    Economic Development
                                     Astoria Area Cham of Comm
Town of Astoria                      Village Trustees
P.O. BOX 469                         Box 215
Astoria, IL  615010469               Astoria, IL  615010215
Phone (309) 329-2711                 Phone (309) 329-2181
  Fax (   )    -                       Fax (309) 329-2182

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61501           Rep Dist           95
                            Senate Dist        48
                            Congressional Dist 17


Remarks
Bair Insurance, PO Box 678, Astoria, IL
61501-0678.
E-mail: jeff.lasswell@gmail.com or
bairinsurance@frontier.com
Website: www.astoriachamber.us

Last updated 08/30/2011
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