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ATLANTA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County LOGAN          
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 0 1,616 1,649 1,692 1,692 Avg. Winter Temp 27.50 F -2.50 C County 13,348 30,789 31,183 30,305 30,305 Avg. Summer Temp 74.30 F 23.50 C Labor 0 0 14,167 13,687 13,404 Avg. Annual Rainfall 38.49 In 97.76 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 23.10 In 58.67 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / 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 6     in city  7     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         14
    Police Department            0          7          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   2
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels   7
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest   3 MI    5 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  11 MI   18 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     25,000,000
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    2      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
GOVERNOR'S HOME TOWN AWARD ADJACENT COMMUNITIES:  
LINCOLN 10 MILES, BLOOMINGTON 20 MILES SPRINGFIELD
 40 MILES, ARMINGTON 5 MILES.  TIF DISTRICT 
NEARING COMPLETION.  TIF DISTRICT IN PROCESS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-55                                              
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   1
               Local Carriers   1
          Interstate Carriers   1
          Intrastate Carriers   1

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    25 MI 40 KM
       Commercial Airlines    6   Flights per day   26

    Nearest Public Airport LOGAN COUNTY AIRPORT AT LINCOLN
                     Local NO   10 MI   16 KM
           Type of Surface ASPHALT        
            Longest Runway  4,200 FT   1,260 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                          
                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           684     1,094       2         1
Chicago           151       242       1         1
Cleveland         495       792       2         1
Dallas            800     1,280       2         1
Denver            994     1,590       3         2
Detroit           406       650       2         2
Kansas City       395       632       2         1
Los Angeles     1,996     3,194       6         3
Memphis           438       701       2         1
Minneapolis       548       877       3         1
New Orleans       834     1,334       4         2
New York          897     1,435       3         2
St. Louis         153       245       1         1
Seattle         2,128     3,405       6         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
UNION PACIFIC              ON REQUEST  
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO     0 MI    0 KM
Container Service YES   25 MI   40 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          250,000             950,000
            Treatment Capacity          264,000           1,003,200
          Average Daily Demand          163,000             619,400
             Peak Daily Demand          170,000             646,000
               Excess Capacity           80,000             304,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant PRIMARY        
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          691,000           2,625,800
                  Present Load          244,000             927,200
               Excess Capacity          447,000           1,698,600

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier INTEGRYS ENERGY          
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER                                          
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T MCI Verizon  

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  10 MI   16 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     4
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    10 MI   16 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        35         360
Junior High               0         0           0
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 22.5

Remarks
IN ATLANTA, OLYMPIA SOUTH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.  JR 
HIGH & HIGH SCHOOL LOCATED IN RURAL STAMFORD.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
ATLANTA NATIONAL           FULL SERVICE               15  NONE                0
BANK                     
T.N.T. HOLLAND             TRUCKING                  115  NONE                0
TRUCKING                 
UAP/RICHTER                CHEMICAL DISTR.            34  NONE                0
                         
CENTRAL ILLINOIS           FARM MACHIME SALES         23  NONE                0
AG.                      
UNIVERSAL SPORTS                                      18  NONE                0
LIGHTING                 
COUNTRY AIRE RESTAURANT    FOOD SERVICE               13  NONE                0
                         
HOBLIT SEED CO., INC.      SEED PRODUCTION            20  NONE                0
                         
OLYMPIA SCHOOL DISTRICT    ELEMENTARY                 29                      0
                         
CITY OF ATLANTA            MUNICIPAL GOV'T            28  FULL & PT           0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for LOGAN COUNTY                            
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force    13,404
             Unemployed   1,120
             Percentage   8.40%
         Total Employed    12,284
          Manufacturing  11.70%
      Non-Manufacturing  85.90%
            Agriculture   2.40%

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 1 C        

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.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       1        Protestant Churches   4
                 Number of Rooms      36          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       2          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room      65              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   1
     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 2011          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  7.75%
    City  0.8317%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.8165%          2010       2000              Electricity  5.15%
  School  4.8592%         7.7555%    7.0918%            Natural Gas  5.15%
Other(s)  1.3880%                                         Telephone  5.15%
   Total  7.8935%                                             Water  0.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Fred Finchum                         Brian Bergen                       
Mayor                                Executive Director       
City of Atlanta                      Lincoln/Logan DP                   
P.O. Box 385                         1555 Fifth Street                  
Atlanta, IL  61723                   Lincoln, IL  62656    
Phone (217) 648-2351                 Phone (217) 732-8739
  Fax (217) 648-2070                   Fax (217) 735-9205

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61723           Rep Dist           87                           
                            Senate Dist        44                           
                            Congressional Dist 18               


Remarks
City Website: www.atlantaillinois.org
City E-mail: atlantacityhall@frontier.com

Last updated 02/13/2013
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