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ATWOOD, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County PIATT          
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,403 1,253 1,290 1,224 1,224 Avg. Winter Temp 29.70 F -1.28 C County 16,581 15,548 16,365 16,729 16,729 Avg. Summer Temp 74.60 F 23.66 C Labor 0 0 8,132 8,952 8,364 Avg. Annual Rainfall 38.28 In 97.23 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 19.30 In 49.02 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     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         38
    Police Department            2          8          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   5
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   9 MI   14 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     13,000,000
     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 
 
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Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   0 State
Interstates Serving Community I-57                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     9 MI   14 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   4
               Local Carriers   0
          Interstate Carriers   4
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport DECATUR AIRPORT
                     Local NO    20 MI 32 KM
       Commercial Airlines    2   Flights per day    8

    Nearest Public Airport TUSCOLA AIRPORT
                     Local NO    9 MI   14 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  2,700 FT     820 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     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           551       882       2         2
Chicago           121       194       1         1
Cleveland         455       728       1         1
Dallas            791     1,266       2         2
Denver            914     1,462       2         2
Detroit           366       586       1         1
Kansas City       354       566       1         1
Los Angeles     1,950     3,120       4         4
Memphis           423       677       1         1
Minneapolis       523       837       2         2
New Orleans       823     1,317       2         2
New York          965     1,544       2         2
St. Louis         141       226       1         1
Seattle         2,108     3,373       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CSX                                    
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

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

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Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          150,000             570,000
            Treatment Capacity          360,000           1,368,000
          Average Daily Demand          140,000             532,000
             Peak Daily Demand          185,000             703,000
               Excess Capacity          225,000             855,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant PRIMARY        
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          344,000           1,307,200
                  Present Load          140,000             532,000
               Excess Capacity          200,000             760,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier ILLINOIS CONSOLIDATED                             
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers     

Remarks
WATER SOURCE: AQUIFER.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  20 MI   32 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     1
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    25 MI   40 KM

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Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        26         350
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               1        13         129
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  0.0

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Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
HARRIS COMPANIES           ELECT CONTR/FIRE SYS       20  NO                  0
                         
PATIENT EQUIPMENT          HEAVY CRANE REBUILD        15  NO                  0
REBUILDERS               
SLOAN IMPLEMENT            FARM EQUIP SALES            0                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for PIATT COUNTY                            
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force     8,364
             Unemployed     677
             Percentage   8.10%
         Total Employed     7,687
          Manufacturing  18.70%
      Non-Manufacturing  80.50%
            Agriculture   0.80%

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 2 EC       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.96  $ 34.18   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 15.28  $ 25.98
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.72  $ 15.08   Office Clerk             $  9.13  $ 15.60
Assembler-Production     $  9.43  $ 13.21   Secretary                $ 11.26  $ 19.68
Computer Operator        $ 10.30  $ 16.02   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.81  $ 25.87
Computer Programmer      $ 16.63  $ 32.49   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.12  $ 16.34
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.24  $ 14.59   Systems Analyst          $ 21.41  $ 37.01
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.60  $ 18.50   Technician               $ 11.37  $ 23.92
Engineer                 $ 22.65  $ 39.20   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.47  $ 24.59
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.87  $ 15.06   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.76  $ 16.47
Laborer                  $ 11.31  $ 21.94   Welder                   $ 10.81  $ 18.72
Machinist                $ 11.66  $ 17.74   Word Processor           $ 12.81  $ 20.19

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       3        Protestant Churches   5
                 Number of Rooms     116          Catholic Churches   0
                     Restaurants       2          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     100              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River KASKASKIA RIVER                                   

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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    0          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  1.0808%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.0238%          0          0                 Electricity  0.00%
  School  4.2686%         8.7022%    0.0000%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  2.3277%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  8.7009%                                             Water  0.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Lorie Murphy                         Vevalee Smith                      
President                            Village President        
Atwood Econ Dev Corp                 Village of Atwood                  
110 W Central/PO Box 319             110 W Central/PO Box 319           
Atwood, IL  619130319                Atwood, IL  619130319
Phone (217) 578-2512                 Phone (217) 578-2512
  Fax (217) 578-3447                   Fax (217) 578-3447

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61913           Rep Dist           110                          
                            Senate Dist        51                           
                            Congressional Dist 15               


Remarks
Village E-mail: villageofatwd@consolidated.net


Last updated 02/13/2013
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