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AUBURN, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County SANGAMON
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 3,616 3,730 4,317 4,771 4,771 Avg. Winter Temp 29.47 F -1.41 C County 176,089 178,386 188,951 197,465 197,465 Avg. Summer Temp 75.17 F 23.98 C Labor 0 0 107,780 117,956 117,956 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.54 In 90.27 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 24.60 In 62.48 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1986       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            5          4          0

Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   3
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly

         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  17 MI   27 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  17 MI   27 KM

                 Banks   2  Assets $     54,024,000
     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

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-55
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     7 MI   11 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals  11
               Local Carriers  25
          Interstate Carriers  69
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport ABRAHAM LINCOLN CAPITAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    17 MI 27 KM
       Commercial Airlines    3   Flights per day   28

    Nearest Public Airport ABRAHAM LINCOLN CAPITAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   17 MI   27 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE
            Longest Runway  9,000 FT   2,745 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    45 MI   72 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           592       947       3         2
Chicago           200       320       1         1
Cleveland         473       757       4         2
Dallas            728     1,165       3         2
Denver            869     1,390       3         2
Detroit           433       693       4         2
Kansas City       310       496       1         1
Los Angeles     1,899     3,038       7         4
Memphis           370       592       3         2
Minneapolis       480       768       4         2
New Orleans       758     1,213       4         3
New York          906     1,450       3         3
St. Louis         100       160       1         1
Seattle         2,039     3,262       7         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
UNION PACIFIC              AS NEEDED





Piggyback Service NO    40 MI   64 KM
Container Service NO    40 MI   64 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL
        Water Source LAKE

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day
              Storage Capacity          150,000             570,000
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
          Average Daily Demand          214,000             813,200
             Peak Daily Demand          255,000             969,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant PRIMARY
                       Process
            Treatment Capacity          360,000           1,368,000
                  Present Load          303,000           1,151,400
               Excess Capacity           57,000             216,600

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

Remarks
ADDITIONAL ELECTRIC SUPPLIER: REA

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  17 MI   27 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     1
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    17 MI   27 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        39         569
Junior High               1         7         215
High School               1        21         418
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 21.8

Remarks
JUNIOR COLLEGE, TRADE SCHOOL, UNIVERSITY, MEDICAL
SCHOOL, SPECIAL ED FACILITIES IN SPRINGFIELD.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
DICKEY-JOHN CORP.          GRAIN MONITORING EQU      305  NONE             1966

SPRINGFIELD PLASTICS       PLASTIC DRAINAGE PIP       48  NONE             1978

AUBURN COMMUNITY UNIT      PUBLIC SCHOOLS            180  IEA              1894

BEATTY IMPLEMENT CO.       WHOLESALE FARM MACH        14                      0

CITY OF AUBURN             VILLAGE GOVERNMENT         17                      0

HERITAGE CHEVROLET         RETAIL AUTO                 9                      0

LYNNCREST MANOR            SKILLED NURSING FAC        59                   1962


Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for SPRINGFIELD MSA
Annual Average for Year 2010
      Total Labor Force   117,956
             Unemployed   9,433
             Percentage   8.00%
         Total Employed   108,523
          Manufacturing   5.60%
      Non-Manufacturing  93.50%
            Agriculture   0.90%

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 1 C

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 19.78  $ 33.65   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 10.24  $ 20.27
Assembler-Electronic     $  8.84  $ 13.81   Office Clerk             $  8.59  $ 15.07
Assembler-Production     $ 10.38  $ 16.33   Secretary                $  9.11  $ 15.77
Computer Operator        $ 13.67  $ 19.70   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 12.90  $ 19.65
Computer Programmer      $ 20.31  $ 39.54   Ship-Recving Clerk       $  9.49  $ 14.72
Data Entry Operator      $  8.98  $ 16.17   Systems Analyst          $ 29.06  $ 42.69
Drill or Punch Press     $ 10.67  $ 17.62   Technician               $ 18.41  $ 31.33
Engineer                 $ 23.10  $ 37.11   Tool & Die Maker         $ 12.55  $ 24.45
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.48  $ 13.61   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.32  $ 18.65
Laborer                  $ 10.24  $ 20.64   Welder                   $ 12.02  $ 18.58
Machinist                $ 12.32  $ 19.06   Word Processor           $ 10.88  $ 17.63

Remarks
WAGE RATES 3RD QUARTER 2009 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       1        Protestant Churches  11
                 Number of Rooms      10          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       4          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     250              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO
              Name of Lake/River

Remarks
8 BASKETBALL COURTS, 2 LIGHTED; 3 BASEBALL
DIAMONDS; SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER.

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 2006          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.4432%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On
  County  0.6733%          2001       0                 Electricity  0.00%
  School  3.4171%         5.3957%    0.0000%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  0.9615%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  5.4951%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Erich J. Bloxdorf
Executive Vice President             The Greater Springfield
Greater Spfld Chamber                Chamber of Commerce
1011 S. Second St.                   1011 S. Second St.
Springfield, IL  62704               Springfield, IL  62704
Phone (217) 525-1173                 Phone (217) 525-1173
  Fax (217) 525-8768                   Fax (217) 525-8768

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62615           Rep Dist           100
                            Senate Dist        50
                            Congressional Dist 20


Remarks
The Greater Springfield Chamber of Commerce
Website: gscc.org
Erich J. Bloxdorf E-mail: ebloxdorf@gscc.org



Last updated 07/07/2011
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