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AUGUSTA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County HANCOCK        
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 735 614 657 587 587 Avg. Winter Temp 30.00 F -1.11 C County 23,877 21,373 20,121 19,104 19,104 Avg. Summer Temp 80.00 F 26.66 C Labor 0 0 12,528 9,584 8,862 Avg. Annual Rainfall 27.00 In 68.58 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 21.00 In 53.34 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / COUNCIL / VIL     Municipal Zoning NO 
   Comprehensive Plan In Development - Rev.    0       County Zoning NO 
Subdivision Ordinance NO                                   Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class  0    in city   0    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         20
    Police Department            0          1          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  32
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     26,000,000
     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


Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community #172 four-lane 7 miles                            
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    55 MI   88 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   0
          Interstate Carriers   3
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport QUINCY MUNI BALDWIN FIELD AIRPORT
                     Local NO    43 MI 69 KM
       Commercial Airlines    2   Flights per day    0

    Nearest Public Airport QUINCY MUNI BALDWIN FIELD AIRPORT
                     Local NO   23 MI   37 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,500 FT   1,950 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    30 MI   48 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           881     1,410       2         3
Chicago           270       432       1         1
Cleveland         647     1,035       2         2
Dallas            807     1,291       2         3
Denver            880     1,408       2         3
Detroit           562       900       2         2
Kansas City       270       432       1         1
Los Angeles     1,990     3,184       5         6
Memphis           461       738       1         2
Minneapolis       455       728       1         2
New Orleans       750     1,200       2         3
New York        1,060     1,696       2         4
St. Louis         175       280       1         1
Seattle         2,080     3,328       5         6

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
BURLINGTON NORTHERN                    
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    50 MI   80 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
CONTAINER SERVICE NOT AVAILABLE BUT SIDING ARE IN 
PLACE.  AMTRAK AVAILABLE 26 MI FROM QUINCY OR 
MACOMB, IL.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          100,000             380,000
            Treatment Capacity        2,600,000           9,880,000
          Average Daily Demand           65,000             247,000
             Peak Daily Demand           85,000             323,000
               Excess Capacity        2,515,000           9,557,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant PRIMARY        
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          400,000           1,520,000
                  Present Load           60,000             228,000
               Excess Capacity          340,000           1,292,000

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

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  23 MI   37 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    23 MI   37 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                0         0           0
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               1        45         545
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

Remarks
UNIT SCHOOL DISTR: 630 STUDENTS PRE-K THROUGH 12, 
55 TEACHERS DISTRICT WIDE, 1 BUILDING IN TOWN.  
ELEMENTARY & JR HIGH - 6 MILES; TRADE/TECHNICAL & 
JR COLLEGE-23 MI; 4-YEAR COLL & UNIV - 28 MILES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
AUGUSTA FARMERS            AG & FEED                   8  NONE                0
CO-OP                    
RHODES MARKET              GROCERY STORE               8  NONE                0
                         
BUSS STOP & BUSS           FOOD                        7  NONE                0
STOP BOWL                
COUNTY SHELTER             RETIREMENT HOME            15  NONE                0
CARE                     
SUZY-Q'S                   GAS & CONVENIENCE ST        4  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for HANCOCK COUNTY                          
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force     8,862
             Unemployed     817
             Percentage   9.20%
         Total Employed     8,045
          Manufacturing  42.00%
      Non-Manufacturing  56.60%
            Agriculture   1.40%

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 10 WC      

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 16.61  $ 28.86   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 13.62  $ 23.23
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.39  $ 16.89   Office Clerk             $  8.94  $ 14.14
Assembler-Production     $ 10.13  $ 16.46   Secretary                $  9.93  $ 14.08
Computer Operator        $ 12.78  $ 21.08   Sheet Metal Worker       $  8.65  $ 11.24
Computer Programmer      $ 10.14  $ 25.83   Ship-Recving Clerk       $  8.85  $ 14.27
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.34  $ 14.69   Systems Analyst          $ 19.89  $ 30.25
Drill or Punch Press     $ 10.76  $ 16.45   Technician               $ 17.86  $ 28.62
Engineer                 $ 22.83  $ 37.23   Tool & Die Maker         $ 18.33  $ 26.52
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.73  $ 13.55   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.36  $ 16.48
Laborer                  $  9.97  $ 16.10   Welder                   $ 11.99  $ 15.80
Machinist                $ 16.73  $ 24.97   Word Processor           $ 11.73  $ 19.71

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

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       8        Protestant Churches   4
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   0
                     Restaurants       3          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     250              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       2      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 2012          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.6975%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.2424%          2011       2010              Electricity  0.00%
  School  4.4689%         8.5729%    7.9092%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  2.1500%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  8.5600%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Tim Hiland                           Kris Farwell                       
Village President                    Village Clerk            
Village of Augusta                   Village of Augusta                 
514 Main St, PO Box 234              514 Main St, PO Box 234            
Augusta, IL  62311                   Augusta, IL  62311    
Phone (217) 392-2215                 Phone (217) 392-2215
  Fax (217) 392-2695                   Fax (217) 392-2695

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62311           Rep Dist            94                          
                            Senate Dist        47                           
                            Congressional Dist 18               


Remarks
Village E-Mail: augusta@adams.net.  HANCOCK CO. 
ECON. DEV. DIRECTOR: JERRY BAKER, UNIT EDUCATOR, 
COMM. & ECON. DEV., UNIV. OF IL EXTENSION, 550 
NORTH MADISON, CARTHAGE, IL 62321.  PHONE: 
217-357-2150.

Last updated 10/03/2013
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