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BEDFORD PARK, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COOK           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 560 566 574 580 580 Avg. Winter Temp 35.50 F 1.94 C County 5,253,655 5,105,067 5,376,741 5,194,675 5,194,675 Avg. Summer Temp 65.80 F 18.77 C Labor 0 0 2,694,904 2,604,300 2,608,543 Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.50 In 85.09 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 39.70 In **.** Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan No             - Rev. 1972       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule YES
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class  2    in city   5    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           64          0          0
    Police Department           43          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations  50
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  38
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   3 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   7  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   2  Assets $ 87,800,000,000
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   4 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-55, I-80, I-294                                 
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     1 MI    2 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   4
               Local Carriers   2
          Interstate Carriers   2
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO     1 MI  2 KM
       Commercial Airlines    5   Flights per day  100

    Nearest Public Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO    1 MI    2 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway      0 FT       0 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available NO     Charter Service Available NO 
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available YES

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water YES
            Name of Waterway CHI.SANIT.SHIP.CANAL     
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  7 Months
           Public Dock Local NO     1 MI    2 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           730     1,168       2         2
Chicago             0         0       0         0
Cleveland         343       549       1         1
Dallas            936     1,498       2         2
Denver          1,016     1,626       3         3
Detroit           271       434       1         1
Kansas City       499       798       2         2
Los Angeles     2,095     3,352       4         4
Memphis           544       870       2         2
Minneapolis       412       659       1         1
New Orleans       944     1,510       2         2
New York          840     1,344       2         2
St. Louis         288       461       1         1
Seattle         2,063     3,301       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
BELT RAILWAY                           
CSX                                    
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service YES    1 MI    2 KM
Container Service YES    1 MI    2 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity       23,000,000          87,400,000
            Treatment Capacity      120,000,000         456,000,000
          Average Daily Demand       22,500,000          85,500,000
             Peak Daily Demand       35,000,000         133,000,000
               Excess Capacity       85,000,000         323,000,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process MWRD SERVICE        
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COM ED                   
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T                                              
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers     

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   3 MI    5 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     2
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     5 MI    8 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        12         216
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  0.0

Remarks
JUNIOR HIGH & HIGH SCHOOLS ARE IN SUMMIT & ARE 
LESS THAN 1 MILE FROM RESIDENTIAL AREA.  MORAINE 
VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DIST. UNIV. OF IL. - 
CHGO. WITHIN 10 MILES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
CORN PRODUCTS              WET CORN MILLING          400  UNKNOWN             0
                         
UNIFORMS TO YOU            UNIFORM SALES/SERV.       775  UNKNOWN             0
                         
U. S. POSTAL SERVICE       MAIL DELIVERY             650  UNTD PSTL WRKS      0
                         
BELT RAILROAD              RAIL                      440  UNKNOWN             0
                         
FED EX                     COMMERICAL DEL SERV       600  UNKNOWN             0
                         
UPS                        COMM DELIVERY SERV        300  UNKNOWN             0
                         
PRARIE PACKAGING           PLASTIC WARE              400                      0
                         
NELCO CHEMICAL             CHEMICAL PROCESSING       200                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for COOK COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force 2,608,543
             Unemployed 241,400
             Percentage   9.30%
         Total Employed 2,367,143
          Manufacturing  16.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  82.70%
            Agriculture   0.40%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   3
            Number won by union   2
          Number won by company   1
      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 4 NE       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 21.99  $ 42.79   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 17.96  $ 28.46
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.03  $ 18.55   Office Clerk             $ 10.24  $ 17.31
Assembler-Production     $  8.90  $ 15.90   Secretary                $ 11.27  $ 19.38
Computer Operator        $ 13.97  $ 24.67   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.29  $ 20.05
Computer Programmer      $ 22.52  $ 45.04   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.24  $ 17.14
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.35  $ 17.67   Systems Analyst          $ 23.06  $ 40.68
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.70  $ 17.57   Technician               $ 16.39  $ 30.95
Engineer                 $ 23.90  $ 40.56   Tool & Die Maker         $ 17.11  $ 29.54
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.16  $ 14.39   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.83  $ 17.13
Laborer                  $  8.76  $ 24.21   Welder                   $ 13.32  $ 21.41
Machinist                $ 13.04  $ 23.10   Word Processor           $ 12.52  $ 20.46

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

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       9        Protestant Churches   0
                 Number of Rooms   1,528          Catholic Churches   0
                     Restaurants      21          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     350              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 is assessed at 
25%.

Property Tax Rates
    Year 2011          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  0.00%
    City  2.7730%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.5200%          2010       2009              Electricity  0.00%
  School  6.1900%        9.1940%    8.5680%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  1.5000%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total 10.9750%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
TOTAL SALES TAX RATE IS 10.25%, WHICH INCLUDES 
0.75% FOR BEDFORD PARK.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Frank Basile                         Frank Basile                       
Village Administrator                Village Administrator    
Village of Bedford Park              Village of Bedford Park            
6701 South Archer Avenue             6701 South Archer Avenue           
Bedford Park, IL  605011936          Bedford Park, IL  605011936
Phone (708) 458-2067                 Phone (708) 458-2067
  Fax (708) 458-2279                   Fax (708) 458-2279

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60501           Rep Dist           23                           
                            Senate Dist        12                           
                            Congressional Dist 3                


Remarks
Village Website: www.villageofbedfordpark.com
Village E-mail: fbasile@villageofbedfordpark.com

Last updated 09/24/2013
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