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CARBONDALE, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County JACKSON        
Additional Counties WILLIAMSON       

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 26,414 27,033 25,597 25,902 25,902 Avg. Winter Temp 29.90 F -1.17 C County 61,522 61,067 59,612 60,218 60,218 Avg. Summer Temp 86.50 F 30.28 C Labor 30,390 34,130 30,553 32,827 31,310 Avg. Annual Rainfall 45.10 In **.** Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 10.40 In 26.42 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MANAGER / COUNCIL / CITY      Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2010       County Zoning NO 
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule YES
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 4     in city  10    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           30          0          0
    Police Department           67          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   5
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  28
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks  11  Assets $              0
     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
"INVEST IN YOUR FUTURE" FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE 
PROGRAM FOR QUALIFIED EMPLOYERS.  AMEREN INSITE 
PROGRAM.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-57, I-24, I-64                                  
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    12 MI   19 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   2
               Local Carriers   6
          Interstate Carriers   6
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    12 MI 19 KM
       Commercial Airlines    1   Flights per day    4

    Nearest Public Airport SOUTHERN ILLINOIS AIRPORT
                     Local YES   2 MI    3 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,500 FT   1,981 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    20 MI   32 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           449       718       3         2
Chicago           331       530       1         1
Cleveland         576       922       4         2
Dallas            649     1,038       4         2
Denver            943     1,509       4         3
Detroit           552       883       4         2
Kansas City       349       558       1         1
Los Angeles     1,923     3,077       5         5
Memphis           213       341       1         1
Minneapolis       654     1,046       3         3
New Orleans       609       974       2         2
New York        1,008     1,613       5         3
St. Louis          96       154       1         1
Seattle         2,187     3,499       6         6

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CANADIAN NATIONAL          AS NEEDED   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    10 MI   26 KM
Container Service NO   166 MI   26 KM

Remarks
AMTRAK SERVICE 3 DAILY TRAINS TO/FROM CHICAGO, ONE
 TRAIN DAILY TO NEW ORLEANS.  INTRACITY BUS 
TRANSIT.  GREYHOUND BUS SERVICE.  HIGHWAYS SERVING
 COMMUNITY ARE U.S. HWY 51 & IL RT. 13.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source RESERVOIR      

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        5,160,000          19,608,000
            Treatment Capacity        8,000,000          30,400,000
          Average Daily Demand        4,610,000          17,518,000
             Peak Daily Demand        7,000,000          26,600,000
               Excess Capacity        1,000,000           3,800,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process ACTIVATED SLUDGE    
            Treatment Capacity       15,000,000          57,000,000
                  Present Load        6,500,000          24,700,000
               Excess Capacity        8,500,000          32,300,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS, REMARKS 
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER                                          
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T SPRINT MCI LDD Frontier

Remarks
ELECTRIC IS ALSO PROVIDED BY EGYPTIAN ELECTRIC 
COOPERATIVE.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  1    Total Number of Beds    150
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community   140
            Dentists in Community    20
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
SIU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND FAMILY PRACTICE CENTER,
 3 NURSING HOMES  RN-427, LPN-220, DENTAL 
HYGIENISTS-27.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                6       171       2,356
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               1        76       1,111
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1       105       7,162
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                1       952      19,817

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 22.1

Remarks
ELEMENTARY NUMBERS ARE ELEMENTARY AND JUNIOR HIGH 
COMBINED.  HOME OF SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY; 3
 PRIVATE/PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS; TRADE/TECHNICAL AT SIU
 & JOHN A. LOGAN COMM COLLEGE.  ACT IS ACTUALLY 
22.18.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
SIUC                       UNIVERSITY              7,503  SOME             1874
                         
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL          REGIONAL  MEDICAL       1,100  NONE             1950
OF CARBONDALE            
CNTR FOR COMPREHENSIVE     DISABLED REHAB            510  NONE             1977
SVCS                     
INTERTAPE POLYMER GROUP    PRESSURE-SENSITIVE        105  LABORERS         1962
                         
CARBONDALE CLINIC          MULTISPECIALTY MEDIC      260  NONE             1946
                         
SCHNUCK'S                  GROCERY/RETAIL            180  NONE             1997
                         
LOWE'S OF CARBONDALE       HOME IMPROVEMENT/RTL      160  NONE             1997
                         
COM-PAC INTERNATIONAL      MEDICAL SPECIALTY         225  NONE             1984
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for JACKSON COUNTY                          
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    31,310
             Unemployed   2,394
             Percentage   7.60%
         Total Employed    28,916
          Manufacturing   5.00%
      Non-Manufacturing  95.00%
            Agriculture   0.00%

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 8 S        

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.76  $ 29.95   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 13.09  $ 24.36
Assembler-Electronic     $  8.62  $ 11.33   Office Clerk             $  8.73  $ 13.06
Assembler-Production     $  9.24  $ 14.10   Secretary                $  9.35  $ 14.38
Computer Operator        $ 12.92  $ 23.82   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.19  $ 18.38
Computer Programmer      $ 18.01  $ 27.87   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.82  $ 17.88
Data Entry Operator      $  9.19  $ 11.38   Systems Analyst          $ 17.82  $ 33.96
Drill or Punch Press     $ 13.46  $ 18.12   Technician               $ 15.75  $ 22.75
Engineer                 $ 23.76  $ 35.62   Tool & Die Maker         $ 13.84  $ 24.97
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.70  $ 12.66   Warehouse Worker         $ 12.00  $ 18.41
Laborer                  $ 11.16  $ 20.19   Welder                   $ 12.33  $ 17.88
Machinist                $ 11.39  $ 18.79   Word Processor           $  9.85  $ 18.97

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 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      13        Protestant Churches  47
                 Number of Rooms     771          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants      88          Jewish Synagogues   1
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   1,040              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       4               Health Clubs   3
            Public Tennis Courts      20      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River CRAB ORCHARD LAKE, **See Remarks Section.         

Remarks
ADJACENT TO CRAB ORCHARD WILDLIFE REFUGE, SHAWNEE 
 NATIONAL  FOREST, GIANT CITY STATE PARK, 14 PARKS
 IN AREA.  **ADDITIONAL LAKES/RIVER: REND LAKE, 
LAKE KINKAID, CEDAR LAKE, DEVILS KITCHEN & LITTLE 
GRASSY LAKES.

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  8.25%
    City  0.2830%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.5200%          2010       2009              Electricity  5.00%
  School  5.8290%         8.0025%    8.0533%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  1.9800%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total 9.6120%                                             Water  0.80%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Gary Williams                        Gary Williams                      
Economic Dev Coordinator             Economic Dev Coordinator 
City of Carbondale                   City of Carbondale                 
200 S IL Ave/PO Box 2047             200 S IL Ave/PO Box 2047           
Carbondale, IL  629022047            Carbondale, IL  629022047
Phone (618) 457-3286                 Phone (618) 457-3286
  Fax (618) 457-3224                   Fax (618) 457-3224

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62901           Rep Dist           115                          
                            Senate Dist        58                           
                            Congressional Dist 12               


Remarks
Website:  http://www.explorecarbondale.com.
E-mail: gwilliams@ci.carbondale.il.us.

Last updated 09/05/2013
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