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ELMWOOD, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County PEORIA         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 2,117 1,841 1,945 2,097 2,097 Avg. Winter Temp 26.60 F -3.00 C County 200,466 182,827 183,433 186,494 186,494 Avg. Summer Temp 73.50 F 23.05 C Labor 0 0 186,163 203,732 202,716 Avg. Annual Rainfall 34.84 In 88.49 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 24.70 In 62.74 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev.    0       County Zoning NO 
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class  6    in city   9    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         25
    Police Department            0          8          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal NO             Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   7
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  28 MI   45 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  28 MI   45 KM
 
                 Banks   2  Assets $    360,000,000
     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
LOOKING FOR ANY MANUFACTURING TYPE BUSINESS TO 
LOCATE IN THE AREA.  NO WASTE DISPOSAL WITH THE 
CITY BUT DO HAVE PRIVATE CONTRCTOR.  NO RADIO 
STATION WITHIN THE CITY BUT DO HAVE ACCESS TO 
SEVERAL LISTENING RADIO STATIONS IN OUR AREA.  NO 
DAILY PAPER, BUT DO HAVE 3 OTHERS DAILY PAPERS.  
CABLE SERVICE WITH 52 CHANNELS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-74                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     5 MI    8 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    30 MI 48 KM
       Commercial Airlines    4   Flights per day   28

    Nearest Public Airport GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   30 MI   48 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  8,000 FT   2,440 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           640     1,024       4         5
Chicago           173       277       1         1
Cleveland         497       795       3         2
Dallas            793     1,269       3         2
Denver            878     1,405       1         2
Detroit           424       678       2         1
Kansas City       328       525       2         2
Los Angeles     1,924     3,078       5         5
Memphis           427       683       2         2
Minneapolis       445       712       1         1
New Orleans       828     1,325       5         4
New York          992     1,587       4         4
St. Louis         158       253       1         1
Seattle         2,058     3,293       4         5

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
BURLINGTON NORTHERN                    
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

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

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          240,000             912,000
            Treatment Capacity          240,000             912,000
          Average Daily Demand          143,000             543,400
             Peak Daily Demand          243,000             923,400
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          250,000             950,000
                  Present Load          217,700             827,260
               Excess Capacity           32,300             122,740

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

Remarks
OUR MUNICIPALITY USES A REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER 
SYSTEM.  ADDITIONAL SECONDARY WELL WAS DRILLED IN 
1997.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  16 MI   26 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     1
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    16 MI   26 KM

Remarks
HOSPITALS IN PEORIA AND GALESBURG.  ELMHAVEN, A 
SHELTER CARE FACILITY.  VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE 
SERVICE.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        27         415
Junior High               1         6          95
High School               1        23         209
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 21.0

Remarks

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
L.G. SEEDS                 SEED CORN, SOYBEAN S       40  NONE                0
                         
ELMWOOD SCHOOLS            PUBLIC EDUCATION           68  NEA, IEA            0
                         
HEARTLAND FS INC.          GRAIN HANDLING              3  NONE                0
                         
H & H INDUSTRIES           IND & COMM LIGHTING        38  NONE             1964
                         
HILLCREST                  DAIRY FARM                 13  NONE             1999
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for PEORIA MSA                              
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force   202,716
             Unemployed  17,764
             Percentage   8.80%
         Total Employed   184,952
          Manufacturing  15.00%
      Non-Manufacturing  84.10%
            Agriculture   0.90%

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 3 NC       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.37  $ 34.89   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 19.56  $ 25.28
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.91  $ 15.72   Office Clerk             $  9.27  $ 14.61
Assembler-Production     $ 10.87  $ 22.71   Secretary                $ 10.37  $ 16.20
Computer Operator        $ 10.54  $ 19.94   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 12.23  $ 19.69
Computer Programmer      $ 22.40  $ 37.14   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.54  $ 17.78
Data Entry Operator      $  9.95  $ 14.19   Systems Analyst          $ 26.09  $ 37.08
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.80  $ 19.76   Technician               $ 17.29  $ 30.73
Engineer                 $ 22.84  $ 36.47   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.67  $ 25.66
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.73  $ 12.65   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.56  $ 16.82
Laborer                  $ 11.53  $ 23.89   Welder                   $ 12.56  $ 20.00
Machinist                $ 12.55  $ 22.57   Word Processor           $ 11.18  $ 16.92

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

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       0        Protestant Churches   4
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       4          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room       0              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
JUBILEE STATE PARK - 15 MILES; BASEBALL; SOFTBALL;
 BOWLING LEAGUES; FISHING; 5 PUBLIC GOLF COURSES 
WITHIN 25 MILES.

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 2010          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.75%
    City  1.8003%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.8003%          2009       2008              Electricity  0.00%
  School  5.0756%         8.6418%    8.7145%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  1.0496%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  8.7258%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Richard Taylor                       Dotty S. Naumann                   
Econ. Dev. Administrator             City Clerk               
City of Elmwood                      City of Elmwood                    
201 W. Main St.                      201 W. Main St.                    
Peoria, IL  61529                    Elmwood, IL  615299111
Phone (309) 742-2351                 Phone (309) 742-2351
  Fax (309) 742-8224                   Fax (309) 742-8224

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61529           Rep Dist            94                          
                            Senate Dist        47                           
                            Congressional Dist 18               


Remarks
EDC for the Peoria Area, Inc. Website: 
www.edc.centralillinois.org
City of Elmwood Website: www.elmwoodil.com

Last updated 01/04/2013
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