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ERIE, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County WHITESIDE      
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,725 1,572 1,589 1,602 1,602 Avg. Winter Temp 21.00 F -6.11 C County 65,970 60,186 60,653 58,498 58,498 Avg. Summer Temp 76.00 F 24.44 C Labor 0 0 31,846 30,246 29,733 Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.00 In 84.48 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 29.00 In 74.24 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / TRUSTEES / VILLAG     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan No             - Rev.    0       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 6     in city  9-10  outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         30
    Police Department            2          4          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal NO             Radio Stations  12
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  12
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   6 MI   10 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  25 MI   40 KM
 
                 Banks   2  Assets $     38,000,000
     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 
 
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Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-88                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     2 MI    3 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 QUAD CITY INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    30 MI 48 KM
       Commercial Airlines   10   Flights per day   59

    Nearest Public Airport NOT SPECIFIED
                     Local NO   30 MI   48 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,500 FT   1,950 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available NO     Charter Service Available NO 
     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     0 MI    0 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           700     1,120       2         2
Chicago           100       160       0         0
Cleveland         435       696       1         1
Dallas            850     1,360       2         2
Denver            896     1,434       2         2
Detroit           395       632       1         1
Kansas City       442       707       1         1
Los Angeles     1,954     3,126       4         4
Memphis           600       960       2         2
Minneapolis       385       616       1         1
New Orleans       870     1,392       2         2
New York          902     1,443       2         2
St. Louis         260       416       1         1
Seattle         1,913     3,061       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
BURLINGTON NORTHERN                    
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    30 MI   48 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

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Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          250,000             950,000
            Treatment Capacity          806,400           3,064,320
          Average Daily Demand          103,000             391,400
             Peak Daily Demand          150,000             570,000
               Excess Capacity          656,400           2,494,320

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant PRIMARY        
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          200,000             760,000
                  Present Load          100,000             380,000
               Excess Capacity          100,000             380,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier JO CARROLL ENERGY        
       Electric Supplier COM ED                   
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER                                          
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers     

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Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  25 MI   40 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     1
            Dentists in Community     4
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    14 MI   22 KM

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Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        25         270
Junior High               1        20         195
High School               1        25         225
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 21.4

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Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
ERIE FOODS INTERNATIONAL   CASEIN BY-PRODUCTS         32  NONE                0
                         
STICHTER CONSTRUCTION      EXCAVATING                  6  NONE                0
INC.                     
BRIGHTS AUTO BODY          REPAIR/SAND BLASTING        9  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for WHITESIDE COUNTY                        
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force    29,733
             Unemployed   2,939
             Percentage   9.90%
         Total Employed    26,794
          Manufacturing  36.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  61.80%
            Agriculture   1.30%

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 6 NW       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 17.15  $ 31.35   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 16.31  $ 25.20
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.70  $ 13.99   Office Clerk             $  8.94  $ 13.37
Assembler-Production     $ 10.28  $ 15.24   Secretary                $  9.87  $ 15.34
Computer Operator        $ 14.64  $ 22.42   Sheet Metal Worker       $  9.17  $ 13.87
Computer Programmer      $ 20.97  $ 35.55   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.19  $ 17.13
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.16  $ 13.64   Systems Analyst          $ 25.61  $ 42.48
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.49  $ 16.29   Technician               $ 17.22  $ 25.79
Engineer                 $ 22.54  $ 37.22   Tool & Die Maker         $ 16.37  $ 25.91
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.81  $ 13.18   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.84  $ 18.52
Laborer                  $ 13.05  $ 25.69   Welder                   $ 12.11  $ 20.17
Machinist                $ 12.21  $ 21.90   Word Processor           $  8.85  $ 13.98

Remarks
Wage rates 2nd Quarter 2010 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       0        Protestant Churches   4
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       2          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     200              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River ROCK RIVER                                        

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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  6.25%
    City  1.0957%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.1141%          2009       2008              Electricity  3.50%
  School  2.6140%         6.7866%    6.7879%            Natural Gas  3.50%
Other(s)  1.8628%                                         Telephone  3.50%
   Total  6.6866%                                             Water  0.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Marcia Smith                         Michelle Misfeldt                  
Village President                    Village Clerk            
Village of Erie                      Village of Erie                    
901 8th Ave/P.O. Box 37              901 8th Ave/P.O. Box 37            
Erie, IL  612500037                  Erie, IL  612500037
Phone (309) 659-7740                 Phone (309) 659-7740
  Fax (309) 659-7740                   Fax (309) 659-7740

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61250           Rep Dist            73                          
                            Senate Dist        37                           
                            Congressional Dist 16               


Remarks
Village Website: www.villageoferie.org
E-Mail: erieclerk@yahoo.com


Last updated 06/21/2012
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