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FRANKFORT, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County WILL           
Additional Counties COOK             

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 4,357 7,180 10,391 17,782 17,782 Avg. Winter Temp 25.90 F -3.39 C County 324,460 357,313 502,266 677,560 677,560 Avg. Summer Temp 72.30 F 22.39 C Labor 0 0 252,514 367,626 370,385 Avg. Annual Rainfall 41.03 In **.** Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 27.80 In 70.61 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2004       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 4     in city  6     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           53         17          0
    Police Department           31          4          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   7
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   7
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   7  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die  12  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks  18  Assets $    425,649,256
     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
NEARBY MUNICIPALITIES: MOKENA, NEW LENOX, TINLEY 
PARK, MATTESON, MONEE, MANHATTAN, RICHTON PARK, 
UNIVERSITY PARK.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   5 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-80, I-57, I-355                                 
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     2 MI    3 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   1
               Local Carriers   1
          Interstate Carriers   1
          Intrastate Carriers   1

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO    28 MI 45 KM
       Commercial Airlines    8   Flights per day  530

    Nearest Public Airport JOLIET REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   19 MI   30 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  2,937 FT     896 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    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    15 MI   24 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       1         2
Chicago            30        48       1         1
Cleveland         350       560       1         1
Dallas            937     1,499       1         2
Denver            990     1,584       2         2
Detroit           310       496       1         1
Kansas City       500       800       1         1
Los Angeles     2,050     3,280       3         4
Memphis           530       848       1         1
Minneapolis       440       704       1         1
New Orleans       925     1,480       1         2
New York          800     1,280       1         2
St. Louis         275       440       1         1
Seattle         2,093     3,349       3         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CANADIAN NATIONAL                      
CSX                                    
METRA                                  
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    12 MI   19 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
ROUTE 45 IS 4 LANES - DIVIDED FROM I-80 TO 
NEBRASKA ST.  US ROUTE 30 PLANNED WIDENING TO 6 
LANES EAST TO HARLEM AVENUE.  THE LONGEST RUNWAY 
AT JOLIET REGIONAL AIRPORT IS LIGHTED AND 
CONCRETE.  THE OTHER RUNWAY IS TURF AND IS NOT 
LIGHTED.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        4,800,000          18,240,000
            Treatment Capacity        9,100,000          34,580,000
          Average Daily Demand        4,300,000          16,340,000
             Peak Daily Demand        6,528,000          24,806,400
               Excess Capacity        2,572,000           9,773,600

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process ACTIVATED SLUDGE    
            Treatment Capacity        5,400,000          20,520,000
                  Present Load        3,220,000          12,236,000
               Excess Capacity          200,000             760,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMM ED / EXELON ENERGY  
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T, COMCAST                                     
       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   8 MI   13 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    50
            Dentists in Community    37
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     1 MI    2 KM

Remarks
SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL IN NEW LENOX IS ABOUT 8 
MILES FROM FRANKFORT.  ST. JAMES HOSPITAL AND 
HEALTH CENTER IN OLYMPIA FIELDS IS ABOUT 9 MILES 
FROM FRANKFORT.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                9       326       5,830
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               2       288       4,254
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1       360      11,237
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                4       254      12,617

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 22.9

Remarks
JOLIET AND GOVERNORS STATE UNIVERSITY WITHIN 1/2 
HOUR.  LEWIS UNIVERSITY.  ST. FRANCIS UNIVERSITY. 
 DEVRY UNIVERSITY.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
FRANKFORT SCHOOL           ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS        278  IEA              1880
DISTRICT 157-C           
PACTIV                     POLYSTYRENE FOAM PRO      250  NONE             1965
                         
LINCOLN-WAY EAST           HIGH SCHOOL               235  IEA              1880
                         
JEWEL                      GROCERY STORE             200  LOCALS 881/1546  1992
                         
AMERICAN SCHOOL            BUS SERVICE               180                   1965
BUS COMPANY              
KOHL'S                     RETAIL STORE              155  NONE             2003
                         
PHILLIPS CHEVROLET         NEW CAR DEALER            140  LOCAL 701        1969
                         
HOME DEPOT                 HOME IMPROVEMENT          132  NONE             2005
                         
BORG WARNER                MECH SEALS PRECISION      125  NONE             1970
                         
DOMINICK'S                 GROCERY STORE             108  LOCAL 1546       1997
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for WILL COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force   370,385
             Unemployed  33,466
             Percentage   9.00%
         Total Employed   336,919
          Manufacturing  23.60%
      Non-Manufacturing  75.10%
            Agriculture   1.30%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   1
            Number won by union   0
          Number won by company   1
      Work stoppage occurences
            within last 5 years   2
   Number of employees involved      17

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.  VILLAGE OF FRANKFORT UNIONS - 
TEAMSTERS LOCAL UNION 700 & I.U.O.E. LOCAL 150.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      25        Protestant Churches   7
                 Number of Rooms   2,500          Catholic Churches  11
                     Restaurants     415          Jewish Synagogues   1
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     350              Country Clubs  10
             Public Golf Courses      16               Health Clubs  10
            Public Tennis Courts       8      Public Swimming Pools   2
     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  7.00%
    City  0.3391%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.5696%          2011       2010              Electricity  0.00%
  School  5.9530%         8.0854%    7.6705%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  1.6317%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total  8.4934%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Jeff Cook                            Jerald P. Ducay                    
Community Development Dir            Village Administrator    
Village of Frankfort                 Village of Frankfort               
432 West Nebraska Street             432 West Nebraska Street           
Frankfort, IL  604231424             Frankfort, IL  604231424
Phone (815) 469-2177                 Phone (815) 469-2177
  Fax (815) 469-7999                   Fax (815) 469-7999

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60423           Rep Dist           37    38    80               
                            Senate Dist        19    40                     
                            Congressional Dist 1                


Remarks
Village Website: www.villageoffrankfort.com
Village E-mail: info@villageoffrankfort.com

Last updated 08/08/2013
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