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JERSEYVILLE, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County JERSEY
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 7,506 7,382 7,984 8,465 8,465 Avg. Winter Temp 33.60 F 0.89 C County 20,538 20,539 21,668 22,985 22,985 Avg. Summer Temp 76.00 F 24.44 C Labor 0 0 10,828 11,619 11,619 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.00 In 88.90 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 22.00 In 55.88 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COMMISSION / CITY     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2008       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  7    in city  9     outside

                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            1          0         20
    Police Department           14          0          0

Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   1
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   6
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    1 Weekly

         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM

                 Banks   5  Assets $ 10,000,000,000
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0

Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist NO

Remarks
COUNTY SHERIFF: 14.  ONE LOCAL NEWSPAPER WEEKLY,
PLUS 5 TIMES A WEEK THE ALTON TELEGRAPH DEVOTES A
SECTION OF THE PAPER TO THE SURROUNDING TOWNS AND
COUNTIES.  JERSEYVILLE RECEIVES 6 TV CHANNELS
WITHOUT CABLE TV.  2 CREDIT UNIONS, ASSETS:
$2,000,000,000.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-55, I-270, I-255
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    13 MI   21 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   1
               Local Carriers   1
          Interstate Carriers   0
          Intrastate Carriers   1

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport LAMBERT INT., ST LOUIS MO.
                     Local YES   45 MI 72 KM
       Commercial Airlines   14   Flights per day  250

    Nearest Public Airport BETHALTO
                     Local YES  30 MI   48 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE
            Longest Runway  6,500 FT   1,950 M
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available YES

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water YES
            Name of Waterway See Remarks
                Public Barge YES
               Private Barge YES
               Channel Depth     9 FT      3 M
            Length Of Season 12 Months
           Public Dock Local YES   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           770     1,232       2         1
Chicago           248       397       1         1
Cleveland         590       944       2         2
Dallas            690     1,104       2         2
Denver            900     1,440       4         2
Detroit           500       800       2         2
Kansas City       290       464       1         1
Los Angeles     1,895     3,032       5         5
Memphis           330       528       2         1
Minneapolis       525       840       3         2
New Orleans       740     1,184       4         2
New York          925     1,480       5         3
St. Louis          40        64       1         1
Seattle         2,150     3,440       7         5

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
KANSAS CITY SOUTHERN





Piggyback Service NO    15 MI   24 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
HIGHWAYS FEDERAL RT. 67, STATE RT. 16 & RT. 109.
WATER: NAME OF WATERWAY: AT GRATON, IL CONFLUENCE
OF ILLINOIS & MISSISSIPPI RIVERS.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL
        Water Source WELL

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day
              Storage Capacity        1,625,000           6,175,000
            Treatment Capacity        2,000,000           7,600,000
          Average Daily Demand          800,000           3,040,000
             Peak Daily Demand        1,200,000           4,560,000
               Excess Capacity          800,000           3,040,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY
                       Process
            Treatment Capacity        2,000,000           7,600,000
                  Present Load          964,000           3,663,200
               Excess Capacity        1,036,000           3,936,800

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS
Local Telephone Supplier SEE REMARKS
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers YES

Remarks
Water Wallfield is located in the Natwood
Acquifer, an infinate source of high quality
ground water.  Local Telephone Supplier: FRONTIER
COMMUNICATIONS, GRAFTON TECHNOLOGY, INC., GREENE
COUNTY PARTNERS, INC.  CassCom.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  1    Total Number of Beds     67
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    42
            Dentists in Community     7
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
NEW HOSPITAL SERVES ALL OF JERSEY AND CALHOUN
COUNTIES.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                6       115       1,152
Junior High               1        59         560
High School               1        62         962
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1       101      13,000
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                1        77         530

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 19.9

Remarks
Southern IL Univ - Edwardsville; Lewis & Clark
Community College; St. Louis Univ; Washington
Univ.  ACT Comp Score 2006.  1 Parochial Sch
PreK-6th - Elementary - 386 Students.  7th & 8th
Grade - 84.  19 Teachers.  Principia Christian
Science Coll - Elsah, IL.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
WAL-MART SUPERSTORE        MERCHANDISE               350  NONE                0

JERSEY COMMUNITY           HEALTH CARE               400  NONE                0
HOSPITAL
JERSEY COMMUNITY           EDUCATION                 287  TEACHERS UNI        0
DISTRICT 100
CITY OF JERSEYVILLE        GOVERNMENT                 70  MUNICIPAL EM        0

PRINCIPIA COLLEGE          EDUCATION                 260  NONE                0

JERSEY COUNTY              GOVERNMENT                100  COUNTY EM           0

TRI COUNTY FS              AG PRODUCTION SERV         75  NONE                0

AGRISOLUTIONS              AG FINANCIAL ACCT SV       46  NONE                0

FARM & HOME SUPPLY                                    45  NONE                0

SHOP N SAVE                GROCERY STORE              42  NONE                0


Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for JERSEY COUNTY
Annual Average for Year 2009
      Total Labor Force    11,647
             Unemployed   1,089
             Percentage   9.40%
         Total Employed    10,558
          Manufacturing   2.40%
      Non-Manufacturing  96.00%
            Agriculture   1.60%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2009
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 9 SW

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 19.08  $ 37.94   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 10.31  $ 17.33
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.54  $ 14.06   Office Clerk             $  9.15  $ 14.48
Assembler-Production     $  8.88  $ 13.45   Secretary                $  9.74  $ 16.06
Computer Operator        $ 12.27  $ 17.69   Sheet Metal Worker       $  9.82  $ 17.24
Computer Programmer      $ 17.33  $ 32.32   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 11.43  $ 18.84
Data Entry Operator      $  9.73  $ 15.13   Systems Analyst          $ 24.90  $ 40.97
Drill or Punch Press     $ 12.65  $ 18.11   Technician               $ 20.39  $ 35.04
Engineer                 $ 23.75  $ 38.05   Tool & Die Maker         $ 22.66  $ 30.18
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.76  $ 12.78   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.35  $ 16.14
Laborer                  $ 14.89  $ 26.62   Welder                   $ 14.45  $ 26.15
Machinist                $ 17.70  $ 24.74   Word Processor           $ 12.77  $ 15.60

Remarks
Wage rates 2nd Quarter 2010 from IL Dept of
Employment Security website.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       2        Protestant Churches  18
                 Number of Rooms      96          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants      18          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     250              Country Clubs   2
             Public Golf Courses       3               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River MISSISSIPPI  & ILLINOIS RIVERS

Remarks
RIVER IS 16 MILES AWAY.  MOTELS/HOTELS AVAILABLE
IN GODFREY & ALTON, 15 MINUTES AWAY. TWO MOTELS IN
 JERSEYVILLE.

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 are assessed at 25%.

Property Tax Rates
    Year 2010          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  7.75%
    City  0.7354%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On
  County  0.7787%          2009       2008              Electricity  0.00%
  School  3.8095%         6.3595%    6.3147%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  1.3124%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total  6.6360%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
                                     Alan Gilmore
                                     CEO
Jersey Co Bus Assoc                  Jersey Co Bus Assoc
209 N. State Street                  209 N. State Street
Jerseyville, IL  620521755           Jerseyville, IL  620521755
Phone (618) 639-5222                 Phone (618) 639-7500
  Fax (618) 498-3871                   Fax (618) 498-3871

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62052           Rep Dist            97
                            Senate Dist        49
                            Congressional Dist 20


Remarks
Jersey County Business Association E-Mail:
carrie@jcba-il.us, Web Site: www.jcba.us
ACCORDING TO POPULATION STUDY BY ILLINOIS STATE
UNIVERSITY, JERSEY COUNTY PROJECTED TO BE 7TH
FASTEST GROWING COUNTY (PERCENTAGE-WISE) BETWEEN
THE YEARS 2000 & 2020.

Last updated 10/07/2011
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