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JOHNSTON CITY, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County WILLIAMSON     
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 3,873 3,706 3,557 3,543 3,531 Avg. Winter Temp 30.00 F -1.11 C County 56,538 57,733 61,296 66,357 66,357 Avg. Summer Temp 86.00 F 30.00 C Labor 0 0 29,386 35,622 34,417 Avg. Annual Rainfall 40.00 In **.** Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 10.04 In 25.50 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / ALDERMEN / CITY       Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan No             - 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   7    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            1          0         25
    Police Department            4          7          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations  11
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels 158
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   8 MI   13 KM
 
                 Banks   3  Assets $     54,282,000
     Savings and Loans   1  Assets $     10,063,000
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-57                                              
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 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 WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    10 MI 16 KM
       Commercial Airlines    1   Flights per day    8

    Nearest Public Airport WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   10 MI   16 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  8,012 FT   2,444 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 MS/OH RIVERS             
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     9 FT      3 M
            Length Of Season 12 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    45 MI   72 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           451       722       3         1
Chicago           320       515       2         1
Cleveland         563       901       3         2
Dallas            652     1,050       2         1
Denver            962     1,539       4         2
Detroit           569       916       4         1
Kansas City       366       589       3         1
Los Angeles     1,950     3,120       6         4
Memphis           217       349       2         1
Minneapolis       688     1,101       3         2
New Orleans       617       987       3         2
New York          934     1,494       4         3
St. Louis         120       193       1         1
Seattle         2,249     3,598       6         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
BURLINGTON NTHRN/SANTA FE  DAILY       
UNION PACIFIC              DAILY       
CRAB ORCHARD &             AS NEEDED   
EGYPTIAN                   AS NEEDED   
                                       

Piggyback Service YES    0 MI    0 KM
Container Service NO   120 MI  192 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier REND LAKE CONS. DISTRICT 
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          450,000           1,710,000
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
          Average Daily Demand          650,000           2,470,000
             Peak Daily Demand                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process EXTENDED AIRATION   
            Treatment Capacity          550,000           2,090,000
                  Present Load          900,000           3,420,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER, CLEARWAVE                               
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers SEVERAL    

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   6 MI   10 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     2
            Dentists in Community     4
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     6 MI   10 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                2        37         792
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               1        21         353
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 20.2

Remarks

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
JOHNSTON CITY COMM         PRIM/SECD EDUCATION       110  IEA              1955
UNIT 2                   
JOHNSTON CITY HALL         CITY SERVICES              30  NONE             1904
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for WILLIAMSON COUNTY                       
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    34,417
             Unemployed   2,871
             Percentage   8.30%
         Total Employed    31,546
          Manufacturing  12.00%
      Non-Manufacturing  87.40%
            Agriculture   0.60%

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       $ 18.31  $ 29.18   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 13.19  $ 27.75
Assembler-Electronic     $ 13.73  $ 17.14   Office Clerk             $  8.80  $ 14.02
Assembler-Production     $  8.79  $ 13.63   Secretary                $  9.89  $ 15.46
Computer Operator        $ 10.86  $ 23.78   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 10.19  $ 15.05
Computer Programmer      $ 18.70  $ 36.64   Ship-Recving Clerk       $  9.09  $ 16.00
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.21  $ 14.26   Systems Analyst          $ 23.03  $ 37.37
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.09  $ 17.88   Technician               $ 15.57  $ 22.30
Engineer                 $ 24.39  $ 36.97   Tool & Die Maker         $ 14.30  $ 25.90
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.73  $ 12.25   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.76  $ 17.60
Laborer                  $ 13.87  $ 24.92   Welder                   $ 13.57  $ 19.58
Machinist                $ 11.62  $ 19.22   Word Processor           $  8.78  $ 16.18

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2012 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE AT 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wage data/wage.htm.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      23        Protestant Churches 137
                 Number of Rooms   1,440          Catholic Churches   3
                     Restaurants     126          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     500              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       3               Health Clubs   9
            Public Tennis Courts       4      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River CRAB ORCHARD LAKE                                 

Remarks
CITY IS WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF NATIONAL FOREST, 
WILDLIFE REFUGE, STATE PARKS, LAKES, RECREATION 
SITES.

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  7.25%
    City  1.2475%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.3176%          2011       2010              Electricity  5.00%
  School  4.3117%         8.0383%    8.0015%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  1.0883%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total  7.9651%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
UTILITY TAX RATE ON TELEPHONE 12.00%

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Jerry Crouse                         Jerry Crouse                       
Executive Director-REDCO             Executive Director-REDCO 
Regional Econ Dev Corp               Regional Econ Dev Corp             
2305 W. Main Street                  2305 W. Main Street                
Marion, IL  629591180                Marion, IL  629591180
Phone (618) 998-8252                 Phone (618) 998-8252
  Fax (618) 997-4665                   Fax (618) 997-4665

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62951           Rep Dist           117                          
                            Senate Dist        59                           
                            Congressional Dist 12               


Remarks
Telephone Exchange: 983.  Regional Economic 
Development Corp. Web Site www.redco.org.  E-mail:
 redco@redco.org.

Last updated 10/29/2013
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