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JONESBORO, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County UNION          
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,800 1,728 1,853 1,821 1,821 Avg. Winter Temp 29.00 F -1.67 C County 17,765 17,619 18,293 17,808 17,808 Avg. Summer Temp 75.00 F 23.88 C Labor 0 0 8,539 8,351 7,841 Avg. Annual Rainfall 46.50 In **.** Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 12.00 In 30.48 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / ALDERMEN / CITY       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 7     in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         15
    Police Department            3          1          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   6
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   1 MI    2 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   1 MI    2 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     51,000,000
     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 
 
Remarks
JONESBORO ADJOINS IT'S SISTER CITY, ANNA, WHERE 
THERE IS 1 MACHINE SHOP AND 1 TOOL & DIE SHOP.  
THERE ARE 4 BANKS AND 1 RADIO STATION IN THE 
ADJOINING CITY OF ANNA.  JONESBORO HAS ACCESS TO 
ONE DAILY NEWSPAPER: THE SOUTHERN ILLINOISAN AND 
ONE WEEKLY NEWSPAPER: THE A.J. GAZETTE DEMOCRAT.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-57                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     6 MI   10 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers  20
          Interstate Carriers  10
          Intrastate Carriers  10

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    27 MI 43 KM
       Commercial Airlines    1   Flights per day    4

    Nearest Public Airport WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   27 MI   43 KM
           Type of Surface ASPHALT        
            Longest Runway  6,513 FT   1,986 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    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           477       763       0         1
Chicago           350       560       0         1
Cleveland         605       968       0         1
Dallas            626     1,002       0         1
Denver            975     1,560       0         2
Detroit           594       950       0         1
Kansas City       377       603       0         1
Los Angeles     1,927     3,083       0         4
Memphis           191       306       0         1
Minneapolis       727     1,163       0         1
New Orleans       588       941       0         1
New York          990     1,584       0         2
St. Louis         135       216       0         1
Seattle         2,243     3,589       0         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
ILL. CENTRAL GULF          VARIES      
CANADIAN NATIONAL          VARIES      
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO     1 MI    2 KM
Container Service NO     1 MI    2 KM

Remarks
PUBLIC DOCK: LOCATED 15 MILES FROM MISSISSIPPI 
RIVER AND WITHIN 30 MILES OF THE CONFLUENCE OF THE
 OHIO RIVER AND THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.  RAILROAD 
IS LOCATED IN THE ADJOINING CITY OF ANNA, IL.  THE
 MAJORITY OF FREIGHT MOVED BY RAIL IS CORN & 
SOYBEANS UTILIZING HOPPER CARS.  INFORMATION ON 
TRANSIT DAYS & SWITCHING FREQUENCIES VARIES & MAY 
BE OBTAINED FROM CARRIER.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier ANNA/JONESBORO WATER COMM
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        2,320,000           8,816,000
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
          Average Daily Demand        1,200,000           4,560,000
             Peak Daily Demand        1,600,000           6,080,000
               Excess Capacity        1,120,000           4,256,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant PRIMARY        
                       Process LAGOON              
            Treatment Capacity          500,000           1,900,000
                  Present Load          490,000           1,862,000
               Excess Capacity           10,000              38,000

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

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds     40
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   1 MI    2 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     1 MI    2 KM

Remarks
HOSPITAL & HEALTH CARE FACILITIES ARE LOCATED IN 
THE ADJOINING CITY OF ANNA, WHERE THERE IS 1 
HOSPITAL, A CLINIC, 24 DOCTORS & 7 DENTISTS WITHIN
 1/2 MILE OF JONESBORO.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        38         492
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               1        39         512
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                1         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score  0.0

Remarks
ELEMENTARY INCLUDES JUNIOR HIGH.  HIGH SCHOOL 
COMBINED SCHOOL DISTRICT WITH ANNA, IL.  JUNIOR 
COLLEGE & UNIVERSITY ARE LOCATED WITHIN 20 MILES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
UNION COUNTY COURTHOUSE    GOVERNMENT                116  YES              1857
                         
FIRST NATIONAL             FINANCIAL                  33  NONE             1893
BANK JONESBORO           
CITY OF JONESBORO          GOVERNMENT                 18  YES              1818
                         
JONESBORO HEALTH           NURSING HOME               57  NONE             1970
CARE CENTER              
DIXIE BBQ                  RESTAURANT                  7  NONE             1951
                         
EDWARD JONES               FINANCIAL                   2  NONE             2000
                         
SAV-A-LOT                  RETAIL-GROCERY             10  NONE             1999
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for UNION COUNTY                            
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force     7,841
             Unemployed     862
             Percentage  11.00%
         Total Employed     6,979
          Manufacturing  16.80%
      Non-Manufacturing  77.80%
            Agriculture   5.40%

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       $ 18.76  $ 29.95   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 13.09  $ 24.36
Assembler-Electronic     $  8.62  $ 11.33   Office Clerk             $  8.73  $ 13.06
Assembler-Production     $  9.24  $ 14.10   Secretary                $  9.35  $ 14.38
Computer Operator        $ 12.92  $ 23.82   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.19  $ 18.38
Computer Programmer      $ 18.01  $ 27.87   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.82  $ 17.88
Data Entry Operator      $  9.19  $ 11.38   Systems Analyst          $ 17.82  $ 33.96
Drill or Punch Press     $ 13.46  $ 18.12   Technician               $ 15.75  $ 22.75
Engineer                 $ 23.76  $ 35.62   Tool & Die Maker         $ 13.84  $ 24.97
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.70  $ 12.66   Warehouse Worker         $ 12.00  $ 18.41
Laborer                  $ 11.16  $ 20.19   Welder                   $ 12.33  $ 17.88
Machinist                $ 11.39  $ 18.79   Word Processor           $  9.85  $ 18.97

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

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       3        Protestant Churches  14
                 Number of Rooms      83          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      18          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     300              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   2
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River MISSISSIPPI, BIG MUDDY & CACHE RIVERS, CEDAR LAKE 

Remarks
UNION CO. FAIR, PEACH FESTIVAL, COLORFEST, 
WINTERFEST & WINEFEST.  7 WINERIES.  2 COMM. CTRS,
 KIWANIS, MOOSE, ROTARY & ELKS.  2 BED & 
BREAKFASTS.  SHAWNEE NAT'L FOREST, SEVERAL STATE &
 FED. PARKS & REC. AREAS.  GOV''S HOME TOWN AWARD 
1994 & 1995, GOV'S AWARD PRESCHOOL 1996.

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 2011          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.5635%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.4062%          2010       2006              Electricity  5.15%
  School  4.8575%         6.9550%    7.4075%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  0.7765%                                         Telephone  0.18%
   Total  7.6039%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Ken Blandford                        Crystal Davenport, Regional Planner
Mayor                                Southern Five Regional   
City of Jonesboro                    Planning Dist & Dev Comm           
100 Public Sq., POB 330              219 Rustic Campus Dr.              
Jonesboro, IL  629520330             Ullin, IL  629922227
Phone (618) 833-2712                 Phone (618) 634-2284
  Fax (618) 833-3822                   Fax (618) 634-2287

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62952           Rep Dist           115                          
                            Senate Dist        58                           
                            Congressional Dist 12               


Remarks
City of Jonesboro E-mail: coj@shawneelink.net.

Last updated 10/01/2013
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