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JOY, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MERCER         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 506 452 373 417 417 Avg. Winter Temp 23.70 F -4.61 C County 19,286 17,290 16,957 16,434 16,434 Avg. Summer Temp 72.90 F 27.72 C Labor 0 0 9,576 8,770 8,521 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.83 In 91.01 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 38.80 In 98.55 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / VILLAGE     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan No             - Rev.    0       County Zoning NO 
Subdivision Ordinance NO                                   Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library NO 
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad NO 
 
 Fire Insurance Class       in city  6     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         25
    Police Department            0          1          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  23
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   8 MI   13 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   8 MI   13 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     23,313,000
     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
FIRE DEPARTMENT HAS FIRST RESPONDERS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community NONE                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    32 MI   51 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 NOT SPECIFIED
                     Local NO     8 MI 13 KM
       Commercial Airlines    8   Flights per day   42

    Nearest Public Airport NOT SPECIFIED
                     Local NO   30 MI   48 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  8,509 FT   2,553 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available NO     Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available NO 

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     9 MI   14 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           800     1,280       3         2
Chicago           220       352       1         1
Cleveland         600       960       3         2
Dallas            900     1,440       3         2
Denver            990     1,584       3         2
Detroit           420       672       2         2
Kansas City       330       528       2         2
Los Angeles     2,100     3,360       4         3
Memphis           480       768       2         1
Minneapolis       480       768       2         1
New Orleans       920     1,472       3         2
New York        1,100     1,760       3         2
St. Louis         225       360       1         1
Seattle         2,200     3,520       4         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NONE                                   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    45 MI   72 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity           50,000             190,000
            Treatment Capacity           35,000             133,000
          Average Daily Demand           35,000             133,000
             Peak Daily Demand           50,000             190,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity            5,200              19,760
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER                                          
       Digital Switching NO 
            Fiber Optics NO 
 Long Distances Carriers     

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds     53
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   7 MI   11 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     5
            Dentists in Community     3
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     8 MI   13 KM

Remarks
DOCTORS AND DENTISTS ARE WITHIN 7 MILES.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        20         327
Junior High               1        12         146
High School               0         0           0
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  0.0

Remarks
HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ATTEND MERCER COUNTY CUSD 
#404 IN ALEDO, IL.  2 JUNIOR COLLEGES, 2 FOUR-YEAR
 COLLEGES, 1 UNIVERSITY IN QUAD- CITIES AREA.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
JOY STATE BANK             FINANCIAL SERVICES         11  NONE                0
                         
LIQUA GROW                 AG PROD & SERVICES          5  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for MERCER COUNTY                           
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force     8,521
             Unemployed     702
             Percentage   8.20%
         Total Employed     7,819
          Manufacturing  15.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  81.90%
            Agriculture   2.20%

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       $ 17.28  $ 32.57   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 15.10  $ 22.16
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.08  $ 15.71   Office Clerk             $  8.94  $ 13.83
Assembler-Production     $ 10.36  $ 15.28   Secretary                $  9.99  $ 15.86
Computer Operator        $ 14.06  $ 22.55   Sheet Metal Worker       $  9.37  $ 13.42
Computer Programmer      $ 20.11  $ 35.23   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 11.19  $ 17.86
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.03  $ 13.94   Systems Analyst          $ 21.42  $ 40.06
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.51  $ 16.55   Technician               $ 17.71  $ 27.53
Engineer                 $ 24.05  $ 43.96   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.92  $ 26.59
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.82  $ 13.72   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.89  $ 18.67
Laborer                  $ 12.27  $ 24.62   Welder                   $  9.37  $ 13.42
Machinist                $ 12.44  $ 22.07   Word Processor           $  9.49  $ 15.79

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 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       0        Protestant Churches   3
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   0
                     Restaurants       1          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room       0              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
PUBLIC SWIMMING POOL 7 MILES.  YMCA.

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  6.25%
    City  1.6094%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.5348%          2011       2010              Electricity  0.00%
  School  4.3266%        9.9791%   9.6541%            Natural Gas  1.50%
Other(s)  2.5990%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total 10.0698%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
ELECTRICITY .0061%.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
                                     Gwen Terrill                       
                                     Village Clerk            
                                     Village of Joy                     
                                     200 West Main, Box 265             
,                                    Joy, IL  612600265
Phone (   )    -                     Phone (309) 584-4127
  Fax (   )    -                       Fax (309) 584-4197

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61260           Rep Dist            71                          
                            Senate Dist        36                           
                            Congressional Dist 17               


Remarks
E-mail: villageofjoyil@gmail.com

Last updated 08/01/2013
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