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LA GRANGE, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COOK           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 15,693 15,362 15,608 15,550 15,550 Avg. Winter Temp 29.00 F -1.67 C County 5,253,655 5,105,067 5,376,741 5,194,675 5,194,675 Avg. Summer Temp 71.00 F 21.66 C Labor 0 0 2,694,904 2,604,300 2,608,543 Avg. Annual Rainfall 39.00 In 99.06 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 28.00 In 71.12 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / VILLAGE     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2005       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  4    in city   0    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           21          0          0
    Police Department           35          7         20
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   1
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  43
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   4  Assets $              0
     Savings and Loans   1  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   3 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-290, I-55, TRI-STATE TOLLWAY                    
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     4 MI    6 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    15 MI 24 KM
       Commercial Airlines    0   Flights per day    0

    Nearest Public Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO    8 MI   13 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway      0 FT       0 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     0 MI    0 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           750     1,200       0         0
Chicago            20        32       0         0
Cleveland         363       581       0         0
Dallas            956     1,530       0         0
Denver          1,036     1,658       0         0
Detroit           290       464       0         0
Kansas City       510       816       0         0
Los Angeles     2,115     3,384       0         0
Memphis           564       902       0         0
Minneapolis       432       691       0         0
New Orleans       964     1,542       0         0
New York          860     1,376       0         0
St. Louis         308       493       0         0
Seattle         2,083     3,333       0         0

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
BURLINGTON NORTHERN                    
INDIANA HARBOR BELT                    
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO     7 MI   11 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        4,600,000          17,480,000
            Treatment Capacity        2,200,000           8,360,000
          Average Daily Demand        1,800,000           6,840,000
             Peak Daily Demand        2,200,000           8,360,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity        2,000,000           7,600,000
                  Present Load        2,200,000           8,360,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier SBC                                               
       Digital Switching NO 
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers SEVERAL    

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  1    Total Number of Beds    223
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community   300
            Dentists in Community    40
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
Community mental health clinic.  Hospital 
certified trauma center.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                7         0       3,076
Junior High               2       120         851
High School               2       300       3,905
Trade & Technical         2        16         574
Community College         1       775      31,000
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 24.0

Remarks
3 PRIVATE SCHOOLS WITH A TOTAL OF 1300 STUDENTS.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
LYONS/PINNER ELECTRIC      ELECTRIC                  100  YES                 0
                         
ADVENTIST LA GRANGE        MEDICAL TREATMENT       1,100  NONE                0
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL        
GRAYHILL                   GENERAL OFFICE            300                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for COOK COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force 2,608,543
             Unemployed 241,400
             Percentage   9.30%
         Total Employed 2,367,143
          Manufacturing  16.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  82.70%
            Agriculture   0.40%

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 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 AT http://lmi.ides.state.il.us.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       4        Protestant Churches  30
                 Number of Rooms     410          Catholic Churches   4
                     Restaurants      80          Jewish Synagogues   1
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     500              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   2
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
SALT CREEK FOREST PRESERVE.  BROOKFIELD ZOO 5 
MINUTES.

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 2007          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  8.25%
    City  0.9354%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.5000%          2006       2005              Electricity  3.00%
  School  4.8020%         7.5640%    7.3350%            Natural Gas  3.00%
Other(s)  1.3430%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total  7.5804%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
2007 PROPERTY TAX CITY .9014%, 2008 PROPERTY TAX 
CITY .767% 2009 CITY .729%, 2010 CITY .755%.  2011
 (Estimated) City .766%.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Patrick Benjamin                     Patrick Benjamin                   
Community Dev. Director              Community Dev. Director  
Village of LaGrange                  Village of LaGrange                
53 South LaGrange Road               53 South LaGrange Road             
LaGrange, IL  60525                  LaGrange, IL  60525    
Phone (708) 579-2320                 Phone (708) 579-2320
  Fax (708) 579-0980                   Fax (708) 579-0980

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60525           Rep Dist            47                          
                            Senate Dist        24                           
                            Congressional Dist  3               


Remarks
Village of LaGrange Website: 
www.villageoflagrange.com
E-mail: pbenjamin@villageoflagrange.com


Last updated 06/13/2013
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