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LA GRANGE PARK, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COOK           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 13,359 12,861 13,295 13,579 13,579 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 21.67 C Labor 0 3,963,667 2,694,904 2,604,300 2,575,226 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 PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2006       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance NO                                   Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class    5  in city        outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            1          0         35
    Police Department           20          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  56
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   3 MI    5 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   3 MI    5 KM
 
                 Banks   6  Assets $              0
     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
TV - STANDARD - COMCAST & AT&T U-VERSE.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   2 Federal   3 State
Interstates Serving Community I-290, I-55, I-294, I-88, I-355                   
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     3 MI    5 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service NO 
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    14 MI 22 KM
       Commercial Airlines   38   Flights per day 2490

    Nearest Public Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO   16 MI   26 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                          
                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           722     1,155       0         0
Chicago            16        26       0         0
Cleveland         355       568       0         0
Dallas            913     1,461       0         0
Denver            992     1,587       0         0
Detroit           293       469       0         0
Kansas City       512       819       0         0
Los Angeles     2,003     3,205       0         0
Memphis           533       853       0         0
Minneapolis       404       646       0         0
New Orleans       927     1,483       0         0
New York          800     1,280       0         0
St. Louis         285       456       0         0
Seattle         2,060     3,296       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
THE CLOSEST BNSF COMMUTOR STATION IS LESS THAN 1 
MILE AWAY - APPROXIMATELY 2 BLOCKS FROM VILLAGE 
BOUNDARY.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier VILL. LA GRANGE PARK     
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        2,750,000          10,450,000
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
          Average Daily Demand        1,300,000           4,940,000
             Peak Daily Demand        1,750,000           6,650,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier SBC - AT&T                                        
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers MANY    

Remarks
WATER SOURCE: LAKE MICHIGAN.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   3 MI    5 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    15
            Dentists in Community    10
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     3 MI    5 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                3       114         994
Junior High               1        65         600
High School               1        90         750
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 23.3

Remarks

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
SCHOOL DISTRICT            EDUCATION                   0                      0
102                      
SCHOOL DISTRICT            EDUCATION                   0                      0
95                       
PLYMOUTH PLACE             RETIREMENT FACILITY         0                      0
                         
FAIRVIEW NURSING           NURSING HOME                0                      0
HOME                     
THE AMERICAN NUCLEAR                                   0                      0
SOCIETY                  

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for  COOK COUNTY                            
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force 2,575,226
             Unemployed 267,475
             Percentage  10.40%
         Total Employed 2,307,751
          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
WAGES RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      37        Protestant Churches 365
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches 150
                     Restaurants     500          Jewish Synagogues   5
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room       0              Country Clubs   5
             Public Golf Courses      12               Health Clubs  40
            Public Tennis Courts     150      Public Swimming Pools  15
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
BORDERED ON 2 SIDES BY FOREST PRESERVE; 5 MINUTES 
FROM BROOKFIELD ZOO.

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  8.25%
    City  0.8750%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.5450%          2010       2009              Electricity  5.00%
  School  5.4190%         6.6630%    6.4980%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  1.3210%                                         Telephone  6.00%
   Total  8.1600%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Julia A. Cedillo                     Julia A. Cedillo                   
Village Manager                      Village Manager          
Village of La Grange Park            Village of La Grange Park          
447 N. Catherine                     447 N. Catherine                   
La Grange Park, IL  605262006        La Grange Park, IL  605262006
Phone (708) 354-0225                 Phone (708) 354-0225
  Fax (708) 354-0241                   Fax (708) 354-0241

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60526  43       Rep Dist           43                           
                   22       Senate Dist        22                           
            6               Congressional Dist 6                


Remarks
Julia A. Cedillo E-Mail: jcedillo@lagrangepark.org
Village Website: www.lagrangepark.org

Last updated 01/07/2013
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