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LAKE ZURICH, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County LAKE           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 8,225 14,927 18,104 19,631 19,631 Avg. Winter Temp 24.50 F -4.17 C County 440,372 516,418 644,356 703,462 703,462 Avg. Summer Temp 74.80 F 23.77 C Labor 0 0 334,994 365,683 358,515 Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.85 In 85.98 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 32.00 In 81.28 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government ADMINISTRATOR / TRUSTEES      Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2003       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 3     in city  5     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           59          0          0
    Police Department           52          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal NO             Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   5
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   8  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   6  Assets $              0
     Savings and Loans   3  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
CURRENT POPULATION FIGURES FROM 2010 CENSUS.  
VILLAGE HAS AN ADMINISTRATOR AND VILLAGE 
PRESIDENT.  TAX INCREMENT FINANCING DISTRICT IN 
DOWNTOWN AREA.  VILLAGE HAS ADOPTED FORM BASED 
REGULATIONS FOR THE DOWNTOWN AREA.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   4 State
Interstates Serving Community I-94, I-90, I-290                                 
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     5 MI    8 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   6
               Local Carriers   2
          Interstate Carriers  40
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    26 MI 42 KM
       Commercial Airlines   40   Flights per day 2400

    Nearest Public Airport CHICAGO EXECUTIVE AIRPORT
                     Local NO   14 MI   22 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  5,000 FT   1,525 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  5 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    50 MI   80 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           756     1,210       1         2
Chicago            39        62       1         1
Cleveland         384       614       1         1
Dallas            943     1,509       1         2
Denver          1,009     1,614       2         2
Detroit           320       512       1         1
Kansas City       532       851       1         1
Los Angeles     2,023     3,237       3         4
Memphis           568       909       1         1
Minneapolis       385       616       1         1
New Orleans       962     1,539       1         2
New York          830     1,328       1         2
St. Louis         312       499       1         1
Seattle         1,998     3,197       5         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CANADIAN NATIONAL                      
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    30 MI   48 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
METRA UNION PACIFIC NW LINE - BARRINGTON 5.3 
MILES.  METRA UNION PACIFIC NW LINE - PALATINE 5.3
 MILES.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        2,250,000           8,550,000
            Treatment Capacity        6,500,000          24,700,000
          Average Daily Demand        2,200,000           8,360,000
             Peak Daily Demand        4,700,000          17,860,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process SEWAGE TRANSFER     
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity       15,500,000          58,900,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COM ED                   
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T/COMCAST                                      
       Digital Switching NO 
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers POWERNET GLOBAL OPEX AT&T 

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   4 MI    6 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    34
            Dentists in Community    17
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     4 MI    6 KM

Remarks
ACTUAL DISTANCE TO HOSPITAL IS 4.4 MILES.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                6       204       2,504
Junior High               2       136       1,486
High School               1       151       2,200
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 24.3

Remarks
PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT #95.  ALSO 2 PAROCHIAL 
SCHOOLS AND 2 PRE- NURSERY SCHOOLS.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
LAKE ZURICH COMMUNITY      PUBLIC SCHOOLS            763  LZEA TEACHERS       0
UNIT DISTRICT #95        
ECHO, INC.                 LAWN & GARDEN EQUIP       685                      0
                         
SMALLEY'S                  STEEL RING COMPANY        250                      0
                         
CM PACKAGING, INC.         COOK WARE, FOIL CONT      120                      0
(LAKE ZURICH BRANCH)     
WAL-MART STORES            DISCOUNT DEPT STORE       250                      0
                         
JEWEL FOOD STORES          RETAIL GROCER             170                      0
                         
TREDEGAR                   FILM PRODUCTS             126                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for LAKE COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force   358,515
             Unemployed  33,857
             Percentage   9.40%
         Total Employed   324,658
          Manufacturing  19.60%
      Non-Manufacturing  80.20%
            Agriculture   0.20%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   1
            Number won by union   0
          Number won by company   1
      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       $ 22.00  $ 42.25   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 16.28  $ 28.75
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.94  $ 16.68   Office Clerk             $  9.94  $ 16.81
Assembler-Production     $  8.95  $ 16.21   Secretary                $ 11.26  $ 19.03
Computer Operator        $ 13.95  $ 26.21   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 12.68  $ 21.21
Computer Programmer      $ 23.97  $ 43.79   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.61  $ 17.35
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.19  $ 16.55   Systems Analyst          $ 24.72  $ 42.25
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.72  $ 16.95   Technician               $ 15.91  $ 29.53
Engineer                 $ 22.65  $ 39.97   Tool & Die Maker         $ 16.62  $ 29.39
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.08  $ 14.60   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.45  $ 16.69
Laborer                  $  8.89  $ 25.95   Welder                   $ 12.42  $ 20.60
Machinist                $ 12.13  $ 22.43   Word Processor           $ 12.77  $ 20.10

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2ND QUARTER 2010 FROM IL DEPT OF 
EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE AT 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/wage.htm.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       3        Protestant Churches  22
                 Number of Rooms     245          Catholic Churches   9
                     Restaurants      31          Jewish Synagogues   1
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     570              Country Clubs  12
             Public Golf Courses       7               Health Clubs  16
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River LAKE ZURICH                                       

Remarks

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  7.50%
    City  0.9070%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.5540%          2010       2009              Electricity  0.00%
  School  4.4460%         6.0510%    6.0030%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  0.5910%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  6.4980%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Vijay Gadde                          Ryan Slattery                      
Planning Manager                     Economic Dev Asst.       
Village of Lake Zurich               Village of Lake Zurich             
70 E. Main Street                    70 E. Main Street                  
Lake Zurich, IL  600472416           Lake Zurich, IL  600472416
Phone (847) 540-1698                 Phone (847) 540-1698
  Fax (847) 540-1769                   Fax (847) 540-1769

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60047           Rep Dist            52    51                    
                            Senate Dist        26                           
                            Congressional Dist  8               


Remarks
Village Website: www.volz.org
Village E-mail: gadde@volz.org

Last updated 08/29/2012
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