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LAWRENCEVILLE, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County LAWRENCE       
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 4,901 4,894 4,745 4,348 4,348 Avg. Winter Temp 32.60 F 0.33 C County 15,972 15,016 15,452 16,833 16,833 Avg. Summer Temp 75.30 F 24.06 C Labor 7,972 7,112 7,112 8,222 8,102 Avg. Annual Rainfall 45.34 In **.** Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 16.50 In 41.91 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / ALDERMEN / CITY       Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1994       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  7    in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         26
    Police Department            7          3          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   1
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  42
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   5 MI    8 KM
 
                 Banks   6  Assets $    300,000,000
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone YES
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
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Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community                                                   
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    10 MI   16 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport EVANSVILLE REGIONAL, EVANSVILLE INDIANA
                     Local NO    65 MI104 KM
       Commercial Airlines    7   Flights per day   50

    Nearest Public Airport MID-AMERICAN AIR CENT.
                     Local YES   4 MI    6 KM
           Type of Surface ASPHALT        
            Longest Runway  5,200 FT   1,586 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available NO 
     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    65 MI  104 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           465       744       2         1
Chicago           250       400       1         1
Cleveland         443       709       2         1
Dallas            676     1,082       2         2
Denver          1,200     1,920       3         2
Detroit           528       845       1         1
Kansas City       505       808       1         1
Los Angeles     2,000     3,200       4         4
Memphis           386       618       1         1
Minneapolis       616       986       2         2
New Orleans       672     1,075       2         2
New York        1,240     1,984       2         3
St. Louis         147       235       1         1
Seattle         2,322     3,715       5         5

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CSX                        DAILY       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    25 MI   40 KM
Container Service NO    65 MI  104 KM

Remarks
RIDES MASS TRANSIT DISTRICT.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        2,500,000           9,500,000
            Treatment Capacity        2,500,000           9,500,000
          Average Daily Demand        1,200,000           4,560,000
             Peak Daily Demand        1,500,000           5,700,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process EXTD. AERATION-BIO. 
            Treatment Capacity        2,000,000           7,600,000
                  Present Load          550,000           2,090,000
               Excess Capacity       20,000,000          76,000,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier ILLINOIS GAS             
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier VERIZON                                           
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers NUMEROUS    

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  1    Total Number of Beds     25
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     7
            Dentists in Community     3
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

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Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        44         658
Junior High               1        23         277
High School               1        39         413
Trade & Technical         1         4           0
Community College         0         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 21.5

Remarks
4 COMMUNITY COLLEGES WITHIN 23 MILES; 3 4-YR 
COLLEGES WITHIN 70 MILES; 3 UNIVERSITIES WITHIN 
120 MI.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
GOLDEN RULE INSURANCE      INSURANCE                 273  NONE             1940
                         
UNITED METHODIST           RETIREMENT HOME           202  NONE             1925
VILLAGE                  
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY      AUTO PARTS                518  NONE             1997
SYSTEMS, LLC             
MCKIMS IGA                 GROCERY RETAIL             65  NONE             1968
                         
LAWRENCE COUNTY            MEDICAL SERVICES          170  NONE             1950
HOSPITAL                 
COMMUNITY UNIT             PUBLIC EDUCATION          187  YES                 0
#20                      
UNITED METHODIST           RETIREMENT SHELTER C      100  NONE             1986
VILLAGE - NORTH CAMPUS   
LAWRENCE CORRECTIONAL      PRISON                    437  YES              2000
CENTER                   
RUCKER'S WHOLESALE         CANDY DISTRIBUTION        172                   1985
                         
KAUFFMAN ENGINEERING       MANUFACTURER              138  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for LAWRENCE COUNTY                         
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force     8,102
             Unemployed     715
             Percentage   8.80%
         Total Employed     7,387
          Manufacturing  15.00%
      Non-Manufacturing  50.00%
            Agriculture  35.00%

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 7 SE       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.45  $ 31.89   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 11.09  $ 20.03
Assembler-Electronic     $  8.94  $ 14.08   Office Clerk             $  8.64  $ 12.16
Assembler-Production     $  9.29  $ 17.25   Secretary                $ 10.14  $ 14.73
Computer Operator        $ 13.15  $ 18.12   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.01  $ 16.61
Computer Programmer      $ 17.17  $ 32.97   Ship-Recving Clerk       $  9.90  $ 15.70
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.44  $ 16.67   Systems Analyst          $ 18.91  $ 36.85
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.69  $ 15.29   Technician               $ 13.67  $ 26.34
Engineer                 $ 24.58  $ 36.09   Tool & Die Maker         $ 13.15  $ 25.00
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.95  $ 15.09   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.80  $ 17.66
Laborer                  $ 10.91  $ 19.71   Welder                   $ 11.27  $ 17.26
Machinist                $ 11.73  $ 17.69   Word Processor           $ 10.14  $ 14.73

Remarks
ADD'L EMPLOYER: WALMART, RETAIL, 110.  WAGE RATES 
2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       2        Protestant Churches  22
                 Number of Rooms      33          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      15          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     150              Country Clubs   2
             Public Golf Courses       2               Health Clubs   2
            Public Tennis Courts       4      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River LAKE LAWRENCE                                     

Remarks
RED HILL STATE PARK 10 MILES: BOATING, FISHING, 
CAMPING.  ACCESS TO BOTH WABASH & EMBARRASS 
RIVERS.  WABASH RIVER (ST. FRANCISVILLE).

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  1.6700%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.4200%          2008       2007              Electricity  0.00%
  School  4.1800%        9.1000%    8.9800%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  1.6200%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  8.9000%                                             Water  0.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Ann Emken, Executive Director        Ann Emken, Executive Director      
U of I Extension Educator            U of I Extension Educator
Lawrence Co Ind Dev Co               Lawrence Co Ind Dev Co             
600 Cherry Lane                      600 Cherry Lane                    
Lawrenceville, IL  624393303         Lawrenceville, IL  624393303
Phone (618) 943-5219                 Phone (618) 943-5219
  Fax (618) 943-4968                   Fax (618) 943-4968

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62439           Rep Dist           109                          
                            Senate Dist        55                           
                            Congressional Dist 19    15         


Remarks
E-Mail:  aemken@uiuc.edu or dlb84@uiuc.edu
Lawrence County Website: 
lawrencecountyillinois.com

Last updated 02/20/2013
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