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LEMONT, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COOK           
Additional Counties DUPAGE          WILL            

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 5,682 7,348 13,098 16,000 16,625 Avg. Winter Temp 26.35 F -3.14 C County 5,253,655 5,105,067 5,376,741 5,194,675 5,194,675 Avg. Summer Temp 74.00 F 23.33 C Labor 0 3,945,000 2,694,904 2,604,300 2,575,226 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.80 In 90.93 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 43.10 In 99.06 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / BOARD / VILLAGE       Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2002       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 3     in city  5     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           63         12          0
    Police Department           33         35          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  17
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   7 MI   11 KM
 
                 Banks   8  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 YES
 
Remarks
GOVERNMENT: VILLAGE ALSO HAS AN ADMINISTRATOR.  
TWO TIF'S ARE LOCATED WITHIN A HISTORIC SHOPPING 
DISTRICT.  VILLAGE HAS ESTABLISHED A THIRD TIF IN 
THE NE PART OF THE VILLAGE.  TIF MAPS AVAILABLE ON
 VILLAGE WEBSITE - WWW.LEMONT.IL.US. LOCATED 
WITHIN THE I&M CANAL NATIONAL HERITAGE CORRIDOR, 
LEMONT IS A PRESERVE AMERICA COMMUNITY.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   2 Federal   5 State
Interstates Serving Community I-55, I-355, I-294, I-355 interchange local       
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service NO 
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO    21 MI 34 KM
       Commercial Airlines    6   Flights per day    0

    Nearest Public Airport LEWIS UNIVERSITY
                     Local NO   10 MI   16 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,500 FT   1,981 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available YES

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water YES
            Name of Waterway SEE REMARKS              
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge YES
               Channel Depth     9 FT      3 M
            Length Of Season 12 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            25        40       0         0
Cleveland         361       578       0         0
Dallas            904     1,446       0         0
Denver            991     1,586       0         0
Detroit           297       475       0         0
Kansas City       489       782       0         0
Los Angeles     2,004     3,206       0         0
Memphis           539       862       0         0
Minneapolis       414       662       0         0
New Orleans       933     1,493       0         0
New York          806     1,290       0         0
St. Louis         276       442       0         0
Seattle         2,071     3,314       0         0

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CANADIAN NATIONAL                      
BURLINGTON NTHRN/SANTA FE              
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    10 MI   16 KM
Container Service NO    10 MI   16 KM

Remarks
WATER: NAME OF WATERWAY - CHICAGO SANITARY & SHIP 
CANAL,  DES PLAINES RIVER.  AIR; FLIGHTS PER DAY 
NOT AVAILABLE.  DES PLAINES RIVER AVAILABLE FOR 
RECREATIONAL USE & PUBLIC DOCKS ARE ACCESSIBLE 
NEAR THE COMMIUNITY.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier VILLAGE OF LEMONT        
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        1,550,000           5,890,000
            Treatment Capacity        4,350,000          16,530,000
          Average Daily Demand        2,000,000           7,600,000
             Peak Daily Demand        3,800,000          14,440,000
               Excess Capacity        2,100,000           7,980,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process ACTIVATED SLUDGE    
            Treatment Capacity        4,000,000          15,200,000
                  Present Load        3,400,000          12,920,000
               Excess Capacity          600,000           2,280,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COM ED                   
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T                                              
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers     

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds    138
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   8 MI   13 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    27
            Dentists in Community    16
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
SEVERAL HOSPITALS NEAR THE COMMUNITY.  MANY 
PHYSICIANS AND DENTISTS.  IMMEDIATE CARE 
(EMERGENCY OUTPATIENT) IS AVAILABLE 10AM TO 8PM 
DAILY WITHIN THE COMMUNITY.  THE NEAREST HOSPITAL 
IS ADVENTIST  IN BOLINGBROOK.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                5       140       2,112
Junior High               4        85       1,284
High School               4       112       1,696
Trade & Technical         1         0           0
Community College         0         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 22.7

Remarks
PUBLIC & PRIVATE.
PUBLIC & PRIVATE
PUBLIC & PRIVATE.
HIGH SCHOOL ENROLLMENT FIGURES INCLUDE TWO SCHOOLS
 THAT SERVE SPECIAL NEEDS POPULATION.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
ARGONNE NATIONAL           LAB                     6,600                      0
LABORATORY               
CITGO REFINERY             REFINERY                  780                      0
                         
LEMONT-BROMBEREK           EDUCATION                 175                      0
SCHOOL DISTRICT 113A     
JEWEL-OSCO                 GROCERY/PHARMACY          183                      0
                         
K-FIVE CONSTRUCTION        CONSTRUCTION CORP         500                      0
CORP.                    
MOTHER THEREASA HOME       NURSING HOME              175                      0
                         
FRANCISCAN VILLAGE,        ELDER HOUSING & AL        300                      0
INN                      
TARGET STORES              RETAIL                    170                      0
                         
KOHL'S DEPARTMENT          DEPARTMENT STORE          112                      0
STORE                    
IMTT                       CHEMICAL STORAGE          100  AFL-CIO, OTHERS     0
                         

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   3
            Number won by union   0
          Number won by company   3
      Work stoppage occurences
            within last 5 years   2
   Number of employees involved      24

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       $ 10.62  $ 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
Add'l employer: K.A. Steel, 100.  WAGE RATES 2ND 
QUARTER 2010 from IL Dept of Employment Security 
website.  IMTT - Paper, Allied Industrial, 
Chemical & Energy Workers International Union 
AFL-CIO.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      24        Protestant Churches  57
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   7
                     Restaurants      70          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room       0              Country Clubs   7
             Public Golf Courses      19               Health Clubs   9
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   7
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River DES PLAINES RIVER                                 

Remarks
LOCAL GOLF COURSE HOME OF THE BMW OPEN.  LOCAL 
CHURCHES INCLUDE THE HINDU TEMPLE OF GREATER 
CHICAGO.  OTHER COMMUNITY FACILITIES INCLUDE 
LITHUANIAN WORLD CENTER, I & M CANAL, HISTORIC 
DOWNTOWN LEMONT, & HERIGATE QUARRIES RECREATION 
AREA.

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  0.4480%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.4620%          2010       2009              Electricity  5.00%
  School  1.9040%         5.9960%    5.6880%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  1.9040%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  7.0850%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
SCHOOL DISTRICT 113A - 1.964%, SCHOOL DISTRICT 210
 - 1.844.  AVERAGE OF THE TWO USED FOR ABOVE 
FIGURES.  TELEPHONE - 13.00%.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
James Brown                          Charity Jones                      
Comm Dev Director                    Village Planner          
Village of Lemont                    Village of Lemont                  
418 Main Street                      418 Main Street                    
Lemont, IL  604393708                Lemont, IL  604393708
Phone (630) 257-1595                 Phone (630) 257-1595
  Fax (630) 243-0958                   Fax (630) 243-0958

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60439           Rep Dist           82                           
                            Senate Dist        41                           
                            Congressional Dist 13               


Remarks
Village E-mail: vlemont@lemont.il.us
Village Website: www.lemont.il.us

Last updated 07/12/2012
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