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LE ROY, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MCLEAN         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 2,870 2,777 3,332 3,560 3,560 Avg. Winter Temp 25.00 F -3.89 C County 119,149 129,180 150,433 169,572 169,572 Avg. Summer Temp 77.00 F 25.00 C Labor 62,200 73,960 94,195 93,167 90,654 Avg. Annual Rainfall 37.00 In 93.98 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 24.00 In 60.96 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2000       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 6     in city   9    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         30
    Police Department            6          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   1
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  40
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  15 MI   24 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  15 MI   24 KM
 
                 Banks   2  Assets $  4,000,000,000
     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
FOREIGN TRADE ZONE IN PEORIA.  TOWN ALSO HAS A 
CITY ADMINISTRATOR IN ADDITION TO A MAYOR.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   2 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-74, I-55, I-57                                  
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   1
               Local Carriers   5
          Interstate Carriers   1
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CNTRL IL REGL AT B-N
                     Local NO    15 MI 24 KM
       Commercial Airlines    5   Flights per day   27

    Nearest Public Airport CNTRL IL REGL AT B-N
                     Local NO   15 MI   24 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,500 FT   1,950 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    40 MI   64 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           595       952       1         1
Chicago           135       216       1         1
Cleveland         415       664       1         1
Dallas            801     1,282       2         2
Denver            940     1,504       2         2
Detroit           442       707       1         1
Kansas City       379       606       1         1
Los Angeles     1,986     3,177       4         4
Memphis           409       654       1         1
Minneapolis       463       740       1         1
New Orleans       809     1,294       2         2
New York          930     1,488       2         2
St. Louis         165       264       1         1
Seattle         2,110     3,376       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CONRAIL                    DAILY       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    40 MI   64 KM
Container Service NO   150 MI  241 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          750,000           2,850,000
            Treatment Capacity          450,000           1,710,000
          Average Daily Demand          375,000           1,425,000
             Peak Daily Demand          500,000           1,900,000
               Excess Capacity          250,000             950,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity        1,660,000           6,308,000
                  Present Load          550,000           2,090,000
               Excess Capacity        1,110,000           4,218,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS/CORNBELT 
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER                                          
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T SPRINT MCI TELECOM  USA CCLD

Remarks
OTHER CARRIERS:  LITEL, ALLNET, METROMEDIA.


Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  15 MI   24 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     4
            Dentists in Community     2
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    15 MI   24 KM

Remarks
2 HOPITALS WITH 629 BED CAPACITY WITHIN 15 MILES. 
 NEW NURSING HOME WITH 75 BEDS, 28 UNIT ASSISTED 
LIVING CONDO COMPLEX ADJACENT TO NURSING HOME.  
(NEW HEALTH CLINIC WITH 4 DOCTORS, 2003.)

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        46         560
Junior High               1        10         165
High School               1        28         275
Trade & Technical         1         0          15
Community College         1         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                4         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 21.8

Remarks
15 MILES TO ILLINOIS STATE UNIVERSITY AND WESLEYAN
 UNIVER- SITY; 35 MILES TO PARKLAND COLLEGE AND 
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
PERMABILT OF ILLINOIS      CUSTOM MADE HOMES          35  NONE             1972
                         
PIONEER SEED CO.           SOYBEAN                    25  NONE             1979
                         
MORGAN TRANSFER            TRUCKING                   12  NONE             1957
                         
BUSEY BANK LEROY           BANKING                    25  NONE             1924
                         
LEROY FERTILIZER           AG. FERTILIZER SALES       13  NONE             1955
                         
LEROY MANOR                75 BED NURSING HOME        75  NONE             1989
                         
LE ROY COMMUNITY           EDUCATION                 110  L.E.A.              0
UNIT SCHOOL DIST. #2     
CITY OF LE ROY             GOVERNMENT                 20                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for MCLEAN COUNTY                           
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    90,654
             Unemployed   6,280
             Percentage   6.90%
         Total Employed    84,374
          Manufacturing  11.00%
      Non-Manufacturing  89.00%
            Agriculture   0.00%

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 3 NC       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.37  $ 34.89   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 19.56  $ 25.28
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.91  $ 15.72   Office Clerk             $  9.27  $ 14.61
Assembler-Production     $ 10.87  $ 22.71   Secretary                $ 10.37  $ 16.20
Computer Operator        $ 10.54  $ 19.94   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 12.23  $ 19.69
Computer Programmer      $ 22.40  $ 37.14   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.54  $ 17.78
Data Entry Operator      $  9.95  $ 14.19   Systems Analyst          $ 26.09  $ 37.08
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.80  $ 19.76   Technician               $ 17.29  $ 30.73
Engineer                 $ 22.84  $ 36.47   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.67  $ 25.66
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.73  $ 12.65   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.56  $ 16.82
Laborer                  $ 11.53  $ 23.89   Welder                   $ 12.56  $ 20.00
Machinist                $ 12.55  $ 22.57   Word Processor           $ 11.18  $ 16.92

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       2        Protestant Churches   9
                 Number of Rooms      41          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants       9          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     250              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River CLINTON LAKE, DAWSON LAKE                         

Remarks
5,000 ACRE CLINTON LAKE IS 9 MILES SOUTH OF LEROY;
 1,700 ACRE MORAINE VIEW STATE PARK IS 4 MILES 
NORTH.

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 2013          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.75%
    City  0.8754%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.9157%          2009       2008              Electricity  5.15%
  School  5.4021%         8.1529%    8.1673%            Natural Gas  5.15%
Other(s)  1.2204%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  8.4137%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
David Jenkins                        David Jenkins                      
Administrator                        Administrator            
City of LeRoy                        City of LeRoy                      
207 S East St.                       207 S East St.                     
LeRoy, IL  61752                     LeRoy, IL  61752    
Phone (309) 962-3031                 Phone (309) 962-3031
  Fax (309) 962-3300                   Fax (309) 962-3300

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61752           Rep Dist            90                          
                            Senate Dist        45                           
                            Congressional Dist 15               


Remarks
City Web Site: www.leroy.org
E-mail: djenkins@Leroy.org

Last updated 09/05/2013
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