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LEWISTOWN, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County FULTON         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 2,750 2,572 2,522 2,384 2,384 Avg. Winter Temp 25.00 F -3.89 C County 43,687 38,080 38,250 37,069 37,069 Avg. Summer Temp 76.00 F 24.44 C Labor 0 0 13,969 18,775 17,899 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.00 In 88.90 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 21.00 In 53.34 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev.    0       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  7     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         30
    Police Department            4          3          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   1
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels   4
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   3 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   4  Assets $    464,000,000
     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 YES
 
Remarks

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-74 (40 MILES), I-55 (60 MILES)                  
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    40 MI   64 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    37 MI 59 KM
       Commercial Airlines    5   Flights per day   12

    Nearest Public Airport INGERSOLL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   13 MI   21 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  3,900 FT   1,170 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 ILLINOIS RIVER           
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge YES
               Channel Depth     9 FT      3 M
            Length Of Season 11 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    10 MI   16 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           671     1,074       2         2
Chicago           203       325       1         1
Cleveland         455       728       1         1
Dallas            806     1,290       2         2
Denver            929     1,486       2         2
Detroit           382       611       1         1
Kansas City       369       590       1         1
Los Angeles     1,965     3,144       4         4
Memphis           443       709       1         1
Minneapolis       418       669       1         1
New Orleans       839     1,342       2         2
New York          950     1,520       2         2
St. Louis         155       248       1         1
Seattle         2,003     3,205       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
BURLINGTON NORTHERN                    
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    40 MI   64 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
MILES TO: DAVENPORT 99; DECATUR 100; GALESBURG 48;
 MACOMB 35; PEORIA 45; SPRINGFIELD 50.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          720,000           2,736,000
            Treatment Capacity          520,000           1,976,000
          Average Daily Demand          308,256           1,171,373
             Peak Daily Demand          335,000           1,273,000
               Excess Capacity          455,000           1,729,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity        2,000,000           7,600,000
                  Present Load          300,000           1,140,000
               Excess Capacity        1,700,000           6,460,000

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

Remarks
ABOVE SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT:  OXIDATION DITCH 
PLANT WITH GRAVITY MUTLI-WASH FILTER.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  11 MI   18 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     1
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    11 MI   18 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        21         225
Junior High               1        25         281
High School               1        23         243
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1        38       2,000
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 21.7

Remarks
TWO MAJOR UNIVERSITIES ARE LOCATED WITHIN 40 
MINUTES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
FULTON COUNTY GOVERNMENT   OFFICE/ROAD               235  AFSCME           1890
                         
PRAIRIE VIEW CARE CENTER   NURSING HOME               65  NONE             1950
                         
L.T.D. INDUSTRIES          CATERPILLAR PARTS          15  UAW              1980
                         
PRATT LUMBER               BUILDING SUPPLIES          13  NONE             1974
                         
A.S.C. OFFICE              SERVICE                    12  NONE             1960
                         
FULTON FS                  CHEM/FERT./LP/PETRO        14  NONE             1991
                         
HELENA CHEMICAL COMPANY    LP GAS/AG CHEMICALS        15  NONE             1991
                         
SPOON RIVER BLACKTOP       BLACKTOP - PAVING          12  NONE             1998
                         
QUALITY BLACK TOP          BLACK TOP/PAVING            2  NONE             1999
                         
COUNTY MARKET              GROCERY STORE              65  NONE             2006
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for FULTON COUNTY                           
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    17,899
             Unemployed   1,737
             Percentage   9.70%
         Total Employed    16,162
          Manufacturing   5.40%
      Non-Manufacturing  93.20%
            Agriculture   1.40%

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 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
ADDITIONAL EMPLOYER: CITY OF LEWISTOWN, PUBLIC 
SERVICE, 20, NONE, 1821.  WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL 
DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       1        Protestant Churches   7
                 Number of Rooms      20          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       4          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     100              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River IL RIVER, ANDERSON LAKE, SPOON RIVER, RICE LAKE   

Remarks
5 PARKS, CAMPGROUNDS <2MILES, BARN PLAY HOUSE 
THEATRE, COUNTY FAIR - LAST FULL WEEK IN JULY.  3 
MUSEUMS: DICKSON MOUNDS STATE MUSEUM, RASMUSSEN 
BLACKSMITH SHOP & MUSEUM, NARROW GAUGE RAILROAD 
DEPOT MUSEUM.  LEWISTOWN VISITORS CENTER.  EMIQUON
 NATURE RESERVE.

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  6.75%
    City  0.9247%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.5884%          2009       2007              Electricity  0.00%
  School  2.1601%        9.1176%   9.2326%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  2.2800%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total 9.9499%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
IN WRITING "SPOON RIVER ANTHOLOGY", EDGAR LEE 
MASTERS DREW UPON HIS KNOWLEDGE OF LEWISTOWN, HIS 
CHILDHOOD HOME.  LEWISTOWN'S OAK HILL CEMETERY, IS
 THE SETTING FOR THE "ANTHOLOGY".

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
R. John King                         Alicia Campbell                    
Mayor                                City Administrator       
City of Lewistown                    City of Lewistown                  
119 South Adams Street               119 South Adams Street             
Lewistown, IL  615421493             Lewistown, IL  615421493
Phone (309) 547-4300                 Phone (309) 547-4306
  Fax (309) 547-3410                   Fax (309) 547-3410

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61542           Rep Dist           91                           
                            Senate Dist        46                           
                            Congressional Dist 17               


Remarks
LEWISTOWN IS A LOVELY TOWN WITH EXCELLENT SCHOOLS,
 A LOW CRIME RATE AND FRIENDLY PEOPLE!  A GREAT 
PLACE TO RAISE A FAMILY OR ENJOY RETIREMENT 
LIVING.  E-MAIL: lewistownclerk@comcast.net., 
WEBSITE: www.lewistownil.org.

Last updated 05/20/2013
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