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LEXINGTON, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MCLEAN         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,806 1,810 1,912 2,060 2,060 Avg. Winter Temp 24.20 F -4.33 C County 119,149 129,180 150,433 169,572 169,572 Avg. Summer Temp 79.20 F 26.22 C Labor 0 0 94,195 93,167 90,654 Avg. Annual Rainfall 36.70 In 93.21 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. 1965       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad NO 
 
 Fire Insurance Class  7    in city   1    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         30
    Police Department            5          5          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   6
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  13
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest  15 MI   24 KM
 
                 Banks   2  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

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   0 State
Interstates Serving Community I-55                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     1 MI    2 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   3
               Local Carriers   3
          Interstate Carriers   1
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    15 MI 24 KM
       Commercial Airlines    3   Flights per day   16

    Nearest Public Airport CENTRAL IL REGL ARPT AT BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   15 MI   24 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,800 FT   2,074 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    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           686     1,098       3         2
Chicago           120       192       1         1
Cleveland         455       728       1         1
Dallas            802     1,283       2         2
Denver            980     1,568       3         2
Detroit           352       563       2         1
Kansas City       389       622       2         1
Los Angeles     2,023     3,237       3         4
Memphis           485       776       1         1
Minneapolis       455       728       2         1
New Orleans       795     1,272       2         2
New York          960     1,536       2         2
St. Louis         175       280       1         1
Seattle         2,125     3,400       3         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
UNION PACIFIC                          
CANADIAN NATIONAL                      
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    15 MI   24 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          200,000             760,000
            Treatment Capacity          345,000           1,311,000
          Average Daily Demand          178,000             676,400
             Peak Daily Demand          314,000           1,193,200
               Excess Capacity           31,000             117,800

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier VERIZON                                           
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers 3+    

Remarks
MUNICIPAL SEWER IN PROGRESS.

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     3
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
LOCAL EMTs AND AMBULANCE.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        17         291
Junior High               0         6          79
High School               1        14         193
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 20.3

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Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
MARTIN IMPLEMENT                                      18  NONE                0
                         
PRAIRIE CENTRAL            COOP & TRUE VALUE           8  NONE                0
                         
NELDNER FORD               AUTO DEALER                12  NONE                0
                         
TRACY'S FOOD CENTER        FOOD                       15  NONE                0
                         
GROUP TOOL & DIE           TOOL & DIE                 27  NONE                0
                         
RON MILLER TRUCKING        TRUCKING                    7                      0
                         
LEXINGTON SCHOOLS          EDUCATION                  75  YES                 0
                         
UFTRING CHEVROLET          AUTO DEALER                25  NONE                0
                         
MYERS INC.                 FERTILIZER                 10  NONE                0
                         
BRYANS POST FRAME          CONCRETE CONTRACTOR        10                      0
CONS.                    

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL                      
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    90,654
             Unemployed   6,280
             Percentage   6.90%
         Total Employed    84,374
          Manufacturing  10.50%
      Non-Manufacturing  87.50%
            Agriculture   2.00%

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
EMPLOYERS CONT: JOHN'S PAINT & BODY, 8, NONE.  
COMMERCE BANK, 11, NONE.  FIRESIDE INN, BAR & 
RESTAURANT, 23, NONE.  WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL 
DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       0        Protestant Churches   4
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       4          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     200              Country Clubs   3
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River LAKE BLOOMINGTON, EVERGREEN LAKE                  

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 2012          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.5478%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.9167%          2010       2009              Electricity  0.00%
  School  5.6763%         8.9676%    8.4364%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  1.1250%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  8.2659%                                             Water  0.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
John Mohr                            Ken Springer, Project/Data Analyst 
Mayor                                EDC of the Bloomington   
City of Lexington                    Normal Area                        
329 W. Main                          200 W College Ave Ste 402          
Lexington, IL  617531327             Normal, IL  617612513
Phone (309) 365-3061                 Phone (309) 452-8437
  Fax (309) 365-3811                   Fax (   )    -    

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61753           Rep Dist            87                          
                            Senate Dist        44                           
                            Congressional Dist 15               


Remarks
City of Lexington E-mail: 
lexingtonillinois@hotmail.com
EDC of the Bloomington Normal Area Website: 
www.bnbiz.org, E-mail: ken@bnbiz.org

Last updated 04/23/2013
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