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LINCOLN, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County LOGAN          
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 16,327 15,418 15,369 14,504 14,504 Avg. Winter Temp 25.40 F -3.67 C County 31,802 30,798 31,183 30,305 30,305 Avg. Summer Temp 76.60 F 24.78 C Labor 0 0 14,167 13,687 13,404 Avg. Annual Rainfall 26.07 In 66.22 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 21.20 In 53.85 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1984       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   8    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           19          0          0
    Police Department           26          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   2
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  15
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   3 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  10 MI   16 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  10 MI   16 KM
 
                 Banks   5  Assets $    405,355,000
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks
Rural Fire Department - 6 FT, 7 PT, 15 Volunteer. 
 One point two million population within one-hour 
drive.  City revolving loan program available for 
business expansion.  TIF District in process.  One
 daily printed newspaper, and 2 daily internet 
newspaper.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-55, I-155                                       
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   3
               Local Carriers   2
          Interstate Carriers   3
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service NO 
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport SPRINGFIELD CAPITAL
                     Local NO    30 MI 48 KM
       Commercial Airlines    4   Flights per day   31

    Nearest Public Airport LOGAN COUNTY AIRPORT
                     Local NO    1 MI    2 KM
           Type of Surface ASPHALT        
            Longest Runway  4,000 FT   1,220 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 NONE                     
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    39 MI   62 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           640     1,024       2         1
Chicago           169       270       1         1
Cleveland         512       819       2         1
Dallas            767     1,227       2         1
Denver            899     1,438       3         2
Detroit           440       704       3         2
Kansas City       340       544       2         1
Los Angeles     1,935     3,096       6         3
Memphis           413       661       2         1
Minneapolis       448       717       3         1
New Orleans       809     1,294       4         2
New York        1,009     1,614       3         2
St. Louis         125       200       1         1
Seattle         2,093     3,349       7         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
UNION PACIFIC              Daily       
CANADIAN NATIONAL          Daily       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    35 MI   56 KM
Container Service NO   129 MI  206 KM

Remarks
AMTRAK STOPS 6 TIMES DAILY IN LINCOLN.  LOGAN 
COUNTY IS GEOGRAPHIC CENTER OF ILLINOIS.  
MITSUBISHI MOTORS AND ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND 
PLANTS WITHIN 35 MILES, CATERPILLAR WITHIN 45 
MILES.  AIRPORT FUEL 100LL AVGAS.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier IL AMERICAN WATER COMPANY
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        2,900,000          11,020,000
            Treatment Capacity        4,600,000          17,480,000
          Average Daily Demand        2,300,000           8,740,000
             Peak Daily Demand        3,300,000          12,540,000
               Excess Capacity        1,500,000           5,700,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity        3,880,000          14,744,000
                  Present Load        3,600,000          13,680,000
               Excess Capacity        1,200,000           4,560,000

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

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    14
            Dentists in Community     9
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
Intensive care; fully staffed laboratory, trauma 
center, helicopter landing area.  WWW.ALMH.ORG.  
County-wide enhanced 911.  Mobile Rural Health Van
 serves entire county.  Became a critical access 
hospital in 02/03.  Doctors, 14 in residence, 46 
visiting 2-5 days a month, 10 ER, 178 with ALMH 
privileges.  New 116,000 replacement hospital - 
2011.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                9       119       1,529
Junior High               1        31         387
High School               1        59         871
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1         9         200
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                1        36       1,071

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 20.6

Remarks
4 parochial schools. private 2 year and 4 year 
colleges in community, 14 other colleges plus 
universities within 1 hour drive.  1 2-yr college 
with 40 Teachers & 635 Enrolled.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
EATON CUTLER HAMMER        CIRCUIT BREAKERS          470  IAM              1959
                         
FEDEX FREIGHT              BREAK-BULK TERMINAL        89  TEAMSTER            0
                         
SAINT-GOBAIN CONTAINERS    GLASS CONTAINERS          154  GMP/AFGWU        1942
                         
SYSCO                                                191                      0
                         
INTERNATIONAL PAPER        CORRUGATED BOXES           85                      0
                         
PRECISION PRODUCTS         LAWN & GARDEN EQUIP.      150                   1997
                         
ABRAHAM LINCOLN            HEALTH SERVICES           308                      0
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL        
LOGAN & LINCOLN            CORRECTIONS               750  AFSCME              0
CORRECTIONAL CENTERS     

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for LOGAN COUNTY                            
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force    13,404
             Unemployed   1,120
             Percentage   8.40%
         Total Employed    12,284
          Manufacturing  15.30%
      Non-Manufacturing  60.20%
            Agriculture  24.50%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   1
            Number won by union   0
          Number won by company   1
      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 1 C        

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 17.89  $ 31.57   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 16.12  $ 24.84
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.22  $ 14.50   Office Clerk             $  9.42  $ 15.50
Assembler-Production     $ 11.50  $ 21.48   Secretary                $ 10.78  $ 18.00
Computer Operator        $ 14.05  $ 23.07   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.93  $ 20.01
Computer Programmer      $ 17.19  $ 35.92   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.50  $ 16.47
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.40  $ 19.00   Systems Analyst          $ 31.80  $ 45.91
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.98  $ 16.48   Technician               $ 16.03  $ 27.11
Engineer                 $ 25.81  $ 41.61   Tool & Die Maker         $ 19.03  $ 24.43
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.76  $ 14.04   Warehouse Worker         $ 12.31  $ 18.62
Laborer                  $ 11.59  $ 22.61   Welder                   $ 12.98  $ 18.63
Machinist                $ 14.78  $ 24.23   Word Processor           $ 10.22  $ 16.62

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

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       9        Protestant Churches  26
                 Number of Rooms     425          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      35          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     400              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   2
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
1 SEMI-PRIVATE GOLF COURSE.  COURTHOUSE SQUARE 
HISTORIC DISTRICT, POSTVILLE COURTHOUSE STATE 
HISTORIC SITE.  PHONE ABRAHAM LINCOLN TOURISM 
BUREAU, 217-732-TOUR.  ANNUAL ART & HOT AIR 
BALLOON FESTIVAL DRAWS 15,000.  ONE KINGDOM HALL 
CHURCH.

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 2010          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.75%
    City  1.5593%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.8004%          2001       2000              Electricity  5.10%
  School  5.7255%         8.4350%    8.0840%            Natural Gas  5.10%
Other(s)  1.6974%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total 9.7826%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
TAX ABATEMENT AVAILABLE THROUGH ENTERPRISE ZONE.  
TAXES LISTED ABOVE ARE FOR EAST LINCOLN TOWNSHIP, 
FOR WEST LINCOLN RATES ARE CITY 1.39681, COUNTY 
0.8004, SCHOOL 5.72554, OTHER 1.71051, TOTAL 
9.6333.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Brian Bergen, Exec. Director         Brian Bergen, Exec. Director       
Lincoln & Logan County               Lincoln & Logan County   
Development Partnership              Development Partnership            
1555 Fifth Street                    1555 Fifth Street                  
Lincoln, IL  626562210               Lincoln, IL  626562210
Phone (217) 732-8739                 Phone (217) 732-8739
  Fax (217) 735-9205                   Fax (217) 735-9205

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62656           Rep Dist            87                          
                            Senate Dist        44                           
                            Congressional Dist 18               


Remarks
E-MAIL: econdev@lincolnlogan.com, Website: 
www.LincolnLogan.com.  FOR BUSINESS SITING 
ASISTANCE, 259,000 SQ FT RAIL SERVED MANUFACTURING
  AND WAREHOUSE SPACE AVAILABLE. 140 ACRES RAIL 
SERVED INDUSTRIAL SITES.

Last updated 12/03/2012
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