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LINCOLNWOOD, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COOK           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 11,921 11,365 12,359 12,590 12,590 Avg. Winter Temp 23.40 F -4.78 C County 5,253,655 5,105,067 5,376,741 5,194,675 5,194,675 Avg. Summer Temp 75.70 F 24.27 C Labor 0 0 2,694,904 2,604,300 2,608,543 Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.18 In 84.27 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 37.10 In 94.23 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / VILLAGE     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2001       County Zoning NO 
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule YES
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class  4    in city   0    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           29          0          0
    Police Department           34          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   1
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels   8
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops  12  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   4  Assets $    220,000,000
     Savings and Loans   3  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
LINCOLNWOOD IS WITHIN 10 MILES OF DOWNTOWN CHICAGO
 AND O'HARE AIRPORT ON THE INTERSTATE SYSTEM. WE 
HAVE LOW PROPERTY TAX RATES AND AN ECONOMIC 
DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION, THREE (3) TIF DISTRICTS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   4 State
Interstates Serving Community I-94, I-90, US 41, US 14, IL 50                   
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers  99
          Interstate Carriers  93
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO     9 MI 14 KM
       Commercial Airlines   50   Flights per day 2000

    Nearest Public Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local YES   9 MI   14 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway 11,600 FT   3,480 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available NO     Pvt Maintenance Available NO 

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     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           745     1,192       2         2
Chicago             9        14       1         1
Cleveland         358       573       1         1
Dallas            991     1,586       2         2
Denver          1,001     1,602       2         3
Detroit           286       458       1         1
Kansas City       484       774       1         1
Los Angeles     2,080     3,328       4         5
Memphis           559       894       1         2
Minneapolis       397       635       1         1
New Orleans       959     1,534       2         2
New York          855     1,368       1         2
St. Louis         292       467       1         1
Seattle         2,048     3,277       4         5

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
UNION PACIFIC                          
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO     0 MI    0 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        5,250,000          19,950,000
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
          Average Daily Demand        1,650,000           6,270,000
             Peak Daily Demand        3,050,000          11,590,000
               Excess Capacity        3,600,000          13,680,000

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 COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T OR COMCAST                                   
       Digital Switching NO 
            Fiber Optics NO 
 Long Distances Carriers     

Remarks
LINCOLNWOOD IS WITHIN THE JURISDICTION OF THE 
METROPOLITAN WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT OF GREATER
 CHICAGO (MWRD).

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   2 MI    3 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
We have five service hospitals in the area and a 
full-time paramedic ambulance service.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        59         819
Junior High               1        48         417
High School               0         0           0
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 22.3

Remarks
NILES WEST H.S. & OAKTON COMM. COLLEGE ARE IN 
NEIGHBORING SKOKIE.  NORTH WESTERN UNIVERSITY, 
LOYOLA UNIVERSITY AND NORTH EASTERN IL UNIVERSITY 
ARE ALL WITHIN 5 MILES OF LINCOLNWOOD.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
FOOD FOR THOUGHT           CATERER                   599                      0
                         
ATF                        MANUFACTURING             250                      0
                         
TRIM TEX                   MANUFACTURING             180                      0
                         
CARSON PIRIE SCOTT         RETAIL STORE              130                      0
                         
LINCOLNWOOD PLACE          RETIREMENT CENTER         120                      0
                         
OLIVE GARDEN               RESTAURANT                118                      0
                         
LOU MALNATI'S              RESTAURANT                104                      0
                         
L'WOODS TAP                RESTAURANT                 98                      0
                         
VILLAGE OF LINCOLNWOOD     MUNICIPALITY               96                      0
                         
DOMINICK'S                 GROCERY STORE              94                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for COOK COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force 2,608,543
             Unemployed 241,400
             Percentage   9.30%
         Total Employed 2,367,143
          Manufacturing  17.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  81.80%
            Agriculture   0.30%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   2
            Number won by union   1
          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 4 NE       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 21.98  $ 43.76   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 17.24  $ 29.43
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.27  $ 18.84   Office Clerk             $ 10.35  $ 17.65
Assembler-Production     $  9.01  $ 15.80   Secretary                $ 10.93  $ 19.22
Computer Operator        $ 14.01  $ 24.26   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.79  $ 20.75
Computer Programmer      $ 24.04  $ 44.21   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.20  $ 17.25
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.03  $ 17.54   Systems Analyst          $ 24.17  $ 42.67
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.58  $ 16.83   Technician               $ 15.63  $ 30.80
Engineer                 $ 24.96  $ 40.89   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.61  $ 29.15
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.24  $ 14.62   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.13  $ 16.43
Laborer                  $  8.83  $ 24.04   Welder                   $ 13.40  $ 21.71
Machinist                $ 13.67  $ 23.62   Word Processor           $ 12.53  $ 21.13

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2012 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       0        Protestant Churches   1
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      32          Jewish Synagogues   2
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room       0              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       5      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River North Shore Channel                               

Remarks
SWIMMING, FISHING, AND BOATING 3 MILES AWAY AT 
LAKE MICHIGAN.  COUNTY FOREST PRESERVE 2 MILES 
AWAY.  CULTURAL INSTITUTIONS IN DOWNTOWN CHICAGO 
10 MILES AWAY.

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 9.25%
    City  0.7530%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.2230%          2009       2008              Electricity  5.15%
  School  6.1340%         6.4060%    6.1850%            Natural Gas  5.15%
Other(s)  0.0600%                                         Telephone  6.00%
   Total  8.1340%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
LINCOLNWOOD HAS ONE OF THE LOWEST TAX RATES IN ALL
 OF NORTH COOK COUNTY.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Timothy M. Clarke, Director          Timothy M. Clarke, Director        
Community Development                Community Development    
Village of Lincolnwood               Village of Lincolnwood             
6900 Lincoln Avenue                  6900 Lincoln Avenue                
Lincolnwood, IL  607122606           Lincolnwood, IL  607122606
Phone (847) 745-4710                 Phone (847) 745-4710
  Fax (847) 745-4896                   Fax (847) 795-4896

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60712           Rep Dist             1                          
                            Senate Dist         1                           
                            Congressional Dist 11               


Remarks
Village Website: www.lincolnwoodil.org
E-mail: tclarke@lwd.org

Last updated 10/28/2013
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