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LOSTANT, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County LASALLE        
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 500 510 486 498 498 Avg. Winter Temp 24.00 F -4.44 C County 112,033 106,913 111,509 113,924 113,924 Avg. Summer Temp 76.00 F 24.44 C Labor 49,870 53,201 55,757 60,380 57,826 Avg. Annual Rainfall 34.00 In 86.36 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 22.00 In 55.88 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government ALDERMEN / VILLAGE            Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1961       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System NO                                Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class  7    in city   8    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0          8
    Police Department            0          5          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels 250
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   7 MI   11 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   7 MI   11 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     16,802,000
     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 
 
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Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community NONE                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     1 MI    2 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   0
          Interstate Carriers   0
          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    40 MI 64 KM
       Commercial Airlines    3   Flights per day   14

    Nearest Public Airport ILLINOIS VALLEY RGNL-WALTER A DUNCAN FIELD AIRPORT
                     Local NO   20 MI   32 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,000 FT   1,800 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    20 MI   32 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       0         0
Chicago            90       144       0         0
Cleveland         340       544       0         0
Dallas            830     1,328       0         0
Denver          1,000     1,600       0         0
Detroit           350       560       0         0
Kansas City       405       648       0         0
Los Angeles     2,000     3,200       0         0
Memphis           507       811       0         0
Minneapolis       475       760       0         0
New Orleans       900     1,440       0         0
New York          900     1,440       0         0
St. Louis         200       320       0         0
Seattle         2,100     3,360       0         0

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NORFOLK SOUTHERN                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    40 MI   64 KM
Container Service NO    35 MI   56 KM

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Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity           50,000             190,000
            Treatment Capacity          150,000             570,000
          Average Daily Demand           40,000             152,000
             Peak Daily Demand           70,000             266,000
               Excess Capacity           80,000             304,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process LAGOON              
            Treatment Capacity          225,000             855,000
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier COM ED                   
Local Telephone Supplier VERIZON                                           
       Digital Switching NO 
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers Verizon    

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Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  14 MI   22 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    14 MI   22 KM

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Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        13          90
Junior High               0         0           0
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 19.7

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Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
HART ELECTRIC              WIRE HARNESS               45  NONE             1984
                         
PHOENIX PAPER PRODUCT      SPECIALITY PRODUCTS        18  NONE             1993
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for LASALLE COUNTY                          
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    57,826
             Unemployed   6,283
             Percentage  10.90%
         Total Employed    51,543
          Manufacturing  17.80%
      Non-Manufacturing  81.40%
            Agriculture   0.80%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2012
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 6 NW       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 17.28  $ 32.57   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 15.10  $ 22.16
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.08  $ 15.71   Office Clerk             $  8.94  $ 13.83
Assembler-Production     $ 10.36  $ 15.28   Secretary                $  9.99  $ 15.86
Computer Operator        $ 14.06  $ 22.55   Sheet Metal Worker       $  9.37  $ 13.42
Computer Programmer      $ 20.11  $ 35.23   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 11.19  $ 17.86
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.03  $ 13.94   Systems Analyst          $ 21.42  $ 40.06
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.51  $ 16.55   Technician               $ 17.71  $ 27.53
Engineer                 $ 24.05  $ 43.96   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.92  $ 26.59
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.82  $ 13.72   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.89  $ 18.67
Laborer                  $ 12.27  $ 24.62   Welder                   $  9.37  $ 13.42
Machinist                $ 12.44  $ 22.07   Word Processor           $  9.49  $ 15.79

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

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       1        Protestant Churches   2
                 Number of Rooms      30          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants       3          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room       0              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

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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  6.50%
    City  0.6773%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.9434%          2009       2008              Electricity  0.00%
  School  4.9763%         8.5244%    8.1981%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  0.7018%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  8.5718%                                             Water  0.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Marci Duro, Executive Director/CEO   Mary Kay Pangrcic                  
IL Valley Area Chamber of            IL Valley Area Chamber of
Commerce & Econ Dev                  Commerce & Econ Dev                
1320 Peoria Street                   1320 Peoria Street                 
Peru, IL  61354                      Peru, IL  61354    
Phone (815) 223-0227                 Phone (815) 223-0227
  Fax (815) 223-4827                   Fax (815) 223-4827

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61334           Rep Dist            75                          
                            Senate Dist        38                           
                            Congressional Dist 14               


Remarks
Illinois Valley Area Chamber of Commerce & 
Economic Development Website: www.ivaced.org
E-mail: ivaced@ivaced.org

Last updated 05/02/2013
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