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LYNDON, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County WHITESIDE      
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 777 615 566 648 648 Avg. Winter Temp 19.50 F -6.94 C County 65,970 60,186 60,653 58,498 58,498 Avg. Summer Temp 73.80 F 23.22 C Labor 0 0 31,846 30,246 29,108 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.00 In 88.90 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 30.00 In 76.20 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government TRUSTEE / VILLAGE             Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1971       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance NO                                   Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library NO 
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 8     in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         18
    Police Department            0          1          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels   5
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest   1 MI    2 KM
            Tool & Die  20  If none, distance to nearest   1 MI    2 KM
 
                 Banks   0  Assets $              0
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I88                                               
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     3 MI    5 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   5
          Interstate Carriers   4
          Intrastate Carriers   4

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD AIRPORT
                     Local NO    18 MI 29 KM
       Commercial Airlines    1   Flights per day    4

    Nearest Public Airport WHITESIDE CO ARPT-JOS H BITTORF FLD AIRPORT
                     Local YES  18 MI   29 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,500 FT   1,983 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                          
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    17 MI   27 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           800     1,280       2         3
Chicago           120       192       1         1
Cleveland         470       752       1         1
Dallas            990     1,584       2         2
Denver          1,060     1,696       3         3
Detroit           400       640       1         1
Kansas City       570       912       2         2
Los Angeles     2,090     3,344       4         5
Memphis           525       840       2         2
Minneapolis       325       520       1         1
New Orleans       990     1,584       2         2
New York          950     1,520       2         2
St. Louis         240       384       1         1
Seattle         2,000     3,200       4         5

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
Burlington Northern        once/month  
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    19 MI   30 KM
Container Service NO    19 MI   30 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity           50,000             190,000
            Treatment Capacity          250,000             950,000
          Average Daily Demand           87,000             330,600
             Peak Daily Demand          160,000             608,000
               Excess Capacity          130,000             494,000

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 COM ED                   
Local Telephone Supplier CITIZENS                                          
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics NO 
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T CITIZENS   

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  18 MI   29 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    18 MI   29 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                2        35         492
Junior High               1        16         223
High School               1        28         285
Trade & Technical         0         0          38
Community College         0         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 19.8

Remarks
ACT 1999 21.9, 1998 21.7.  Unit District with 
Prophetstown and Tmpico.  Whiteside Vocational 
Center 18 miles.  Sauk Valley Community College 35
 miles.  Augustana Colege 45 miles.  
Undergrad/Grad Center 45 miles.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
WINNING WHEELS             RehabilitationDayCar      109  None             1971
                         
CAND D MACHINING                                       7  None                0
                         
FS (FARM SERVICE)          Ag Products                38  None             1931
                         
ROCK RIVER FAB             Metal Fabrication          12  None                0
                         
LYNDON PROGRESS                                       21                      0
CENTER                   
CONOCO/GIBSON OIL          SERVICE STATION            14  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for WHITESIDE COUNTY                        
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    29,108
             Unemployed   2,714
             Percentage   9.30%
         Total Employed    26,394
          Manufacturing  24.00%
      Non-Manufacturing  39.00%
            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 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 web site at 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/wage.htm.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       2        Protestant Churches  13
                 Number of Rooms      38          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants       7          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     150              Country Clubs   2
             Public Golf Courses       4               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       4      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River Rock River                                        

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 2010          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  1.1602%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.0867%          0          0                 Electricity  5.00%
  School  4.7914%         0.0000%    0.0000%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  2.2039%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total 9.2422%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
No local utiltiy tax.


Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Tim Crady                            Shelly Moore                       
Village President                    Village Clerk            
Village of Lyndon                    Village of Lyndon                  
P.O. Box 217                         P.O. Box 217                       
Lyndon, IL  612610217                Lyndon, IL  612610217
Phone (815) 778-4484                 Phone (815) 778-4484
  Fax (815) 778-0021                   Fax (815) 778-0021

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61261           Rep Dist           71                           
                            Senate Dist        36                           
                            Congressional Dist 17               


Remarks
Tim Crady E-mail: lyndonmayor@thewisp.net
Shelly Moore E-mail: lyndonvc@thewisp.net


Last updated 09/05/2013
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