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LYNWOOD, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COOK           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 4,195 6,535 7,377 9,007 9,007 Avg. Winter Temp 35.00 F 1.67 C County 5,253,655 5,105,067 5,376,741 5,194,675 5,194,675 Avg. Summer Temp 85.00 F 29.44 C Labor 0 0 2,694,904 2,604,300 2,575,226 Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.00 In 83.82 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 32.00 In 81.28 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1979       County Zoning NO 
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  10    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         26
    Police Department           19          6          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   3
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  67
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   4 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   3  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   2  Assets $    400,000,000
     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 YES
 
Remarks
VILLAGE IS PRO-DEVELOPMENT AND WILLING TO WORK 
CLOSE WITH POTENTIAL COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL AND 
RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPERS INTERESTED IN LOCATING IN 
THE VILLAGE. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INCENTIVES AND 
PROGRAMS ARE AVAILABLE.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   7 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-80, 94, 394, 294, 57, 55, 90, & 65              
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     1 MI    2 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   3
               Local Carriers   4
          Interstate Carriers  10
          Intrastate Carriers  18

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO    25 MI 40 KM
       Commercial Airlines   47   Flights per day  150

    Nearest Public Airport LANSING MUNI AIRPORT
                     Local YES   1 MI    2 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  3,655 FT   1,097 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     6 MI   10 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           730     1,168       2         2
Chicago            26        42       1         1
Cleveland         343       549       1         1
Dallas            936     1,498       2         2
Denver          1,016     1,626       2         2
Detroit           271       434       1         1
Kansas City       499       798       1         1
Los Angeles     2,093     3,349       3         3
Memphis           544       870       1         1
Minneapolis       412       659       1         1
New Orleans       944     1,510       2         2
New York          840     1,344       1         2
St. Louis         300       480       1         1
Seattle         2,063     3,301       3         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
ELGIN JOLIET EASTERN       DAILY       
CONRAIL, GRAND TRUNK       DAILY       
      COMMUTER                         
METRO ELECTRIC, (IC)       DAILY       
SOUTH SHORE                DAILY       

Piggyback Service NO     3 MI    5 KM
Container Service NO     3 MI    5 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        2,250,000           8,550,000
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
          Average Daily Demand          679,000           2,580,200
             Peak Daily Demand          929,000           3,530,200
               Excess Capacity          334,350           1,270,530

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity        4,300,000          16,340,000
                  Present Load          815,000           3,097,000
               Excess Capacity        3,485,000          13,243,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COM ED                   
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T                                              
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T SPRINT MCI  

Remarks
WATER SUPPLIER: MUNICIPAL, HAMMAND, IN VA.  
LANSING, IL.  WATER SOURCE: SURFACE WATER LAKE 
MICHIGAN.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   1 MI    2 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     1
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    1 MI    2 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                3        48         890
Junior High               2        43         744
High School               2       235       2,933
Trade & Technical         2         0           0
Community College         2       219      12,300
Four-Yr College         151     5,553           1
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 20.8

Remarks
GOVERNERS STATE UNIV., IN NEARBY UNIVERSITY PARK 
OFFERS UPPER LEVEL & GRADUATE LEVEL DEGREE 
PROGRAMS.  IL, CHICAGO STATE, IIT, PURDUE, 
INDIANA, CALU MET COLLEGE & OTHER TRADE/TECH 
SCHOOLS ARE WITHIN 10 TO 25 MILES OF LYNWOOD, IL.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
KICKERT BUS LINES          TRANSPORTATION            250  NONE                0
                         
DREAM PALACE BANQUET       BANQUET HALL               15                      0
HALL, INC.               
SOUTHWEST STAINLESS/HD     VALVES/FITTINGS             8                      0
SUPPLY                   
HOSLEY INTERNATONAL        FABRICATION/DIST: BR       30                      0
                         
DOOR INDUSTRIES            ASSEMBLY                   20                      0
                         
LEEPS SUPPLY CO, INC.                                 25                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for COOK COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force 2,575,226
             Unemployed 267,475
             Percentage  10.40%
         Total Employed 2,307,751
          Manufacturing  16.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  82.70%
            Agriculture   0.40%

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   1
   Number of employees involved       3

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       $ 22.00  $ 42.25   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 16.28  $ 28.75
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.94  $ 16.68   Office Clerk             $  9.94  $ 16.81
Assembler-Production     $  8.95  $ 16.21   Secretary                $ 11.26  $ 19.03
Computer Operator        $ 13.95  $ 26.21   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 12.68  $ 21.21
Computer Programmer      $ 23.97  $ 43.79   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.61  $ 17.35
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.19  $ 16.55   Systems Analyst          $ 24.72  $ 42.25
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.72  $ 16.95   Technician               $ 15.91  $ 29.53
Engineer                 $ 22.65  $ 39.97   Tool & Die Maker         $ 16.62  $ 29.39
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.08  $ 14.60   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.45  $ 16.69
Laborer                  $  8.89  $ 25.95   Welder                   $ 12.42  $ 20.60
Machinist                $ 12.13  $ 22.43   Word Processor           $ 12.77  $ 20.10

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2ND QUARTER 2010 FROM IL DEPT OF 
EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      33        Protestant Churches   5
                 Number of Rooms   3,800          Catholic Churches   0
                     Restaurants     150          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   1,000              Country Clubs   6
             Public Golf Courses      15               Health Clubs   5
            Public Tennis Courts      40      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
SYNAGOGUE AND CHURCHES OF ALL DENOMINATIONS 
AVAILABLE WITHIN FIVE MILES.

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  8.25%
    City  0.7460%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.4740%          2009       2008              Electricity  5.00%
  School  6.9810%         8.9170%    8.5320%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  1.0350%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total 9.2360%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Eugene Williams                      Roy Valle                          
Village President                    Village Clerk            
Village of Lynwood                   Village of Lynwood                 
21460 Lincoln Highway                21460 Lincoln Highway              
Lynwood, IL  604118742               Lynwood, IL  604118742
Phone (708) 758-6779                 Phone (708) 758-6101
  Fax (708) 758-7044                   Fax (708) 758-7044

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60411           Rep Dist           80                           
                            Senate Dist        40                           
                            Congressional Dist 2                


Remarks
Website: www.lynwoodil.us, Eugene Williams E-mail:
 gwilliams@lynwoodil.us, Roy Valle E-mail: 
rvalle@lynwoodil.us.

Last updated 05/14/2012
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