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MACOMB, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MCDONOUGH      
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 20,261 20,129 18,558 19,288 19,288 Avg. Winter Temp 27.47 F -2.52 C County 37,467 35,244 32,913 32,612 32,612 Avg. Summer Temp 73.83 F 23.24 C Labor 20,050 16,813 16,813 17,094 16,588 Avg. Annual Rainfall 37.40 In 95.00 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 15.00 In 38.10 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2007       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 4     in city  8     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           20          0          0
    Police Department           30          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   8
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  32
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   5  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   3  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   5  Assets $    970,741,984
     Savings and Loans   1  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
MCDONOUGH CO. SHERIFF'S DEPT.: 25 FT, 12 PT.  
INDUSTRIAL PARK WITH 38 ACRES AVAILABLE.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   2 Federal   6 State
Interstates Serving Community I-74                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    30 MI   48 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   1
               Local Carriers   0
          Interstate Carriers   9
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport GEN WAYNE A DOWNING PEORIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    50 MI 80 KM
       Commercial Airlines    4   Flights per day   26

    Nearest Public Airport MACOMB MUNI AIRPORT
                     Local NO    2 MI    3 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  5,100 FT   1,530 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    37 MI   59 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           691     1,106       4         3
Chicago           221       356       2         2
Cleveland         522       840       3         3
Dallas            737     1,186       4         2
Denver            859     1,382       3         4
Detroit           470       756       3         4
Kansas City       277       446       2         2
Los Angeles     1,866     3,003       5         5
Memphis           431       694       3         1
Minneapolis       397       639       3         1
New Orleans       825     1,328       3         4
New York          972     1,564       3         5
St. Louis         146       235       2         1
Seattle         1,969     3,169       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
BURLINGTON NORTHERN        DAILY       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    45 MI   72 KM
Container Service NO    45 MI   72 KM

Remarks
DAILY AMTRAK SERVICE FOR PASSENGERS TO/FROM 
CHICAGO TWICE DAILY.  ILLINOIS ZEPHYER LEAVES 
MACOMB 7AM.  CARL SANDBURG LEAVES MACOMB 6:18 PM.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        2,500,000           9,500,000
            Treatment Capacity        4,300,000          16,340,000
          Average Daily Demand        1,800,000           6,840,000
             Peak Daily Demand        3,000,000          11,400,000
               Excess Capacity        2,500,000           9,500,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity       10,000,000          37,800,000
                  Present Load        3,000,000          11,400,000
               Excess Capacity        6,000,000          22,800,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier SEE REMARKS                                       
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T    

Remarks
FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS, MCDONOUGH TELEPHONE COOP

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  1    Total Number of Beds    113
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    42
            Dentists in Community    22
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
41 COURTESY DOCTORS ON STAFF, HELI-PORT 
FACILITIES, OUT-PATIENT CLINICS, 
AUXILIARY-VOLUNTEER CORP OF MORE THAN 600.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                3        81       1,091
Junior High               1        24         264
High School               1        44         601
Trade & Technical         1        15         209
Community College         1       115       1,966
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                1       785      12,554

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 23.8

Remarks
WESTERN ILLINOIS AREA VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTER. 
 PAROCHIAL 2 SCHOOLS, 17 TEACHERS, 233 STUDENTS.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
BRIDGEWAY, INC.            REHABILITATION SERV.      226  NONE                0
                         
WESTERN ILLINOIS           EDUCATION               2,199  YES              1899
UNIVRSITY                
MCDONOUGH DISTRICT         HOSPITAL                  475  NONE             1958
HOSPITAL                 
NTN-BOWER                  BALL/ROLLER BEARINGS      596  NONE             1985
                         
WHALEN MANUFACTURING       FARM MACH & EQUIP          83  NONE             1989
                         
PELLA CORPORATION          WINDOWS                   228                   2006
- MACOMB OPERATIONS      
SODEXO MARRIOTT            FOOD SERVICE              175                   1998
SERVICES                 

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for MCDONOUGH COUNTY                        
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force    16,588
             Unemployed   1,266
             Percentage   7.60%
         Total Employed    15,322
          Manufacturing  9.20%
      Non-Manufacturing  84.00%
            Agriculture   6.80%

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 10 WC      

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 14.73  $ 31.04   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 13.59  $ 23.21
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.09  $ 16.49   Office Clerk             $  8.84  $ 13.02
Assembler-Production     $  9.51  $ 15.27   Secretary                $  9.69  $ 13.55
Computer Operator        $ 11.85  $ 20.59   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.88  $ 18.71
Computer Programmer      $ 12.29  $ 31.27   Ship-Recving Clerk       $  9.57  $ 13.60
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.11  $ 15.25   Systems Analyst          $ 21.72  $ 35.74
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.67  $ 15.21   Technician               $ 20.61  $ 32.08
Engineer                 $ 22.11  $ 35.34   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.17  $ 20.12
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.65  $ 13.03   Warehouse Worker         $ 12.00  $ 15.50
Laborer                  $ 11.32  $ 17.80   Welder                   $ 11.90  $ 15.41
Machinist                $ 11.88  $ 18.71   Word Processor           $ 10.80  $ 18.39

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

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       8        Protestant Churches  34
                 Number of Rooms     404          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      53          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     750              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       5               Health Clubs   4
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River MISSISSIPPI & ILLINOIS RIVERS                     

Remarks
2 BED & BREAKFAST, 1 YMCA, 2 LAKES, 13 PARKS, WIU 
REC CENTER, ARGYLE LAKE STATE PARK, BOWLING.

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  7.75%
    City  1.0605%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.3575%          2010       2009              Electricity  0.00%
  School  5.3324%        9.4035%   9.1333%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  1.7041%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total 9.4546%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Kim Pierce                           Kim Pierce                         
Executive Director                   Executive Director       
Macomb Area Econ Dev Corp            Macomb Area Econ Dev Corp          
510 N Pearl St, Ste 300              510 N Pearl St, Ste 300            
Macomb, IL  614552471                Macomb, IL  614552471
Phone (309) 837-4684                 Phone (309) 837-4684
  Fax (309) 837-4688                   Fax (309) 837-4688

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61455           Rep Dist           94                           
                            Senate Dist        47                           
                            Congressional Dist 17               


Remarks
E-Mail: maedco@wiu.edu
Website: www.maedco.org

Last updated 08/28/2012
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