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MALTA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County DEKALB         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 995 865 969 1,164 1,164 Avg. Winter Temp 21.00 F -6.11 C County 74,624 77,932 88,969 105,160 105,160 Avg. Summer Temp 73.00 F 22.77 C Labor 0 0 48,420 60,076 58,924 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.00 In 88.90 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 32.00 In 81.28 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government TRUSTEE / TRUSTEES / VILL     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2003       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad NO 
 
 Fire Insurance Class  7    in city   0    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         35
    Police Department            0          6          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal NO             Radio Stations   4
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  13
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   6 MI   10 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   6 MI   10 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     80,000,000
     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 NO 
 
Remarks

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-88 & I-39                                       
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     6 MI   10 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers  28
          Interstate Carriers  28
          Intrastate Carriers  28

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    65 MI104 KM
       Commercial Airlines   50   Flights per day 1800

    Nearest Public Airport DE KALB TAYLOR MUNI AIRPORT
                     Local NO    6 MI   10 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  7,225 FT   2,225 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    48 MI   77 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            72       115       1         1
Cleveland         416       665       1         2
Dallas            863     1,380       2         3
Denver            943     1,508       2         3
Detroit           344       550       1         1
Kansas City       431       690       2         2
Los Angeles     2,023     3,237       4         5
Memphis           544       870       2         2
Minneapolis       344       550       1         1
New Orleans       944     1,510       2         2
New York          912     1,459       2         2
St. Louis         220       352       1         1
Seattle         1,995     3,192       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
UNION PACIFIC              DAILY       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

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

Remarks
NEAR UNION PACIFIC INTERMODAL CENTER, ROCHELLE, 8 
MILES, OPENING AUGUST 2003.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          150,000             570,000
            Treatment Capacity          433,000           1,645,400
          Average Daily Demand           80,000             304,000
             Peak Daily Demand          102,000             387,600
               Excess Capacity          331,000           1,257,800

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant PRIMARY        
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          200,000             760,000
                  Present Load           76,000             288,800
               Excess Capacity          124,000             471,200

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier VERIZON                                           
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T VERIZON MCI OTHERS 

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   8 MI   13 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
KISHWAUKEE HOSPITAL - DEKALB - 100 BEDS.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1         6          82
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               0         0           0
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1       225      13,000
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 20.2

Remarks
NORTHERN IL UNIVERSITY LOCATED IN DEKALB, 
APPROXIMATELY 6 MILES FROM MALTA.  ELEMENTARY & 
SECONDARY MERGED WITH DEKALB.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
RESOURCE BANK              BANKING                    10  NONE                0
                         
KISHWAUKEE COLLEGE         COMMUNITY COLLEGE         892                   1968
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for DEKALB COUNTY                           
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force    58,924
             Unemployed   5,392
             Percentage   9.20%
         Total Employed    53,532
          Manufacturing  26.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  68.70%
            Agriculture   4.40%

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 4 NE       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 21.99  $ 42.79   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 17.96  $ 28.46
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.03  $ 18.55   Office Clerk             $ 10.24  $ 17.31
Assembler-Production     $  8.90  $ 15.90   Secretary                $ 11.27  $ 19.38
Computer Operator        $ 13.97  $ 24.67   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.29  $ 20.05
Computer Programmer      $ 22.52  $ 45.04   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.24  $ 17.14
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.35  $ 17.67   Systems Analyst          $ 23.06  $ 40.68
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.70  $ 17.57   Technician               $ 16.39  $ 30.95
Engineer                 $ 23.90  $ 40.56   Tool & Die Maker         $ 17.11  $ 29.54
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.16  $ 14.39   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.83  $ 17.13
Laborer                  $  8.76  $ 24.21   Welder                   $ 13.32  $ 21.41
Machinist                $ 13.04  $ 23.10   Word Processor           $ 12.52  $ 20.46

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

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      13        Protestant Churches  56
                 Number of Rooms     800          Catholic Churches   5
                     Restaurants      84          Jewish Synagogues   1
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     500              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       5               Health Clubs   4
            Public Tennis Courts      10      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River KISHWAUKEE RIVER                                  

Remarks
SHABBONA LAKE STATE PARK IS 10 MILES FROM MALTA.  
YMCA IN DEKALB.  NORTHERN IL UNIVERSITY & 
KISWAUKEE COLLEGE HAVE EXTENSIVE SPORTS & THEATER 
EVENTS.

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 2008          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.6694%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.8494%          2007       2006              Electricity  5.15%
  School  5.2078%         8.0398%    8.2130%            Natural Gas  5.15%
Other(s)  1.7849%                                         Telephone  5.15%
   Total  8.5117%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
City rate for 2010 was .667, and 2011 was .676.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Paul Borek                           Paul Borek                         
Executive Director                   Executive Director       
DeKalb County EDC                    DeKalb County EDC                  
421 N. California, #200              421 N. California, #200            
Sycamore, IL  601781290              Sycamore, IL  601781290
Phone (815) 895-2711                 Phone (815) 895-2711
  Fax (815) 895-8713                   Fax (815) 895-8713

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60150           Rep Dist           70                           
                            Senate Dist        35                           
                            Congressional Dist 14               


Remarks
DeKalb County EDC Website: www.dcedc.org.  Paul 
Borek E-Mail: borek@dcedc.org.

Last updated 02/21/2013
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