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MARQUETTE HEIGHTS, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County TAZEWELL       
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 0 3,077 2,794 2,824 2,824 Avg. Winter Temp 28.30 F -2.06 C County 0 123,692 128,485 135,394 135,394 Avg. Summer Temp 78.40 F 25.78 C Labor 0 0 71,215 73,637 73,955 Avg. Annual Rainfall 26.00 In 66.04 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 13.00 In 33.02 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government ALDERMEN / CITY               Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2001       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 3     in city  N/A   outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         14
    Police Department            5          9          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   4
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   5 MI    8 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   5 MI    8 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 NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
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Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community 4                                                 
          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 GEN WAYNE A DOWNING PEORIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO     8 MI 13 KM
       Commercial Airlines   80   Flights per day    0

    Nearest Public Airport GEN WAYNE A DOWNING PEORIA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    8 MI   13 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway 10,104 FT   3,082 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available NO 
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available YES

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water YES
            Name of Waterway IL RIVER                 
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge YES
               Channel Depth    16 FT      5 M
            Length Of Season 12 Months
           Public Dock Local NO     3 MI    5 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           690     1,104       1         1
Chicago           167       267       1         1
Cleveland         483       773       1         1
Dallas            815     1,304       1         1
Denver            934     1,494       1         2
Detroit           420       672       1         1
Kansas City       382       611       1         1
Los Angeles     1,947     3,115       2         3
Memphis           451       722       1         1
Minneapolis       454       726       1         1
New Orleans       844     1,350       1         1
New York          728     1,165       1         1
St. Louis         168       269       1         1
Seattle         2,061     3,298       2         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO     0 MI    0 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

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Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          400,000           1,520,000
            Treatment Capacity          750,000           2,850,000
          Average Daily Demand          217,000             824,600
             Peak Daily Demand          425,000           1,615,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

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 AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier CENTURY TEL                                       
       Digital Switching NO 
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers MCI SPRINT AT&T  

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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 YES    0 MI    0 KM

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Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                2        33         494
Junior High               1        13         186
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 21.0

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Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
SCHOOL DISTRICT            EDUCATION                  91  YES                 0
102                      
CITY OF MARQUETTE          MUNICIPALITY               40                   1956
HEIGHTS                  

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for TAZEWELL COUNTY                         
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force    73,955
             Unemployed   6,142
             Percentage   8.30%
         Total Employed    67,813
          Manufacturing  34.50%
      Non-Manufacturing  64.70%
            Agriculture   0.80%

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 3 NC       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.37  $ 34.89   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 19.56  $ 25.28
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.91  $ 15.72   Office Clerk             $  9.27  $ 14.61
Assembler-Production     $ 10.87  $ 22.71   Secretary                $ 10.37  $ 16.20
Computer Operator        $ 10.54  $ 19.94   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 12.23  $ 19.69
Computer Programmer      $ 22.40  $ 37.14   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.54  $ 17.78
Data Entry Operator      $  9.95  $ 14.19   Systems Analyst          $ 26.09  $ 37.08
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.80  $ 19.76   Technician               $ 17.29  $ 30.73
Engineer                 $ 22.84  $ 36.47   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.67  $ 25.66
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.73  $ 12.65   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.56  $ 16.82
Laborer                  $ 11.53  $ 23.89   Welder                   $ 12.56  $ 20.00
Machinist                $ 12.55  $ 22.57   Word Processor           $ 11.18  $ 16.92

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

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      33        Protestant Churches 258
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches  19
                     Restaurants     328          Jewish Synagogues   3
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room       0              Country Clubs   3
             Public Golf Courses       7               Health Clubs  15
            Public Tennis Courts       5      Public Swimming Pools   4
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River ILLINOIS 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  6.75%
    City  1.2018%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.4616%          2010       2009              Electricity  5.00%
  School  5.0797%         6.8364%    6.8364%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  0.3276%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total  7.0710%                                             Water  5.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Dana Dearborn                        Debbie Ratliff                     
Mayor                                Deputy Clerk             
City of Marquette Heights            City of Marquette Heights          
715 Lincoln Rd.                      715 Lincoln Rd.                    
Marquette Heights, IL  615541313     Marquette Heights, IL  615541313
Phone (309) 382-3455                 Phone (309) 382-3455
  Fax (309) 382-2023                   Fax (309) 382-2023

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61554           Rep Dist           91                           
                            Senate Dist        46                           
                            Congressional Dist 18               


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City E-mail: contact_us@cityofmarquetteheights.com
Web Site: www.cityofmarquetteheights.com

Last updated 01/15/2013
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