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MASCOUTAH, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County ST. CLAIR      
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 4,962 5,511 5,659 7,483 7,483 Avg. Winter Temp 33.00 F 0.56 C County 267,531 262,852 256,082 270,056 270,056 Avg. Summer Temp 78.00 F 25.56 C Labor 0 0 293,814 347,760 343,795 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.00 In 88.90 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 17.00 In 43.18 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MANAGER / COUNCIL / CITY      Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2008       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule YES
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 4     in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         42
    Police Department           13          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  53
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest  10 MI   16 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  10 MI   16 KM
 
                 Banks   5  Assets $              0
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    2      Foreign Trade Zone YES
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
TIF, TIFII, SPECIAL BUSINESS DISTRICT.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   3 State
Interstates Serving Community I-64                                              
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     4 MI    6 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport MIDAMERICA AIRPORT
                     Local YES    4 MI  6 KM
       Commercial Airlines    1   Flights per day    0

    Nearest Public Airport MIDAMERICA AIRPORT
                     Local YES   4 MI    6 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway 10,000 FT   3,050 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    15 MI   24 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           533       853       2         1
Chicago           285       456       1         1
Cleveland         521       834       1         2
Dallas            645     1,032       2         2
Denver            881     1,410       2         2
Detroit           543       869       2         2
Kansas City       278       445       1         1
Los Angeles     1,873     2,997       3         4
Memphis           294       470       1         1
Minneapolis       546       874       2         2
New Orleans       695     1,112       2         2
New York          991     1,586       2         3
St. Louis          25        40       0         0
Seattle         2,134     3,414       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NORFOLK & SOUTHERN                     
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    20 MI   32 KM
Container Service NO    20 MI   32 KM

Remarks
AIR: 4 FLIGHTS PER WEEK.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier SEE REMARKS              
        Water Source RIVER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        1,000,000           3,800,000
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
          Average Daily Demand          600,000           2,280,000
             Peak Daily Demand          900,000           3,420,000
               Excess Capacity          400,000           1,520,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process City of Mascoutah   
            Treatment Capacity        1,000,000           3,800,000
                  Present Load          600,000           2,280,000
               Excess Capacity          400,000           1,520,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier CITY OF MASCOUTAH        
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER, CHARTER                                 
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers ALL    

Remarks
WATER SUPPLIER: SUMMERFIELD, LEBANON, MASCOUTAH 
WATER COMMISSION.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  10 MI   16 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     4
            Dentists in Community     2
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES   10 MI   16 KM

Remarks
St. Elizabeth's Medical Clinic located in town.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        38         769
Junior High               1        21         418
High School               1        48         958
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 20.2

Remarks
DISTR ALSO HAS 2 ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS ON SCOTT AIR 
FORCE BASE - 750 ENROLLED.  BELLEVILLE AREA 
COLLEGE 4 MILES WEST.  SOUTHERN IL UNIV AT 
EDWARDSVILLE 35 MILES NORTHWEST.  MCKENDREE UNIV -
 8 MILES NORTH.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
KILIAN CORPORATION         ASPHALT PAVING/CONST      650  SEVERAL             0
                         
MASCOUTAH COMM             EDUCATION                 400  MAS EDUC ASSOC      0
UNIT DISTRICT #19        
MCDONALDS                  RESTAURANT                 33  NONE                0
                         
CITY OF MASCOUTAH          GOVERNMENT                 83  LABORERS/FOP        0
                         
MAR-KA NURSING             SKILLED NRSING FAC         74  NONE                0
HOME                     
GRANGE NURSING             SKILLED NRSING FAC         60  NONE                0
HOME                     
JUNG TRUCKING/WAREHOUSING  TRANS. /WAREHOUSING        39  NONE                0
                         
TOM'S SUPERMARKET          GROCERY                    38  MEATCUTTERS         0
                         
CABLOFIL                   LIGHT MFG.                 37  NONE                0
                         
BOEING                                                30  SEVERAL             0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for ST. LOUIS MSA (ILL. PART)               
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force   343,795
             Unemployed  31,059
             Percentage   9.00%
         Total Employed   312,736
          Manufacturing  10.10%
      Non-Manufacturing  88.90%
            Agriculture   1.00%

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 9 SW       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 19.95  $ 40.37   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 19.88  $ 28.63
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.40  $ 15.56   Office Clerk             $  9.30  $ 15.78
Assembler-Production     $  9.40  $ 15.56   Secretary                $  9.68  $ 15.49
Computer Operator        $ 11.84  $ 17.25   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.68  $ 18.22
Computer Programmer      $ 17.91  $ 34.02   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.96  $ 18.56
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.66  $ 16.15   Systems Analyst          $ 24.14  $ 39.65
Drill or Punch Press     $ 12.64  $ 18.44   Technician               $ 16.88  $ 33.35
Engineer                 $ 25.64  $ 39.20   Tool & Die Maker         $ 21.41  $ 29.98
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.73  $ 13.34   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.41  $ 16.09
Laborer                  $ 14.51  $ 26.82   Welder                   $ 14.87  $ 26.17
Machinist                $ 13.66  $ 23.26   Word Processor           $ 12.46  $ 15.07

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE AT 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/wage.htm.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      12        Protestant Churches  15
                 Number of Rooms   1,200          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants     130          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     280              Country Clubs   2
             Public Golf Courses       4               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts       4      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River Kaskaskia River                                   

Remarks
LEU CIVIC CENTER, SENIOR CITIZENS CENTER

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 2012          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  7.60%
    City  1.3946%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.9123%          2011       2010              Electricity  4.00%
  School  4.3710%         7.8538%    7.5395%            Natural Gas  3.00%
Other(s)  1.1413%                                         Telephone  6.00%
   Total  7.8722%                                             Water  3.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Lisa Koerkenmeier                                                       
Assistant City Manager                                        
City of Mascoutah                    City of Mascoutah                  
3 West Main Street                   3 West Main Street                 
Mascoutah, IL  622582044             Mascoutah, IL  622582044
Phone (618) 566-2964                 Phone (618) 566-2965
  Fax (618) 566-4897                   Fax (618) 566-4897

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62258           Rep Dist           102   114                    
                            Senate Dist        51    57                     
                            Congressional Dist 12               


Remarks
Lisa Koerkenmeier phone ext. 122, E-mail: 
LKoerkenmeier@mascoutah.com.
City Web Site: www.mascoutah.com
City E-mail: info@mascoutah.com


Last updated 09/09/2013
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