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MATTOON, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COLES          
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 19,787 18,441 18,291 18,555 18,364 Avg. Winter Temp 31.00 F -0.56 C County 52,260 51,644 53,196 53,873 53,655 Avg. Summer Temp 78.00 F 25.55 C Labor 63,322 62,314 27,753 27,941 26,227 Avg. Annual Rainfall 39.00 In 99.06 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 17.00 In 42.50 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government COMMISSION / CITY             Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2000       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 5     in city   0    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           32          0          0
    Police Department           36          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   2
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels 272
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   4  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   3  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   8  Assets $  1,199,089,000
     Savings and Loans   2  Assets $     87,584,000
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    4      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
4 TIF DISTRICTS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-57                                              
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   3
               Local Carriers   5
          Interstate Carriers   5
          Intrastate Carriers   5

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO     2 MI  3 KM
       Commercial Airlines    0   Flights per day    0

    Nearest Public Airport COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    2 MI    3 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,500 FT   1,950 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   125 MI  200 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           570       912       4         2
Chicago           183       293       1         1
Cleveland         456       730       5         2
Dallas            785     1,256       5         2
Denver            970     1,552       4         2
Detroit           432       691       4         1
Kansas City       370       592       4         1
Los Angeles     1,950     3,120       7         4
Memphis           350       560       1         1
Minneapolis       560       896       4         1
New Orleans       743     1,189       4         2
New York          847     1,355       7         2
St. Louis         130       208       1         1
Seattle         2,214     3,542       7         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
ILLINOIS CENTRAL           6 DAYS/WEEK 
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO   120 MI  192 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
AMTRAK SERVICE.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source RESERVOIR      

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        5,500,000          20,900,000
            Treatment Capacity        7,000,000          26,600,000
          Average Daily Demand        2,000,000           7,600,000
             Peak Daily Demand        3,000,000          11,400,000
               Excess Capacity        4,000,000          15,200,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity        5,300,000          20,140,000
                  Present Load        2,800,000          10,640,000
               Excess Capacity        2,500,000           9,500,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier CONSOLIDATED COMMUNICATIONS                       
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T CONSOLIDATED SPRINT MCI 

Remarks
ADDITIONAL ELECTRIC SUPPLIER: COLES MOULTRIE ELEC 
CO-OP.  LOCAL TELEPHONE: ALSO MEDIACOM

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  1    Total Number of Beds    128
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community   136
            Dentists in Community    18
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    2 MI    3 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                3       110       1,600
Junior High               1        46         734
High School               1        65       1,041
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1       203       7,400
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                1       761      12,179

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 20.7

Remarks
NUMBERS LISTED FOR JR HIGH ARE ACTUALLY FOR MIDDLE
 SCHOOL.  EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY IN 
CHARLESTON.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
ANAMET                     METAL HOSE & CPLS         120  NONE             1956
                         
PINNACLE FOODS             BAGELS                    200  NONE             1972
                         
JUSTRITE MANUFACTURING     SAFETY CONTAINERS         189                      0
CO INC                   
GENERAL ELECTRIC           LIGHTING                  205  NONE             1946
                         
R. R. DONNELLEY            MAGAZINE PRINTING AN    1,600  NONE             1967
                         
BLUE CROSS/BLUE SHIELD     REGIONAL OFFICE/HQ        135                      0
                         
SARAH BUSH LINCOLN         HEALTH CARE             1,600                   1977
HEALTH CENTER            
LAKE LAND COLLEGE          COMMUNITY COLLEGE         384                   1966
                         
MARS PET CARE              PET FOODS                 173                   1978
                         
CONSOLIDATED COMMUNICATIO  TELECOMMUNICATIONS        580  IBEW             1973
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for COLES COUNTY                            
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    26,227
             Unemployed   2,332
             Percentage   8.90%
         Total Employed    23,895
          Manufacturing  24.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  74.00%
            Agriculture   1.10%

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 7 SE       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 19.22  $ 31.94   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 14.27  $ 23.20
Assembler-Electronic     $ 11.91  $ 17.24   Office Clerk             $  8.76  $ 12.31
Assembler-Production     $  9.20  $ 15.02   Secretary                $  9.89  $ 15.12
Computer Operator        $ 12.91  $ 19.73   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.58  $ 17.20
Computer Programmer      $ 19.80  $ 37.85   Ship-Recving Clerk       $  9.30  $ 14.94
Data Entry Operator      $  9.45  $ 17.13   Systems Analyst          $ 13.20  $ 37.17
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.18  $ 14.74   Technician               $ 19.99  $ 30.77
Engineer                 $ 25.30  $ 36.34   Tool & Die Maker         $ 14.22  $ 25.29
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.14  $ 14.95   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.76  $ 17.09
Laborer                  $ 10.61  $ 19.10   Welder                   $ 10.79  $ 17.22
Machinist                $ 13.33  $ 18.55   Word Processor           $  9.45  $ 17.13

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2012 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      11        Protestant Churches 101
                 Number of Rooms     670          Catholic Churches   3
                     Restaurants      95          Jewish Synagogues   1
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     650              Country Clubs   2
             Public Golf Courses       4               Health Clubs   5
            Public Tennis Courts      10      Public Swimming Pools   3
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River LAKE MATTOON, PARADISE LAKE                       

Remarks
2 LAKES, YMCA.

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  6.75%
    City  2.0493%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.1811%          2011       2010              Electricity  5.00%
  School  4.6428%         8.9040%    8.8450%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  1.3092%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total 9.1824%                                             Water  5.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Angela Griffin                       Angela Griffin                     
President                            President                
Coles Together                       Coles Together                     
400 Airport Road                     400 Airport Road                   
Mattoon, IL  619389228               Mattoon, IL  619389228
Phone (217) 258-5627                 Phone (217) 258-5627
  Fax (217) 235-9492                   Fax (217) 235-9492

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61938           Rep Dist           110                          
                            Senate Dist        55                           
                            Congressional Dist 15               


Remarks
Coles Together Web Site: www.colestogether.com, 
E-Mail: angela@colestogether.com.

Last updated 01/21/2014
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