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MAZON, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County GRUNDY         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 770 800 904 1,015 1,015 Avg. Winter Temp 29.00 F -1.67 C County 30,582 32,337 37,535 50,063 50,063 Avg. Summer Temp 74.00 F 23.33 C Labor 0 0 19,320 26,784 27,700 Avg. Annual Rainfall 36.58 In 92.91 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 38.32 In 97.33 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1993       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library NO 
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class  6    in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         20
    Police Department            1          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  33
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  20 MI   32 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     26,500,000
     Savings and Loans   1  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks
RESCUE SQUAD - 15 VOLUNTEERS.  WELDING SHOPS: 2.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-55, I-80                                        
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     8 MI   13 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO    55 MI 88 KM
       Commercial Airlines    0   Flights per day  670

    Nearest Public Airport MORRIS MUNICIPAL - JAMES R. WASHBURN FIELD AIRPORT
                     Local NO   12 MI   19 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  5,000 FT   1,667 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                          
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    10 MI   16 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           708     1,133       2         2
Chicago            65       104       1         1
Cleveland         348       557       1         1
Dallas            921     1,474       2         3
Denver          1,021     1,634       3         3
Detroit           270       432       1         1
Kansas City       350       560       1         1
Los Angeles     2,048     3,277       4         5
Memphis           537       859       3         2
Minneapolis       356       570       1         1
New Orleans       919     1,470       2         2
New York          809     1,294       2         2
St. Louis         230       368       1         1
Seattle         2,050     3,280       4         5

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
BURLINGTON NTHRN/SANTA FE              
UNION PACIFIC                          
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    22 MI   35 KM
Container Service NO    35 MI   56 KM

Remarks
AIR: TYPE OF SURFACE - CONCRETE/ASPHALT.  
CHAUFFEURING SERVICE: YES.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          200,000             760,000
            Treatment Capacity          150,000             570,000
          Average Daily Demand          100,000             380,000
             Peak Daily Demand          130,000             494,000
               Excess Capacity           50,000             190,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process 2CELL AERATED LAGOON
            Treatment Capacity           95,000             361,000
                  Present Load           75,000             285,000
               Excess Capacity           20,000              76,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier SBC                                               
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers 119 CHOICES   

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   9 MI   14 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     1
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     9 MI   14 KM

Remarks
HOSPITALS LOCATED IN MORRIS (9 MILES), JOLIET (24 
MILES), AND OTTAWA (28 MILES).

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        21         189
Junior High               1        21         149
High School               1        39         473
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1       213      15,676
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 20.6

Remarks
ELEMENTARY & JR HIGH 22 TEACHERS TOTAL.  HIGH 
SCHOOL LOCATED IN SENECA.  JR. COLLEGE & TWO 
4-YEAR COLLEGES ARE 25 MILES EAST.  EVENING 
COURSES AVAILABLE IN NEARBY CITIES

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
ITW FILTRATION             AUTOMOTIVE FILERS         150  NONE             1997
                         
MVK SCHOOL DIST.           ELEM/SECONDARY EDUC.       71  NONE             1973
2C                       
MAZON STATE BANK           FINANCIAL SERVICES         29  NONE             1984
                         
FS KENDALL-GRUNDY,         FARM SUPPLIES              15  NONE                0
INC.                     
MAZON MARKET, INC.         GROCERY STORE              19  NONE             1991
                         
J.R. ENTERPRISES,          CONSTRUCTION                8  NONE             1971
INC. - NON-RESIDENTIAL   

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for GRUNDY COUNTY                           
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force    27,700
             Unemployed   3,270
             Percentage  11.80%
         Total Employed    24,430
          Manufacturing  13.80%
      Non-Manufacturing  84.93%
            Agriculture   1.27%

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       6        Protestant Churches  17
                 Number of Rooms     275          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      25          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   1,200              Country Clubs   3
             Public Golf Courses       2               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River ILLINOIS RIVER ACCESS 10 MILES WEST               

Remarks
DAY CARE FACILITIES: 4

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 2010          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.8762%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.6604%          2009       2008              Electricity  0.00%
  School  5.7033%         7.9464%    7.9464%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  0.7806%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  8.0205%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Nancy Norton Ammer                   Nancy Norton Ammer                 
Director                             Director                 
Grundy Econ. Dev. Council            Grundy Econ. Dev. Council          
112 E. Washington St.                112 E. Washington St.              
Morris, IL  604502280                Morris, IL  604502280
Phone (815) 942-0163                 Phone (815) 942-0163
  Fax (815) 942-0711                   Fax (815) 942-0711

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60444           Rep Dist            75                          
                            Senate Dist        38                           
                            Congressional Dist 11               


Remarks
Grundy EDC Website: www.gedc.com
E-mail: info@gedc.com


Last updated 01/16/2013
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