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MEDIA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County HENDERSON      
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 0 165 130 107 107 Avg. Winter Temp 25.00 F -3.89 C County 9,114 8,096 8,213 7,331 7,331 Avg. Summer Temp 73.00 F 22.78 C Labor 0 4,208 5,096 3,820 3,853 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.00 In 88.90 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 24.00 In 60.96 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / TRUSTEES / VILLAG     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1980       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance NO                                   Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library NO 
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 7     in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         10
    Police Department            9          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels   0
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  20 MI   32 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 
 
Remarks
FIRE PROTECTION PROVIDED BY MST FIRE DISTRICT.  
POLICE PROTECTION PROVIDED BY HENDERSON COUNTY 
SHERIFF'S OFFICE.  SEVERAL DAILY NEWSPAPERS 
AVAILABLE FROM OTHER COMMUNITIES.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community                                                   
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    30 MI   48 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals  17
               Local Carriers   2
          Interstate Carriers   2
          Intrastate Carriers  13

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport BURLINGTON MUNICIPAL, BURLINGTON IA
                     Local NO    20 MI 32 KM
       Commercial Airlines    1   Flights per day    2

    Nearest Public Airport BURLINGTON MUNICIPAL, BURLINGTON IA
                     Local NO   20 MI   32 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,700 FT   2,044 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    20 MI   32 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           735     1,176       3         2
Chicago           240       384       1         1
Cleveland         555       888       2         2
Dallas            850     1,360       3         2
Denver            885     1,416       3         3
Detroit           490       784       2         2
Kansas City       300       480       2         1
Los Angeles     1,900     3,040       4         3
Memphis           490       784       3         2
Minneapolis       395       632       3         1
New Orleans       890     1,424       3         2
New York        1,000     1,600       4         3
St. Louis         215       344       2         1
Seattle         2,030     3,248       5         4

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

Piggyback Service NO   240 MI  384 KM
Container Service NO   240 MI  384 KM

Remarks
MOTOR CARRIERS COUNTED WITHIN 25 MILES RADIUS.  
RAIL CLASSIFICATION YARD IN GALESBURG - 30 MILES. 
 CHICAGO NEAREST PIGGYBACK & CONTAINER SERVICE.  
FEDEX, UPS.  GALESBURG - 30 MILES.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier DALLAS RURAL WATER DIST  
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity                0                   0
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
          Average Daily Demand           10,000              38,000
             Peak Daily Demand           12,000              45,600
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER                                          
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers     

Remarks
NO WASTE WATER TREATMENT FACILITY.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  20 MI   32 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    20 MI   32 KM

Remarks
COUNTY HAS 3 DOCTORS AND 2 DENTISTS.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        33         403
Junior High               1        24         210
High School               1        30         299
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
PRE-K 1, 4 TEACHERS, 70 ENROLLED.  CONSOLIDATED 
SCHOOL DISTRICT CUSD 235 - 125 STAFF, 1026 
STUDENTS.  CARL SANDBURG COMMUNITY COLLEGE 513.  4
 YEAR COLLEGE & STATE UNIV. WITHIN 30 MILES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
COLE IMPLEMENT                                        10  NONE                0
                         
HENDERSON COUNTY           PUBLIC SERVICE             90  NONE             1841
                         
COMM UNIT SCHOOL           EDUCATION                 175                   2005
DISTRICT 235             
OAK LANE NURSING           LONG TERM HLTH CARE        75  NONE             1989
& REHAB CENTER           
CESSFORD CONSTRUCTION      GENERAL CONTRACTOR         11  NONE             1980
COMPANY  BIGGSVILLE      
FISHER'S JACK &            GROCERY STORE              50  NONE             1969
JILL - OQUAWKA & STRONGHU
CONSOLIDATED GRAIN         GRAIN & FEED SERVICE       65  NONE             1966
& BARGE "CGB"            
EAGLEVIEW                  HLTH CARE SERV ADMIN       48  NONE             1979
                         
CPS                        CROP CHEMICALS             16  NONE             1995
                         
OAKWOOD ESTATES            ASSISTED LIVING             8                   2009
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for HENDERSON COUNTY                        
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force     3,853
             Unemployed     304
             Percentage   7.90%
         Total Employed     3,549
          Manufacturing   2.00%
      Non-Manufacturing  94.50%
            Agriculture   3.50%

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 10 WC      

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 16.61  $ 28.86   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 13.62  $ 23.23
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.39  $ 16.89   Office Clerk             $  8.94  $ 14.14
Assembler-Production     $ 10.13  $ 16.46   Secretary                $  9.93  $ 14.08
Computer Operator        $ 12.78  $ 21.08   Sheet Metal Worker       $  8.65  $ 11.24
Computer Programmer      $ 10.14  $ 25.83   Ship-Recving Clerk       $  8.85  $ 14.27
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.34  $ 14.69   Systems Analyst          $ 19.89  $ 30.25
Drill or Punch Press     $ 10.76  $ 16.45   Technician               $ 17.86  $ 28.62
Engineer                 $ 22.83  $ 37.23   Tool & Die Maker         $ 18.33  $ 26.52
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.73  $ 13.55   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.36  $ 16.48
Laborer                  $  9.97  $ 16.10   Welder                   $ 11.99  $ 15.80
Machinist                $ 16.73  $ 24.97   Word Processor           $ 11.73  $ 19.71

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.  PREVAILING WAGE RATES FOR 
PUBLIC CONSTRUCTION EFFECTIVE JUNE 2005.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       2        Protestant Churches  14
                 Number of Rooms      14          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants       6          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     150              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks

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  7.25%
    City  0.0000%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.3523%          2010       2008              Electricity  0.00%
  School  4.8436%         6.6604%   9.7101%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  0.4711%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  6.6594%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
NO COMMUNITY UTILITY TAX.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Tom Doran                            Tom Doran                          
President                            President                
Henderson Co EDC                     Henderson Co EDC                   
410 E Main/PO Box 239                410 E Main/PO Box 239              
Stronghurst, IL  61480               Stronghurst, IL  61480    
Phone (309) 924-1361                 Phone (309) 924-1361
  Fax (309) 924-1984                   Fax (309) 924-1984

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61460           Rep Dist           95                           
                            Senate Dist        48                           
                            Congressional Dist 17               


Remarks
Tom Doran E-mail: tomdoran@doran-insurance.com, 
Website: www.hendersoncountyedc.com, Cell 
309-221-6729.  Other Contact: Nick Roark, 
President, Village of Media, Village Hall, PO Box 
826, Media, IL 61460.  Phone 309-924-1652, cell 
309-337-1226.

Last updated 03/20/2013
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