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MODESTO, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MACOUPIN       
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 260 240 252 189 202 Avg. Winter Temp 32.00 F 0.00 C County 49,384 47,679 49,019 47,765 47,765 Avg. Summer Temp 76.00 F 24.44 C Labor 0 0 23,423 24,165 24,165 Avg. Annual Rainfall 38.00 In 96.52 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 18.00 In 45.72 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / TRUSTEES / VILLAG     Municipal Zoning NO 
   Comprehensive Plan No             - Rev.    0       County Zoning NO 
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library NO 
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class  8    in city        outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         18
    Police Department            1          1          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   0
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  18 MI   29 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  47 MI   75 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     28,000,000
     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 DEPARTMENT CONSOLIDATED INTO 
SCOTTVILLE-MODESTO FIRE DISTRICT.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   4 State
Interstates Serving Community NONE                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    22 MI   35 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   2
          Interstate Carriers   0
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service NO 
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport ABRAHAM LINCOLN CAPITAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    30 MI 48 KM
       Commercial Airlines    3   Flights per day   24

    Nearest Public Airport ZELMER MEMORIAL AIRPARK INC AIRPORT
                     Local NO   43 MI   69 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  2,900 FT     885 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available NO 
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available NO 

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    69 MI  110 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           617       987       3         2
Chicago           238       381       1         1
Cleveland         559       894       3         2
Dallas            714     1,142       3         2
Denver            902     1,443       2         3
Detroit           495       792       1         1
Kansas City       304       486       2         1
Los Angeles     1,895     3,032       4         3
Memphis           362       579       2         1
Minneapolis       540       864       2         1
New Orleans       756     1,210       2         2
New York          952     1,523       4         2
St. Louis          67       107       1         1
Seattle         2,101     3,362       4         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NONE                                   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    63 MI  101 KM
Container Service NO    63 MI  101 KM

Remarks
LOCAL CARTAGE: FIKES TRUCKING & FTL LOGISTICS.  
NORFOLK SOUTHERN HAS A CONTAINER AND PIGGYBACK 
STATION IN ST. LOUIS, MO.  TRIPLE CROWN SERVICES 
HAS BIMODAL TECHNOLOGY IN EDWARDSVILLE, IL.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier PALMYRA MODESTO WATER COM
        Water Source RESERVOIR      

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          144,000             547,200
            Treatment Capacity          288,000           1,094,400
          Average Daily Demand           40,000             152,000
             Peak Daily Demand           60,000             228,000
               Excess Capacity          138,000             524,400

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant PRIMARY        
                       Process SEPTIC TANK LATERALS
            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 FRONTIER                                          
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers Frontier    

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  19 MI   30 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    40 MI   64 KM

Remarks
19 MILES HOSPITAL: CARLINVILLE AREA HOSPITAL, 
20733 N. BROAD ST., CARLINVILLE.  40 MILES 
HOSPITAL: ST. JOHNS HOSPITAL, 800 E. CARPENTER 
ST., SPRINGFIELD, IL.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        14         191
Junior High               1         7          41
High School               1        15         106
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 18.8

Remarks
NUMBERS FROM AUGUST 2010.  VILLAGE OF MODESTO IS 
CONSOLIDATED WITH PALMYRA, IL WHERE SCHOOLS ARE 
LOCATED.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
BANK OF MODESTO            FINANCIAL SERVICES         13  NONE                0
                         
FRONT PORCH CAFE           RESTAURANT                  7  NONE                0
                         
GRAY LUMBER CO.            LUMBER                      5  NONE                0
                         
UNITED STATES POSTAL       POSTAL SERVICES             4                      0
SERVICE, MAIN POST OFFICE
COFFEY CONSTRUCTION        CONSTRUCTION                2  NONE                0
CO.                      
PATTERSON AUTO             SALES/REPAIR                2  NONE                0
                         
D.E. GIBBS CONTRACTING                                 2  NONE                0
                         
JOHN HAMMOND CONSTRUCTION  CONSTRUCTION                1  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for MACOUPIN COUNTY                         
Annual Average for Year 2010
      Total Labor Force    24,165
             Unemployed   2,567
             Percentage  10.60%
         Total Employed    21,598
          Manufacturing  16.20%
      Non-Manufacturing  83.20%
            Agriculture   0.60%

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 1 C        

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 19.49  $ 33.80   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 14.30  $ 26.66
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.34  $ 13.73   Office Clerk             $  9.26  $ 15.31
Assembler-Production     $ 12.61  $ 21.79   Secretary                $ 10.10  $ 15.86
Computer Operator        $ 11.89  $ 21.24   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.99  $ 19.72
Computer Programmer      $ 18.60  $ 36.94   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.39  $ 16.08
Data Entry Operator      $  9.91  $ 18.70   Systems Analyst          $ 31.11  $ 41.56
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.71  $ 17.19   Technician               $ 18.91  $ 33.16
Engineer                 $ 25.34  $ 41.15   Tool & Die Maker         $ 17.65  $ 24.24
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.87  $ 14.00   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.87  $ 18.73
Laborer                  $  9.94  $ 19.51   Welder                   $ 12.38  $ 18.15
Machinist                $ 12.90  $ 21.73   Word Processor           $  9.72  $ 16.92

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2ND QUARTER 2010 FROM IL DEPT OF 
EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       0        Protestant Churches  11
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       4          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     125              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River OTTER LAKE, SUNSET LAKE, PALMYRA-MODESTO CITY LAKE

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 2010          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.1138%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.5662%          2009       0                 Electricity  0.00%
  School  5.1344%         8.0491%    0.0000%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  2.2301%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  8.0447%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Shari Albrecht                       Courtney Wood                      
Executive Director                   Comm Dev & Mktg Spec     
Macoupin ED Partnership              Macoupin ED Partnership            
18400 Shipman Rd                     111 W Main Street                  
Carlinville, IL  62626               Staunton, IL  62088    
Phone (217) 556-8696                 Phone (618) 409-6044
  Fax (   )    -                       Fax (   )    -    

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62667           Rep Dist            98                          
                            Senate Dist        49                           
                            Congressional Dist 20               


Remarks
Macoupin Economic Development Partnership Website:
 www.macoupinpartners.com.  Shari Albrecht E-Mail:
 shari@macoupinpartners.com, and Courtney Wood 
E-mail: courtney@macoupinpartners.com.  MEDP has 
two locations to serve you.  MEDP Mailing Address 
- Carlinville office.

Last updated 03/15/2012
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