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MOKENA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County WILL           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 4,578 6,128 14,583 18,740 18,740 Avg. Winter Temp 27.00 F -2.78 C County 324,460 357,313 502,266 677,560 677,560 Avg. Summer Temp 86.00 F 30.00 C Labor 0 0 252,514 367,626 364,982 Avg. Annual Rainfall 34.00 In 86.36 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 36.00 In 91.44 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government TRUSTEE / TRUSTEES / VILL     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2008       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 3     in city  3     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           33          5          0
    Police Department           33          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   3
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels 160
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   4  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die  10  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks  10  Assets $117,136,029,000
     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 YES
 
Remarks
TIF DISTRICT ESTABLISHED FOR DOWNTOWN DISTRICT.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   2 Federal   3 State
Interstates Serving Community I-80, I-57, I-355                                 
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO    18 MI 29 KM
       Commercial Airlines   99   Flights per day 1500

    Nearest Public Airport LEWIS UNIVERSITY
                     Local NO   11 MI   18 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  3,200 FT     960 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 12 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    12 MI   19 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           750     1,200       1         1
Chicago            35        56       1         1
Cleveland         343       548       1         1
Dallas            936     1,498       2         2
Denver          1,016     1,626       2         2
Detroit           275       440       1         1
Kansas City       499       798       1         1
Los Angeles     2,095     3,352       4         4
Memphis           475       760       1         1
Minneapolis       412       659       1         1
New Orleans       929     1,486       2         2
New York          843     1,349       2         2
St. Louis         275       440       1         1
Seattle         2,063     3,300       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
METRA                                  
EJ&E                                   
CRX                                    
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO     8 MI   13 KM
Container Service NO     8 MI   13 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        8,000,000          30,400,000
            Treatment Capacity        3,380,000          12,844,000
          Average Daily Demand        1,753,000           6,661,400
             Peak Daily Demand        4,163,000          15,819,400
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity        2,500,000           9,500,000
                  Present Load        1,843,000           7,003,400
               Excess Capacity          657,000           2,496,600

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier AMERITECH                                         
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T MCI SPRINT  

Remarks
WATER SOURCE: LAKE MICHIGAN

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   5 MI    8 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    31
            Dentists in Community     9
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     5 MI    8 KM

Remarks
NEAREST: SILVER CROSS HOSPITAL.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                3        96       2,250
Junior High               1        40         850
High School               3       252       6,000
Trade & Technical         1         0           0
Community College         1       465      10,438
Four-Yr College           1       309       5,500
University                3       657      14,092

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 22.8

Remarks
COMMUNITY COLLEGE, FOUR YR COLLEGE AND THE 
UNIVERSITY ARE ALL WITHIN 25 MILES . BELOW NUMBER 
FOR ACT SCORES ARE FROM  1999.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
PROVISUR                   MEAT MACHINES             264  NONE                0
                         
MOKENA SCHOOL DISTRICT     EDUCATION                 311  NONE                0
#159                     
ILLIANA MACHINE            MACHINE PARTS              53  NONE                0
                         
DARVIN FURNITURE           FURNITURE                  90  NONE                0
                         
ITW IMPRO                  PLASTIC FABRICATORS       248  NONE                0
                         
MC GLADREY PULLEN          ACCOUNTING                 80  NONE                0
                         
NORMAL PLUMB               PLUMBING CONT.             60  YES                 0
                         
OZINGA REDI-MIX            CONCRETE                   80  NONE                0
                         
AIR RITE HTG AND COOL      HVAC CONT                  55  YES                 0
                         
DUNKIN DONUTS MIDWEST      DISTRIBUTION               65  NONE                0
DISTR. CENTER            

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for WILL COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force   364,982
             Unemployed  37,028
             Percentage  10.10%
         Total Employed   327,954
          Manufacturing  16.80%
      Non-Manufacturing  81.20%
            Agriculture   2.00%

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   2
   Number of employees involved      81

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
Additional Employer: Schilling Lumber Co., 35, no 
union.  WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT. OF 
EMPLOYMENT SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       4        Protestant Churches   4
                 Number of Rooms     400          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      49          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   1,500              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       2               Health Clubs   9
            Public Tennis Courts      14      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
LARGE PARK AND FOREST PRESERVE AREAS WITHIN 
VILLAGE.  OLD PLANK TRAIL BIKE PATH.

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 2009          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  7.50%
    City  0.1886%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.4751%          2008       2007              Electricity  0.00%
  School  3.8290%         6.0384%    6.0384%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  1.6131%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  6.1058%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Alan Zordan                          Alan Zordan                        
Economic Dev. Coordinator            Economic Dev. Coordinator
Village of Mokena                    Village of Mokena                  
11004 Carpenter                      11004 Carpenter                    
Mokena, IL  604481595                Mokena, IL  604481595
Phone (708) 479-3930                 Phone (708) 479-3930
  Fax (708) 479-1137                   Fax (708) 479-1137

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60448           Rep Dist            84                          
                            Senate Dist        42                           
                            Congressional Dist  4               


Remarks
WEB SITE: www.mokena.org

Last updated 12/14/2012
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