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MONTICELLO, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County PIATT          
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 4,739 4,549 5,138 5,548 5,548 Avg. Winter Temp 28.00 F -2.22 C County 16,581 15,548 16,365 16,729 16,729 Avg. Summer Temp 76.00 F 24.44 C Labor 0 0 8,132 8,952 8,230 Avg. Annual Rainfall 37.00 In 93.98 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 40.00 In **.** Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1998       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 4     in city   0    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         20
    Police Department            6          5          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  12
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   3 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  15 MI   24 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  15 MI   24 KM
 
                 Banks   3  Assets $    158,000,000
     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 YES
 
Remarks
Access to several radio & TV stations in Decatur &
 Champaign/Urbana areas.   Three daily newspapers 
from Monticello, Decatur & Champaign.  National 
Main Street Community 1996 - 2013.  20 minutes 
from Champaign/Urbana & Decatur.  Easy 
access/close proximity to I-74, I-57, I-55, I-72 &
 US RT 51.  TV - 4 regional networks, 1 PEG 
channel.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-72                                              
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   0
          Interstate Carriers   4
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD AIRPORT
                     Local NO    20 MI 32 KM
       Commercial Airlines    3   Flights per day   11

    Nearest Public Airport PIATT COUNTY AIRPORT
                     Local NO    1 MI    2 KM
           Type of Surface GRASS          
            Longest Runway  5,000 FT   1,500 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     0 MI    0 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           580       928       1         1
Chicago           150       240       1         1
Cleveland         193       309       1         1
Dallas            786     1,258       3         1
Denver            999     1,598       2         2
Detroit           421       674       1         1
Kansas City       349       558       1         1
Los Angeles     1,945     3,112       4         3
Memphis           394       630       2         1
Minneapolis       562       899       1         1
New Orleans       794     1,270       2         2
New York          840     1,344       2         2
St. Louis         140       224       1         1
Seattle         2,169     3,470       3         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NORFOLK SOUTHERN           8 PER DAY   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

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

Remarks
40 MILES FROM BLOOMINGTON AIRPORT, 28 MILES FROM 
DECATUR AIRPORT.  20 MILES FROM WILLARD AIRPORT IN
 SAVOY, 2 1/2 HR CHICAGO O'HARE, 2 1/2 HR ST. 
LOUIS, 2 HR INDIANAPOLIS.  LIGHTED RUNWAY AT LOCAL
 AIRPORT IS RADIO CONTROLLED.  LOCAL SERVICE FROM 
UPS, FedEx CENTERS IN DECATUR & CHAMPAIGN.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        1,900,000           7,220,000
            Treatment Capacity        1,000,000           3,800,000
          Average Daily Demand          650,000           2,470,000
             Peak Daily Demand          900,000           3,420,000
               Excess Capacity          350,000           1,330,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity        1,000,000           3,800,000
                  Present Load          550,000           2,090,000
               Excess Capacity          450,000           1,710,000

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 YES    

Remarks
ALL LONG DISTANCE CARRIERS.  WATER SOURCE: MAHOMET
 ACQUIFER.  INTERNET SERVICES: WIRELESS, DIALUP & 
BROADBAND VIA CABLE TV.  T-1 LINES (LIMITED 
AREAS).

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  1    Total Number of Beds     26
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    12
            Dentists in Community     7
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
ORTHODONTISTS-2, CHIROPRACTORS-2.  CARLE & PROVENA
 HOSPITALS WITHIN 20 MILES.  LEVEL 1 TRAUMA CENTER
 20 MILES.  DECATUR MEMORIAL & ST. MARY'S HOSPITAL
 WITHIN 25 MILES.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                3        54         682
Junior High               1        24         359
High School               1        43         572
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 23.0

Remarks
2 COMM COLL & 2 UNIV WITHIN 25 MILES.  CHAMPAIGN 
COMM. COLLEGE, 597 T, 10,000 S; 1 UNIV, 6739 T, 
40,007 S.  DECATUR COMM COLL, 237 T, 3543 S, 1 
UNIV, 150 T, 2400 S.  NEW MONTICELLO MIDDLE SCHOOL
 FALL 2003.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
MONTICELLO SCHOOLS         EDUCATION                 174  IEA/NEA          1947
UNIT #25                 
PIATT COUNTY NURSING       HEALTHCARE                150  NONE             1973
HOME                     
CITY OF MONTICELLO         GOVERNMENT                150  NONE/IFOP        1872
                         
KIRBY HOSPITAL             HEALTHCARE                220  NONE             1941
                         
COUNTY MARKET              COMMERCIAL                 90  NONE             2004
                         
COUNTY OF PIATT            GOVERNMENTAL              193  NONE             1841
OFFICES                  
PIATT COUNTY MENTAL        HEALTHCARE                 40  NONE             1970
HEALTHCARE               
FIRST STATE BANK           FINANCIAL                  47  NONE             1945
                         
VIOBIN                     FOOD SCIENCE               35  NONE             1935
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for PIATT COUNTY                            
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force     8,250
             Unemployed     642
             Percentage   7.80%
         Total Employed     7,588
          Manufacturing  9.10%
      Non-Manufacturing  89.20%
            Agriculture   1.70%

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 2 EC       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.96  $ 34.18   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 15.28  $ 25.98
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.72  $ 15.08   Office Clerk             $  9.13  $ 15.60
Assembler-Production     $  9.43  $ 13.21   Secretary                $ 11.26  $ 19.68
Computer Operator        $ 10.30  $ 16.02   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.81  $ 25.87
Computer Programmer      $ 16.63  $ 32.49   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.12  $ 16.34
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.24  $ 14.59   Systems Analyst          $ 21.41  $ 37.01
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.60  $ 18.50   Technician               $ 11.37  $ 23.92
Engineer                 $ 22.65  $ 39.20   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.47  $ 24.59
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.87  $ 15.06   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.76  $ 16.47
Laborer                  $ 11.31  $ 21.94   Welder                   $ 10.81  $ 18.72
Machinist                $ 11.66  $ 17.74   Word Processor           $ 12.81  $ 20.19

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 from IL Dept of Employment 
Security website at 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/wage.htm.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       2        Protestant Churches  15
                 Number of Rooms      60          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      14          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     300              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   3
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River SANGAMON 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  6.25%
    City  0.7055%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.2071%          2010       2009              Electricity  0.00%
  School  3.3314%         6.1977%    6.1972%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  1.0005%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  6.2445%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Callie J. McFarland                  Floyd Allsop                       
Comm Dev Director                    Supt. of City Services   
City of Monticello                   City of Monticello                 
210 N. Hamilton                      210 N. Hamilton                    
Monticello, IL  61856                Monticello, IL  61856    
Phone (217) 762-2583                 Phone (217) 762-2583
  Fax (217) 762-9307                   Fax (217) 762-9307

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61856           Rep Dist           110                          
                            Senate Dist        55                           
                            Congressional Dist 15               


Remarks
City Websites: www.monticelloillinois.net, 
www.monticelloenews.com (on-line news)
City E-mail: cjm@cityofmonticello.net or 
fla@cityofmonticello.net.

Last updated 05/21/2013
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