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MORTON GROVE, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COOK           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 23,747 22,373 22,451 23,270 23,270 Avg. Winter Temp 29.00 F -1.67 C County 5,253,655 5,105,067 5,376,741 5,194,675 5,194,675 Avg. Summer Temp 69.00 F 20.56 C Labor 0 0 2,694,904 2,604,300 2,608,543 Avg. Annual Rainfall 29.44 In 74.78 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 8.38 In 21.29 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / VILLAGE     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2009       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule YES
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 3     in city   0    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           44          0          0
    Police Department           59         10          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  85
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   2  Assets $    285,830,000
     Savings and Loans   5  Assets $     90,000,000
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
MORTON GROVE IS SURROUNDED BY THE COMMUNITIES OF 
NILES, SKOKIE, GOLF, AND GLENVIEW ; LOCATED NORTH 
OF THE CHICAGO CITY LIMITS.  MORTON GROVE HAS 3 
TIF REDEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   2 Federal   3 State
Interstates Serving Community I-94, I-294                                       
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   3
          Interstate Carriers   3
          Intrastate Carriers   2

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    11 MI 18 KM
       Commercial Airlines   40   Flights per day 2409

    Nearest Public Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   11 MI   18 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway 13,001 FT   3,965 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  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           731     1,170       1         2
Chicago             2         3       0         0
Cleveland         359       574       1         1
Dallas            932     1,491       1         2
Denver          1,007     1,611       2         2
Detroit           297       475       1         1
Kansas City       528       845       1         1
Los Angeles     2,018     3,229       3         4
Memphis           547       875       1         1
Minneapolis       401       642       1         1
New Orleans       940     1,504       1         2
New York          804     1,286       1         2
St. Louis         304       486       1         1
Seattle         2,056     3,290       3         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
SOO                                    
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO     9 MI   14 KM
Container Service NO     9 MI   14 KM

Remarks
LOCATED IN CHICAGO'S NEAR NORTH SUBURBS, MORTON 
GROVE HAS EXCELLENT ACCESS TO INTERSTATE HIGHWAYS 
AND LOCAL TRUCK ROUTES.  AIR: TYPE OF SURFACE: 
CONCRETE/ASPHALT.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier CITY OF CHICAGO          
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        8,500,000          32,300,000
            Treatment Capacity       20,160,000          76,608,000
          Average Daily Demand        3,500,000          13,247,500
             Peak Daily Demand        6,200,000          23,467,000
               Excess Capacity       12,760,000          48,488,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity      414,000,000       1,573,200,000
                  Present Load      270,000,000       1,026,000,000
               Excess Capacity      144,000,000         547,200,000

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

Remarks
WATER SOURCE: LAKE MIGHIGAN.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   1 MI    2 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    27
            Dentists in Community    20
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     3 MI    5 KM

Remarks
LUTHERAN GENERAL HOSPITAL (FULL SERVICE HOSPITAL) 
LOCATED WITHIN FIVE MINUTES OF VILLAGE LIMITS.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                4        80       1,076
Junior High               2        51         588
High School               0         0           0
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 22.3

Remarks
NUMEROUS PUBLIC & PRIVATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS ARE 
LOCATED IN MORTON GROVE.  TWO SPECIAL EDUCATION 
CENTERS ALSO AVAILABLE.  HIGH SCHOOL, COLLEGES AND
 UNIVERSITIES LOCATED NEAR VILLAGE.  ACT SCORE IS 
FOR DISTRICT #219 (NILES TOWNSHIP).

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
JOHN CRANE                 MECHANICAL SEALING D    1,350                      0
                         
AVON PRODUCTS              COSMETICS                 411                      0
                         
ITT BELL & GOSSETT         CENTRIFUGAL PUMPS         750                      0
                         
SUNSTONE                   JEWELRY MFG.              412                      0
                         
SCHWARZ PAPER CO.          WHOLE SALE PAPER PRO      445                      0
                         
QUANTUM COLOR              PRINTING                  135                      0
                         
MALKO ELECTRIC             GENERAL CONTRACTOR        180                      0
                         
MORTON GROVE PHARMACEUTIC  PHARMACEUTICALS           250                      0
                         
SHORE TRAINING CENTER      SHRINK PKG/ ASSEMBLY      199                      0
                         
PAUL J. KREZ ELECTRIC      GENERAL CONTRACTOR        180                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for COOK COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force 2,608,543
             Unemployed 241,400
             Percentage   9.30%
         Total Employed 2,367,143
          Manufacturing  16.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  82.70%
            Agriculture   0.40%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   1
            Number won by union   0
          Number won by company   1
      Work stoppage occurences
            within last 5 years   1
   Number of employees involved      22

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 at: 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/wage.htm.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       2        Protestant Churches   4
                 Number of Rooms      94          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      50          Jewish Synagogues   1
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room       0              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   2
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River CHICAGO RIVER, NORTH BRANCH                       

Remarks
ALL AMENITIES ARE WITHIN VILLAGE BOUNDARIES, 
SEVERAL ADDITIONAL IN NEIGHBORING SUBURBS.  3 
DAILY FEE GOLF COURSES AND 7 COUNTRY CLUBS WITHIN 
4 MILES.  FOREST PRESERVE WITH BIKE & HORSEBACK 
TRAILS THROUGHOUT MORTON GROVE.

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  9.00%
    City  1.1390%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.4620%          2009       2008              Electricity  5.00%
  School 20.8980%         7.2360%    6.9460%            Natural Gas  0.02%
Other(s)  1.9830%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total 24.4820%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
TOTAL SALES TAX RATE ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS IS 
13.00%.  VILLAGE WILL CONSIDER TAX INCENTIVES FOR 
RE-OCCUPANCY OF VACANT INDUSTRIAL SITES OR 
REDEVELOPMENT OF COMMERCIAL SITES.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Nancy Radzevich                      Nancy Radzevich                    
Comm & Econ Dev Director             Comm & Econ Dev Director 
Village of Morton Grove              Village of Morton Grove            
6101 Capulina Ave                    6101 Capulina Ave                  
Morton Grove, IL  60053              Morton Grove, IL  60053    
Phone (847) 663-3061                 Phone (847) 663-3061
  Fax (847) 965-4162                   Fax (847) 965-4162

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60053           Rep Dist            15   16    17               
                            Senate Dist        8     9                      
                            Congressional Dist  9               


Remarks
Village Web Site: www.mortongroveil.org
Nancy Radzevich E-mail: 
nradzevich@mortongroveil.org

Last updated 09/27/2013
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