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MOUND CITY, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County PULASKI        
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,113 765 692 588 588 Avg. Winter Temp 39.30 F 4.06 C County 8,840 7,523 7,348 6,161 6,161 Avg. Summer Temp 79.65 F 26.47 C Labor 0 2,800 3,220 2,870 2,749 Avg. Annual Rainfall 45.23 In **.** Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 8.90 In 22.61 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning NO 
   Comprehensive Plan No             - Rev.    0       County Zoning NO 
Subdivision Ordinance NO                                   Home Rule YES
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 6     in city  10    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         30
    Police Department            2          2          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   5
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  33 MI   53 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  51 MI   82 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 YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN: MOUND CITY PARTICIPATES IN THE
 SOUTHERN FIVE REGIONAL PLANNING DISTRICT'S 
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY.  WKRO REPORTS FROM 
CAIRO & WMOK BROADCASTS FROM METROPOLIS.  THE 
SOUTHERN ILLINOISAN IS PUBLISHED DAILY IN 
CARBONDALE & AVAILABLE DAILY IN MOUND CITY.  THE 
MONDAY PUB IS PUBLISHED WEEKLY IN ANNA & AVAILABLE
 WEEKLY IN MOUND CITY.  THE CAIRO CITIZEN IS ALSO 
WEEKLY & AVAIL TO MOUND CITY.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-57                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     4 MI    6 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   3
          Interstate Carriers   4
          Intrastate Carriers   4

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    50 MI 80 KM
       Commercial Airlines    1   Flights per day    4

    Nearest Public Airport CAIRO REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    8 MI   13 KM
           Type of Surface ASPHALT        
            Longest Runway  4,005 FT   1,222 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available NO 
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available NO 

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water YES
            Name of Waterway OHIO RIVER               
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge YES
               Channel Depth     9 FT      3 M
            Length Of Season 12 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           425       680       0         1
Chicago           366       586       0         1
Cleveland         616       986       0         1
Dallas            605       968       0         1
Denver            985     1,576       0         2
Detroit           609       974       0         1
Kansas City       387       619       0         1
Los Angeles     1,884     3,014       0         4
Memphis           169       270       0         1
Minneapolis       743     1,189       0         2
New Orleans       562       899       0         1
New York        1,005     1,608       0         2
St. Louis         145       232       0         1
Seattle         2,254     3,606       0         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
ICN                                    
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO   144 MI  230 KM
Container Service NO   144 MI  230 KM

Remarks
THE MAJORITY OF FREIGHT HAULED IN SOUTHERNMOST 
ILLINOIS IS GRAIN AND SOYBEANS.  SWITCHING 
FREQUENCIES VARY AND MAY BE OBTAINED DIRECTLY FROM
 THE CARRIER.  THE NEAREST PIGGYBACK AND CONTAINER
 RAMPS ARE AT THE UNION PACIFIC YARD IN DUPO, IL. 
 THE MAJORITY OF RR TRACK IN SOUTHERNMOST IL IS 
OWNED BY CANADIAN NATIONAL.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          100,000             380,000
            Treatment Capacity          700,000           2,660,000
          Average Daily Demand          120,000             456,000
             Peak Daily Demand          150,000             570,000
               Excess Capacity          550,000           2,090,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process ACTIVATED SLUDGE    
            Treatment Capacity          150,000             570,000
                  Present Load          120,000             456,000
               Excess Capacity           30,000             114,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier CAIRO PUBLIC UTILITIES   
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier AMERITECH                                         
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics NO 
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T SPRINT   

Remarks
MOUND CITY HAS AN AMERITECH WIRE CENTER, THE 
CLOSEST POP IS IN CAIRO.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  30 MI   48 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    30 MI   48 KM

Remarks
FOR EMERGENCY & NON-EMERGENCY CARE, MOST MOUND 
CITY RESIDENTS GO TO SOUTHEAST MISSOURI HOSPITAL 
OR ST. FRANCIS HOSPITAL WHICH ARE LOCATED 30.4 
MILES AWAY IN CAPE GIRARDEAU.  ALSO CLOSEST 
COMMUNITY CLINIC IS COMMUNITY HEALTH AND EMERGENCY
 SERVICE IN CAIRO, IL.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                0         0           0
Junior High               0         0           0
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  0.0

Remarks
MOUND CITY STUDENTS CAN ATTEND MERIDIAN ELEMENTARY
 K-7.  MERIDIAN HIGH SCHOOL 8-12.  MOUND CITY 
STUDENTS MAY UTILIZE SHAWNEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN 
NEARBY ULLIN.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
ARCHER DANIELS             GRAIN HANDLING             25  NONE             1982
MIDLANDS                 
CONSOLIDATED GRAIN         GRAIN HANDLING             20  NONE                0
& BARGE                  
CRAIN ENTERPRISES          SURVEYING EQUIP.           50  NONE             1945
INC. - FIBERGLASS        
PULASKI COUNTY             GOVERNMENT                 70  NONE                0
GOVERNMENT               

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for PULASKI COUNTY                          
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force     2,870
             Unemployed     322
             Percentage  11.20%
         Total Employed     2,548
          Manufacturing  17.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  81.10%
            Agriculture   1.00%

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   0
   Number of employees involved       0

Wage Rates
Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in the  Econ Dev Reg 8 S        

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.76  $ 29.95   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 13.09  $ 24.36
Assembler-Electronic     $  8.62  $ 11.33   Office Clerk             $  8.73  $ 13.06
Assembler-Production     $  9.24  $ 14.10   Secretary                $  9.35  $ 14.38
Computer Operator        $ 12.92  $ 23.82   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.19  $ 18.38
Computer Programmer      $ 18.01  $ 27.87   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.82  $ 17.88
Data Entry Operator      $  9.19  $ 11.38   Systems Analyst          $ 17.82  $ 33.96
Drill or Punch Press     $ 13.46  $ 18.12   Technician               $ 15.75  $ 22.75
Engineer                 $ 23.76  $ 35.62   Tool & Die Maker         $ 13.84  $ 24.97
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.70  $ 12.66   Warehouse Worker         $ 12.00  $ 18.41
Laborer                  $ 11.16  $ 20.19   Welder                   $ 12.33  $ 17.88
Machinist                $ 11.39  $ 18.79   Word Processor           $  9.85  $ 18.97

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       6        Protestant Churches   4
                 Number of Rooms     121          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       8          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room       0              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River OHIO RIVER                                        

Remarks
COUNTY SEAT-PULASKI COUNTY.  RESTORED EARLY 20TH 
CENTURY COURTHOUSE & NAT'L CEMETERY.  SHAWNEE 
NATIONAL FOREST-16 MI & HORSESHOE LAKE 14 MI 
W/HIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, BIRDING, BICYCLING.  
SHAWNEE COMMUNITY COLLEGE HAS ROOMS AVAILABLE FOR 
COMMUNITY USE.

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 2012          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.7513%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  3.9571%          2010       2006              Electricity  5.15%
  School  3.4113%        9.1846%   10.0811%            Natural Gas  5.15%
Other(s)  1.1257%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total 9.2455%                                             Water  5.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Carl Bode                            Crystal Davenport, Regional Planner
City Council Member                  Southern Five Regional   
City of Mound City                   Planning Dist & Dev Comm           
P.O. Box 110                         219 Rustic Campus Dr.              
Mound City, IL  629630110            Ullin, IL  629922227
Phone (618) 748-9112                 Phone (618) 634-2284
  Fax (618) 748-4112                   Fax (618) 634-2287

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62963           Rep Dist           118                          
                            Senate Dist        59                           
                            Congressional Dist 12               


Remarks

Last updated 09/30/2013
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