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MOUNT CARROLL, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County CARROLL        
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,936 1,726 1,832 1,717 1,717 Avg. Winter Temp 22.30 F -5.39 C County 18,779 16,805 16,674 15,387 15,387 Avg. Summer Temp 70.60 F 21.44 C Labor 0 0 8,837 8,424 8,080 Avg. Annual Rainfall 34.00 In 86.36 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 32.00 In 81.28 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1997       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 6     in city  6     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         25
    Police Department            3          5          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal NO             Radio Stations   1
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  38
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  30 MI   48 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  30 MI   48 KM
 
                 Banks   3  Assets $  1,321,000,000
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    5      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
MAIN STREET COMMUNITY IN THE 1980'S. CERTIFIED 
LOCAL GOVERNMENT THROUGH ILLINOIS HISTORIC 
PRESERVATION AGENCY.  CCI COMPLETED.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   3 State
Interstates Serving Community NONE                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    25 MI   40 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   6
          Interstate Carriers   8
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport QUAD CITY INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    60 MI 96 KM
       Commercial Airlines    1   Flights per day   10

    Nearest Public Airport TRI-TOWNSHIP AIRPORT
                     Local NO   10 MI   16 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  2,950 FT     885 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available NO     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     9 MI   14 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           838     1,340       2         2
Chicago           130       208       1         1
Cleveland         475       760       1         1
Dallas            885     1,416       2         2
Denver            895     1,432       2         2
Detroit           405       648       1         1
Kansas City       389       623       1         1
Los Angeles     1,965     3,144       4         4
Memphis           563       901       2         2
Minneapolis       290       464       1         1
New Orleans       965     1,544       2         2
New York          970     1,552       2         2
St. Louis         280       448       2         1
Seattle         1,950     3,120       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
IML RAIL LINK                          
IOWA, CHGO & EASTERN RR                
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    60 MI   96 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          300,000           1,140,000
            Treatment Capacity        1,500,000           5,700,000
          Average Daily Demand          138,169             525,042
             Peak Daily Demand          264,000           1,003,200
               Excess Capacity        1,236,000           4,696,800

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          360,000           1,368,000
                  Present Load          295,000           1,121,000
               Excess Capacity           65,000             247,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier JO CARROLL ENERGY        
Local Telephone Supplier CENTURY LINK                                      
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers     

Remarks
WATER SOURCE: GROUND WATER.  CENTURY LINK PROVIDES
 DSL SERVICE FOR BUSINESS AND RESIDENTIAL.  
MEDIACOM CABLE SYSTEM ALSO PROVIDES HIGH SPEED 
INTERNET SERVICE.  WIRELESS INTERNET PROVIDED BY 
TWO COMPANIES JCWIFI AND SAND PRAIRIE WIRELESS.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  25 MI   40 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     1
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    25 MI   40 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                0         0           0
Junior High               1        31         328
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 21.8

Remarks
NURSERY SCHOOL, CAMPBELL CENTER FOR HISTORIC 
PRESERVATION STUDIES, HIGHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE -
 20 MILES. NEW JR/SR HIGH SCHOOL 1998.  SCHOOL 
CONSOLIDATION 2005 JR HIGH SCHOOL OPERATED IN MT. 
CARROLL.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
METFORM LLC A DIVISION     MACLEAN FOGG               75  NONE                0
OF                       
WEST CARROLL COMM          EDUCATION                  53  YES                 0
SCHOOL DIST 314          
SHAW'S FOOD PRIDE          GROCERY STORE              15  NONE                0
                         
GOOD SAMARITAN             NURSING HOME               75  NONE             1971
NURSING HOME             
COUNTY COURTHOUSE          COUNTY OFFICES             75  FOP, CARP./TEAM     0
                         
THE NATIONAL BANK,         BANK                       25  NONE                0
MT. CARROLL BRANCH       
TEAM PRODUCTS -            RUBBER COMPONENTS           8  NONE                0
INDUSTRIAL               
KUNE'S COUNTRY             AUTOMOTIVE DEALERSHI       20  NONE                0
AUTO GROUP               
MOUNT CARROLL HOME         HARDWARE/LUMBER            12  NONE                0
CENTER                   
MOUNT CARROLL BOWLING      BOWLING/FOOD/TAVERN        12  NONE                0
CENTER                   

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for CARROLL COUNTY                          
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force     7,905
             Unemployed     704
             Percentage   8.90%
         Total Employed     7,201
          Manufacturing  26.30%
      Non-Manufacturing  71.50%
            Agriculture   2.20%

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 6 NW       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 17.28  $ 32.57   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 15.10  $ 22.16
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.08  $ 15.71   Office Clerk             $  8.94  $ 13.83
Assembler-Production     $ 10.36  $ 15.28   Secretary                $  9.99  $ 15.86
Computer Operator        $ 14.06  $ 22.55   Sheet Metal Worker       $  9.37  $ 13.42
Computer Programmer      $ 20.11  $ 35.23   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 11.19  $ 17.86
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.03  $ 13.94   Systems Analyst          $ 21.42  $ 40.06
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.51  $ 16.55   Technician               $ 17.71  $ 27.53
Engineer                 $ 24.05  $ 43.96   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.92  $ 26.59
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.82  $ 13.72   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.89  $ 18.67
Laborer                  $ 12.27  $ 24.62   Welder                   $  9.37  $ 13.42
Machinist                $ 12.44  $ 22.07   Word Processor           $  9.49  $ 15.79

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE AT 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/edrwages.htm.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       0        Protestant Churches   4
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      10          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room      50              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
MISSISSIPPI PALISADES STATE PARK - 10 MILES.  
MORRISON/ROCKWOOD STATE PARK - 17 MILES.  6 BED & 
BREAKFAST FACILITIES.

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  6.50%
    City  1.4821%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.8882%          2011       2010              Electricity  0.00%
  School  5.7574%        10.3874%   10.0930%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  2.3999%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total 10.5276%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Carl R. Bates                        Julie A. Cuckler                   
Mayor                                City Clerk               
City of Mt. Carroll                  City of Mt. Carroll                
302 North Main Street                302 North Main Street              
Mt. Carroll, IL  61053               Mt. Carroll, IL  61053    
Phone (815) 244-4424                 Phone (815) 244-4424
  Fax (815) 244-1772                   Fax (815) 244-1772

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61053           Rep Dist           89                           
                            Senate Dist        45                           
                            Congressional Dist 17               


Remarks
City Website: www.mtcarrollil.org
E-Mail: mtcarroll@jcwifi.com

Last updated 08/05/2013
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