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MOUNT PROSPECT, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COOK           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 52,634 53,168 56,706 54,167 54,505 Avg. Winter Temp 26.40 F -3.11 C County 5,253,655 5,105,067 5,376,741 5,194,675 5,231,351 Avg. Summer Temp 71.76 F 22.09 C Labor 0 0 2,322,816 2,604,300 2,608,543 Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.84 In 85.95 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 36.70 In 93.22 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MANAGER / BOARD / VILLAGE     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2007       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  2    in city        outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           74          0         14
    Police Department           99          2          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations  33
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  19
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   3  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks  19  Assets $  3,683,217,917
     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
CURRENT CITY POPULATION IS FOR THE YEAR 2010 (US 
CENSUS).  ADJACENT COMMUNITIES: ARLINGTON HEIGHTS,
 PROSPECT HEIGHTS, DES PLAINES AND ELK GROVE 
VILLAGE.  ONE CONCRETE MANUFACTURER, FIVE STAFFING
 AGENCIES, FOUR RECYCLING/WASTE HAULERS AND FOUR 
MOLD MAKING SHOPS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   3 Federal   6 State
Interstates Serving Community I-294, I-290, I-90                                
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   3
               Local Carriers  31
          Interstate Carriers  31
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO     6 MI 11 KM
       Commercial Airlines   42   Flights per day 2626

    Nearest Public Airport CHICAGO EXECUTIVE AIRPORT
                     Local NO    7 MI   11 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  5,000 FT   1,500 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           753     1,204       1         2
Chicago            23        37       1         1
Cleveland         366       586       1         1
Dallas            959     1,534       1         2
Denver          1,039     1,662       2         2
Detroit           294       470       1         1
Kansas City       522       835       1         1
Los Angeles     2,118     3,389       3         4
Memphis           544       870       1         1
Minneapolis       435       696       1         1
New Orleans       967     1,547       1         2
New York          863     1,547       1         2
St. Louis         311       498       1         1
Seattle         2,086     3,337       3         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
UNION PACIFIC                          
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    16 MI   26 KM
Container Service NO    16 MI   26 KM

Remarks
State Highways serving Community: RT 12, RT 14, RT
 45, RT 58, RT62, RT 83.  Locations of motor 
carrier facilities are within 5 miles of the 
Village center.  For more information about public
 bus service please visit www.pacebus.com.  For 
more information about commuter rail service  
please visit metrarail.com.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier SEE REMARKS              
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        8,800,000          33,311,624
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
          Average Daily Demand        3,690,000          14,022,000
             Peak Daily Demand        4,563,000          17,339,400
               Excess Capacity       13,000,000          49,400,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process THRU REGIONAL SYSTEM
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T (SBC), WOW, COMCAST                          
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T SPRINT MCI ETC. 

Remarks
Water Supplier: Northwestern Suburban JAWA, 
Illinois American Water Company.  Water Source: 
Lake Michigan (some single family homes are on 
well water).

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   3 MI    5 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    64
            Dentists in Community    92
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    3 MI    5 KM

Remarks
NORTHWEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IS THE NEAREST 
HOSPITAL, LOCATED 3 MI (5KM) FROM VILLAGE CENTER. 
 TWO URGENT CARE CENTERS ARE ALSO LOCATED IN THE 
VILLAGE.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                9       276       4,224
Junior High               3       129       1,682
High School               1       120       2,172
Trade & Technical         1         4         350
Community College         0         0           0
Four-Yr College           1        27          50
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 23.4

Remarks
FOUR PRIVATE SCHOOLS.  FOUR PRESCHOOLS.  ONE TRADE
 SCHOOL.  SEVEN DAY CARE ESTABLISHMENTS.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
CAREMARK                   PHARMACEUTICAL DIST       809                   2001
                         
BOSCH TOOL CORP.           TOOL MFG.                 650                   2003
                         
CUMMINS - ALLISON          MFG OFFICE PRODUCTS       450                   1981
                         
VILLAGE OF MOUNT           MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT      313                   1917
PROSPECT                 
WALMART STORES             RETAIL                    300                      0
                         
RAULAND BORG                                         300                      0
                         
JEWEL FOOD STORE           GROCERY STORE             288                      0
                         
MT. PROSPECT SCH.          EDUCATION                 271                   1957
DIST. 57                 
CARSON PIRIE SCOTT                                   250                      0
                         
HOME DEPOT                 RETAIL                    225                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for COOK COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2013
      Total Labor Force 2,604,337
             Unemployed 242,203
             Percentage   9.30%
         Total Employed 2,362,134
          Manufacturing  10.30%
      Non-Manufacturing  89.60%
            Agriculture   0.10%

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   2
   Number of employees involved      11

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       $ 21.98  $ 43.76   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 17.24  $ 29.43
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.27  $ 18.84   Office Clerk             $ 10.35  $ 17.65
Assembler-Production     $  9.01  $ 15.80   Secretary                $ 10.93  $ 19.22
Computer Operator        $ 14.01  $ 24.26   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.79  $ 20.75
Computer Programmer      $ 24.04  $ 44.21   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.20  $ 17.25
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.03  $ 17.54   Systems Analyst          $ 24.17  $ 42.67
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.58  $ 16.83   Technician               $ 15.63  $ 30.80
Engineer                 $ 24.96  $ 40.89   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.61  $ 29.15
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.24  $ 14.62   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.13  $ 16.43
Laborer                  $  8.83  $ 24.04   Welder                   $ 13.40  $ 21.71
Machinist                $ 13.67  $ 23.62   Word Processor           $ 12.53  $ 21.13

Remarks
Wage Rates 2012 IDES.  Add'l Employers: Township 
High School 214, Siemens Bldg. Tech., Prospect 
High School, Advance Medical Sys., Arrow Road 
Constr., US Post Office, Advocate MSO, Inc., 
American Recovery Syst., Warehouse Direct, Parenti
 & Raffaelli, Ltd., Rapid Solutions Group, Costco 
Warehouse, Roscor Corp.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       3        Protestant Churches  19
                 Number of Rooms     350          Catholic Churches   4
                     Restaurants      84          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   1,000              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       2               Health Clubs   3
            Public Tennis Courts      34      Public Swimming Pools   3
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River DES PLAINES 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 2012          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate 9.50%
    City  0.9360%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.8650%          2011       2010              Electricity  3.30%
  School  4.4890%         8.1510%    7.8290%            Natural Gas  3.30%
Other(s)  1.6230%                                         Telephone  6.00%
   Total  7.9130%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
PROPERTY TAX RATES ARE FOR A TYPICAL RESIDENTIAL 
PROPERTY LOCATED IN THE ELK GROVE TOWNSHIP, SCHOOL
 DISTRICT 59, AND SCHOOL DISTRICT 214.  COUNTY 
RATE INCLUDES ALL COUNTY TAXES, "OTHER" RATE 
INCLUDES MP PARK DISTRICT, LIBRARY, TWP, AND 
COMMUNITY COLLEGE #512 TAXES.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
William Cooney Jr., AICP             Nellie Beckner                     
Director of Comm. Dev.               Long Range Planner       
Village of Mt. Prospect              Village of Mt. Prospect            
50 S. Emerson St.                    50 S. Emerson Street               
Mt. Prospect, IL  600563266          Mt. Prospect, IL  600563266
Phone (847) 818-5328                 Phone (847) 818-5312
  Fax (847) 818-5329                   Fax (847) 818-5329

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60056           Rep Dist           53    55    57               
                            Senate Dist        27    28    29               
                            Congressional Dist 8     9     10   


Remarks
E-Mail: bcooney@mountprospect.org
Website: www.mountprospect.org

Last updated 12/31/2013
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