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MOWEAQUA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County SHELBY         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,785 1,800 1,923 1,831 1,831 Avg. Winter Temp 29.00 F -1.67 C County 0 22,261 22,893 22,363 22,363 Avg. Summer Temp 82.00 F 27.77 C Labor 0 9,737 11,426 11,266 10,726 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.00 In 88.90 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 18.00 In 45.72 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government TRUSTEE / TRUSTEES / VILL     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan No             - Rev.    0       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 8     in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         23
    Police Department            2          6          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  65
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest  20 MI   32 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  20 MI   32 KM
 
                 Banks   3  Assets $              0
     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
 
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Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community                                                   
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    15 MI   24 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport DECATUR AIRPORT
                     Local NO    25 MI 40 KM
       Commercial Airlines    2   Flights per day    4

    Nearest Public Airport DECATUR AIRPORT
                     Local NO   25 MI   40 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway      0 FT       0 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                          
                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           600       960       6         1
Chicago           225       360       3         1
Cleveland         500       800       5         1
Dallas            698     1,117       3         2
Denver            850     1,360       4         2
Detroit           470       752       2         1
Kansas City       370       592       2         1
Los Angeles     1,905     3,048       6         3
Memphis           335       536       2         1
Minneapolis       508       813       3         1
New Orleans       729     1,166       4         2
New York        1,040     1,664       4         3
St. Louis         100       160       0         0
Seattle         2,093     3,349       4         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    90 MI  144 KM
Container Service NO    30 MI   48 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier LOUIS JORDAN             
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          900,000           3,420,000
            Treatment Capacity          316,000           1,200,800
          Average Daily Demand          165,000             627,000
             Peak Daily Demand          200,000             760,000
               Excess Capacity           35,000             133,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          500,000           1,900,000
                  Present Load          150,000             570,000
               Excess Capacity          350,000           1,330,000

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 AT&T SPRINT MCI ITT Frontier

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Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  17 MI   27 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     3
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

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Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        12         225
Junior High               1        20         209
High School               1        30         288
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 31.0

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Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
MOWEAQUA NURSING           NURSING HOME               55  NONE             1997
& RETIREMENT             
MOWEAQUA CAM SCHOOL        SCHOOL                    102  NONE             1997
                         
MOWEAQUA IGA               GROCERY STORE              15  NONE             1997
                         
AYARS BANK                 FINANCIAL INST.            10  NONE             1900
                         
DOLLAR GENERAL             RETAIL                     15  NONE             2011
                         
MOWEAQUA GOLF COURSE       GOLF COURSE                15                   1993
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for SHELBY COUNTY                           
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    10,726
             Unemployed     962
             Percentage   9.00%
         Total Employed     9,764
          Manufacturing  30.30%
      Non-Manufacturing  68.30%
            Agriculture   1.40%

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 1 C        

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 17.89  $ 31.57   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 16.12  $ 24.84
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.22  $ 14.50   Office Clerk             $  9.42  $ 15.50
Assembler-Production     $ 11.50  $ 21.48   Secretary                $ 10.78  $ 18.00
Computer Operator        $ 14.05  $ 23.07   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.93  $ 20.01
Computer Programmer      $ 17.19  $ 35.92   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.50  $ 16.47
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.40  $ 19.00   Systems Analyst          $ 31.80  $ 45.91
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.98  $ 16.48   Technician               $ 16.03  $ 27.11
Engineer                 $ 25.81  $ 41.61   Tool & Die Maker         $ 19.03  $ 24.43
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.76  $ 14.04   Warehouse Worker         $ 12.31  $ 18.62
Laborer                  $ 11.59  $ 22.61   Welder                   $ 12.98  $ 18.63
Machinist                $ 14.78  $ 24.23   Word Processor           $ 10.22  $ 16.62

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       0        Protestant Churches   5
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       3          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     100              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
NEW PARK WITH 1 MILE PAVED WALKING TRACK, 2 TENNIS
 COURTS, 2 BASKETBALL COURTS, 2 BALL DIAMONDS.

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 2010          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.9526%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.2623%          2009       2008              Electricity  3.00%
  School  4.6966%         6.7839%    6.9439%            Natural Gas  3.00%
Other(s)  0.0000%                                         Telephone  4.00%
   Total  6.9116%                                             Water  0.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Kim Adamson                          Kim Adamson                        
Comm. Dev. Director                  Comm. Dev. Director      
Village of Moweaqua                  Village of Moweaqua                
122 N. Main                          122 N. Main                        
Moweaqua, IL  62550                  Moweaqua, IL  62550    
Phone (217) 768-3036                 Phone (217) 768-3036
  Fax (217) 768-3485                   Fax (217) 768-3485

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62550           Rep Dist           100                          
                            Senate Dist        50                           
                            Congressional Dist 20               


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E-mail: info@moweaqua.org
Website: www.moweaqua.org


Last updated 04/23/2013
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