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ROYALTON, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County FRANKLIN       
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,320 1,191 1,130 1,151 1,151 Avg. Winter Temp 32.00 F 0.00 C County 43,201 40,319 39,018 39,561 39,561 Avg. Summer Temp 75.00 F 23.89 C Labor 16,848 16,469 17,107 18,214 17,307 Avg. Annual Rainfall 45.00 In **.** Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 19.00 In 48.26 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning NO 
   Comprehensive Plan Inactive       - Rev. 1964       County Zoning NO 
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        outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         15
    Police Department            2          4          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  12
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   9 MI   14 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   9 MI   14 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     93,829,000
     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 NO 
 
Remarks
FIRST RESPONDERS: YES.  GOVERNOR'S HOMETOWN AWARD 
FOR 2002.  CHAMPION COMMUNITY (ZONE DESIGNATED BY 
FEDERAL GOVERNMENT).  DELTA REGIONAL AUTHORITY 
ZONE.  MEDIACOM, DIRECT TV, DISH NET & MORE.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-57                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     9 MI   14 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   1
          Interstate Carriers   1
          Intrastate Carriers   1

     Package Delivery Service NO 
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    15 MI 24 KM
       Commercial Airlines    1   Flights per day    4

    Nearest Public Airport WILLIAMSON COUNTY REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   15 MI   24 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,500 FT   1,983 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    62 MI   99 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           466       746       3         1
Chicago           318       509       2         1
Cleveland         540       864       3         2
Dallas            621       994       4         2
Denver            970     1,552       4         2
Detroit           495       792       3         1
Kansas City       363       581       3         1
Los Angeles     1,943     3,109       6         4
Memphis           237       379       2         1
Minneapolis       623       997       3         2
New Orleans       619       990       3         2
New York          937     1,499       4         2
St. Louis         107       171       1         1
Seattle         2,244     3,590       6         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    13 MI   21 KM
Container Service NO    13 MI   21 KM

Remarks
Union Pacific Railroad acces located at Zeigler (3
 miles from Royalton) with frequency of switching 
3 times per week.


Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier REND LAKE INTERCITY WATER
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          150,000             570,000
            Treatment Capacity       20,000,000          76,000,000
          Average Daily Demand          165,000             627,000
             Peak Daily Demand          200,000             760,000
               Excess Capacity        3,000,000          11,400,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process LAGOON/ROCK FILTER  
            Treatment Capacity          130,000             494,000
                  Present Load          140,000             532,000
               Excess Capacity          135,000             513,000

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

Remarks
INTERNET LOCAL PHONE NUMBER ACCESS: YES.  HIGH 
SPEED INTERNET AVAILABLE; LOCAL WEBISTE AVAILABLE 
WWW.ROYALTONILLINOIS.COM.  LONG DISTANCE CARRIER -
 MEDIACOM

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   9 MI   14 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     9 MI   14 KM

Remarks
NEW CLINIC OPENED AUGUST 2003.

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 20.0

Remarks
Unit School #188 - Elementary, Junior High and 
High School - 4 miles.  John A. Logan Community 
College - 12 miles.  SIU-Carbondale - University -
 17 miles.  Rend Lake Jr. College - 40 miles.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
JONES HYDROBLAST           SANDBLASTING               45  NONE             1999
                         
CASEY'S GENERAL                                       10                      0
STORE                    
DOLLAR GENERAL             RETAIL                     10                   2002
STORE                    

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for FRANKLIN COUNTY                         
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    17,307
             Unemployed   1,939
             Percentage  11.20%
         Total Employed    15,368
          Manufacturing  23.40%
      Non-Manufacturing  76.10%
            Agriculture   0.50%

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      10        Protestant Churches  25
                 Number of Rooms     400          Catholic Churches   4
                     Restaurants      70          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     500              Country Clubs   2
             Public Golf Courses       2               Health Clubs   2
            Public Tennis Courts       4      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River CRAB ORCHARD LAKE                                 

Remarks
CITY IS WITHIN 30 MINUTES OF NATIONAL FOREST, 
WILDLIFE REFUGE, STATE PARKS, LAKES, RECREATION 
SITES.  REND LAKE 21 MILES.

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  7.25%
    City  0.6757%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.1249%          2008       2006              Electricity  5.00%
  School  3.3271%         7.2927%    7.3682%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  2.2433%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total  7.3710%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
Cable 5.00%.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Charles Brandon                      Charles Brandon                    
Village President                    Village President        
Village of Royalton                  Village of Royalton                
311 S Main/PO Box 550                311 S Main/PO Box 550              
Royalton, IL  629830550              Royalton, IL  629830550
Phone (618) 922-6002                 Phone (618) 984-4493
  Fax (618) 984-2328                   Fax (618) 984-2328

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62983           Rep Dist           117                          
                            Senate Dist        59                           
                            Congressional Dist 19               


Remarks
Member of Greater Egyptian Planning Commission and
 Franklin County Regional Economic Community 
(FCEDCO).  Royalton Website: 
www.royaltonillinois.com.  E-mail: 
lisawaterclerk@mchsi.com.

Last updated 05/22/2013
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