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SEATON, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MERCER         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 255 221 242 222 220 Avg. Winter Temp 24.80 F -4.00 C County 19,286 17,290 16,957 16,434 16,219 Avg. Summer Temp 73.20 F 22.89 C Labor 10,200 8,611 9,576 8,770 8,521 Avg. Annual Rainfall 38.04 In 96.62 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 35.00 In 88.90 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / VILLAGE     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan No             - Rev.    0       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance NO                                   Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class  9    in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0          1
    Police Department            0          1          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal NO             Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  22
                                               Cable NO 
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  10 MI   16 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  35 MI   56 KM
 
                 Banks   4  Assets $    364,116,000
     Savings and Loans   1  Assets $      2,127,334
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks
LABOR MARKET FOR MERCER COUNTY / BANK INFORMATION 
FOR MERCER COUNTY.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   0 State
Interstates Serving Community NONE                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    35 MI   56 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport QUAD CITY INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    43 MI 69 KM
       Commercial Airlines    4   Flights per day   25

    Nearest Public Airport QUAD CITY INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   43 MI   69 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway 10,000 FT   3,050 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           800     1,280       3         2
Chicago           220       352       1         1
Cleveland         600       960       3         2
Dallas            900     1,440       3         2
Denver            990     1,584       3         2
Detroit           420       672       2         2
Kansas City       330       528       2         2
Los Angeles     2,100     3,360       4         3
Memphis           480       768       2         1
Minneapolis       480       768       2         1
New Orleans       920     1,472       3         2
New York        1,100     1,760       3         2
St. Louis         225       360       1         1
Seattle         2,200     3,520       4         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NONE                                   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    40 MI   64 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity           50,000             190,000
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
          Average Daily Demand           25,000              95,000
             Peak Daily Demand           51,500             195,700
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process NONE/PRIVATE        
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

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

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  10 MI   16 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                3         0         494
Junior High               1         0         386
High School               1         0         392
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 20.7

Remarks
Seaton is located in Mercer Co School Distr #404. 
 Nearby access to Augustana College, Western IL 
University Quad City Campus, Quad City Grad 
Center, and Blackhawk College.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
STATE BANK OF SEATON       FINANCIAL SERVICES          3  NONE                0
                         
WHEELER'S CAFE             RESTAURANT                  4  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for MERCER COUNTY                           
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force     8,521
             Unemployed     702
             Percentage   8.20%
         Total Employed     7,819
          Manufacturing  17.20%
      Non-Manufacturing  77.50%
            Agriculture   5.30%

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.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       0        Protestant Churches   1
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   0
                     Restaurants       1          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room      32              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River MISSISSIPPI 7 MILES                               

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  6.25%
    City  0.7640%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.5348%          2011       2010              Electricity  0.00%
  School  4.3266%        9.0466%    8.6397%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  2.6067%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total 9.2321%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Robert Springer                      Meghan Overton                     
Village President                    Planner - Data Services  
Village of Seaton                    Bi-State Reg Comm                  
205 Maple St / PO Box 36             1504 3rd Ave/PO Box 3368           
Seaton, IL  61476                    Rock Island, IL  612043368
Phone (309) 586-5341                 Phone (309) 793-6300
  Fax (   )    -                       Fax (309) 793-6305

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61476           Rep Dist           74                           
                            Senate Dist        37                           
                            Congressional Dist 17               


Remarks
Meghan Overton E-mail: moverton@bistateonline.org
Village Clerk Lyle Hall (309) 586-4941.

Last updated 07/16/2013
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