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SHABBONA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County DEKALB         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 851 897 929 925 925 Avg. Winter Temp 21.00 F -6.11 C County 74,624 77,932 88,969 105,160 105,160 Avg. Summer Temp 73.00 F 22.77 C Labor 0 0 48,420 60,076 59,359 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.00 In 88.90 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 32.00 In 81.28 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government TRUSTEE / TRUSTEES / VILL     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2003       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   0    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         25
    Police Department            0          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal NO             Radio Stations  10
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  14
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  11 MI   18 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  15 MI   24 KM
 
                 Banks   2  Assets $     30,000,000
     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
POLICE DEPARTMENT: CONTRACT WITH COUNTY.  GENERAL 
WASTE DISPOSAL: CONTRACTED WITH NORTHERN ILLINOIS 
DISPOSAL.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   0 State
Interstates Serving Community I-39 & I-88                                       
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     8 MI   13 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers  28
          Interstate Carriers  58
          Intrastate Carriers  28

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    65 MI104 KM
       Commercial Airlines   50   Flights per day 1800

    Nearest Public Airport AURORA MUNI AIRPORT
                     Local NO   16 MI   26 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,501 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 NONE                     
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    40 MI   64 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           730     1,168       2         2
Chicago            79       126       1         1
Cleveland         420       672       1         2
Dallas            860     1,376       2         3
Denver            940     1,504       2         3
Detroit           367       587       1         1
Kansas City       420       672       2         2
Los Angeles     2,020     3,232       4         5
Memphis           544       870       2         2
Minneapolis       370       592       1         1
New Orleans       944     1,510       2         2
New York          916     1,465       2         2
St. Louis         234       375       1         1
Seattle         1,987     3,179       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
BURLINGTON NTHRN/SANTA FE  DAILY       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    45 MI   72 KM
Container Service NO    45 MI   72 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          200,000             760,000
            Treatment Capacity          800,000           3,040,000
          Average Daily Demand           90,000             342,000
             Peak Daily Demand          675,000           2,565,000
               Excess Capacity           75,000             285,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process Aerated Lagoon      
            Treatment Capacity        1,000,000           3,800,000
                  Present Load          110,000             418,000
               Excess Capacity          890,000           3,382,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER & MEDIACOM                               
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T Frontier MCI Mediacom 

Remarks
CABLE: MEDIACOM.

Health Facilities

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

Remarks
KISHWAUKEE HOSPITAL - DEKALB - 133 BEDS.  VALLEY 
WEST HOSPITAL - SANDWICH - 68 BEDS.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        18         264
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               1        22         284
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 21.0

Remarks
INDIAN CREEK SCHOOL DISTR SERVES SHABBONA, LEE & 
WATERMAN.  JUNIOR HIGH IN WATERMAN.  NORTHERN IL 
UNIV, 25,000 STUDENTS, IN DEKALB, 17 MILES.  
KISHWAKEE COLLEGE - 2 YR COMM COLL IN MALTA, 11 
MILES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
SHABBONA SCHOOL            EDUCATION                  60  TEACHER'S UNION     0
DISTRICT                 
FARMERS & TRADERS          BANKING                    11  NONE                0
BANK                     
SHABBONA SUPPORTIVE        SENIOR HOUSING             20  NONE                0
LIVING                   
INDIAN OAKS COUNTRY        GOLF/DINING CLUB           25  NONE                0
CLUB                     
SHABBONA HEALTH            NURSING HOME               80  NONE                0
CARE CENTER              
BERG 'N' SANDS             BAIT/BOAT/FOOD/LAKE        40  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for DEKALB COUNTY                           
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    59,359
             Unemployed   4,901
             Percentage   8.30%
         Total Employed    54,458
          Manufacturing  26.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  68.70%
            Agriculture   4.40%

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 4 NE       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 21.99  $ 42.79   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 17.96  $ 28.46
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.03  $ 18.55   Office Clerk             $ 10.24  $ 17.31
Assembler-Production     $  8.90  $ 15.90   Secretary                $ 11.27  $ 19.38
Computer Operator        $ 13.97  $ 24.67   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.29  $ 20.05
Computer Programmer      $ 22.52  $ 45.04   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.24  $ 17.14
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.35  $ 17.67   Systems Analyst          $ 23.06  $ 40.68
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.70  $ 17.57   Technician               $ 16.39  $ 30.95
Engineer                 $ 23.90  $ 40.56   Tool & Die Maker         $ 17.11  $ 29.54
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.16  $ 14.39   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.83  $ 17.13
Laborer                  $  8.76  $ 24.21   Welder                   $ 13.32  $ 21.41
Machinist                $ 13.04  $ 23.10   Word Processor           $ 12.52  $ 20.46

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       0        Protestant Churches   2
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   0
                     Restaurants       4          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     200              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River Shabbona Lake                                     

Remarks
300 ACRE LAKE WITH PUBLIC STATE PARK & COUNTY 
FOREST PRESERVE.

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  0.5981%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.0784%          2011       2008              Electricity  5.15%
  School  5.2949%         8.1151%    7.6465%            Natural Gas  5.15%
Other(s)  2.1713%                                         Telephone  5.15%
   Total 9.1427%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Paul Borek                           Paul Borek                         
Executive Director                   Executive Director       
DeKalb County EDC                    DeKalb County EDC                  
421 N. California, #200              421 N. California, #200            
Sycamore, IL  601781290              Sycamore, IL  601781290
Phone (815) 895-2711                 Phone (815) 895-2711
  Fax (815) 895-8713                   Fax (815) 895-8713

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60550           Rep Dist           70                           
                            Senate Dist        35                           
                            Congressional Dist 14               


Remarks
DEKALB COUNTY EDC WEBSITE: www.dcedc.org.
PAUL BOREK E-MAIL: borek@dcedc.org.

Last updated 06/12/2013
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