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SHANNON, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County CARROLL        
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 938 887 854 757 757 Avg. Winter Temp 21.40 F -5.89 C County 18,779 16,805 16,674 15,387 15,387 Avg. Summer Temp 72.20 F 22.33 C Labor 10,035 8,270 8,837 8,424 7,905 Avg. Annual Rainfall 34.92 In 88.69 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 34.80 In 88.39 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan No             - Rev. 1966       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library NO 
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 7     in city   9    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         25
    Police Department            1          5          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  40
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  10 MI   16 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     75,767,890
     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 
 
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Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   3 State
Interstates Serving Community NONE WITHIN 10 MILES                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    30 MI   48 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   2
               Local Carriers   0
          Interstate Carriers   7
          Intrastate Carriers  10

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport NORTHWEST CHICAGOLAND RGL AIRPORT AT ROCKFORD
                     Local NO    45 MI 72 KM
       Commercial Airlines    2   Flights per day    2

    Nearest Public Airport ALBERTUS AIRPORT
                     Local NO   16 MI   26 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    26 MI   42 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           838     1,341       2         2
Chicago           130       208       1         1
Cleveland         478       765       1         1
Dallas            906     1,450       2         2
Denver            891     1,426       2         2
Detroit           405       648       1         1
Kansas City       412       659       1         1
Los Angeles     1,918     3,069       4         4
Memphis           537       859       2         2
Minneapolis       345       552       1         1
New Orleans       919     1,470       2         2
New York          939     1,502       2         2
St. Louis         289       462       1         1
Seattle         1,922     3,075       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NONE                                   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

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

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source RIVER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity           55,000             209,000
            Treatment Capacity          388,800           1,477,440
          Average Daily Demand          143,877             546,732
             Peak Daily Demand          180,710             686,698
               Excess Capacity          208,090             790,742

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process AER.LAGOONS/RK.FLTR 
            Treatment Capacity          450,000           1,710,000
                  Present Load          147,934             562,149
               Excess Capacity          302,066           1,147,857

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS                           
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers     

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  16 MI   26 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    16 MI   26 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        25         302
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 22.1

Remarks
NUMBERS LISTED UNDER ELEMENTARY ARE ACTUALLY FOR 
MIDDLE SCHOOL (4-8).  ELEMENTARY AND HIGH SCHOOL 
IN LANARK; HIGHLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN FREEPORT 
- 16 MILES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
SHANNON CAFE               FOOD/RESTAURANT             8  NONE             2010
                         
TEE LEE POPCORN            POPCORN  PROCESSOR         15  NONE             1940
                         
PRIME TIME POPCORN         MICROWAVE POPCORN PR       38  NONE             1993
                         
AL'S QUALITY SERVICE       AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR           5  NONE             1964
                         
PROCESS SCREW PRODUCTS     SCREW MACHINE PRODUC       17  NONE             1988
                         
FIRST STATE BANK           FULL SERVICE BANK          12  NONE             1930
OF SHANNON               
CASEY'S                    GAS/CONVENIENCE            12  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for CARROLL COUNTY                          
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force     7,905
             Unemployed     704
             Percentage   8.90%
         Total Employed     7,201
          Manufacturing  29.40%
      Non-Manufacturing  67.50%
            Agriculture   3.10%

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       $ 17.05  $ 31.49   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 16.17  $ 26.52
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.03  $ 16.56   Office Clerk             $  9.19  $ 14.38
Assembler-Production     $  8.99  $ 14.36   Secretary                $  9.90  $ 15.94
Computer Operator        $ 13.36  $ 21.73   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.05  $ 19.76
Computer Programmer      $ 22.40  $ 37.58   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 11.63  $ 18.06
Data Entry Operator      $  9.98  $ 13.68   Systems Analyst          $ 21.92  $ 40.55
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.42  $ 15.52   Technician               $ 17.70  $ 26.87
Engineer                 $ 25.97  $ 49.29   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.41  $ 27.36
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.83  $ 13.64   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.68  $ 18.14
Laborer                  $ 12.02  $ 22.34   Welder                   $ 13.51  $ 21.31
Machinist                $ 12.11  $ 22.25   Word Processor           $  9.70  $ 16.53

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2012 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       5        Protestant Churches  17
                 Number of Rooms     100          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants       6          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room      72              Country Clubs   2
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       3      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
LAKE CARROLL RESIDENTIAL AND RESORT AREA 7 MILES; 
MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND PALISADES PARK 26 MILES 
WEST; KRAPE AND READ PARKS 16 MILES NORTHEAST.

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 2011          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.50%
    City  1.0059%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.8585%          2008       0                 Electricity  5.00%
  School  4.0576%        9.0895%    0.0000%            Natural Gas  2.00%
Other(s)  1.7286%                                         Telephone  2.00%
   Total  7.6507%                                             Water  0.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Bonnie Foust                         Denise Bormann                     
Village President                    Village Clerk            
Village of Shannon                   Village of Shannon                 
P.O. Box 514                         P.O. Box 514                       
Shannon, IL  610780514               Shannon, IL  610780514
Phone (815) 864-2577                 Phone (815) 864-2194
  Fax (815) 864-2194                   Fax (815) 864-2194

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61078           Rep Dist            74                          
                            Senate Dist        37                           
                            Congressional Dist 17               


Remarks
Village Website: www.shannonillinois.com
Village E-mail: villageofshannon@gmail.com

Last updated 10/28/2013
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