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SHAWNEETOWN, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County GALLATIN       
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,841 1,575 1,410 1,239 1,239 Avg. Winter Temp 36.00 F 2.22 C County 7,590 6,909 6,445 5,589 5,589 Avg. Summer Temp 80.00 F 26.66 C Labor 0 0 2,810 2,688 2,564 Avg. Annual Rainfall 43.00 In **.** Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 14.00 In 35.56 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning NO 
   Comprehensive Plan No             - Rev.    0       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  5    in city  5     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         25
    Police Department            4          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   5
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     16,000,000
     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 YES
 
Remarks
COUNTY AMBULANCE SERVICE.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-64                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    40 MI   64 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   3
               Local Carriers   4
          Interstate Carriers   7
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport EVANSVILLE REGIONAL, EVANSVILLE INDIANA
                     Local NO    45 MI 72 KM
       Commercial Airlines    3   Flights per day   25

    Nearest Public Airport HARRISBURG-RALEIGH AIRPORT
                     Local NO   22 MI   35 KM
           Type of Surface ASPHALT        
            Longest Runway  5,013 FT   1,529 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available YES

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water YES
            Name of Waterway OHIO RIVER               
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth    13 FT      4 M
            Length Of Season 12 Months
           Public Dock Local NO     2 MI    3 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           404       646       0         1
Chicago           359       574       0         1
Cleveland         573       917       0         2
Dallas            695     1,112       0         2
Denver          1,010     1,616       0         3
Detroit           526       842       0         2
Kansas City       412       659       0         1
Los Angeles     1,986     3,178       0         5
Memphis           260       416       0         1
Minneapolis       736     1,178       0         2
New Orleans       653     1,045       0         2
New York          900     1,440       0         2
St. Louis         161       258       0         1
Seattle         2,278     3,645       0         5

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NONE                                   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    20 MI   32 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks


Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier SALINE VALLEY CONS. DIST.
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          400,000           1,520,000
            Treatment Capacity          200,000             760,000
          Average Daily Demand          200,000             760,000
             Peak Daily Demand          200,000             760,000
               Excess Capacity          200,000             760,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant PRIMARY        
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          200,000             760,000
                  Present Load          200,000             760,000
               Excess Capacity          200,000             760,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier CONSUMER GAS CO.         
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier VERIZON                                           
       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   25 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     2
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES   10 MI   16 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1         0         355
Junior High               1         0         223
High School               1         0         202
Trade & Technical         1         3          30
Community College         1       122       2,100
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                1     1,072      22,653

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 18.2

Remarks
ELEMENTARY, JR HIGH & HIGH SCHOOL 52 FULL-TIME AND
 3 PART TIME TOTAL TEACHERS COMBINED.  GALLATIN 
COUNTY SCHOOLS.  SOUTHEASTERN IL - 17 MILES 
(JUNIOR COLLEGE); SOUTHERN IL UNIVERSITY-70 MILES.
                                                  
                               COMMUNITY COLLEGE 
HAS 42 FT AND 80 PT TEACHERS.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
SCATES FARMS               FARMING                    15  NONE             1962
                         
BUNGE CORPORATION          GRAIN                      15  YES                 0
                         
DOWNEN ENTERPRISES         FARMING                    10  NONE             1964
                         
R. G. BERRY TRUCKING       TRUCKING                   40  NONE             1965
                         
SHAWNEE TELEPHONE          TELECOMMUNICATIONS         37  NONE             1948
COMPANY                  
COLEMAN TRI-COUNTY         JOB TRNG/VOCATIONAL        30  NONE             1972
                         
EAGLE VALLEY, INC.         LOCAL TRUCKING             45  NONE             1979
                         
SQEST RES ALTERNATIVES     RESIDENTIAL                 8  NONE             1996
                         
PEABODY ENERGY CORP.       COAL MINING               612  YES              1883
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for GALLATIN COUNTY                         
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force     2,564
             Unemployed     221
             Percentage   8.60%
         Total Employed     2,343
          Manufacturing   7.10%
      Non-Manufacturing  85.20%
            Agriculture   7.70%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   1
            Number won by union   0
          Number won by company   1
      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  EDR 8 SOUTHERN          

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 17.39  $ 28.24   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 10.79  $ 20.31
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.79  $ 16.67   Office Clerk             $  8.79  $ 13.14
Assembler-Production     $  8.71  $ 16.98   Secretary                $ 10.36  $ 15.90
Computer Operator        $ 10.73  $ 24.19   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 12.03  $ 32.34
Computer Programmer      $ 18.33  $ 36.53   Ship-Recving Clerk       $  8.71  $ 14.97
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.39  $ 14.00   Systems Analyst          $ 16.99  $ 26.85
Drill or Punch Press     $  8.71  $  9.20   Technician               $ 10.35  $ 20.90
Engineer                 $ 17.80  $ 39.17   Tool & Die Maker         $ 14.05  $ 27.86
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.73  $ 12.46   Warehouse Worker         $  8.84  $ 12.76
Laborer                  $ 13.68  $ 25.77   Welder                   $ 13.03  $ 19.21
Machinist                $ 11.12  $ 18.89   Word Processor           $  8.81  $ 11.10

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2012 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       2        Protestant Churches  12
                 Number of Rooms      45          Catholic Churches   3
                     Restaurants       6          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room      75              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       0               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River OHIO RIVER                                        

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  7.25%
    City  2.2931%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.5560%          2011       2010              Electricity  0.00%
  School  2.8630%         6.9941%    4.0670%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  1.5731%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total 9.2854%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Alene Carr                           Alene Carr                         
Executive Director                   Excecutive Director      
Southeastern IL RPDC                 Southeastern IL RPDC               
230 W Poplar/PO Box 606              230 W Poplar, PO Box 606           
Harrisburg, IL  629460606            Harrisburg, IL  629460606
Phone (618) 252-7463                 Phone (618) 252-7463
  Fax (618) 252-7464                   Fax (618) 252-7464

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62984           Rep Dist           118                          
                            Senate Dist        59                           
                            Congressional Dist 19               


Remarks
Southeastern Illinois Regional Planning & 
Development Commission Website: www.sirpdc.org, 
E-mail: sirpdc@clearwave.com.

Last updated 01/23/2014
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