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SHELDON, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County IROQUOIS       
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 0 1,109 1,232 1,070 1,070 Avg. Winter Temp 24.00 F -4.44 C County 0 30,787 31,334 29,718 29,718 Avg. Summer Temp 76.00 F 24.44 C Labor 0 0 15,829 17,138 16,358 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.44 In 90.01 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 28.44 In 72.23 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government TRUSTEE / VILLAGE             Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan                - 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       in city        outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         25
    Police Department            1          2          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   2
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  51
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  80 MI  128 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $      7,500,000
     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 
 
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Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-41                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     8 MI   13 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   2
               Local Carriers  12
          Interstate Carriers  16
          Intrastate Carriers   3

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD AIRPORT
                     Local NO    83 MI133 KM
       Commercial Airlines    2   Flights per day   25

    Nearest Public Airport KENTLAND MUNI, KENTLAND IN
                     Local NO    8 MI   13 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  3,500 FT   1,050 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                          
                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           617       987       0         1
Chicago            95       152       0         1
Cleveland         335       536       0         1
Dallas            880     1,408       0         1
Denver          1,002     1,603       0         2
Detroit           285       456       0         1
Kansas City       462       739       0         1
Los Angeles     2,015     3,224       0         3
Memphis           470       752       0         1
Minneapolis       496       794       0         1
New Orleans       820     1,312       0         2
New York          800     1,280       0         2
St. Louis         225       360       0         1
Seattle         2,078     3,325       0         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CANADIAN NATIONAL                      
KBSR                                   
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    44 MI   70 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          150,000             570,000
            Treatment Capacity           90,000             342,000
          Average Daily Demand           75,000             285,000
             Peak Daily Demand           80,000             304,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier FRONTIER                                          
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T MCI SPRINT EXCEL 

Remarks
ILLINOIS VALLEY & CELLULAR CELL PHONES.  VERIZON 
WIRELESS.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   8 MI   13 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1         1          10
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  0.0

Remarks
SCHOOL ANNEXED WITH MILFORD.  PRE-K IN SHELDON.  
K-12 GRADES ATTEND IN MILFORD.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
CIA                        AG PRODUCTS                13                      0
                         
SHELDON MEADOWS            NURSING HOME               13                      0
                         
KENTLAND ELEVATOR          GRAIN PRODUCTS             13                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for IROQUOIS COUNTY                         
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    16,358
             Unemployed   1,364
             Percentage   8.30%
         Total Employed    14,994
          Manufacturing  22.70%
      Non-Manufacturing  71.50%
            Agriculture   5.80%

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 2 EC       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.96  $ 34.18   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 15.28  $ 25.98
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.72  $ 15.08   Office Clerk             $  9.13  $ 15.60
Assembler-Production     $  9.43  $ 13.21   Secretary                $ 11.26  $ 19.68
Computer Operator        $ 10.30  $ 16.02   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.81  $ 25.87
Computer Programmer      $ 16.63  $ 32.49   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.12  $ 16.34
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.24  $ 14.59   Systems Analyst          $ 21.41  $ 37.01
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.60  $ 18.50   Technician               $ 11.37  $ 23.92
Engineer                 $ 22.65  $ 39.20   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.47  $ 24.59
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.87  $ 15.06   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.76  $ 16.47
Laborer                  $ 11.31  $ 21.94   Welder                   $ 10.81  $ 18.72
Machinist                $ 11.66  $ 17.74   Word Processor           $ 12.81  $ 20.19

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

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       5        Protestant Churches  16
                 Number of Rooms     200          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants      30          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     300              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   3
            Public Tennis Courts       6      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River IROQUOIS RIVER/SUGAR CREEK                        

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 2010          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  1.2390%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.2975%          2007       1996              Electricity  0.00%
  School  5.9615%        10.2641%    8.8910%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  2.4002%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total 10.8984%                                             Water  0.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Frank Davenport Sr.                  Leslie Banning                     
Village President                    Village Clerk            
Village of Sheldon                   Village of Sheldon                 
P.O. Box 546                         235 E. Concord                     
Sheldon, IL  60966                   Sheldon, IL  60966    
Phone (815) 429-3183                 Phone (815) 429-3462
  Fax (   )    -                       Fax (   )    -    

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60966           Rep Dist           105                          
                            Senate Dist        53                           
                            Congressional Dist 15               


Remarks
VILLAGE E-MAIL: sheldon60966@yahoo.com

Last updated 05/10/2013
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