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SILVIS, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County ROCK ISLAND    
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 7,130 6,926 7,269 7,479 7,501 Avg. Winter Temp 24.80 F -4.00 C County 165,968 148,723 149,374 147,546 147,457 Avg. Summer Temp 73.20 F 22.89 C Labor 84,434 74,530 77,616 78,729 77,192 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 / CITY        Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1998       County Zoning YES
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad NO 
 
 Fire Insurance Class  5    in city   6    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            1          0         30
    Police Department           13          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations  21
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels   5
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   3 MI    5 KM
 
                 Banks   3  Assets $              0
     Savings and Loans   2  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    3      Foreign Trade Zone YES
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
ACCESS TO PORT OF ENTRY.  SILVIS IS PART OF THE 
DAVENPORT-MOLINE-ROCK ISLAND, IA-IL MSA.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   3 State
Interstates Serving Community I-280, I-74, I-88                                 
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     2 MI    3 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals  66
               Local Carriers  15
          Interstate Carriers  43
          Intrastate Carriers  27

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport QUAD CITY INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO     8 MI 13 KM
       Commercial Airlines    4   Flights per day   25

    Nearest Public Airport QUAD CITY INTL AIRPORT
                     Local YES   8 MI   13 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway 10,000 FT   3,048 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 ROCK RIVER               
                Public Barge YES
               Private Barge YES
               Channel Depth    12 FT      4 M
            Length Of Season 10 Months
           Public Dock Local YES    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           760     1,216       5         3
Chicago           162       259       1         1
Cleveland         503       805       3         2
Dallas            845     1,352       3         3
Denver            854     1,366       3         2
Detroit           430       688       3         1
Kansas City       349       558       1         1
Los Angeles     1,945     3,112       6         4
Memphis           523       837       3         2
Minneapolis       327       523       1         1
New Orleans       924     1,478       5         4
New York          997     1,595       5         4
St. Louis         237       379       2         1
Seattle         1,974     3,158       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
BURLINGTON NORTHERN-       DAILY       
SANTA FE RR                            
IOWA INTERSTATE RR         DAILY       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service YES    5 MI    8 KM
Container Service YES    5 MI    8 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        1,050,000           3,990,000
            Treatment Capacity          780,000           2,964,000
          Average Daily Demand          599,000           2,276,200
             Peak Daily Demand          700,000           2,660,000
               Excess Capacity           80,000             304,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity       11,000,000          41,800,000
                  Present Load        4,500,000          17,100,000
               Excess Capacity        6,500,000          24,700,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier MID AMERICAN ENERGY CO.  
       Electric Supplier MID AMERICAN ENERGY CO.  
Local Telephone Supplier SBC                                               
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T SPRINT MCI  

Remarks
POINT OF PRESENCE HERE.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  1    Total Number of Beds    149
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    43
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                3        62       2,293
Junior High               1        14       1,055
High School               1         0       1,697
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 18.4

Remarks
Part of 4 school districts: Elementary (Carbon 
Cliff SD#36, E Moline SD#37, & Silvis SD#34); 
Middle (Silvis SD#34); & High School (United 
Township HSD#30).  Access to Augustana, WIU Quad 
City Campus, Quad City Grad Center, Blackhawk & 
Scott.  Univ of Nrthrn IL 100 mi E, Western IL 
Univ. 96 mi S & Univ. of Iowa 72 mi W.


Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
GENESIS MEDICAL            HEALTH CARE               700                      0
CENTER, ILLINI CAMPUS    
HY-VEE STORE 1800          RETAIL                    250                      0
                         
JEWEL FOOD STORE           RETAIL                    150                      0
284                      
NATIONAL RAILWAY           MFG.                      150                      0
EQUIPMENT CO             
CITY OF SILVIS             MUNICIPAL                  80                      0
                         
CROSSTOWN SQUARE           ASISTED LIVING             75                      0
                         
TPC AT DEERE RUN           GOLF COURSE                50                      0
                         
GEORGE O'BARR ELEMENARY    EDUCATION                  60                      0
SCHOOL                   
ANCHOR LUMBER COMPANY      LAWN/GARDEN/HARDWARE       65                      0
                         
FRANKS PIZZERIA            RESTAURANT                 50                      0
& CLUB NAPOLI            

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for ROCK ISLAND COUNTY                      
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    77,192
             Unemployed   5,986
             Percentage   7.80%
         Total Employed    71,206
          Manufacturing  17.00%
      Non-Manufacturing  81.90%
            Agriculture   1.10%

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       $ 17.28  $ 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
Quad Cities MSA data for Major Employers and Labor
 Force.  Wage Rates 2011 from IL Dept of 
Employment Security website.  Additional 
Employers: WalMart  - 250, Lighthouse - 85, John 
Deere HQs - 6,300.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      47        Protestant Churches 122
                 Number of Rooms   5,090          Catholic Churches  15
                     Restaurants     492          Jewish Synagogues   1
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   1,500              Country Clubs   7
             Public Golf Courses      26               Health Clubs  48
            Public Tennis Courts      37      Public Swimming Pools  10
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River MISSISSIPPI, ROCK, WAPSIPINICON R, WEST L         

Remarks
178 PARKS; PLAYGROUNDS; FOREST PRESERVES; 
SWIMMING; FISHING; WATER SKIING; BOATING; 
I-WIRELESS CENTER - 12,000 SEAT ARENA AND 
CONVENTION CENTER. MSA DATA.  RELIGION - ROCK 
ISLAND COUNTY DATA.

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  6.75%
    City  1.6188%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.8872%          2011       2010              Electricity  5.00%
  School  5.5932%        9.4321%   9.4454%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  1.1751%                                         Telephone  6.00%
   Total 9.2743%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
NOTE: 4.17 SALES TAX ON INTERSTATE CALLS.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Jim Grafton                          Meghan Overton                     
City Administrator                   Planner - Data Services  
City of Silvis                       Bi-State Regional Commiss          
121 11th Street                      1504-3rd Ave, Box 3368             
Silvis, IL  612821017                Rock Island, IL  612043368
Phone (309) 792-9181                 Phone (309) 793-6300
  Fax (309) 792-9726                   Fax (309) 793-6305

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61282           Rep Dist           71                           
                            Senate Dist        36                           
                            Congressional Dist 17               


Remarks
City of Silvis Website: www.silvisil.org.  Jim 
Grafton E-mail: jgrafton@silvisil.org.
Meghan Overton E-mail: moverton@bistateonline.org.
 Bi-State Reg. Comm. Web Site: 
www.bistateonline.org

Last updated 07/16/2013
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