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SOMONAUK, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County DEKALB         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,344 1,263 1,295 1,893 1,852 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. 2005       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 4     in city  6     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            3          0         30
    Police Department            5          2          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal NO             Radio Stations   1
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  57
                                               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   2  Assets $    367,000,000
     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
FIRE INSURANCE CLASS OUTSIDE TO 5 MILES - 6, OVER 
5 MILES - 9.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-88                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    22 MI   35 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 SANDWICH AIRPORT
                     Local NO    2 MI    3 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  3,000 FT     900 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     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           730     1,168       2         2
Chicago            61        98       1         1
Cleveland         282       451       1         2
Dallas            875     1,400       2         3
Denver            956     1,530       2         3
Detroit           331       530       1         1
Kansas City       438       701       2         2
Los Angeles     2,036     3,258       4         5
Memphis           544       870       2         2
Minneapolis       412       659       1         1
New Orleans       944     1,510       2         2
New York          780     1,248       2         2
St. Louis         228       365       1         1
Seattle         2,062     3,299       4         4

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

Piggyback Service NO    22 MI   35 KM
Container Service NO    22 MI   35 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          750,000           2,850,000
            Treatment Capacity          576,000           2,188,800
          Average Daily Demand          150,000             570,000
             Peak Daily Demand          310,000           1,178,000
               Excess Capacity          489,200           1,858,960

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          300,000           1,140,000
                  Present Load          150,000             570,000
               Excess Capacity          150,000             570,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COM ED / VERDE ENERGY    
Local Telephone Supplier VERIZON                                           
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T MCI VERIZON  

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   4 MI    6 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     6 MI    0 KM

Remarks
VALLEY WEST COMMUNITY HOSPITAL IN SANDWICH - 68 
BEDS.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        20         293
Junior High               1        15         288
High School               1        22         262
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 20.7

Remarks
ELEMENTARY K-4, JUNIOR HIGH NUMBERS ARE ACTUALLY 
MIDDLE SCHOOL 5-8.  HIGH SCHOOL 9-12.  NORTHERN IL
 UNIV - 25 MILES. WAUBINSEE COMM COLL - 20 MILES. 
 INDIAN VALLEY VOCATIONAL CENTER - 5 MILES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
AMCO MACHINE               ALUMINUM CASTINGS          40  NONE             1968
                         
SOMONAUK SCHOOL            EDUCATION                 128  TCHRS UNION 57      0
DIST.                    
DURO CAST                  INDUSTRIAL                 37  NONE             1968
                         
HEARTLAND BANK             FINANCIAL                  16  NONE                0
& TRUST                  
IMPERIAL MARBLE            MANUFACTURING             136  NONE             1970
CORPORATION              
RESOURSE BANK                                          9  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for DEKALB COUNTY                           
Annual Average for Year 2011
      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       1        Protestant Churches  10
                 Number of Rooms      42          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants      13          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     250              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   2
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
YMCA - PLANO/SANDWICH, IL.

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  6.25%
    City  1.1311%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.9694%          2010       2009              Electricity  5.00%
  School  4.7324%         7.9596%    7.2567%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  2.0244%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total  8.8573%                                             Water  5.00%

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) 895-7007                   Fax (815) 895-7007

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60552           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 03/29/2013
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