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SOUTH BELOIT, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County WINNEBAGO      
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 4,088 4,072 5,397 7,892 7,892 Avg. Winter Temp 22.20 F -5.44 C County 250,884 252,913 278,418 295,266 295,266 Avg. Summer Temp 71.10 F 21.72 C Labor 0 0 202,394 172,772 165,984 Avg. Annual Rainfall 36.78 In 93.42 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 35.30 In 89.66 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government COMMISSION / CITY             Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1978       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 5     in city   7    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            4          0         32
    Police Department           13          2          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   4
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   4  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   4  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $              0
     Savings and Loans   1  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks
Amcore with 60 locations: $4.6 Billion - 
Investments and $4 Billion - Banking Assets.  Fort
 Financial Credit Union.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   2 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-90, I-39, I-43                                  
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport NORTHWEST CHICAGOLAND RGL AIRPORT AT ROCKFORD
                     Local NO    25 MI 40 KM
       Commercial Airlines    2   Flights per day    2

    Nearest Public Airport NORTHWEST CHICAGOLAND RGL AIRPORT AT ROCKFORD
                     Local NO    3 MI    5 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  3,300 FT   1,099 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            97       155       1         1
Cleveland         343       549       1         1
Dallas            936     1,498       2         2
Denver          1,016     1,626       2         2
Detroit           357       571       1         1
Kansas City       477       763       2         2
Los Angeles     2,095     3,352       4         5
Memphis           544       870       2         2
Minneapolis       315       504       1         1
New Orleans       944     1,510       2         3
New York          840     1,344       2         3
St. Louis         312       499       1         1
Seattle         2,063     3,301       4         5

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
UNION PACIFIC                          
ILL RAIL NET                           
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    80 MI  128 KM
Container Service NO    80 MI  128 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier IL AMERICAN WATER COMPANY
        Water Source RIVER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        2,250,000           8,550,000
            Treatment Capacity       20,000,000          76,000,000
          Average Daily Demand        6,300,000          23,940,000
             Peak Daily Demand       12,000,000          45,600,000
               Excess Capacity        8,000,000          30,400,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity        3,000,000          11,400,000
                  Present Load        4,500,000          17,100,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier ROCK COUNTY COOP         
       Electric Supplier ROCK COUNTY COOP         
Local Telephone Supplier SBC, VERIZON & TDS                                
       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  10 MI   16 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     1
            Dentists in Community     3
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     1 MI    2 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                2        47         598
Junior High               1        17         226
High School               1        24         226
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 19.5

Remarks
ONE K-8 PAROCHIAL SCHOOL. 12 TEACHERS 114 
ENROLLMENT NOTE: JUNIOR HIGH IS ( MIDDLE ) SCHOOL 
NUMBERS.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
SOUTH BELOIT INN           HOTEL/MOTEL               170                      0
                         
WARNER ELECTRIC            BRAKES & CLUTCHES          50  STEEL WORKERS    1920
                         
NORTH AMERICA TOOL         CUTTING TOOLS             100                      0
CORPORATION              
MCCLEARY INCORPORATED      SNACK FOODS               145  NONE             1960
                         
ELECTROL SPECIALTIES       FABRIC/AUTO CLEANING       50  NONE             1950
                         
BREMNER                    COOKIE FACTORY             50  NONE             2005
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for ROCKFORD MSA                            
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force   165,984
             Unemployed  18,979
             Percentage  11.40%
         Total Employed   147,005
          Manufacturing  36.70%
      Non-Manufacturing  63.10%
            Agriculture   0.20%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   1
            Number won by union   1
          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  EDR 5 NORTHERN STATELINE

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.71  $ 32.70   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 17.57  $ 26.86
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.63  $ 19.13   Office Clerk             $  9.56  $ 14.44
Assembler-Production     $  9.60  $ 20.51   Secretary                $ 10.22  $ 15.82
Computer Operator        $ 14.06  $ 27.00   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.84  $ 21.41
Computer Programmer      $ 17.26  $ 37.13   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.26  $ 16.50
Data Entry Operator      $  9.79  $ 14.61   Systems Analyst          $ 21.15  $ 42.59
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.96  $ 16.68   Technician               $ 17.98  $ 31.89
Engineer                 $ 24.28  $ 36.20   Tool & Die Maker         $ 14.43  $ 24.23
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.75  $ 13.63   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.92  $ 18.81
Laborer                  $ 11.31  $ 24.14   Welder                   $ 12.61  $ 19.53
Machinist                $ 11.22  $ 19.61   Word Processor           $ 15.51  $ 16.87

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 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      10        Protestant Churches   4
                 Number of Rooms     580          Catholic Churches   5
                     Restaurants      34          Jewish Synagogues   1
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     500              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       4               Health Clubs   2
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River LAKE VICTORIA, ROCK 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 2009          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  7.25%
    City  0.9544%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.0638%          2007       2006              Electricity  5.15%
  School  6.2366%         8.2555%    8.5290%            Natural Gas  5.15%
Other(s)  0.2653%                                         Telephone  6.00%
   Total  8.5201%                                             Water  5.15%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Tracy Patrick                        Tracy Patrick                      
City Clerk                           City Clerk               
City of South Beloit                 City of South Beloit               
519 Blackhawk Blvd, Ste 2            519 Blackhawk Blvd, Ste 2          
South Beloit, IL  610801999          South Beloit, IL  610801999
Phone (815) 389-3023                 Phone (815) 389-3023
  Fax (815) 389-8830                   Fax (815) 389-8830

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61080           Rep Dist            64                          
                            Senate Dist        32                           
                            Congressional Dist 16               


Remarks
City Website: www.southbeloit.org
City E-mail: t.patrick@southbeloit.org

Last updated 03/28/2013
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