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SOUTH ELGIN, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County KANE           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 6,218 7,474 16,100 21,985 21,985 Avg. Winter Temp 24.15 F -4.36 C County 278,405 317,471 404,119 515,269 515,269 Avg. Summer Temp 68.30 F 20.17 C Labor 0 0 222,285 271,334 279,151 Avg. Annual Rainfall 31.72 In 80.57 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 37.80 In 96.01 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / COUNCIL / VIL     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2012       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 3     in city  4     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           32         26          0
    Police Department           36          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   2
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels 200
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   8  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks  10  Assets $    203,000,000
     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
SOUTH ELGIN LOCATED IN THE BEAUTIFUL FOX RIVER 
VALLEY IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO EMPLOYMENT CENTERS, 
URBAN & RURAL AMENITIES.  VILLAGE WILL CONSIDER 
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES; SUCH AS SALES 
TAX ABATEMENT AND RECAPTURE.  ASSETS NOT SPECIFIED
 FOR ALL BANKS & BRANCHES.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community NONE                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     4 MI    6 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   2
               Local Carriers  24
          Interstate Carriers   9
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    30 MI 48 KM
       Commercial Airlines   40   Flights per day 2400

    Nearest Public Airport DUPAGE AIRPORT
                     Local NO    8 MI   13 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  4,000 FT   1,200 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    38 MI   61 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            38        61       1         1
Cleveland         343       549       1         1
Dallas            936     1,498       3         2
Denver          1,016     1,626       3         3
Detroit           293       469       1         1
Kansas City       507       811       2         1
Los Angeles     2,095     3,352       4         4
Memphis           544       870       2         2
Minneapolis       377       603       1         1
New Orleans       944     1,510       2         2
New York          840     1,344       2         2
St. Louis         298       477       1         1
Seattle         2,063     3,301       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CHICAGO CENT. PACIF.                   
CHICAGO NORTHWESTERN                   
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    15 MI   24 KM
Container Service NO    38 MI   61 KM

Remarks
MULTIPLE INTERSTATE 90 INTERCHANGES LOCATED IN 
EARBY ELGIN.  THREE FOX RIVER CROSSINGS SERVE THE 
VILLAGE AT STATE STREET, STEARNS ROAD AND US-20 
(IN ELGIN).

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        3,250,000          12,350,000
            Treatment Capacity        9,313,920          35,392,896
          Average Daily Demand        1,817,920           6,908,096
             Peak Daily Demand        5,200,000          19,760,000
               Excess Capacity        4,113,920          15,632,896

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process Regional            
            Treatment Capacity       37,750,000         143,450,000
                  Present Load       26,000,000          98,800,000
               Excess Capacity       11,750,000          44,650,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COM ED                   
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T, SPRINT, VERIZON, COMCAST, OTHERS            
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T SPRINT OTHERS  

Remarks
WASTE WATER TREATMENT IS PROVIDED BY THE FOX RIVER
 WATER RECLAMATION DISTRICT (FRWRD).

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   3 MI    5 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    25
            Dentists in Community    15
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    3 MI    5 KM

Remarks
MAJOR HOSPITALS LOCATED IN NEARBY ELGIN & GENEVA. 
 TWO IMMEDIATE CARE CENTERS ARE NOW OPEN IN SOUTH 
ELGIN.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                5       130       2,800
Junior High               1        60       1,050
High School               1       130       2,750
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1       550      18,750
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 23.5

Remarks
SOUTH ELGIN IS A PART OF ELGIN SCHOOL DISTRICT 
U-46 AND DISTRICT 303.  U-46 SCORE 20.9.  DIST. 
303 SCORE 23.5.  ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC SCHOOL 
PROVIDES K-8 EDUCATION IN THE VILLAGE.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
KOHL'S                     RETAIL STORE              110  NONE             2001
                         
CAT I GLASS                GLASS FABRICATOR          100                   1995
                         
CUSTOM ALUMINUM            EXTRUSION/BLDG PROD.      370  NONE             1961
PRODUCTS                 
HOFFER PLASTICS            PLASTIC INJ. MOLDING      290  NONE             1953
CORP.                    
ELGIN SCHOOL DISTRICT      SCHOOL DISTRICT           350  NEA,SEIU            0
#46                      
HOME DEPOT                 RETAIL STORE              130  NONE             2007
                         
TOWER HILL HEALTHCARE      NURSING HOME              200  IBT              1975
                         
TARGET                     RETAIL STORE              100  NONE             2002
                         
CAPUTO'S                   RETAIL STORE              140  NONE             2007
                         
INTEGRATED PRINT           PRINTING                  130  NONE             1980
& GRAPHICS               

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for KANE COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force   279,151
             Unemployed  24,671
             Percentage   8.80%
         Total Employed   254,480
          Manufacturing  11.50%
      Non-Manufacturing  88.50%
            Agriculture   0.00%

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  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.  South Elgin area offers a 
diverse labor force with quality skills at 
competitive prices.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      35        Protestant Churches 100
                 Number of Rooms   3,500          Catholic Churches  18
                     Restaurants     700          Jewish Synagogues   2
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   4,000              Country Clubs  10
             Public Golf Courses      24               Health Clubs  40
            Public Tennis Courts      10      Public Swimming Pools   5
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River FOX RIVER                                         

Remarks
SOUTH ELGIN IS AT THE EDGE OF CHICAGOLAND METRO 
AREA; URBAN AMENITIES AVAILABLE TO THE EAST & 
RURAL AMENITIES TO THE WEST.

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  7.50%
    City  0.6467%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.4336%          2011       2010              Electricity  3.00%
  School  6.3706%         8.4670%    7.9119%            Natural Gas  3.00%
Other(s)  2.2037%                                         Telephone  3.00%
   Total 9.6546%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Steven Super                         Steven Super                       
Community Dev Director               Community Dev Director   
Village of South Elgin               Village of South Elgin             
10 N. Water Street                   10 N. Water Street                 
South Elgin, IL  601771695           South Elgin, IL  601771695
Phone (847) 741-3894                 Phone (847) 741-3894
  Fax (847) 741-3959                   Fax (847) 741-3959

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60177           Rep Dist           43    49    65               
                            Senate Dist        22    25    33               
                            Congressional Dist 6     8          


Remarks
South Elgin Website:  www.southelgin.com
South Elgin Econ. Dev. Website:  
www.seedsouthelgin.com
E-mail: comdev@southelgin.com

Last updated 06/12/2013
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