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SOUTH HOLLAND, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COOK           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 24,997 22,105 22,147 22,030 22,030 Avg. Winter Temp 26.00 F -3.33 C County 5,253,655 5,105,067 5,376,741 5,194,675 5,194,675 Avg. Summer Temp 75.00 F 23.88 C Labor 0 0 2,694,904 2,604,300 2,608,543 Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.00 In 83.82 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 39.00 In 99.06 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1989       County Zoning NO 
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule YES
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class 3     in city   0    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           25         23          0
    Police Department           47          3          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels 100
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   4  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks  10  Assets $              0
     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 HOLLAND IS ONE OF 39 CONTIGUOUS SOUTH 
SUBURBAN MUNICIPALITIES IN THE CHICAGOLAND 
METROPOLITAN REGION.  CALUMET CITY, COUNTRY CLUB 
HILLS, DOLTON, FLOSSMOOR, HARVEY, HOMEWOOD ARE 
SOME OF THESE NEIGHBORING COMMUNITIES.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   4 Federal  26 State
Interstates Serving Community I-80, I-57, I-294, I-94, I-394                    
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   4
               Local Carriers  37
          Interstate Carriers  24
          Intrastate Carriers  13

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO    20 MI 32 KM
       Commercial Airlines   99   Flights per day 1552

    Nearest Public Airport LANSING MUNI AIRPORT
                     Local NO    5 MI    8 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,500 FT   1,983 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 SeeRemarks               
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth    26 FT      8 M
            Length Of Season  8 Months
           Public Dock Local NO     3 MI    5 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           700     1,120       1         2
Chicago             3         5       1         1
Cleveland         313       500       1         1
Dallas            906     1,450       1         2
Denver          1,000     1,600       2         2
Detroit           241       385       1         1
Kansas City       469       750       1         1
Los Angeles     2,065     3,304       3         4
Memphis           514       822       1         1
Minneapolis       442       707       1         1
New Orleans       914     1,462       1         2
New York          810     1,296       1         2
St. Louis         258       413       1         1
Seattle         2,083     3,333       3         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CANADIAN NATIONAL                      
CSX                                    
UNION PACIFIC                          
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service YES    0 MI    0 KM
Container Service NO     3 MI    5 KM

Remarks
Water: Name of Waterway - LITTLE CALUMET RIVER.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        8,000,000          30,400,000
            Treatment Capacity        9,000,000          34,200,000
          Average Daily Demand        3,400,000          12,920,000
             Peak Daily Demand        7,600,000          28,880,000
               Excess Capacity        1,400,000           5,320,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process MWRDGC              
            Treatment Capacity      220,000,000         836,000,000
                  Present Load        2,500,000           9,500,000
               Excess Capacity      217,500,000             826,500

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T and WIDE OPEN WEST (WOW)                     
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T WOW   

Remarks
WATER SOURCE: LAKE MICHIGAN.

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    20
            Dentists in Community    16
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
METRO SOUTH MEDICAL CENTER.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                9       169       2,772
Junior High               2        46         723
High School               1       121       2,300
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1       130      20,000
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 19.1

Remarks

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
RUPARI FOODS               SAUSAGES/PREPARED         317                      0
                         
CARL BUDDIG                MEAT PACKING              400                      0
                         
SOUTH HOLLAND SCHOOL       SCHOOL DISTRICT           175                      0
DISTRICT 150             
ED MINIAT                  PREPARED MEALS            400                      0
                         
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE      FREIGHT CARRIER           220                      0
                         
FED EX                     PACKAGE CARRIER           200                      0
                         
CALUMET CARTON             PAPER BOARD               180                      0
                         
WALT'S FOOD CENTER                                   170                      0
                         
SOUTH SUBURBAN             EDUCATION                 800                      0
COLLEGE                  
HCR MANORCARE              SKILLED NURSING HOME      240                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for COOK COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force 2,608,543
             Unemployed 241,400
             Percentage   9.30%
         Total Employed 2,367,143
          Manufacturing  16.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  82.70%
            Agriculture   0.40%

Community Union Activity
       Last Year Data Available 2011
Labor Relations Board Elections 
         Number in Last 5 Years   5
            Number won by union   2
          Number won by company   3
      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       $ 22.00  $ 42.25   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 16.28  $ 28.75
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.94  $ 16.68   Office Clerk             $  9.94  $ 16.81
Assembler-Production     $  8.95  $ 16.21   Secretary                $ 11.26  $ 19.03
Computer Operator        $ 13.95  $ 26.21   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 12.68  $ 21.21
Computer Programmer      $ 23.97  $ 43.79   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.61  $ 17.35
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.19  $ 16.55   Systems Analyst          $ 24.72  $ 42.25
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.72  $ 16.95   Technician               $ 15.91  $ 29.53
Engineer                 $ 22.65  $ 39.97   Tool & Die Maker         $ 16.62  $ 29.39
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.08  $ 14.60   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.45  $ 16.69
Laborer                  $  8.89  $ 25.95   Welder                   $ 12.42  $ 20.60
Machinist                $ 12.13  $ 22.43   Word Processor           $ 12.77  $ 20.10

Remarks
ADD'L EMPLOYERS: UNIVERSAL METALS, ROLLED STEEL, 
200.  NIAGRA LASALLE, FINISHING STEEL, 150.  JEWEL
 FFOD STORES, 160.  WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT 
OF EMPLOYMENT SECURITY.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      18        Protestant Churches  24
                 Number of Rooms   2,682          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants      35          Jewish Synagogues   2
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   1,000              Country Clubs   7
             Public Golf Courses       6               Health Clubs  10
            Public Tennis Courts      10      Public Swimming Pools   3
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River Little Calumet 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 2011          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  9.00%
    City  2.9190%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.5570%          2010       2009              Electricity  5.00%
  School 10.1460%        11.9320%   11.3330%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  0.9140%                                         Telephone  6.00%
   Total 14.5360%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
Electricity - Energy Renewal Zone

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
John Watson, Jr., Director           Frank Knittle, Dir., Dept. of      
Economic Development                 Planning, Dev. & Code Enf
Village of South Holland             Village of South Holland           
16226 Wausau Ave                     16240 Wausau Ave.                  
South Holland, IL  60473             South Holland, IL  60473    
Phone (708) 210-2903                 Phone (708) 210-2915
  Fax (708) 210-1019                   Fax (708) 210-2959

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60473           Rep Dist            80    79    77    78    37  
                            Senate Dist        40    39    19               
                            Congressional Dist 11           2   


Remarks
Frank Knittle E-mail: fknittle@southholland.org
Village Website: www.southholland.org

Last updated 06/13/2013
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