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SOUTH WILMINGTON, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County GRUNDY         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 730 698 621 681 681 Avg. Winter Temp 27.00 F -2.78 C County 30,582 32,337 37,535 50,063 50,063 Avg. Summer Temp 75.00 F 23.89 C Labor 0 0 19,320 26,784 27,700 Avg. Annual Rainfall 36.58 In 92.91 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 38.32 In 97.33 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1968       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  8    in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         21
    Police Department           29          7          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   1
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  36
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   3 MI    5 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  10 MI   16 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $     20,000,000
     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
NUMBER OF BANKS IN COMMUNITY INCLUDES ASSESTS OF 
ALL BRANCH FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   0 State
Interstates Serving Community I-55                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     4 MI    6 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service NO 
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO MIDWAY AIRPORT
                     Local NO    55 MI 88 KM
       Commercial Airlines    0   Flights per day  675

    Nearest Public Airport MORRIS MUNICIPAL - JAMES R. WASHBURN FIELD AIRPORT
                     Local NO   25 MI   40 KM
           Type of Surface ASPHALT        
            Longest Runway  5,000 FT   1,525 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available NO 
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available YES

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water NO 
            Name of Waterway                          
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    20 MI   32 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           708     1,133       2         2
Chicago            65       104       1         1
Cleveland         348       556       1         1
Dallas            921     1,473       2         3
Denver          1,021     1,633       3         3
Detroit           270       432       1         1
Kansas City       350       560       1         1
Los Angeles     2,048     3,276       4         5
Memphis           537       859       3         2
Minneapolis       356       570       1         1
New Orleans       919     1,470       2         2
New York          809     1,294       2         2
St. Louis         230       368       1         1
Seattle         2,052     3,283       4         5

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NONE                                   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    55 MI   88 KM
Container Service NO    35 MI   56 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity           25,000              95,000
            Treatment Capacity           65,000             247,000
          Average Daily Demand           75,000             285,000
             Peak Daily Demand           95,000             361,000
               Excess Capacity          175,000             665,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process 2 CELL AREATED LAGOO
            Treatment Capacity          100,000             380,000
                  Present Load           80,000             304,000
               Excess Capacity           20,000              76,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier SBC                                               
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers 119 CHOICES   

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  20 MI   32 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    20 MI   32 KM

Remarks
HOSPITALS ARE LOCATED IN MORRIS (20 MILES), JOLIET
 (35 MILES), AND KANKAKEE (25 MILES).

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1         8          89
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               1        19         209
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1       213      15,676
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 19.5

Remarks
HIGH SCHOOL LOCATED IN GARDNER (3 MILES).  JUNIOR 
COLLEGE AND TWO 4-YEAR ARE 30 MILES NORTHEAST.  
EVENING COURSES AVAILABLE IN NEARBY CITIES.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
BERKOT'S                   GROCERY                    99  N/A              2000
                         
SOUTH WILMINGTON           ELEMENTARY EDUCATION       12  N/A              1952
DISTRICT #74             
SOUTH WILMINGTON           GAS/SERVICE STATION         5  N/A                 0
FOOD SHOPS               
EDWARD SISTEK,             HARDWARE STORE              5  N/A              1983
JR.                      
ST. LAURENCE PARISH        RELIGIOUS ORG               4  N/A                 0
                         
RURY TAP & BOWL            BOWLING ALLEY/TAVERN        3  N/A              2000
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for GRUNDY COUNTY                           
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force    27,700
             Unemployed   3,270
             Percentage  11.80%
         Total Employed    24,430
          Manufacturing  13.80%
      Non-Manufacturing  84.93%
            Agriculture   1.27%

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       4        Protestant Churches   2
                 Number of Rooms     213          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      27          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     400              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       2               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River MAZON RIVER, BRAIDWOOD LAKE                       

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 2010          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.2598%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.6604%          2009       2008              Electricity  0.00%
  School  5.3867%         7.1930%    7.3094%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  0.4387%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  7.2281%                                             Water  0.00%

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Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Nancy Norton Ammer                   Nancy Norton Ammer                 
Director                             Director                 
Grundy Econ. Dev. Council            Grundy Econ. Dev. Council          
112 East Washington St.              112 East Washington St.            
Morris, IL  604502280                Morris, IL  604502280
Phone (815) 942-0163                 Phone (815) 942-0163
  Fax (815) 942-0711                   Fax (815) 942-0711

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60474           Rep Dist            75                          
                            Senate Dist        38                           
                            Congressional Dist 11               


Remarks
Grundy EDC Website: www.gedc.com
E-mail: info@gedc.com

Last updated 01/16/2013
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