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SPRING GROVE, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MCHENRY        
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,100 1,800 3,880 5,778 5,778 Avg. Winter Temp 30.00 F -1.11 C County 0 183,241 260,077 308,760 308,760 Avg. Summer Temp 82.00 F 27.77 C Labor 0 0 139,396 180,783 176,716 Avg. Annual Rainfall 10.00 In 25.40 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. 2007       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 6     in city    6   outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            1         41          0
    Police Department            9          5          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   1
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels   7
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops  12  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   4  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 NO 
 
Remarks
SPRING GROVE IS SERVICED DAILY BY THE CHICAGO 
TRIBUNE AND NORTHWEST HERALD, A MCHENRY COUNTY 
NEWSPAPER.   THE RICHMOND/SPRING GROVE REPORT, A 
WEEKLY NEWSPAPER.  STAR 105.5 FM IS A RADIO 
STATION LOCATED IN CRYSTAL LAKE THAT SERVICES 
MCHENRY COUNTY.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-94                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    15 MI   24 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    40 MI 64 KM
       Commercial Airlines   50   Flights per day 2000

    Nearest Public Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   40 MI   64 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway 13,000 FT   3,900 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                          
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  7 Months
           Public Dock Local NO     2 MI    3 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           900     1,400       0         0
Chicago            60        96       0         0
Cleveland         350       560       0         0
Dallas          1,200     1,920       0         0
Denver            900     1,440       0         0
Detroit           350       560       0         0
Kansas City       600       960       0         0
Los Angeles     1,895     3,032       0         0
Memphis           500       800       0         0
Minneapolis       250       400       0         0
New Orleans       800     1,250       0         0
New York        1,100     1,760       0         0
St. Louis         300       480       0         0
Seattle         1,800     2,880       0         0

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
WISCONSIN SOUTHERN         2 TIMES/DAY 
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    60 MI   96 KM
Container Service NO    60 MI   96 KM

Remarks
METRA TRAIN SERVICE TO CHICAGO AVAILALBE 5 MILES 
AWAY IN THE VILLAGE OF FOX LAKE, ANTIOCH AND THE 
CITY OF MCHENRY.  A PUBLIC BOAT DOCK IS LOCATED IN
 THE CHAIN-O-LAKES STATE PARK, ADJACENT TO THE 
VILLAGE OF SPRING GROVE.  MILWAUKEE AIRPORT IS 50 
MILES AWAY & THE ROCKFORD AIRPORT IS 60 MILES.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier SEE REMARKS              
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          500,000           1,900,000
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
          Average Daily Demand            7,000              26,600
             Peak Daily Demand           10,000              38,000
               Excess Capacity          500,000           1,900,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process FILTRATION          
            Treatment Capacity           75,000             285,000
                  Present Load           40,000             152,000
               Excess Capacity           35,000             133,000

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

Remarks
WATER SUPPLIER: RESIDENTIAL - PRIVATE, COMMERICAL 
- VILLAGE.  MEDIACOM CABLE AND T6 BROADBAND ALSO 
OFFERS PHONE SERVICE AND HIGH SPEED INTERNET.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  11 MI   18 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     5
            Dentists in Community     2
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    11 MI   18 KM

Remarks
CENTEGRA PHYSICIAN CARE

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        21         355
Junior High               0        39         563
High School               0        53         794
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 22.7

Remarks
ANOTHER ELEMENTARY GRADE SCHOOL IN NEARBY 
COMMUNITY.  JUNIOR HIGH AND HIGH SCHOOL ARE 
LOCATED IN NEARBY COMMUNITY.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
INTERMATIC                 CORP HEADQUARTERS         150  NO               1960
                         
SCOT FORGE                 STEEL FORGINGS            150  NO               1978
                         
COFFEE MASTERS             MFG OF COFFEE, TEA         50  NO                  0
INC.                     
JEWEL./OSCO                RETAIL GROCERY/RX         100                   2007
                         
NIPPERSINK SCH.            EDUCATION                  45                      0
DIST. #2, SPRING GROVE SC
MODERN ABRASIVE            GRINDING COMPONENTS        85  NO               1970
                         
MIDWEST ARBOR CORP         LANDSCAPING                48                      0
                         
SPORTDECALS INC            SILK SCRN/TEXT/DECAL       90                      0
                         
MITCH'S GREENTHUMB         LANDSCAPING/SNOW REM       50                      0
LANDSCAPING              
CRV ELECTRONICS            MFG/ELECT WIRING HAR       60                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for MCHENRY COUNTY                          
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force   176,716
             Unemployed  14,816
             Percentage   8.40%
         Total Employed   161,900
          Manufacturing  30.10%
      Non-Manufacturing  68.20%
            Agriculture   1.70%

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      15        Protestant Churches  15
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   7
                     Restaurants     300          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     300              Country Clubs   2
             Public Golf Courses       5               Health Clubs  10
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   2
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River CHAIN O LAKES                                     

Remarks
CHAIN O LAKES STATE PARK IS A 2,793 ACRE 
WATER-ORIENTED RECREATION AREA.

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  7.00%
    City  0.3715%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.9959%          2011       2010              Electricity  5.00%
  School  6.3673%         7.6891%    6.9891%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  1.6587%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total 9.3933%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Mike Lee                                                                
Econ. Dev. Liaison                                            
Village of Spring Grove              Village of Spring Grove            
7401 Meyer Road                      7401 Meyer Road                    
Spring Grove, IL  600819625          Spring Grove, IL  600819625
Phone (815) 675-2121                 Phone (815) 675-2121
  Fax (815) 675-6053                   Fax (815) 675-6053

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60081           Rep Dist             64                         
                            Senate Dist        32                           
                            Congressional Dist 14               


Remarks
EDC E-mail: info@springgrovevillage.com
Village Website: www.springgrovevillage.com

Last updated 07/31/2013
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