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ST. JOSEPH, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County CHAMPAIGN      
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,900 2,052 2,912 3,967 3,967 Avg. Winter Temp 28.20 F -2.11 C County 168,392 173,025 179,669 201,081 201,081 Avg. Summer Temp 73.40 F 23.00 C Labor 0 93,553 99,458 122,474 114,383 Avg. Annual Rainfall 37.00 In 93.98 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 26.40 In 67.06 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government TRUSTEE / TRUSTEES / VILL     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2013       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   9    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         35
    Police Department            0          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  34
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest  10 MI   16 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  10 MI   16 KM
 
                 Banks   3  Assets $              0
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    3      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks
POLICE - CONTRACT CAR FROM CHAMPAIGN COUNTY 
SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT.  TAX INCENTIVE PROGRAM SALES
 TAX/ PROPERTY TAX.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-74                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     1 MI    1 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD AIRPORT
                     Local NO    15 MI 24 KM
       Commercial Airlines    6   Flights per day   18

    Nearest Public Airport UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS-WILLARD AIRPORT
                     Local NO   15 MI   24 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  8,100 FT   2,430 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available NO     Charter Service Available NO 
     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           650     1,040       0         1
Chicago           135       216       0         1
Cleveland         470       752       0         1
Dallas            747     1,195       0         2
Denver          1,000     1,600       0         2
Detroit           364       582       0         1
Kansas City       460       736       0         1
Los Angeles     2,100     3,360       0         5
Memphis           380       608       0         1
Minneapolis       451       722       0         1
New Orleans       750     1,200       0         2
New York          800     1,280       0         2
St. Louis         160       256       0         1
Seattle         2,350     3,760       0         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO     0 MI    0 KM
Container Service NO     0 MI    0 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier IL AMERICAN WATER COMPANY
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          200,000             760,000
            Treatment Capacity          350,000           1,330,000
          Average Daily Demand          220,000             836,000
             Peak Daily Demand          300,000           1,140,000
               Excess Capacity           50,000             190,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          420,000           1,596,000
                  Present Load          330,000           1,254,000
               Excess Capacity           90,000             342,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS/INTEGRYS 
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T                                              
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers NUMEROUS    

Remarks
WATER SOURCE: MAHOMET TEAYS AQUIFIER.

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     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    10 MI   16 KM

Remarks
CARLE HOSPITAL AND PROVENA HOSPITAL ARE LOCATED IN
 URBANA.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        38         460
Junior High               1        25         396
High School               1        35         485
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 23.2

Remarks

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
ST. JOSEPH IGA             GROCERY                    50  NONE                0
                         
ST. JOSEPH APOTHCARY       DRUG STORE                 12  NONE                0
                         
DAIRY QUEEN                FOOD                       26  NONE                0
                         
CASEYS                     GAS STATION                11  NONE                0
                         
ROCH'S BAR & GRILL         BAR & GRILL                15  NONE             2012
                         
SPRING GREEN               LAWN CARE                  11  NONE             1983
                         
EL TORO                    RESTAURANT                 15  NONE             2007
                         
ST. JOSEPH GRADE           EDUCATION                  28                      0
SCHOOL                   
ELITE DAYCARE              DAY CARE                   15                   2005
                         
PRINCE OF PEACE            EARLY LEARNING             21                   2004
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for CHAMPAIGN/URBANA MSA                    
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force   114,383
             Unemployed   9,200
             Percentage   8.00%
         Total Employed   105,183
          Manufacturing  18.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  80.10%
            Agriculture   1.00%

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 2 EC       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.96  $ 34.18   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 15.28  $ 25.98
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.72  $ 15.08   Office Clerk             $  9.13  $ 15.60
Assembler-Production     $  9.43  $ 13.21   Secretary                $ 11.26  $ 19.68
Computer Operator        $ 10.30  $ 16.02   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.81  $ 25.87
Computer Programmer      $ 16.63  $ 32.49   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.12  $ 16.34
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.24  $ 14.59   Systems Analyst          $ 21.41  $ 37.01
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.60  $ 18.50   Technician               $ 11.37  $ 23.92
Engineer                 $ 22.65  $ 39.20   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.47  $ 24.59
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.87  $ 15.06   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.76  $ 16.47
Laborer                  $ 11.31  $ 21.94   Welder                   $ 10.81  $ 18.72
Machinist                $ 11.66  $ 17.74   Word Processor           $ 12.81  $ 20.19

Remarks
Wage Rates 2011 from IL Dept of Employment 
Security Website.  Add'l Employers: Monical Pizza,
 20, 2008.   Subway Restaurant, 9, 2003.  Busey 
Bank, 9.  First National Bank, 9, 1990.  Gifford 
State Bank, 8, 2005.  China King, 3, 2005.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       0        Protestant Churches   6
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   0
                     Restaurants       3          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room      60              Country Clubs   3
             Public Golf Courses       2               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River HOMER LAKE                                        

Remarks
HOMER LAKE: FISHING, NON-MOTORIZED BOATS.

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  0.4308%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.8138%          2010       2009              Electricity  0.00%
  School  4.6038%         7.0530%    7.0550%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  0.1910%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  6.0394%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
ELECTRICITY CONSUMPTION X .00325.  NATURAL GAS 
CONSUMPTION X .024, WATER FOR STATE RECOVERY .01%.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
B.J. Hackler                         B.J. Hackler                       
Mayor                                Mayor                    
Village of St. Joseph                Village of St. Joseph              
P.O. Box 716                         P.O. Box 716                       
St. Joseph, IL  61873                St. Joseph, IL  61873    
Phone (217) 469-7371                 Phone (217) 469-7371
  Fax (217) 469-7019                   Fax (217) 469-7019

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61873           Rep Dist           102                          
                            Senate Dist        51                           
                            Congressional Dist 15               


Remarks
E-mail: julie.quednau@stjosephillinois.org
Website: www.stjosephillinois.org

Last updated 09/30/2013
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