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STANFORD, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MCLEAN         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 720 620 670 596 596 Avg. Winter Temp 25.00 F -3.89 C County 119,149 129,180 150,433 169,572 169,572 Avg. Summer Temp 80.00 F 26.67 C Labor 62,000 73,960 94,195 93,167 90,654 Avg. Annual Rainfall 50.30 In **.** Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 15.00 In 38.10 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan No             - Rev.    0       County Zoning NO 
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   8    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         22
    Police Department            0          2          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal NO             Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels  19
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest  15 MI   24 KM
 
                 Banks   0  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
VOLUNTEER TWP RESCUE SQUAD.  NEWSPAPER: OLYMPIA 
REVIEW AND PANTAGRAPH DELIVERY.  GENERAL WASTE 
DISPOSAL:  PRIVATE CONTRACTORS BY HOUSEHOLD.  
BANKS IN COMMUNITY:  STANFORD COMMUNITY BANK.  
NEWSPAPER: OLYMPIA REVIEW, MAIL DELIVERY.   
BUSINESS DEVELOMENT DISTRICT - APPROVED 3/12/09.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-74, I-55                                        
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    10 MI   16 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers   0
          Interstate Carriers   1
          Intrastate Carriers   2

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CNTRL IL REGL AT B-N
                     Local NO    22 MI 35 KM
       Commercial Airlines    5   Flights per day   27

    Nearest Public Airport NOT SPECIFIED
                     Local NO   22 MI   35 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,500 FT   1,950 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    40 MI   64 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           671     1,074       3         2
Chicago           135       216       1         1
Cleveland         470       752       1         1
Dallas            787     1,259       2         2
Denver            975     1,560       3         2
Detroit           377       603       2         1
Kansas City       374       598       2         1
Los Angeles     2,008     3,213       3         4
Memphis           470       752       1         1
Minneapolis       470       752       2         1
New Orleans       780     1,248       2         1
New York          975     1,560       2         2
St. Louis         160       256       1         1
Seattle         2,124     3,398       3         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NONE                                   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

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

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          100,000             380,000
            Treatment Capacity          165,000             627,000
          Average Daily Demand           70,000             266,000
             Peak Daily Demand          105,000             399,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity                0                   0
                  Present Load                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier MEDIACOM (CABLE) AND FRONTIER                     
       Digital Switching NO 
            Fiber Optics NO 
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T SPRINT MCI FRONTIER 

Remarks
INTERNET WITH LOCAL EXTENDED NUMBERS.  MEDIACOM 
CABLE HAS PHONE SERVICE TOO & INTERNET SERVICE.  
VOTERS APPROVED REFERENDUM TO USE GOOD ENERGY TO 
PURCHASE ELECTRIC MARCH 2012.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  15 MI   24 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    15 MI   24 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                0         0           0
Junior High               1        31         431
High School               1        53         576
Trade & Technical         1         4          30
Community College         0         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 21.0

Remarks
ALL CHILDREN IN ELEMENTARY ARE BUSSED TO OLYMPIA 
NORTH ELEMENTARY IN DANVERS, ILLINOIS.  JUNIOR & 
SENIOR HIGH LOCATED IN RURAL STANFORD.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
OLYMPIA COMMUNITY          HIGH SCHOOL, JUNIOR       115  YES                 0
SCHOOL DISTRICT          
EARLY BIRD GRAIN           AGRI. CHEMICALS, FER        6  NONE                0
                         
QUALITY METAL WORKS                                    4                      0
                         
STANFORD GRAIN CO.         GRAIN ELEVATOR              4  NONE                0
                         
IL LABORERS' &             TRADE SCHOOL                4  YES                 0
CONTRACTORS JATP         
TWEAKERS                   BAR & GRILL                 2                      0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for BLOOMINGTON-NORMAL MSA                  
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    90,654
             Unemployed   6,280
             Percentage   6.90%
         Total Employed    84,374
          Manufacturing  10.50%
      Non-Manufacturing  87.50%
            Agriculture   2.00%

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 3 NC       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.37  $ 34.89   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 19.56  $ 25.28
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.91  $ 15.72   Office Clerk             $  9.27  $ 14.61
Assembler-Production     $ 10.87  $ 22.71   Secretary                $ 10.37  $ 16.20
Computer Operator        $ 10.54  $ 19.94   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 12.23  $ 19.69
Computer Programmer      $ 22.40  $ 37.14   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.54  $ 17.78
Data Entry Operator      $  9.95  $ 14.19   Systems Analyst          $ 26.09  $ 37.08
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.80  $ 19.76   Technician               $ 17.29  $ 30.73
Engineer                 $ 22.84  $ 36.47   Tool & Die Maker         $ 15.67  $ 25.66
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.73  $ 12.65   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.56  $ 16.82
Laborer                  $ 11.53  $ 23.89   Welder                   $ 12.56  $ 20.00
Machinist                $ 12.55  $ 22.57   Word Processor           $ 11.18  $ 16.92

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       0        Protestant Churches   8
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      10          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     250              Country Clubs   0
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts       0      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
NEW WATER TREATMENT PLANT, SOME NEW & UPGRADED 
WATER MAIN, REPLACED OLD & ADDED NEW FIRE 
HYDRANTS, EXCELLANT FIRE DEPARTMENT & RESCUE 
SQUADS, BALL DIAMOND, COMM MEETING ROOM.  PROCESS 
OF STARTING SEWER SYSTEM & SUBDIVISION.  COMMUNITY
 SWIMMING POOL AT PARK DISTRICT.

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  1.3305%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.9167%          2009       2008              Electricity  5.00%
  School  4.8449%        9.7491%   9.3135%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  2.6574%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total 9.7495%                                             Water  4.85%

Remarks
$7.00 MONTLY FACILITY CHARGE FOR MAINTENANCE OF 
WATER TREATMENT PLANT.  4% RATE INCREASE ON WATER 
EVERY MARCH.  SALES TAX WITHIN BUSINESS 
DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT IS 7.25%.   CURRENTLY 
CHARGING A $5.00/MOS. SEWER CHARGE TO HELP 
W/DEVELOPMENT OF SEWER SYSTEM.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Jim Bridgewater                      Megan Phillips                     
Trustee                              Village Clerk            
Village of Stanford                  Village of Stanford                
P.O. Box 266                         P.O. Box 266                       
Stanford, IL  617740266              Stanford, IL  617740266
Phone (309) 379-2251                 Phone (309) 379-2251
  Fax (309) 379-2011                   Fax (309) 379-2011

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61774           Rep Dist           88                           
                            Senate Dist        44                           
                            Congressional Dist 18               


Remarks
Website: www.stanfordil.org
E-mail: villageofstanford@mchsi.com

Last updated 09/06/2013
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