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STAUNTON, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MACOUPIN       
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 4,744 4,806 5,030 5,139 5,139 Avg. Winter Temp 40.00 F 4.44 C County 49,384 47,679 49,019 47,765 47,765 Avg. Summer Temp 85.00 F 29.44 C Labor 0 0 23,423 24,165 24,165 Avg. Annual Rainfall 36.00 In 91.44 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 21.00 In 53.34 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government ALDERMEN / CITY               Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - 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 5     in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         45
    Police Department            7         10          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels 200
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   2  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   7 MI   11 KM
 
                 Banks   2  Assets $    466,105,000
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives YES     Stages    5      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks
CCI - GRADUATED COMMUNITY.  MAIN STREET COMMUNITY.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   1 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-55                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     1 MI    2 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service NO 
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport LAMBERT INT., ST LOUIS MO.
                     Local NO    48 MI 77 KM
       Commercial Airlines   13   Flights per day  430

    Nearest Public Airport LITCHFIELD MUNI AIRPORT
                     Local NO   16 MI   26 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  4,003 FT   1,221 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available NO 

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    37 MI   59 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           560       896       2         2
Chicago           250       400       1         1
Cleveland         500       800       2         2
Dallas            670     1,072       2         2
Denver            900     1,440       2         2
Detroit           475       760       2         2
Kansas City       300       480       1         1
Los Angeles     1,880     3,008       3         3
Memphis           250       400       1         1
Minneapolis       510       816       1         1
New Orleans       670     1,072       1         1
New York          940     1,504       2         2
St. Louis          40        64       1         1
Seattle         3,000     4,800       4         4

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
NORFOLK SOUTHERN                       
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    41 MI   66 KM
Container Service NO    41 MI   66 KM

Remarks
TRIPLE CROWN SERVICES, A SUBSIDIARY OF NORFOLK 
SOUTHERN, OFFERS BIMODAL SERVICES OUT OF 
EDWARDSVILLE, IL 27 MILES AWAY.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity      651,657,600       2,476,298,880
            Treatment Capacity          730,000           2,774,000
          Average Daily Demand          510,000           1,938,000
             Peak Daily Demand          578,000           2,196,400
               Excess Capacity          152,000             577,600

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process STABILIZATION PONDS 
            Treatment Capacity        2,500,000           9,500,000
                  Present Load          922,000           3,503,600
               Excess Capacity        1,568,000           5,958,400

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
       Electric Supplier AMEREN IL/SW ELEC CO& MJM
Local Telephone Supplier MADISON COMMUNICATIONS CO.                        
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T SPRINT Madison Comm 

Remarks
DSL, DIGITAL CATV, CABLE MODEM, DATA SERVICES.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  1    Total Number of Beds     25
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     6
            Dentists in Community     3
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
Community Memorial Hospital - nearest ER 
treatment.  Speciality Physicians - 40  Affiliated
 with St. Louis & Springfield Hospitals.  
Audiology, Cariology/Pulmonary, Dermatology, 
Neurology, Oncology, Obstetrics/Gynecology, 
Opthalmology, Orthopedics, Otolaryngology, 
Podiatry, Urology.



Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                4        36         752
Junior High               3        24         306
High School               1        34         453
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 21.3

Remarks
4-YEAR COLLEGE: LEWIS & CLARK (30 MILE), 
UNIVERSITY: SIU-EDWARDSVILLE (22 MILE), BLACKBURN 
COLLEGE (22 MILES).

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
PUBLIC SCHOOLS             EDUCATION                 130  TEACHERS ASSN.      0
                         
UNITED COMMUNITY                                      99                      0
SCHOOL CENTER            
TUBULAR STEEL              FABRICATION STEEL          49  PLASTIC-LEA-TH      0
                         
FNB                        BANK                       38                      0
                         
ALL STEEL PRODUCTS,        STEEL PRODUCTS             45                      0
INC.                     
LIVINGSTON PIPE-TUBE       FABRICATION STEEL          48  NONE                0
                         
TDS TRANSPORT              TRUCKING                   75                      0
                         
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL          HOSPITAL                  120  NONE                0
                         
CITY OF STAUNTON           GOVERNMENT                 50                      0
                         
HERITAGE MANOR             NURSING HOME              100  NONE                0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for MACOUPIN COUNTY                         
Annual Average for Year 2010
      Total Labor Force    24,165
             Unemployed   2,567
             Percentage  10.60%
         Total Employed    21,598
          Manufacturing  11.10%
      Non-Manufacturing  87.80%
            Agriculture   1.10%

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 1 C        

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 19.49  $ 33.80   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 14.30  $ 26.66
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.34  $ 13.73   Office Clerk             $  9.26  $ 15.31
Assembler-Production     $ 12.61  $ 21.79   Secretary                $ 10.10  $ 15.86
Computer Operator        $ 11.89  $ 21.24   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.99  $ 19.72
Computer Programmer      $ 18.60  $ 36.94   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.39  $ 16.08
Data Entry Operator      $  9.91  $ 18.70   Systems Analyst          $ 31.11  $ 41.56
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.71  $ 17.19   Technician               $ 18.91  $ 33.16
Engineer                 $ 25.34  $ 41.15   Tool & Die Maker         $ 17.65  $ 24.24
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.87  $ 14.00   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.87  $ 18.73
Laborer                  $  9.94  $ 19.51   Welder                   $ 12.38  $ 18.15
Machinist                $ 12.90  $ 21.73   Word Processor           $  9.72  $ 16.92

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2nd QUARTER 2010 FROM IL DEPT OF 
EMPLOYMENT WEBSITE AT 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/wage.htm.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       1        Protestant Churches   9
                 Number of Rooms      51          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      11          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   1,000              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   2
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River STAUNTON 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 2009          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.7436%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.7307%          2008       2007              Electricity  5.00%
  School  2.8848%         5.8852%    5.8843%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  1.4493%                                         Telephone  6.00%
   Total  5.8084%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
Township .188.  ADD ADDITIONAL STATE 
ELECTRICITY/GAS TAX OF 5% OF GROSS RECEIPTS 
THEREFROM PURSUANT TO 65ILCS 5/8-11-2(2).

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Shari Albrecht                       Courtney Wood                      
Executive Director                   Comm Dev/Mktg Specialist 
Macoupin ED Partnership              Macoupin ED Partnership            
18400 Shipman Road                   111 W. Main                        
Carlinville, IL  62626               Stauntion, IL  62088    
Phone (217) 556-8696                 Phone (618) 409-6044
  Fax (   )    -                       Fax (   )    -    

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62088           Rep Dist            98                          
                            Senate Dist        49                           
                            Congressional Dist 20               


Remarks
Macoupin Economic Development Partnership Website:
 www.macoupinpartners.com.  Shari Albrecht E-Mail:
 shari@macoupinpartners.com, and Courtney Wood 
E-mail: courtney@macoupinpartners.com.  MEDP has 
two locations to serve you.  MEDP Mailing Address 
- Carlinville office.  To visit Building & Sites 
go to www.macoupinpartners.com and click on the 
LocationOne Building/Sites tab on the home page.

Last updated 03/15/2012
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