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STEELEVILLE, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County RANDOLPH       
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 2,240 2,059 2,077 2,083 2,083 Avg. Winter Temp 33.00 F 0.56 C County 35,652 34,583 33,893 33,476 33,476 Avg. Summer Temp 78.00 F 25.55 C Labor 0 0 14,120 15,424 15,301 Avg. Annual Rainfall 39.00 In 99.06 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 6.00 In 15.24 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government PRESIDENT / TRUSTEES / VI     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 1990       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  4    in city  10    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         25
    Police Department            4          1          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  12
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    2 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   2  Assets $    500,000,000
     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 YES
 
Remarks
INDUSTRIAL PARK.  NEIGHBORING VILLAGES: BREMEN, 
CAMPBELL HILL, CUTLER, EDEN, PERCY, SHILOH HILL, 
WELGE, WILLISVILLE & WINE HILL.  CHAMBER OF 
COMMERCE (No office).  DOWNTOWN IMPROVEMENT ASSN 
W/ REVOLVING LOAN FUND (RLF).  RANDOLPH COUNTY 
PROGRESS COMMITTEE INC. PAST MEMBER.  SERVED BY 
KASKASKIA REGIONAL PORT DISTRICT.  WESTERN 
EGYPTIAN EOC HQ.  WEBSITE: www.steeleville.org.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-55, I-57 & I-64 (3/4 HR)                        
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    28 MI   45 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   1
               Local Carriers   1
          Interstate Carriers   4
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport LAMBERT INT., ST LOUIS MO.
                     Local NO    80 MI128 KM
       Commercial Airlines   20   Flights per day  900

    Nearest Public Airport SPARTA COMMUNITY AIRPORT (HUNTER FIELD)
                     Local YES   0 MI    0 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  4,000 FT   1,200 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 MISSISSIPPI RIVER        
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge YES
               Channel Depth    20 FT      6 M
            Length Of Season 12 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    25 MI   40 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           494       790       2         2
Chicago           344       550       1         1
Cleveland         572       915       2         2
Dallas            634     1,014       2         2
Denver            918     1,469       2         3
Detroit           555       888       1         2
Kansas City       319       510       1         1
Los Angeles     1,870     2,992       4         5
Memphis           234       374       1         1
Minneapolis       616       986       2         2
New Orleans       621       994       2         2
New York          997     1,595       2         3
St. Louis          65       104       1         1
Seattle         2,136     3,418       4         5

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
UNION PACIFIC                   DAILY  
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

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

Remarks
KASKASKIA REGIONAL PORT DISTRICT OPERATES GENERAL 
CARGO DOCK (W/ OVERHEAD ELECTRIC CRANE) @ BALDWIN 
INDUSTRIAL PARK & STEEL SUPERCENTER ALONG 
KASKASKIA RIVER (25 MI NW).  SPARTA COMMUNITY 
AIRPORT (HUNTER FIELD) @ 
www.airnav.com/airport/ksar.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          540,000           2,045,500
            Treatment Capacity          490,000           1,856,100
          Average Daily Demand          327,000           1,238,600
             Peak Daily Demand          410,000           1,553,000
               Excess Capacity          163,000             617,400

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant SECONDARY      
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          265,000           1,003,800
                  Present Load          325,000           1,231,100
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

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

Remarks
7 WELLS.  EGYPTIAN ELECTRIC 
(www.egyptianelectric.org) & EGYPTIAN TELEPHONE 
(www.egyptian.net) CO-OP ASSN.  OFFICE HQ.  LOCAL 
INTERNET ACCESS.  RECYCLING PROGRAM.  WEBSITE: 
www.ameren.com.

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     2
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO    10 MI   16 KM

Remarks
AMBULANCE BASE STATION.  CLINICS ASSOCIATED W/ 
SPARTA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (10 MI.) AND CHESTER 
MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (13 MI.).  HEAD START (WEEOC) @ 
PERCY.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                2        34         336
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               1        14         153
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 20.3

Remarks
Website: www.steeleville138.org.  School Search 
2000 Bright Star Award.  SO IL UNIV - Carbondale 
(3/4 HR); SW IL College - Red Bud Campus (3/4 HR) 
& Main Campus (1 HR); Beck Area Career Ctr (3/4 
HR); John A. Logan College (1 HR).  Western 
Egyptian EOC HQ (Head Start).

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
GILSTER-MARY LEE           CAKE MIX/PASTA/SUGAR    1,000  NONE             1895
CORP. (www.gilstermarylee
DORMA DOOR CONTROLS        ARCHITECTURAL HDWARE       75  IAMAW            1965
INC (www.dorma-usa.com)  
EGYPTIAN ELEC CO-OP        RURAL ELEC CO-OP HQ        40  IBEW             1950
ASSN(www.egyptianelectric
EGYPTIAN TELEPHONE         RURAL PHONE CO-OP HQ       15  IBEW             1950
CO-OP ASSN (www.egyptian.
WESTERN EGYPTIAN           COMM ACTION AGENCY         90  NONE             1960
ECON OPP CNCL (www.weeoc.
NIEDERBRACH TRUCK          TRUCKING (LTL)             10  TEAMSTERS/IBT    1960
SERVICE                  
MC PRODUCTS                TIRE MFG RELEASING         10  NONE             1995
                         
WM. NOBBE & COMPANY        FARM EQUIP SALES/SVC       15  NONE             1965
(www.wmnobbe.com)        
VISION MACHINE             MACHINE SHOP               15  NONE             1995
& FABRICATION (NO WEB SIT
MEVERT PROFESSIONAL        ARCHITECT FIRM             10  NONE             1985
ASSOC (www.mpainc2000.com

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for RANDOLPH COUNTY                         
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force    15,301
             Unemployed   1,288
             Percentage   8.40%
         Total Employed    14,013
          Manufacturing  35.30%
      Non-Manufacturing  64.70%
            Agriculture   0.60%

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 9 SW       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 19.95  $ 40.37   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 19.55  $ 28.63
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.40  $ 15.56   Office Clerk             $  9.30  $ 15.78
Assembler-Production     $  9.40  $ 15.56   Secretary                $  9.68  $ 15.49
Computer Operator        $ 11.84  $ 17.25   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.68  $ 18.22
Computer Programmer      $ 17.91  $ 34.02   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.96  $ 18.56
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.66  $ 16.15   Systems Analyst          $ 24.14  $ 39.65
Drill or Punch Press     $ 12.64  $ 18.44   Technician               $ 16.88  $ 33.35
Engineer                 $ 25.64  $ 39.20   Tool & Die Maker         $ 21.41  $ 29.98
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.73  $ 13.34   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.41  $ 16.09
Laborer                  $ 14.51  $ 26.82   Welder                   $ 14.87  $ 26.17
Machinist                $ 13.66  $ 23.26   Word Processor           $ 12.46  $ 15.07

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

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       2        Protestant Churches   6
                 Number of Rooms      45          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      12          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     350              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   0
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   0
     Public Access to Lake/River NO 
              Name of Lake/River                                                   

Remarks
CAMGROUNDS & RV PARK (5 MI). SEASONAL FARMER'S 
MARKET. EXCELLENT BOWLING ALLEY.  9-HOLE GOLF 
COURSE (5 MI).  HUNT CLUB (5 MI).  DRIVING RANGE 
(5 MI).  SENIOR CITIZEN CENTER.

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 2007          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.4051%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.7767%          2006       2005              Electricity  0.00%
  School  3.6768%         6.0908%    6.0609%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  1.1280%                                         Telephone  5.00%
   Total  5.9866%                                             Water  5.00%

Remarks
2001 TAX MULTIPLIER OF 1.0000.  MULTI-YEAR 
CITY/COUNTY/SCHOOL DISTRICT INDUSTRIAL TAX 
ABATEMENT PROGRAM.  LOCAL ELECTRIC/GAS TAX 
MULTI-TIER BASED ON USAGE.  ADD ADDITIONAL STATE 
ELECTRIC/GAS TAX OF 5% OF GROSS RECEIPTS OR $.0032
 PER KWH OR $.024 PER THERM WHICHEVER IS LOWER.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Chris Martin, Econ Dev Coordinator   Chris Martin, Econ Dev Coordinator 
Randolph County Progress             Randolph County Progress 
Committee Inc. (RCPCI)               Committee Inc. (RCPCI)             
1 Taylor St., Courthouse             1 Taylor St., Courthouse           
Chester, IL  62233                   Chester, IL  62233    
Phone (618) 826-5000                 Phone (618) 826-5000
  Fax (618) 826-3363                   Fax (618) 826-3363

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62288           Rep Dist           116                          
                            Senate Dist        58                           
                            Congressional Dist 12               


Remarks
Chirs Martin Phone Ext. 221, E-Mail: 
rndlfedc@egyptian.net, Chamber of Commerce 
Website: www.steeleville.org.  Randolph Co 
Website: www.randolphco.org.  See:  
www.locationone.com.

Last updated 12/14/2012
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