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SULLIVAN, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County MOULTRIE       
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 4,581 4,354 4,326 4,440 4,440 Avg. Winter Temp 25.00 F -3.89 C County 14,822 13,930 14,287 14,846 14,846 Avg. Summer Temp 85.00 F 29.44 C Labor 0 0 8,447 8,046 7,805 Avg. Annual Rainfall 34.60 In 87.88 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 23.99 In 60.93 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan No             - Rev.    0       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  6/10  outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           11          2         25
    Police Department            8          3          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels   6
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    1 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
            Tool & Die   1  If none, distance to nearest     MI      KM
 
                 Banks   3  Assets $  1,729,506,000
     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
WE DON'T HAVE A LOCAL TV STATION, BUT THE THE 
DECATUR STATION COVERS SULLIVAN.  VOLUNTEER 
NUMBERS ARE FOR PAID ON CALL FIRE FIGHTERS.  WE 
HAVE A "BASIC" 911 EMERGENCY SYSTEM THAT'S NOT 
ENHANCED.  THREE TIF DISTRICTS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   2 State
Interstates Serving Community I-57                                              
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    19 MI   30 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   1
               Local Carriers   5
          Interstate Carriers   2
          Intrastate Carriers   7

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport DECATUR AIRPORT
                     Local NO    25 MI 40 KM
       Commercial Airlines    1   Flights per day   12

    Nearest Public Airport COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   24 MI   38 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  6,500 FT   1,950 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 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           577       928       2         2
Chicago           200       320       1         1
Cleveland         485       780       1         1
Dallas            790     1,271       2         2
Denver            980     1,577       2         2
Detroit           430       692       1         1
Kansas City       370       592       1         1
Los Angeles     1,980     3,186       5         4
Memphis           360       579       1         1
Minneapolis       540       869       1         1
New Orleans       750     1,207       2         2
New York          880     1,416       2         2
St. Louis         130       208       1         1
Seattle         2,143     3,448       6         5

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
UNION PACIFIC                          
ILL. CENTRAL                           
                                       
                                       
                                       

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

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source OTHER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          726,000           2,758,800
            Treatment Capacity        2,000,000           7,600,000
          Average Daily Demand          950,000           3,610,000
             Peak Daily Demand          990,000           3,762,000
               Excess Capacity        1,103,000           4,191,400

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant UNKNOWN        
                       Process Activated Sludge    
            Treatment Capacity          750,000           2,850,000
                  Present Load          550,000           2,090,000
               Excess Capacity          200,000             760,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NATURAL GAS              
       Electric Supplier CITY OF SULLIVAN         
Local Telephone Supplier VERIZON                                           
       Digital Switching NO 
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T    

Remarks
WATER SOURCE: GROUND.  ELECTRIC SUPPLIER: 
INTERCONNECT WITH AMEREN, THROUGH THE IMEA 
(ILLINOIS MUNICIPAL ELECTRIC ASSOC.).  CURRENT 
ELECTRIC CAPACITY IS 16,987 KW.  WE HAVE EXCESS 
CAPACITY.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest  30 MI   48 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community     7
            Dentists in Community     1
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
WE HAVE THREE CLINICS IN TOWN REPRESENTING THE 
THREE NEAREST HOSPITALS.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        37         510
Junior High               1        17         259
High School               1        30         391
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 21.0

Remarks
JUNIOR HIGH NUMBERS ARE ACTUALLY FOR MIDDLE 
SCHOOL.  UNIVERSITIES 30 & 50 MILES; JUNIOR 
COLLEGE 16 MILES; ALSO PRE-SCHOOL AND HEAD START.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
MASON POINT                AGED HOME & HOSPITAL      145  NONE             1904
                         
JERRY'S IGA                GROCERY STORE              80                      0
                         
SULLIVAN SCHOOL            EDUCATION                 145                      0
DISTRICT                 
AGRI - FAB, INC.           MACHINE PARTS             276  65 TEMP EMPLS       0
                         
MID-STATE TANK                                       125                      0
                         
HYDRO-GEAR                 MACHINE                   340  170 TEMP EMPL       0
                         
KELLER TRUCKING            TRUCKING                   95                      0
                         
SULLIVAN HEALTHCARE        AGED HOME                  50  NONE             1981
                         
EASTVIEW TERRACE           AGED HOME                  50  17 PART TIME        0
                         
MOULTRIE COUNTY            WORKSHOP FOR DEV DIS      100                      0
BEACON                   

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for MOULTRIE COUNTY                         
Annual Average for Year 2011
      Total Labor Force     7,805
             Unemployed     598
             Percentage   7.70%
         Total Employed     7,207
          Manufacturing  31.70%
      Non-Manufacturing  67.20%
            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 7 SE       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.45  $ 31.89   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 11.09  $ 20.03
Assembler-Electronic     $  8.94  $ 14.08   Office Clerk             $  8.64  $ 12.16
Assembler-Production     $  9.29  $ 17.25   Secretary                $ 10.14  $ 14.73
Computer Operator        $ 13.15  $ 18.12   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 13.01  $ 16.61
Computer Programmer      $ 17.17  $ 32.97   Ship-Recving Clerk       $  9.90  $ 15.70
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.44  $ 16.67   Systems Analyst          $ 18.91  $ 36.85
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.69  $ 15.29   Technician               $ 13.67  $ 26.34
Engineer                 $ 24.58  $ 36.09   Tool & Die Maker         $ 13.15  $ 25.00
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.95  $ 15.09   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.80  $ 17.66
Laborer                  $ 10.91  $ 19.71   Welder                   $ 11.27  $ 17.26
Machinist                $ 11.73  $ 17.69   Word Processor           $ 10.14  $ 14.73

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2011 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE AT 
http://lmi.ides.state.il.us/wagedata/wage.htm.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels       1        Protestant Churches  16
                 Number of Rooms      47          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      10          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     200              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   2
            Public Tennis Courts       2      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River LAKE SHELBYVILLE                                  

Remarks
11,000 ACRE RECREATIONAL LAKE 3 MILES. COMM CIVIC 
CENTER W/ RACQUETBALL & GYM FACILITIES.  2 PARKS; 
1 FISHING POND, PICNIC, BASEBALL, TENNIS 
FACILITIES, SKATE PARK, 1 W/NATURE TRAILS.  ROOMS 
INCLUDE:  HOTELS, CABIN, LODGE, B & B, & INN (293)
 CAMPSITES - TENT & FULL HOOK-UP AVAILABLE.

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 2011          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.75%
    City  2.1906%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  1.1342%          2010       2009              Electricity  0.32%
  School  3.6919%         8.9317%    8.8450%            Natural Gas  2.40%
Other(s)  2.0073%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total 9.0241%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Mrs. Stepheny McMahon                Mrs. Stepheny McMahon              
Executive Director                   Executive Director       
Sullivan Chamber & ED                Sullivan Chamber & ED              
112 W. Harrison Street               112 W. Harrison Street             
Sullivan, IL  619511987              Sullivan, IL  619511987
Phone (217) 728-2684                 Phone (217) 728-2684
  Fax (217) 728-4064                   Fax (217) 728-4064

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61951           Rep Dist           102                          
                            Senate Dist        51                           
                            Congressional Dist 20               


Remarks
Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development E-mail: 
sullivanecondev@hotmail.com.
Websites: www.sullivanchamber.com & 
www.sullivanil.us.

Last updated 01/04/2013
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