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VANDALIA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County FAYETTE        
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 5,338 6,114 6,975 7,042 7,042 Avg. Winter Temp 33.20 F 0.67 C County 22,167 20,893 21,802 22,140 22,140 Avg. Summer Temp 75.00 F 23.89 C Labor 0 0 10,930 10,562 9,876 Avg. Annual Rainfall 38.90 In 98.81 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 20.00 In 50.80 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MAYOR / COUNCIL / CITY        Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2001       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 6     in city  6     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         26
    Police Department           15          3          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   2
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   9
                                               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   4  Assets $    383,516,918
     Savings and Loans   1  Assets $      6,822,000
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
LOCAL GOVERNMENT: CITY ALSO HAS CITY 
ADMINISTRATOR.  TV EXTENDED BASIC, FAMILY PLUS, 
HIGH SPEED INTERNET OVER CABLE.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   2 Federal   3 State
Interstates Serving Community I-70                                              
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals   0
               Local Carriers  36
          Interstate Carriers   8
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport LAMBERT INT., ST LOUIS MO.
                     Local NO    78 MI125 KM
       Commercial Airlines   12   Flights per day  450

    Nearest Public Airport VANDALIA MUNI AIRPORT
                     Local YES   0 MI    0 KM
           Type of Surface ASPHALT        
            Longest Runway 11,019 FT   3,361 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 KASKASKIA RIVER          
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local YES    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           500       800       2         1
Chicago           275       440       1         1
Cleveland         480       770       1         1
Dallas            645     1,032       2         1
Denver            800     1,280       2         1
Detroit           543       869       2         1
Kansas City       320       512       1         1
Los Angeles     1,913     3,060       4         2
Memphis           294       470       1         1
Minneapolis       546       874       2         1
New Orleans       695     1,112       2         1
New York          900     1,446       2         2
St. Louis          65       106       1         1
Seattle         2,180     3,488       5         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CSX                        6/DAYS WK.  
PIONEER RAIL CORP.         OR MORE.    
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service YES    0 MI    0 KM
Container Service NO    61 MI   98 KM

Remarks
AMTRAK SERVICES 32 MILES, 51 KM.  GREYHOUND 
SERVICE - 32 MILES.  FED EX, UPS, USPS.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity        2,500,000           9,500,000
            Treatment Capacity        1,500,000           5,700,000
          Average Daily Demand          900,000           3,420,000
             Peak Daily Demand        1,200,000           4,560,000
               Excess Capacity        1,150,000           4,370,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant PRIMARY        
                       Process AIR LAGOONS/SEDIMENT
            Treatment Capacity        1,500,000           5,700,000
                  Present Load        1,000,000           3,800,000
               Excess Capacity          500,000           1,900,000

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier LIBERTY UTILITIES        
       Electric Supplier AMEREN ILLINOIS          
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T, New Wave Communications                     
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T    

Remarks
WATER SOURCE IS LAKE AND KASKASKIA RIVER.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  1    Total Number of Beds    110
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     7
            Dentists in Community     4
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
FAYETTE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT CLINIC - VARIOUS 
CLINICS, IMMUNIZATIONS & WIC.  FAYETTE COUNTY 
HOSPITAL HAS AN ER, LONG TERM CARE FACILITY & HAS 
A CRITICAL ACCESS CLASSIFICATION.  110 BEDS 
INCLUDE HOSPITAL AND LONG TERM CARE.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                3        46         627
Junior High               1        33         500
High School               1        55         492
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1        85         883
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 19.2

Remarks
Elementary includes Pre-K - 4th Grades. Trade & 
Technical within 30 miles, Univ of IL 112 miles, 
Southern IL Univ 92 miles, and Eastern IL Univ 72 
Miles, Greenville College 17 miles, and Private 
Christian Academies.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
FAYETTE CO. HOSPITAL       HOSP/LONG TERM CARE       316  NONE             1955
                         
VAN SEAL CORP.             SEALS/MOLDED RUBBER       108  AFLCIO           1957
                         
OCTOCHEM                   WAREHOUSING/DISTR.         72  NONE             2003
                         
POLY-PAK & SHIP, INC.      POLY-WRAPPING MAGAZI       40  NONE             1968
                         
MAJESTIC DRAPERY           CUSTOM MADE DRAPES         10  NONE             1984
                         
LAND O'LAKES               ANIMAL FEEDS               18  LIUNA            1963
                         
ALL STEEL PRODUCTS         PIPEFINISHING WH           42  NONE             1992
                         
VANDALIA CORRECTIONAL      PENAL/REHABILITATION      350  AFSCME, ISEA     1921
CENTER                   
SIGNATURE LABEL            PLASTIC BOTTLE LABEL       50  NONE             1990
                         
FAYCO ENTERPRISES,         TRAINING OF DISABLED      105  NONE             1976
INC.                     

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for FAYETTE COUNTY                          
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force     9,876
             Unemployed   1,035
             Percentage  10.50%
         Total Employed     8,841
          Manufacturing  27.80%
      Non-Manufacturing  68.50%
            Agriculture   3.70%

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       5        Protestant Churches  20
                 Number of Rooms     428          Catholic Churches   1
                     Restaurants      23          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     350              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   2
            Public Tennis Courts       5      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River VANDALIA LAKE/KASKASKIA RIVER                     

Remarks
AREA LAKES: VANDALIA LAKE, RAMSEY LAKE STATE PARK,
 CARLYLE LAKE(NATIONAL RESERV.) ATTRACTIONS:  THE 
OLD STATE CAPITOL, FAYETTE CO. MUSEUM, MADONNA OF 
THE TRAIL,  LITTLE BRICK HOUSE, NATIONAL ROAD 
INTERPRETIVE CENTER, OLD STATE CEMETERY, IL 
CENTRAL RAILROAD RIVER WALK.

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  1.1341%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.9835%          2010       2009              Electricity  0.00%
  School  5.2062%        9.4793%   9.6722%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  2.0893%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total 9.4132%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks
VANDALIA/ FAYETTE CO. ENTERPRISE ZONE TAX 
ADVANTAGE.  2 TIF DISTRICTS.

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
LaTisha L. Paslay                    LaTisha L. Paslay                  
Executive Assistant                  Executive Assistant      
City of Vandalia                     City of Vandalia                   
431 W Gallatin St                    431 W Gallatin St                  
Vandalia, IL  624712746              Vandalia, IL  624712746
Phone (618) 283-1152                 Phone (618) 283-1152
  Fax (618) 283-3736                   Fax (618) 283-3736

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62471           Rep Dist           107                          
                            Senate Dist        54                           
                            Congressional Dist 15               


Remarks
E-MAIL: LPaslay@vandaliaillinois.com
Website: www.vandaliaillinois.com

Last updated 09/30/2013
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