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WEST PEORIA, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County PEORIA         
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 0 5,314 4,762 4,458 4,458 Avg. Winter Temp 24.00 F -4.44 C County 200,466 182,827 183,433 186,494 186,494 Avg. Summer Temp 75.00 F 23.89 C Labor 0 0 192,558 203,732 202,019 Avg. Annual Rainfall 36.30 In 92.20 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 25.10 In 63.75 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government ADMINISTRATOR / COUNCIL /     Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2008       County Zoning NO 
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule NO 
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library NO 
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class   5   in city  5     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         48
    Police Department            2          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations  18
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  36
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   1 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   5 MI    8 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   5 MI    8 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $              0
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $              0
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone YES                      Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks
TWO TAX INCREMENT FINANCE DISTRICTS.

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   2 Federal  10 State
Interstates Serving Community I-74, I-474                                       
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance     2 MI    3 KM

      Motor Freight Terminals  99
               Local Carriers  38
          Interstate Carriers  99
          Intrastate Carriers   0

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO     4 MI  6 KM
       Commercial Airlines    5   Flights per day   25

    Nearest Public Airport GREATER PEORIA REGIONAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    4 MI    6 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway  8,000 FT   2,440 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 IL RIVER                 
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     9 FT      3 M
            Length Of Season 12 Months
           Public Dock Local NO     5 MI    8 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           662     1,059       2         1
Chicago           151       242       1         1
Cleveland         475       760       1         2
Dallas            815     1,304       2         2
Denver            900     1,440       2         3
Detroit           402       643       1         2
Kansas City       350       560       1         1
Los Angeles     1,946     3,114       4         7
Memphis           449       718       1         1
Minneapolis       423       677       1         1
New Orleans       850     1,360       2         2
New York          970     1,552       2         2
St. Louis         170       272       1         1
Seattle         2,070     3,312       4         6

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
TP & W, N & S, C & IM                  
BN, IL CENTRAL, CNW                    
PEORIA & PEKIN UNION                   
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO     4 MI    6 KM
Container Service NO     4 MI    6 KM

Remarks
THE ABOVE RAILROADS ARE LOCATED IN PEORIA, 
ADJACENT TO WEST PEORIA.

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier IL AMERICAN WATER COMPANY
        Water Source RIVER          

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity       15,850,000          60,230,000
            Treatment Capacity       36,500,000         138,700,000
          Average Daily Demand                0                   0
             Peak Daily Demand                0                   0
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process ACTIVATED SLUDGE    
            Treatment Capacity       37,000,000         140,600,000
                  Present Load       26,600,000         101,080,000
               Excess Capacity       10,400,000          39,520,000

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

Remarks
WATER SOURCE: RIVER AND WELL.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  4    Total Number of Beds  2,098
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   0 MI    0 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community   836
            Dentists in Community   190
Emergency Medical Treatment Local YES    0 MI    0 KM

Remarks
THE ABOVE FACILITIES ARE LOCATED IN THE CITY OF 
PEORIA, ADJACENT AND CONTIGUOUS WITH WEST PEORIA; 
ALTHOUGH NONE OF THE ABOVE IS ACTUALLY WITHIN WEST
 PEORIA'S CITY BOUNDARIES, IT IS ALL WITHIN A 7 
MILE RADIUS.

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary               15       284       7,200
Junior High              17       234       5,708
High School               6       253       5,014
Trade & Technical         4        33         255
Community College         1       649      12,402
Four-Yr College           3         0       1,702
University                1       326       6,100

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score  0.0

Remarks
West Peoria has only 1 Middle School in the City. 
 All above information taken from the City of 
Peoria, as this is where schools serving the 
community of West Peoria are located.  West Peoria
 is served by District 150.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
HADDAD'S GROCERIES         FOOD/GROCERIES              0                      0
                         
WALGREEN'S                 PHARMACY/RETAIL             0                      0
                         
CITY OF WEST PEORIA        GOVERNMENT                  0                      0
                         
FRANSCISCAN RECREATION     RECREATION FACILITY         0                      0
CENTER                   
LUTHERAN SOCIAL            SOCIAL SERVICES             0                      0
SERVICES OF ILLINOIS     
CATHOLIC CHARITIES         SOCIAL SERVICES             0                      0
                         
CALVIN COOLIDGE            EDUCATION/MIDDLE SCH        0                      0
SCHOOL                   

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for PEORIA/PEKIN  MSA                       
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force   202,019
             Unemployed  15,959
             Percentage   7.90%
         Total Employed   186,060
          Manufacturing  23.00%
      Non-Manufacturing  77.00%
            Agriculture  11.30%

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       $ 20.27  $ 39.50   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 13.78  $ 24.34
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.06  $ 16.59   Office Clerk             $  9.36  $ 14.79
Assembler-Production     $ 13.12  $ 21.95   Secretary                $  9.99  $ 16.33
Computer Operator        $ 10.87  $ 20.21   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 14.18  $ 19.86
Computer Programmer      $ 23.27  $ 35.73   Ship-Recving Clerk       $  9.96  $ 17.49
Data Entry Operator      $  9.80  $ 13.88   Systems Analyst          $ 28.78  $ 41.20
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.28  $ 19.63   Technician               $ 22.65  $ 33.39
Engineer                 $ 25.89  $ 38.67   Tool & Die Maker         $ 16.42  $ 26.83
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.76  $ 12.30   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.59  $ 18.21
Laborer                  $ 10.85  $ 23.54   Welder                   $ 12.70  $ 17.83
Machinist                $ 12.93  $ 22.38   Word Processor           $ 12.37  $ 18.71

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2012 FROM IL DEPT OF EMPLOYMENT 
SECURITY WEBSITE.

Community Facilities

(Available within 10 miles)

                   Motels/Hotels      28        Protestant Churches 300
                 Number of Rooms   2,991          Catholic Churches  31
                     Restaurants     261          Jewish Synagogues   2
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room   4,500              Country Clubs   8
             Public Golf Courses       6               Health Clubs   7
            Public Tennis Courts       3      Public Swimming Pools   5
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River PEORIA LAKE, ILLINOIS RIVER                       

Remarks
WEST PEORIA IS LOCATED WITHIN 4 MILES FROM 
DOWNTOWN PEORIA AND ALL THE AMENITIES PEORIA HAS 
TO OFFER; A CIVIC CENTER (SEATS 12,000), A MUSEUM 
OF ARTS & SCIENCE, ZOO, BALLET, SYMPHONY, 
RIVERBOAT CASINO & MORE.

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  8.00%
    City  0.2839%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.8000%          2009       2008              Electricity  0.00%
  School  4.9307%         8.0101%    7.6404%            Natural Gas  0.00%
Other(s)  2.1316%                                         Telephone  0.00%
   Total  8.1466%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
John Carlson                         Gene Pratt                         
City Administrator                   Planning & Comm Dev Coord
City of West Peoria                  City of West Peoria                
2506 West Rohmann Ave.               2506 West Rohmann Ave.             
West Peoria, IL  616045031           West Peoria, IL  616045031
Phone (309) 674-1993                 Phone (309) 674-1993
  Fax (309) 674-6010                   Fax (309) 674-6010

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 61604           Rep Dist           92                           
                            Senate Dist        46                           
                            Congressional Dist 18               


Remarks
Website: www.cityofwestpeoria.com, John Carlson 
E-mail: administrator@cityofwestpeoria.com, Mical 
McFarland E-mail: econ-dev@cityofwestpeoria.com.

Last updated 01/02/2014
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