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WILMETTE, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County COOK           
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 28,229 26,694 27,651 27,087 27,087 Avg. Winter Temp 23.40 F -4.78 C County 5,253,655 5,105,067 5,376,741 5,376,741 5,376,741 Avg. Summer Temp 75.70 F 24.27 C Labor 0 0 2,694,904 2,604,300 2,575,226 Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.18 In 84.27 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 37.10 In 94.23 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government MANAGER / VILLAGE             Municipal Zoning YES
   Comprehensive Plan Yes            - Rev. 2011       County Zoning NO 
Subdivision Ordinance YES                                  Home Rule YES
  w/ Design Standards                                 Public Library YES
 Emergency 911 System YES                               Rescue Squad YES
 
 Fire Insurance Class  4    in city   0    outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department           47          0          0
    Police Department           65         16          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal YES               TV Channels  59
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   2 Daily    3 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   6 MI   10 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   6 MI   10 KM
 
                 Banks   5  Assets $ 52,776,355,000
     Savings and Loans   2  Assets $    137,330,959
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 
 
Remarks

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   2 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community I-94                                              
          Nearest Interchange YES  Distance     0 MI    0 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service YES

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    10 MI 16 KM
       Commercial Airlines    0   Flights per day    0

    Nearest Public Airport CHICAGO O'HARE INTL AIRPORT
                     Local NO   10 MI   16 KM
           Type of Surface CONCRETE       
            Longest Runway      0 FT       0 M 
            Runway Lighted YES
            Fuel Available YES    Charter Service Available YES
     Pvt Storage Available YES    Pvt Maintenance Available YES

Water
City Adjoins Navigable Water YES
            Name of Waterway LAKE MICHIGAN            
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     8 FT      2 M
            Length Of Season  6 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    15 MI   24 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           709     1,133       0         0
Chicago            15        24       0         0
Cleveland         348       557       0         0
Dallas            921     1,474       0         0
Denver          1,021     1,634       0         0
Detroit           275       440       0         0
Kansas City       542       867       0         0
Los Angeles     2,048     3,277       0         0
Memphis           537       859       0         0
Minneapolis       410       656       0         0
New Orleans       919     1,470       0         0
New York          809     1,294       0         0
St. Louis         289       462       0         0
Seattle         2,052     3,283       0         0

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
CHICAGO NORTHWESTERN                   
CHICAGO TRANS. AUTH.                   
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    10 MI   16 KM
Container Service NO     8 MI   13 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source LAKE           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity       12,000,000          45,600,000
            Treatment Capacity       38,000,000         144,400,000
          Average Daily Demand       13,000,000          49,400,000
             Peak Daily Demand       30,000,000         114,000,000
               Excess Capacity        8,000,000          30,400,000

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant TERTIARY       
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity      450,000,000       1,710,000,000
                  Present Load      300,000,000       1,140,000,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier NICOR                    
       Electric Supplier COMMONWEALTH EDISON      
Local Telephone Supplier AT&T                                              
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers AT&T COMCAST   

Remarks
SEWAGE TREATMENT: METROPOLITAN WATER RECLIMATION 
DISTRICT OF GREATER CHICAGO.

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   1 MI    1 KM
                           Clinic YES
             Doctors in Community    16
            Dentists in Community    19
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     1 MI    2 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                7       178       2,701
Junior High               5       133       1,938
High School               1       186       2,423
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 24.4

Remarks
4 PAROCHIAL SCHOOLS: 2 ELEMENTARY/JR HIGH AND 2 
HIGH SCHOOLS.  PUBLIC HS DIST NEW TRIER HS, 
WINNETKA, IL.   NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY & NAT'L 
LEWIS UNIV WITHIN 1 MILE.

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
CARSON PIRIE SCOTT         RETAIL                    390  NONE                0
                         
VILLAGE OF WILMETTE        MUNICIPALITY              250  YES                 0
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for COOK COUNTY                             
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force 2,608,543
             Unemployed 241,400
             Percentage   9.30%
         Total Employed 2,367,143
          Manufacturing  16.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  82.70%
            Agriculture   0.40%

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 4 NE       

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 21.99  $ 42.79   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 17.96  $ 28.46
Assembler-Electronic     $ 10.03  $ 18.55   Office Clerk             $ 10.24  $ 17.31
Assembler-Production     $  8.90  $ 15.90   Secretary                $ 11.27  $ 19.38
Computer Operator        $ 13.97  $ 24.67   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 11.29  $ 20.05
Computer Programmer      $ 22.52  $ 45.04   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.24  $ 17.14
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.35  $ 17.67   Systems Analyst          $ 23.06  $ 40.68
Drill or Punch Press     $  9.70  $ 17.57   Technician               $ 16.39  $ 30.95
Engineer                 $ 23.90  $ 40.56   Tool & Die Maker         $ 17.11  $ 29.54
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  9.16  $ 14.39   Warehouse Worker         $ 10.83  $ 17.13
Laborer                  $  8.76  $ 24.21   Welder                   $ 13.32  $ 21.41
Machinist                $ 13.04  $ 23.10   Word Processor           $ 12.52  $ 20.46

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       0        Protestant Churches   8
                 Number of Rooms       0          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants      67          Jewish Synagogues   3
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     250              Country Clubs   2
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts      28      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River LAKE MICHIGAN                                     

Remarks
BAHAI TEMPLE, 3 OTHER CONGREATIONS, WILMETTE 
HISTORICAL MUSEUM, HARBOR ON LAKE MICHIGAN.

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  8.25%
    City  0.6740%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.4230%          2009       2008              Electricity  5.00%
  School  3.9480%         5.0020%    5.1840%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  1.0310%                                         Telephone  6.00%
   Total  6.0760%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Business Development                 Business Development               
Planner                              Planner                  
Village of Wilmette                  Village of Wilmette                
1200 Wilmette Avenue                 1200 Wilmette Avenue               
Wilmette, IL  60091                  Wilmette, IL  60091    
Phone (847) 853-7520                 Phone (847) 853-7520
  Fax (847) 853-7701                   Fax (847) 853-7701

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 60091           Rep Dist            58                          
                            Senate Dist        29                           
                            Congressional Dist 10               


Remarks
Village Website: www.wilmette.com
Village E-mail: comdev@wilmette.com

Last updated 03/28/2013
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