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STONINGTON, ILLINOIS


General Information

     Primary County CHRISTIAN      
Additional Counties   

POPULATION 1980 1990 2000 2010 Current CLIMATE City 1,184 1,006 960 932 932 Avg. Winter Temp 29.00 F -1.67 C County 35,719 34,230 35,372 34,800 34,800 Avg. Summer Temp 77.00 F 25.00 C Labor 0 0 19,194 18,266 17,346 Avg. Annual Rainfall 35.00 In 88.90 Cm Market Avg. Annual Snowfall 20.00 In 50.80 Cm

Economic Development Amenities

Municipal Services
     Local Government TRUSTEE / VILLAGE             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 7     in city  9     outside
 
                         Full Time  Part Time  Volunteer
      Fire Department            0          0         22
    Police Department            2          0          0
 
Commercial Services
General Waste Disposal YES            Radio Stations   0
Special Waste Disposal NO                TV Channels   0
                                               Cable YES
                                          Newspapers   0 Daily    0 Weekly
                                          
         Machine Shops   0  If none, distance to nearest   8 MI   13 KM
            Tool & Die   0  If none, distance to nearest   8 MI   13 KM
 
                 Banks   1  Assets $              0
     Savings and Loans   0  Assets $      1,000,000
 
Additional Economic Amenities
Competitive Communities Initiatives NO      Stages    0      Foreign Trade Zone NO 
                    Enterprise Zone NO                       Tax Increment Financing Dist YES
 
Remarks

Transportation

MotorCarrier
   Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community                                                   
          Nearest Interchange NO   Distance    15 MI   24 KM

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

     Package Delivery Service YES
       Commercial Bus Service NO 

Air
Nearest Commercial Airport ABRAHAM LINCOLN CAPITAL AIRPORT
                     Local NO    35 MI 56 KM
       Commercial Airlines    3   Flights per day   28

    Nearest Public Airport TAYLORVILLE MUNI AIRPORT
                     Local NO   12 MI  *** 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                          
                Public Barge NO 
               Private Barge NO 
               Channel Depth     0 FT      0 M
            Length Of Season  0 Months
           Public Dock Local NO    90 MI  144 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           580       928       6         1
Chicago           225       360       3         1
Cleveland         515       824       5         1
Dallas            718     1,145       3         2
Denver            839     1,342       4         2
Detroit           450       720       2         1
Kansas City       350       560       2         1
Los Angeles     1,950     3,048       6         3
Memphis           353       565       2         2
Minneapolis       508       813       3         1
New Orleans       749     1,198       4         2
New York        1,040     1,664       4         3
St. Louis          92       147       0         0
Seattle         2,093     3,349       4         3

Railroad(s)                Frequency of Switching
Norfolk Southern           As Needed   
                                       
                                       
                                       
                                       

Piggyback Service NO    20 MI   32 KM
Container Service NO    20 MI   32 KM

Remarks

Utilities

Water

      Water Supplier MUNICIPAL                
        Water Source WELL           

                                    Gallons/Day          Liters/Day 
              Storage Capacity          200,000             760,000
            Treatment Capacity          360,000           1,368,000
          Average Daily Demand           95,000             361,000
             Peak Daily Demand          215,000             817,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Waste Water Treatment
Type of Sewage Treatment Plant NOT SPECIFIED
                       Process                     
            Treatment Capacity          375,000           1,425,000
                  Present Load          200,000             760,000
               Excess Capacity                0                   0

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications
            Gas Supplier MUNICIPAL                
       Electric Supplier SHELBY ELECTRIC COOP.    
Local Telephone Supplier Consolidated Communications                       
       Digital Switching YES
            Fiber Optics YES
 Long Distances Carriers At&T Consolidated MCI SPRINT 

Remarks

Health Facilities

 Number of Hospitals in Community  0    Total Number of Beds      0
  If No Hospital, Dist to Nearest   8 MI   13 KM
                           Clinic NO 
             Doctors in Community     0
            Dentists in Community     0
Emergency Medical Treatment Local NO     8 MI   13 KM

Remarks

Education Facilities (in community)


Type                 Number  Teachers  Enrollment
-------------------  ------  --------  ----------
Elementary                1        19         275
Junior High               0         0           0
High School               0         0           0
Trade & Technical         0         0           0
Community College         1         0           0
Four-Yr College           0         0           0
University                0         0           0

Latest A.C.T. Composite Score  0.0

Remarks
Universities in Decatur, Champaign, Springfield
Trade & Technical, Junior College in Springfield
Junior College in Decatur
Community College  - Taylorville

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

                                                          Union            Year
Employer                   Product/Service     Employees  Affiliation      Established
-------------------------  ------------------  ---------  ---------------  -----------
Monsanto Seed Company      Research                   74  None             1981
                         
Elementary School          Education                  23  None                0
                         
Stonington Cooperative     Elevator                   10  None             1935
Grain Co                 
Village Pantry             Convenience Store           9  None             2012
                         
Village of Stonington      Utilities/Local Govt        8  None             1871
                         
Prarieland Fertilizer      Fertilizer                  9  None             1981
                         
Illini Bank                Banking                     6  None             1974
                         
Remmert Garage             Service Station             6  None             1963
                         

Labor Force
Labor Force Summary for CHRISTIAN COUNTY                        
Annual Average for Year 2012
      Total Labor Force    17,346
             Unemployed   1,602
             Percentage   9.20%
         Total Employed    15,744
          Manufacturing   6.90%
      Non-Manufacturing  82.20%
            Agriculture  10.80%

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 1 Ctrl     

Occupation                 Entry      Top   Occupation                 Entry      Top
----------------------   -------  -------   ----------------------   -------  -------
Accountant/Auditor       $ 18.26  $ 34.94   Maintenance Mechanic     $ 18.16  $ 34.56
Assembler-Electronic     $  9.42  $ 12.80   Office Clerk             $  9.57  $ 17.38
Assembler-Production     $ 12.11  $ 21.05   Secretary                $ 10.33  $ 17.48
Computer Operator        $ 11.99  $ 21.07   Sheet Metal Worker       $ 15.41  $ 20.21
Computer Programmer      $ 19.90  $ 38.48   Ship-Recving Clerk       $ 10.18  $ 16.74
Data Entry Operator      $ 10.01  $ 19.70   Systems Analyst          $ 23.96  $ 44.81
Drill or Punch Press     $ 11.23  $ 16.08   Technician               $ 15.91  $ 26.99
Engineer                 $ 26.66  $ 42.63   Tool & Die Maker         $ 18.75  $ 25.15
Janitor/Porter/Cleaner   $  8.72  $ 13.95   Warehouse Worker         $ 11.50  $ 17.71
Laborer                  $ 11.27  $ 22.98   Welder                   $ 12.75  $ 18.75
Machinist                $ 14.47  $ 25.55   Word Processor           $ 11.09  $ 16.72

Remarks
WAGE RATES 2012 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       3        Protestant Churches  21
                 Number of Rooms      62          Catholic Churches   2
                     Restaurants      22          Jewish Synagogues   0
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     600              Country Clubs   1
             Public Golf Courses       1               Health Clubs   1
            Public Tennis Courts       1      Public Swimming Pools   1
     Public Access to Lake/River YES
              Name of Lake/River Lake Taylorville, Sanchri                         

Remarks

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 2012          Total Property Tax Rates      Total Sales Tax Rate  6.25%
    City  0.0000%      For Two Previous Years        Utility Tax On 
  County  0.0000%          2008       2007              Electricity  0.00%
  School  0.0000%         7.1725%    7.1544%            Natural Gas  5.00%
Other(s)  0.0000%                                         Telephone  4.00%
   Total  7.1574%                                             Water  0.00%

Remarks

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial                Profile Information
Development Contact                  Provided By        
Frank Paulek                         Frank Paulek                       
Village President                    Village President        
Village of Stonington                Village of Stonington              
P.O. Box 290                         P.O. Box 290                       
Stonington, IL  625670290            Stonington, IL  625670290
Phone (217) 325-3621                 Phone (217) 325-3621
  Fax (217) 325-3530                   Fax (217) 325-3530

Other Information
Zip Code(s) 62567           Rep Dist           98    102                    
                            Senate Dist        49    51                     
                            Congressional Dist 20               


Remarks
Village Street Address: 416 N. Main Street.
Village E-mail: stonington@consolidated.net
Village Website: villageofstonington.com

Last updated 10/24/2013
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