Coles Together - The economic development organization for Coles County

Oakland Illinois Profile

 

General Information

POPULATION
2000 
2012
CLIMATE
City 
966
875
Av. Winter Temp 31.00 F -0.55 C
County 
53,196 
53,655
Av. Summer Temp 77.00 F 25.00 C
Labor Market*
27,255 
26,227
Av.Annual Rainfall 39.00 In 99.06 Cm Av.Annual Snowfall 17.00 In 42.50 Cm

*COLES COUNTY LABOR DATA

 

Economic Development Amenities
Local Government  - MAYOR / COMMISSION / CITY Municipal Zoning - YES
Comprehensive Plan - NO  County Zoning  - NO

Subdivision Ordinance

w/ Design Standards - YES 

Home Rule -  NO 
Public Library - YES  
Emergency 911 System -YES    Rescue Squad - NO
Fire Insurance Class  5    in city   
Full Time:

Fire Department - 0                  

Police Department - 1         

Volunteer:

24

0

Commercial Services

General Waste Disposal YES  Radio Stations   3
Special Waste Disposal NO TV Channels Rcd by Brdcst  12  
Newspapers   1 Daily  1 Weekly Cable YES
Machine Shops   1 Tool & Die   0  
Banks   7  

Assets $    513.6 M*

*Data is for Coles County

Savings and Loans   3  

Assets $ 124.5M*

Additional Economic Amenities

Competitive Communities Initiatives YES  

Stages 4  

   Foreign Trade Zone NO
Enterprise Zone YES     Tax Increment Financing Dist NO 

Transportation

Motor Carrier

Highways Serving Community   0 Federal   1 State
Interstates Serving Community  I-57   14 MILES
Motor Freight Terminals - 0

Local Carriers - 1

Interstate Carriers - 2

Intrastate Carriers - 0

Package Delivery Service -  YES
Commercial Bus Service  -   NO

 

 

Air

Nearest Public Airport
COLES COUNTY MEMORIAL AIRPORT
 Local  NO
22 MI   35 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

Travel Time (distance and travel time for goods in transit to selected major cities)

City  
Highway Miles
Highway Km.
Days by Rail
Days by Truck
Atlanta
570 
917 
2
Chicago
183 
295 
1
1
Cleveland
456 
734 
5
1
Dallas
785 
1264
5
2
Denver
970
1562
4
2
Detroit
432
696
4
1
Kansas City
370
596
4
1
Los Angeles
1950
3140
7
4
Memphis
350
564
1
1
Minneapolis
560
902
4
1
New Orleans
743
1196
4
2
New York
847
1364
7
2
St. Louis
128
208
1
1
Seattle
2214
3565
7
4


Railroad(s) Frequency of Switching INDIANA HI-RAIL

Piggyback Service NO 120 MI 192 KM Container Service NO

Utilities

Water Water Supplier MUNICIPAL Water Source OTHER

 
Gallons/Day   
Liters/Day
Storage Capacity       
100,000
378,541
Treatment Capacity
PURCHASED
Average Daily Demand
100,000
378,541
Peak Daily Demand  
220,000
836,000
Excess Capacity 

Waste Water Treatment Type of Sewage Treatment Plant: SECONDARY

Treatment Capacity
170,000
646,000
Present Load
92,400
348,258
Excess Capacity
78,000
295,262

Natural Gas - Electricity - Telecommunications

Gas Supplier AMEREN/CIPS
Electric Supplier

CIPS/COLES

MOULTRIE CO-OP

Local Telephone Supplier CONSOLIDATED COMMINICATIONS   
Digital Switching YES
Fiber Optics YES
Long Distances Carriers CONSOLIDATED COMM, AT&T, SPRINT, MCI

Health Facilities

Number of Hospitals in Community
1
Total Number of Beds
128
Clinic
YES
Doctors in Community
70
Dentists in Community
15
Emergency Medical Treatment           
Local   YES

Education Facilities (in community)

Type
Number
Teachers
Enrollment
Elementary K-5
1
35
150
Middle School
1
107
High School
1
25*
143
Community College**
1
179
6540
University***
1
622
11,163


Latest A.C.T. Composite Score 19.7 (Rev. 7/03) *MIDDLE AND HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS COMBINED **COMMUNITY COLLEGE - LAKE LAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE IN MATTOON - 30 Miles *** UNIVERSITY – EASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY – IN CHARLESTON - – 20 Miles

Employment

Major Employers In The Community

Employer Product/Service
Employees
Union Affiliation
TRIPLE H GRAIN  GRAIN BIN DEALER
12
NONE
ARCHER DANIELS MIDLAND  FARM GRAIN TERMINAL
10
NONE 
BIRKEYS FARM STORE  FARM MACH. DLR
25
NONE
FESTIVAL SAUSAGE                               SAUSAGE MAKING
5
NONE
DAVID MANUFACTURING GRAIN HANDLING EQ.
4
NONE
MILLER GRAIN FARM GRAIN TERMINAL
10
NONE  

 

Labor Force

Labor Force Summary for Coles County Annual Average for Year 2012
Total Labor Force 26,227
Unemployed 2,332
Percentage 8.90%
Total Employed 23,895
Manufacturing 34.70%
Non-Manufacturing 64.80%
Agriculture 0.50%

 

Community Union Activity

Labor relations board elections in last 5 years - 0

Won by company - 0

Won by union - 0

Work stoppage occurrences within last 5 years - 0
Number of employees involved - 0

Last year data available - 2011

 

Wage Rates

Occupation Entry/Top Occupation Entry/Top
Accountant/Auditor $18.45/$31.89 Maintenance Mechanic $11.09/$20.03
Assembler-Production $9.29/$17.25 Office Clerk $8.64/$12.16
Computer Operator $13.15/$18.12 Secretary $10.14/$14.73
Computer Programmer $17.17/$32.97 Ship-Recieving Clerk $9.90/$15.70
Data Entry Operator $10.44/$16.67 Systems Analyst $18.91/$36.85
Engineer $24.58/$36.09 Tool & Die Maker $13.15/$25.00
Janitor/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

Wage rates for experienced workers in selected occupations working in Coles County

Source: LMI.IDES.STATE.IL.US

 

Community Facilities available in Coles County

Motels/Hotels 10                                     Number of Rooms   600  Protestant Churches  50
Restaurants      75    Catholic Churches   2
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room     650 Jewish Synagogues   1
Public Golf Courses       4  Country Clubs   2
Public Tennis Courts      10 Health Clubs   5
Public Access to Lake/River YES Public Swimming Pools   3
Name of Lake/River                             MATTOON & PARADISE LAKES / LITTLE WABASH RIVER   

 

Tax Structure

Property tax rates per $100 assessed valuation. Valuation is 33.3% of real property.

 

Property Tax Rates

Year 2012 Previous Year 2011 Total Sales Tax Rate 6.25%
City 1.3709% 10.4340 Utility Tax On:
County 1.1811% Electricity 3.00%
School 5.2018% Natural Gas 3.00%
Other(s) 2.6771% Telephone 3.00%
Total 10.4309% Water 3.00%

 

Location Services and Other Information

Economic / Industrial

Development Contact

Angela Griffin
President
Coles Together
400 Airport Drive
Mattoon, IL 61938
Phone (217) 258-5627
Fax (217) 235-9492

Profile Information

Provided By

Angela Griffin
President
Coles Together
400 Airport Drive
Mattoon, IL 61938
Phone (217) 258-5627
Fax (217) 235-9492

Zip Code - 61920 Representative District - 110
Senate District - 55 Congressional District - 15

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Coles Together
400 Airport Road
Mattoon, Illinois 61938
Ph: (217)258-5627 - Fax:( 217)235-9492
Email: angela@colestogether.com