At A Glance

County/State McDonough County-State of Illinois
Unemployment Rate 5.7%  (December 2016)
Population 32,612 (2010 Census)
Local Property Tax 9.93737%  (2015)
Enterprise Zone Yes; Macomb/Bushnell
Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Yes; 2 Districts: Downtown Square and West Side
Revolving Loan Fund Yes; City of Macomb, City of Bushnell and MAEDCO
Highway Access >40 miles to I-74
Approximate Major Market Proximity St. Louis 150 miles
Freight Terminals 1
Air Service (commercial) 68 miles to Peoria
Fire Rating (city/outside city) 4/7
Excess Water Capacity 1.4 million (gallons per day)
Excess Waste Water Treatment Capacity 0.8 million (gallons per day)
Fiber Optics Yes
Digital Switching Yes
“Right-to-work” No
Last Updated February 2017

 

Electric

Ameren Illinois
Investor-Owned
Multiple Interconnections
Free Rate Comparisons
 
McDonough Power Cooperative 
Member Owned
Long Distance Phone Service
 
Natural Gas
Local Distibutor
Ameren Illinois
 
Pipeline Source
Panhandle Eastern
 
Gas Transportation Available 
No
 

Telephone

Name of Provider
Frontier Communications
McDonough Telephone Cooperative
 
Location of POP
220 East Washington Street
 
Fiber Optics Available
No
 
Digital Switching
No
 
 

Water

Name of Supplier
City of Macomb
 
Source
Lake/Well (Reverse Osmosis)
 
Elevated Storage Capacity                                   
1.5 million gallons
 
Capacity of Water Plant
4.5 million gallons/per day
 
Average Consumption
2.1 million gallons/per day
 
Peak Consumption
3.2 million gallons/per day
 
 

Waste Water

Sewage Treatment
Tertiary
 
Treatment Capacity
3,000,000 gallons/per day
 
Present Load
2,200,00 gallons/per day
 
Excess Capacity
800,00 gallons
 
Design Capacity
7,500,000 gallons/per day