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Community Development Dept
Village of Schiller Park
4501 N. 25th Avenue
Phone Number: (847) 671-8555
Fax Number: (847) 671-9783
Hours: Monday thru Friday
9am to 5pm

Community Profile


This page is intended to provide valuable information on programs or services for new and existing business located in Schiller Park.


POPULATION



1980 1990 2000 2008
City 11,458 11,189 11,850
11,497
County 5,253,655 5,101,067 5,376,741 5,294,664
Labor Market 0 0 2,694,904 2,638,985


CLIMATE

Avg. Winter Temp 25.00 F -3.89 C
Avg. Summer Temp 71.00 F 21.67 C
Avg. Annual Rainfall 33.34 in 84.68 cm
Avg. Annual Snowfall 39.40 in 100.08 cm


TAX STRUCTURE

Property tax rates per $100 assessed valuation. Valuation is 33.3% of real property except in Cook County where commercial property is assessed at 38% and industrial property is assessed at 36%.

Total Property Tax Rates
Year:          2002
City:           1.3340 %
County:      0.8520 %
School :     4.6100 %
Other(s):    0.7770 %
Total           7.5730 %

Total Sales Tax        
Rate 8.00 %

Total Utility Tax Rate On:
Electricity          5.00 %
Natural Gas      5.00 %
Telephone        6.00 %
Water                2.66 %



LABOR FORCE (Cook County, 2008)
Total Labor Force              2,638,985
Total Unemployed             171,351 (6.5 %)
Total Employed                  2,467,634
Manufacturing                    16.9000 %
Non-Manufacturing            82.7000 %
Agriculture                          0.4000 %



EMPLOYMENT
Major Employers in the Community:

Company Product Service Year Est.
# of Employees
Dobb's International Service Airline Food Service 1983 500
Interstate Brands Food Service/Hostess Cakes 1929 390
Craftsmen Sheet Metal Metal Crafting 1956 300
AMCO Engineering Aluminum Extrusions 1946 250
ATLAS Companies Lift Trucks 1951 220
ARPAC Corporation Shrink Wrap Machines 1972 204
Bretford Manufacturing Manufacturing Metal Carts 1948 197
Mayfair Molding Auto Injection Molds 1942 220
Wisconsin Tool Tool and Die 1941 125
Atols Tool & Mold Co Machine Molds 1960 110


           
COMMUNITY FACILITIES
Motels / Hotels                                              9
Total Number of Rooms                               1,086
Restaurants                                                   50
Capacity of Largest Banquet Room           600
Public Tennis Courts                                    5
Public Access to Lake/River                       Des Plaines River
Protestant Churches                                    2
Catholic Churches                                        2
Health Clubs                                                  1
Public Swimming Pools                               1



HEALTH FACILITIES
Nearest Hospital                                5 MI    8 KM
Number of Doctors in Community    5
Number of Dentists in Community    4


EDUCATION FACILITIES


Type Number # of Teachers Enrollment
Elementary 4 58 855
Junior High 3 34 458
High School 1 99 1,371
Trade & Technical 1 84 10,240



Franklin Park/Schiller Park Chamber of Commerce

The purpose of the Franklin Park / Schiller Park Chamber of Commerce is to create a strong association between two villages that have a similar industrial and residential community base. This will allow the Chamber Of Commerce to be a more viable entity through integration of resources and a strong presence through community event participation, consistent programs for business leaders, educational opportunities and networking for continued business interaction. To provide the best information resource for both residents and businesses in both communities and to attract new businesses to our area.
 

For more information about the Chamber of Commerce, please click here.

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