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									                             FACT SHEET FOR 2002 - 2003
                Presented by Muscatine Development Corporation with assistance from Bi-State Regional Commission


LOCATION
 OCATION                                                                                      POPULATION
                                                                                              POPULA
Muscatine is a community strategically located 15 miles south                                                                                               City              County
of the nation’s only east/west transcontinental interstate high-                              Total Population ................................... 22,697 ...... 41,831*
way, Interstate 80, and astride U.S. 61, a major north/south                                  Number of Households ........................... 8,923 ....... 15,847
route through the central United States. Muscatine is an indus-                               2010 Projected MSA Population .............. NA ....... 43,240**
trial community situated on the banks of the Mississippi River,
approximately 28 miles downstream from the Quad Cities                                        Percent of Population (County)                                                          %
(population 359,000), 150 miles east of Des Moines (popula-                                   Under 5 years .............................................................. 6.9
tion 400,000), 200 miles west of Chicago, 310 miles south of
                                                                                              5-17 years .................................................................. 20.0
Minneapolis and 250 miles north of St. Louis.
                                                                                              18-24 years ................................................................. 8.6
                                                                                              25-44 years ................................................................ 28.8
MUNICIPAL SERVICES
MUNICIPAL SERVICES                                                                            45-64 years ................................................................ 22.8
Municipal Services for the City of Muscatine:                                                 65+ years ................................................................... 12.9
Type of local government ....... Administrator, Council, Mayor                                Median Age ................................................................ 36.1
City Zoning in effect ...................................................... yes              Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000; * 2001 Estimate: U.S. Census Bureau, 2002;
                                                                                              **Projection: Woods & Poole, 2002.
Number of full-time fire department personnel ............... 38
Fire insurance class in city .............................................. 4                        COMPARISON
                                                                                              MARKET COMPARISON                                   (Population within 300 mi.)
                                                                                                                                                    opulation
                                                                                                                                                  (Popula
Fire insurance class outside city ................................... 10                                                                                                         Million
Number of full-time city police officers ............................ 38                      Muscatine ................................................................... 36.6
Percentage of city streets paved ................................. 95%                        St. Louis, MO ............................................................. 34.6
Source: City of Muscatine
                                                                                              Kansas City, MO ........................................................ 19.4
                                                                                              Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN ............................................ 14.3
TAX STRUCTURE
    STRUCTURE                                                                                 Omaha, NE ................................................................ 11.1
                                                                                              Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000.
Tax Structure for the City of Muscatine:
Assessed value of property in City ................. $921,824,838                             INCOME DATA
                                                                                                     DA
Tax rate per $1,000 assessed value .................... $36.58665                             % of Households by Post-Tax Income (2001):                                              %
Bonded indebtedness: City .............................. $19,885,000                          Under $19,000 .................................................................... 21.3
Bonded indebtedness: School ........................... $2,900,000                            $20,000-34,999 ................................................................... 20.1
Bonded indebtedness: Capacity of community ..... $46,097,742                                  $35,000-49,999 ................................................................... 19.1
Future indebtedness: Planned .......................... $2,550,000                            $50,000 + ............................................................................ 39.5
Source: City of Muscatine                                                                     Source: Sales and Marketing Management, September 2001

                                                                                              ROAD MILEAGE
                                                                                              ROAD MILEAGE
COMMERCIAL SERVICES                                                                           Albuquerque, NM ........ 1,240                  Kansas City, MO ............. 347
                                                                                              Atlanta, GA ...................... 829          Los Angeles, CA ......... 1,838
Commercial Services for Muscatine County:                                                     Bismark, ND ................... 748             Milwaukee, WI ................ 246
Commercial Banks .................................................................. 7         Boston, MA .................. 1,160             Minneapolis, MN ............ 322
    Banks Assets ................................................ $610,309,000                Chicago, IL ..................... 201           New Orleans, LA ............ 967
Savings Institutions .................................................................. 1     Cincinnati, OH ............... 446              New York, NY ................ 966
    Savings and Loans Assets ............................... $6,657,000                       Dallas, TX ...................... 850           Omaha, NE .................... 288
                                                                                              Denver, CO ................... 824              Pittsburgh, PA ................. 637
Credit Unions ........................................................................... 3   Detroit, MI ....................... 794         Portland, OR ............... 1,942
Credit Union Assets ............................................... $30,731,590               Houston, TX ................ 1,088              Salt Lake City, UT ........ 1,218
Total Assets ......................................................... $647,697,590           Indianapolis, IN ............. 334              St. Louis, MO .................. 291
Source: Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), June 30, 2001 and National                    Jacksonville, FL .......... 1,173               Washington, DC ............. 877
Credit Union Administration (NCUA), December 31, 2001.                                        Source: Bi-State Regional Commission.
TRANSPORTATION
TRANSPORT
Highways Serving Area:                                            Air Service:
Interstates: I-80                                                 Quad City International Airport:
U.S. Federal: U.S. 61                                             Quad City International Airport is 35 minutes from Muscatine
State: IL-92; IA-6, 38 & 22                                       and can provide 60 arrivals and departures per day with one
                                                                  stop service to virtually anywhere in the world through the
Motor Freight Service:                                            hubs of Atlanta, Chicago, Denver, Detroit, Memphis,
The Muscatine area is served by over 100 motor freight            Milwaukee, Minneapolis, and St. Louis.
carriers. Muscatine has warehousing facilities with consis-       • U.S. Customs Port of Entry
tent, direct service to and from the Muscatine area.              • Runway length: 10,000 ft.(3,048m), 7,000 ft.(2,134m)
Major Trucking Carriers:                                            and 4,500 ft.(1,371m); all 150 ft.(46m) wide
ABF Freight System Inc. • Adrian Carriers • CF Motor              • Major Freight Carriers: Airborne Express • BAX •
Freight • Dohrn Transfer • GSTC • Jacobson • Roadway                DHL • Emery • Global • UPS • Worldwide
Express, Inc. • Ruan • Yellow Freight System, Inc.                • Major Passenger Carriers: AirTran Airways • American
                                                                    Connection • ATA Connection • Northwest Airlink •
Rail Transportation:                                                United Express
• I. C. & E. Rail
                                                                  Cedar Rapids Airport:
Frequency of switching service, 7 days a week
Distance in minutes to nearest piggyback service - 40             The Cedar Rapids Airport is 70 minutes from Muscatine and
                                                                  can provide 84 arrivals and departures per day with one stop
Waterways:                                                        service to virtually anywhere in the world through the hubs of
Mississippi River - 9 foot channel, 10 month navigation           Chicago O’Hare & Midway, Cincinnati, Dallas/Fort Worth,
season. Features three barge terminals with two served by         Denver, Detroit, Kansas City, Minneapolis & St. Louis.
rail and located within 20 minutes of I-80. Recreational          • Runway length: 8,600 ft. (2,621m) and 5,700 ft. (1,737m);
facilities are also available.                                      both 150 ft. (46m) wide
                                                                  • Major Air Passenger Carriers: American Connection/
International Trade Service:                                        American Eagle • ATA Connection • Comair • Northwest
• Customs House Brokers/International Freight                       Airline • United Express • U.S. Airways Express
  Forwarders - 1
                                                                  Muscatine Municipal Airport:
The following international trade services are available in the   The Muscatine Municipal Airport is operated by Carver Aero,
Quad Cities, which is within 35 minutes of Muscatine:             Inc. and is a General Aviation Facility for use by the entire
• U.S. Customs Port of Entry                                      community.
• Customs Bonded Motor Carriers - 30                              • VOR/DME, VASI, MIRL clearance on the ground and the
• Customs House Brokers/International Freight                       REIL Systems are in place
  Forwarders - 3                                                  • Runway length: 5,500 ft. (1,676m) and 4,000 ft. (1,219m)
• Computerized Paired Port Systems                                • Unicom Radio System
• Foreign Trade Zone #133                                         Source: Muscatine Development Corp.
• Large-capacity, full-service, intermodal, transfer facilities
Source: Muscatine Development Corp.
UTILITIES                                                                                                EMPLO
                                                                                          SELECTED MAJOR EMPLOYERS
Utility services for the City of Muscatine:                                               Selected Major employers in the Muscatine Area:
Gas and Electric:                                                                         HON INDUSTRIES/The HON Company/Allsteel, Inc. ........ 3,000
Suppliers: Alliant Energy, Eastern Iowa Light and Power,                                  Grain Processing Corp./Kent Feeds, Inc ........................... 1,268
   Muscatine Power and Water                                                              Muscatine Community School District .............................. 1,100
Pipelines: Kinder Morgan Pipeline, Northern Border Pipeline                               West Liberty Foods .............................................................. 918
Water:                                                                                    H.J. Heinz, LP ....................................................................... 762
Muscatine Power and Water:                                                                Bandag, Inc. ......................................................................... 550
Elevated Storage Capacity ................................ 500,000 gallons                Monsanto Company ............................................................. 480
Capacity of Water Plant ............................... 44,000,000 gallons                Unity Healthcare ................................................................... 450
Average Consumption ...................................... 27,000,000 gpd                 IPSCO Steel, Inc. .................................................................. 400
Peak Consumption ........................................... 34,600,000 gpd               Communications Data Services, Inc. ................................... 310
Sanitary Sewer:                                                                           Muscatine Power and Water ................................................ 306
Muscatine has a municipal sanitary and storm sewer system                                 North Star Steel, Inc. ............................................................. 304
   that serves 90% of the community. The plant has an                                     City of Muscatine .................................................................. 300
   anaerobic process and liquefied sludge disposal.                                       The Stanley Group ............................................................... 257
Type of Treatment Plant ............................................. Secondary           BT Prime-Mover .................................................................... 210
Percent of Community Served by Sewer ............................ 90%                     Musco Lighting ..................................................................... 204
Average Load ...................................................... 5,000,000 gpd         Muscatine County ................................................................. 197
Peak Design Load ............................................ 24,500,000 gpd              Carver Pump Company, Inc. .................................................. 90
Design Capacity ................................................ 10,950,000 gpd           Source: Muscatine Development Corporation
Source: Muscatine Development Corporation
                                                                                          EMPLOYMENT BY INDUSTRY
                                                                                          EMPLO         INDUSTRY
COMMUNICATION SERVICES
COMMUNICATION SERVICES                                                                                                                           2001                     June 2002
                                                                                          Civilian Labor Force ........................ 21,980 ................... 21,770
Communication services in Muscatine County:                                                  Employment ............................... 21,180 ................... 20,890
Newspapers:                                                                                  Unemployment ............................... 810 ........................ 890
1 Daily, 1 Sunday insert to Quad City Times, 3 Weekly                                        % Unemployment ......................... 3.7% ...................... 4.1%
Radio Stations:                                                                           Non Agricultural Wage & Salary ....... 22,830 ................... 22,150
                                                                                             Goods Producing ......................... 9,320 ..................... 8,890
2, KWPC and KWCC                                                                                 Mining & Construction ................ 610 ........................ 430
Television Stations:                                                                             Manufacturing .......................... 8,710 ..................... 8,450
AT&T Cable Services, MP & W Cable                                                            Service Producing ...................... 13,510 ................... 13,270
Telephone Service:                                                                               Transportation,
Qwest                                                                                              Communication & Utilities ... 1,170 ..................... 1,090
                                                                                                 Wholesale & Retail Trade ....... 4,010 ..................... 3,800
Long Distance Services:                                                                            Wholesale Trade ..................... 730 ........................ 850
AT&T, CTI Long Distance, Iowa Wireless, MCI, McLeod, Qwest,                                        Retail Trade .......................... 3,280 ..................... 2,960
  Sprint, Telecom USA, U.S. Cellular, Verizon Wireless, and                                      Finance, Insurance,
  WTC-Communications                                                                               Real Estate .............................. 590 ........................ 570
Internet Services:                                                                               Non-Professional/Professional
                                                                                                   Services ............................... 5,040 ..................... 5,080
Muscatine Power and Water provides MachLink®, offering                                           Government ............................ 2,710 ..................... 2,730
   cable modem, traditional dial-up, DSL, wireless, broadband                             Source: Iowa Workforce Development, LMI Bureau
   capabilities and redundant fiber loops to internet sonnet.
Digital Central Office Switcher • SS7 Service • T1-DS1Service                             COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL LEASE RATES
                                                                                          COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL       RATES
   • Local Video Conferencing                                                             AND CONSTRUCTION & LAND COSTS
Mail Service:                                                                                                                                                              Vacancy
Muscatine has seven U.S. Postal Service locations. The Quad                                                                    Low             High          Average       Rate(%)

  Cities Regional Processing and Distribution Center and the                              Lease Rates - $/Sq. Ft./Yr.
  recently expanded Federal Express hub are both located at                               OFFICE SPACE
  the Quad City International Airport, approximately 35 minutes                           Downtown
                                                                                             New                              13.50           18.75           15.00           10.0
  from Muscatine.
Source: Muscatine Development Corporation                                                    Class “A”                        13.50           18.75           15.00           10.0
                                                                                             Class “B”                         6.75           12.00            9.75           15.0
                                                                                          Suburban
HOURLY WAGE RATES
HOURLY WAGE RATES                                                                            New                              12.00           16.50           15.00            5.0
Occupation or Job Title                      Entry Level                       Average       Class “A”                        12.00           16.50           15.00            5.0
Administrative Asst. .................... $12.93 ........................ $15.23             Class “B”                         9.00           12.00           10.50           10.0
                                                                                          RETAIL SPACE
Bookkeeper .................................. 11.56 .......................... 13.20
                                                                                             Downtown                          6.00            9.00            7.50           20.0
Clerk, General Office .................... 10.15 .......................... 11.66            Community power center            13.50           18.75            16.5           6.0
Computer Operator ...................... 12.00 .......................... 13.67              Regional malls                   15.00           22.50           17.63             —
Customer Service Rep ................. 12.29 .......................... 14.12                Neighborhood service cntr.         7.50           13.88           12.00           7.0
General Laborer ........................... 10.70 .......................... 12.06        INDUSTRIAL SPACE
General Machinist ........................ 13.27 .......................... 15.38            Warehouse (Bulk)                  1.13            3.38            1.69            5.0
Machine Set-Up Operator ............. 14.44 .......................... 15.29                 Manufacturing                     2.25            3.75            3.19            5.0
Material Handler ........................... 11.08 .......................... 13.19          Flex                              4.50            7.50            6.75            5.0
Production Supervisor .................. 18.33 .......................... 21.00           Construction Cost - $/Sq. Ft.
Receptionist ................................. 10.61 .......................... 11.90        Mfg./Warehouse                   20.25           27.75           24.00            N/A
Secretary ...................................... 11.68 .......................... 14.12   Land Cost - $/Acre
Tool and Die Maker ...................... 17.47 .......................... 19.63             In Industrial Park                 943           8,171           4,557            N/A
                                                                                          Source: Muscatine Development Corporation
Source: Muscatine Development Corporation
EDUCATION
EDUCATION                                                                                         MEDICAL CARE
2001-2002 School Year:                                                                            Hospitals ................................................................................. 1
557 Teachers (Full & Part Time)                                                                   Number of beds ..................................................................... 80
7,563 Students                                                                                    Air Flight/EMT Ambulance Service is available.
Student-Teacher Ratio: All Grades .................................. 13.5 :1                      Number of hospitals within one hour ....................................... 6
High School Graduation Rate ............................................ 90%                      Number of beds within one hour ....................................... 2,120
Expenditure Per Student .................................................. $5,815                 Number of medical personnel in County:
                                                                                                  MDs .................. 123       DOs ...................... 4      ODs ...................... 6
Community college and trade/technical schools within 45                                           Dentists .............. 21       DCs .................... 17
minutes of Muscatine: Blackhawk College, Eastern Iowa                                             Source: Muscatine Development Corporation
Community College, Hamilton Technical College, and
Muscatine Community College.
                                                                                                  HOTELS AND MOTELS
                                                                                                    TELS
                                                                                                  HOTEL        TELS
                                                                                                             MOTEL
                                                                                                  Facilities ................................................................................. 13
Four-year colleges or universities located within 35 miles of                                     Rooms ................................................................................. 511
Muscatine: Augustana College, Palmer College of Chiropractic,                                     Bed & Breakfasts ..................................................................... 2
Quad Cities Graduate Center (includes five participating Iowa                                     Source: Muscatine Development Corporation, Muscatine Chamber of Commerce
and Illinois Universities), St. Ambrose University, and the
University of Iowa. Iowa Wesleyan College offers a BBA
                                                                                                  SPORTS, RECREATION, ENTERTAINMENT
                                                                                                      TS,       TION,
                                                                                                  SPORTS RECREATION ENTERT
Program through Muscatine Community College. The Univer-                                          Sports and Recreation in the Muscatine Area:
sity of Iowa offers the Muscatine Manager MBA Program in                                          Number of Parks .................................................................... 29
Muscatine on a bi-annual or tri-annual basis.                                                     Swimming Pools
Source: Iowa Department of Education, Muscatine Development Corporation                              Public .................................. 5 Private ............................. 2
                                                                                                  Golf Courses
                                                                                                     Public .................................. 2 Private ............................. 3
                  COMPARISON
MEDIAN PRICE HOME COMPARISON                                                                      YMCA-YWCA ............................................................................ 1
City/State                                                                       Current Cost
                                                                                                  Health Clubs ............................................................................ 1
MUSCATINE .................................................................. $85,200              Outdoor Soccer Complex ......................................................... 1
Quad Cities, IL/IA ........................................................... $93,800            Bike/Walk Trails ....................................................................... 3
Cedar Rapids, IA ......................................................... $120,900               Muscatine Soccer Complex - 8 fields ....................................... 1
St. Louis, MO ............................................................... $122,800            (Two of the eight fields are internationally sized, lighted and
Des Moines, IA ............................................................ $128,500              contain amended soils.)
Minneapolis, MN ......................................................... $183,000                Kent Stein Park (17 baseball fields) ......................................... 1
Chicago, IL .................................................................. $223,700           Interesting Places:
New York, NY .............................................................. $303,800              Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Depot Museum
San Francisco, CA ...................................................... $540,500                 Environmental Discovery Center
Source: Ruhl & Ruhl Realtors, 2nd Quarter 2002.
                                                                                                  Muscatine Island Produce Markets
                                                                                                  Saulsbury Bridge Recreation Area
ACCRA COST OF LIVING INDEX (for QCA)                                                              Weed Park
U.S. Average = 100                                                            Health    Misc.
City/State           Composite Grocery       Housing     Utility   Transp.     Care    Goods      Wild Cat Den State Park
New York, NY      220.1   142.7     421.3                158.7     117.9      167.9     140.7     Wilton Candy Kitchen
Chicago, IL       149.8   119.0     231.8                107.6     121.9      142.8     114.4
                                                                                                  Sports, Recreation and Entertainment within 35 minutes of
Los Angeles, CA   137.2   112.0     204.8                112.0     109.4      111.4     110.5
                                                                                                  Muscatine:
Minn.-St.Paul, MN 105.5    99.5      99.4                 94.2     129.2      116.2     107.5
Atlanta, GA        99.6   104.9      98.0                 94.2     102.9      105.8      97.6     The MARK Civic Center (12,000 seats), Davenport River Center,
Pittsburgh, PA     96.0   102.2      87.1                106.4     113.4       84.0      94.6     I-MAX Theater, Botanical Gardens, Wacky Waters Water Park,
Cincinnati, OH     95.2    99.3      86.8                103.9      94.0       88.5      99.6     Riverboat Casinos, UHL Professional Hockey Team, AF2 Arena
QUAD CITES         93.4    96.9      92.6                 86.7      95.6       92.4      93.6     Football Team, Class A Professional Baseball Team, Niabi Zoo
Source: ACCRA Survey, 2nd Quarter 2002.                                                           Source: Muscatine Development Corporation, Muscatine Chamber of Commerce

CLIMATE
CLIMATE                                                                                                      Muscatine and Surrounding Area
Average Winter Temperature                                  25.5° F               -3.61° C                Fact Sheet for 2002-2003 presented by:
                                                                                                                                                            With assistance from:
Average Summer Temperature                                  73.9° F                23.3° C
Average Annual Precipitation*                               36.9”                 93.8 cm
Average Annual Snowfall                                     26.7”                 67.8 cm
*water equivalent.
Source: Midwestern Regional Climate Center, 1971 - 2000 Averages for Muscatine
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                                                                                                                  Muscatine, IA 52761
          AFFILIATIONS
RELIGIOUS AFFILIATIONS                                                                                    Ph. 563/263-6373 Fax. 563/263-7662
                                                                                                       www.muscatine.com devcorp@muscatine.com
Protestant ............................................................................... 65        Area residents have long recognized and appreciated the contributions that
Catholic .................................................................................... 4      profitable business and industry make to the overall vitality of the
Jewish ...................................................................................... 0      community. Indeed, there are many business success stories that have
                                                                                                     their roots in Muscatine. The continuing success of our business community
Other Faiths .............................................................................. 0        was so important that in 1957 a group of community and business leaders
Source: Muscatine Development Corporation                                                            founded the Muscatine Development Corporation, a not-for-profit corporation
                                                                                                     established for the purpose of planning and facilitating continuing business
CULTURE
CULTURE                                                                                              growth. Muscatine Development Corporation has operated continuously
                                                                                                     since 1957 with a full-time staff of professional economic development
Muscatine Art Center, Muscatine Performing Arts, Pearl                                               personnel prepared to assist companies in locating operations in the
                                                                                                     Muscatine area, starting up new businesses or helping existing companies
Button Museum, River’s Edge Art Gallery                                                              with needs, opportunities or problems.
Source: Muscatine Development Corporation, Muscatine Chamber of Commerce

								
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