The price of local government in 2016: Kankakee County
That's a decrease of 5.4 percent from 2015, when the county spent $73.59 million.
Kankakee County has a population of 110,008.
Since 2001, the Kankakee County budget has grown by 20.1 percent, from $57.96 million. The county population has grown 5.8 percent over the same period, from 103,955.
Salaries accounted for 37.7 percent of county spending in 2016. Kankakee County property taxpayers paid $26.21 million for 436 full-time employees and 102 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 316 full-time employees and 82 part-time employees, and spent $20.25 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.