The price of local government in 2017: Iroquois County
That's an increase of 5.4 percent from 2016, when the county spent $18.25 million.
Iroquois County has a population of 28,334.
Since 2001, the Iroquois County budget has fallen by 29.8 percent, from $27.41 million. The county population has fallen 9.6 percent over the same period, from 31,334.
Salaries accounted for 28.1 percent of county spending in 2017. Iroquois County property taxpayers paid $5.40 million for 99 full-time employees and 51 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 105 full-time employees and 18 part-time employees, and spent $6.87 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.