Biggest spenders: What Metro Springfield park districts rank highest?
Springfield, Atlanta Memorial and Chestnut-Beason top the list in Metro Springfield with the highest spending per capita in 2017, Illinois State Comptroller financial reports show.
State law requires local governments to self-report financial records each year, including revenue, spending and debt. Spending per capita is calculated to compare budget habits across park districts.
How does your district rank?
About a third of park districts in Illinois have not reported 2017 financials to the state. The rankings include only those park districts with data.
Top-spending Metro Springfield park districts