The price of local government in 2016: McLean County
That's a decrease of six percent from 2015, when the county spent $99.94 million.
McLean County has a population of 173,166.
Since 2001, the McLean County budget has grown by 33.1 percent, from $70.56 million. The county population has grown 13.9 percent over the same period, from 152,000.
Salaries accounted for 36.5 percent of county spending in 2016. McLean County property taxpayers paid $34.32 million for 734 full-time employees and 100 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 710 full-time employees and 155 part-time employees, and spent $35.04 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.