The price of local government in 2016: Sangamon County
That's a decrease of 3.4 percent from 2015, when the county spent $111.27 million.
Sangamon County has a population of 197,465.
Since 2001, the Sangamon County budget has grown by 3.7 percent, from $103.61 million. The county population has grown 4.5 percent over the same period, from 188,951.
Salaries accounted for 34.8 percent of county spending in 2016. Sangamon County property taxpayers paid $37.38 million for 699 full-time employees and 96 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 772 full-time employees and 50 part-time employees, and spent $36.70 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.