The price of local government in 2017: McLean County
That's a decrease of 1.6 percent from 2016, when the county spent $93.94 million.
McLean County has a population of 175,890.
Since 2001, the McLean County budget has grown by 31 percent, from $70.56 million. The county population has grown 15.7 percent over the same period, from 152,000.
Salaries accounted for 36.9 percent of county spending in 2017. McLean County property taxpayers paid $34.09 million for 706 full-time employees and 105 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.