The price of local government in 2017: Sangamon County
That's a decrease of two percent from 2016, when the county spent $107.44 million.
Sangamon County has a population of 196,452.
Since 2001, the Sangamon County budget has grown by 1.6 percent, from $103.61 million. The county population has grown four percent over the same period, from 188,951.
Salaries accounted for 39.2 percent of county spending in 2017. Sangamon County property taxpayers paid $41.27 million for 696 full-time employees and 104 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.