The price of local government in 2016: Grundy County
That's a decrease of 10.3 percent from 2015, when the county spent $36.96 million.
Grundy County has a population of 50,228.
Since 2001, the Grundy County budget has grown by 20.9 percent, from $27.44 million. The county population has grown 47.7 percent over the same period, from 34,000.
Salaries accounted for 32.1 percent of county spending in 2016. Grundy County property taxpayers paid $10.65 million for 157 full-time employees and 84 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 236 full-time employees and 229 part-time employees, and spent $12.09 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.