Public employee tally: Bottom 25 counties in Illinois
Jefferson is among the Illinois counties that employ the fewest government workers per capita, according to 2016 Illinois State Comptroller financial reports.
State law requires local governments to self-report financial records each year, including the number of employees whose paychecks come from taxpayers. Employees per capita is calculated to compare staffs across cities and villages.
Where does your county rank?
25 Illinois counties with the fewest public employees
Organizations in this Story
Adams County • Bureau County • Clay County • Coles County • Cook County • DuPage County • Jefferson County • Kane County • Kendall County • Lake County • Madison County • Marion County • McHenry County • Morgan County • Peoria County • Randolph County • Saline County • Sangamon County • St Clair County • Tazewell County • Vermilion County • Warren County • Will County • Williamson County • Woodford County