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Public employee tally: Bottom 25 counties in Illinois

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By Local Labs News Service | May 3, 2018


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

Rank
County
Population
Total Employees
% of Employees Per Capita
1
Kane
531,715
1,342
0.25 %
2
DuPage
929,368
2,868
0.31 %
3
Kendall
123,355
387
0.31 %
4
Will
691,019
2,153
0.31 %
5
St. Clair
270,259
908
0.34 %
6
Madison
265,759
939
0.35 %
7
McHenry
307,004
1,079
0.35 %
8
Tazewell
134,800
483
0.36 %
9
Lake
710,368
2,594
0.37 %
10
Williamson
67,560
255
0.38 %
11
Randolph
32,621
127
0.39 %
12
Bureau
33,587
134
0.40 %
13
Sangamon
197,465
795
0.40 %
14
Clay
13,820
57
0.41 %
15
Coles
53,873
223
0.41 %
16
Morgan
35,547
149
0.42 %
17
Cook
5,203,499
22,458
0.43 %
18
Peoria
186,494
808
0.43 %
19
Woodford
39,227
174
0.44 %
20
Vermilion
80,329
362
0.45 %
21
Warren
17,527
78
0.45 %
22
Jefferson
38,827
178
0.46 %
23
Marion
38,140
177
0.46 %
24
Saline
24,913
115
0.46 %
25
Adams
67,013
325
0.48 %

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