The price of local government in 2017: Kane County
That's an increase of 11.2 percent from 2016, when the county spent $296.04 million.
Kane County has a population of 534,667.
Since 2001, the Kane County budget has grown by 20.6 percent, from $272.95 million. The county population has grown 25.6 percent over the same period, from 425,545.
Salaries accounted for 21.5 percent of county spending in 2017. Kane County property taxpayers paid $70.76 million for 1196 full-time employees and 775 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 1158 full-time employees and 100 part-time employees, and spent $58.63 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.