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25 most frugal counties in Illinois

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By Local Labs News Service | Mar 28, 2018

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Tazewell, Christian and Clinton counties top the list in Illinois with the lowest spending per capita in 2016, Illinois State Comptroller financial reports show.

State law requires local governments to self-report financial records each year, including revenue, spending and debt. Spending per capita is calculated to compare budget habits across counties.

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25 most frugal Illinois counties

Rank
County
Population
Total Spending
Spending Per Capita
1
Tazewell
134,800
$51,682,351
$383
2
Christian
33,309
$13,361,998
$401
3
Clinton
37,907
$15,477,776
$408
4
Kane
531,715
$226,681,824
$426
5
Edwards
6,971
$3,024,590
$434
6
Sangamon
197,465
$87,709,630
$444
7
Woodford
39,227
$17,483,645
$446
8
Fayette
22,133
$9,872,852
$446
9
Lawrence
16,745
$7,578,836
$453
10
Kendall
123,355
$56,816,678
$461
11
Jefferson
38,827
$17,908,765
$461
12
Madison
265,759
$123,767,575
$466
13
Bureau
33,587
$15,694,884
$467
14
Williamson
67,560
$32,273,301
$478
15
Adams
67,013
$32,411,458
$484
16
Jersey
22,025
$10,684,238
$485
17
Franklin
39,156
$19,211,913
$491
18
Logan
29,527
$14,702,540
$498
19
Johnson
12,902
$6,438,254
$499
20
Iroquois
28,672
$14,431,950
$503
21
Warren
17,527
$8,823,713
$503
22
Richland
16,149
$8,207,270
$508
23
Saline
24,913
$12,739,851
$511
24
Carroll
14,616
$7,526,406
$515
25
Douglas
19,980
$10,307,479
$516

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