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Public employee tally: Top 100 townships in Illinois

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By LGIS Newsfeed | Apr 17, 2018

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Venedy, Rector and Newmansville employ the most government workers per capita among townships in Illinois, according to 2017 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 township rank?

100 Illinois townships with the most public employees

Rank
Township
County
Population
Total Employees
% of Employees Per Capita
1
Venedy
Washington
40
12
30 %
2
Rector
Saline
65
14
21.54 %
3
Newmansville
Cass
47
7
14.89 %
4
Kerton
Fulton
117
11
9.40 %
5
Levee
Pike
100
9
9 %
6
Pennsylvania
Mason
120
10
8.33 %
7
Southwest
Crawford
97
8
8.25 %
8
Kerr
Champaign
163
13
7.98 %
9
Hunter
Edgar
191
15
7.85 %
10
Lawndale
Mclean
155
12
7.74 %
11
Pickaway
Shelby
172
13
7.56 %
12
Penn
Shelby
107
8
7.48 %
13
Charlotte
Livingston
136
10
7.35 %
14
Zif
Wayne
99
7
7.07 %
15
West
Mclean
216
15
6.94 %
16
Berreman
Jo Daviess
141
9
6.38 %
17
Bernadotte
Fulton
237
14
5.91 %
18
Waldo
Livingston
255
15
5.88 %
19
Lake Fork
Logan
154
9
5.84 %
20
Lanesville
Sangamon
275
16
5.82 %
21
Gold
Bureau
180
10
5.56 %
22
Linn
Woodford
239
13
5.44 %
23
Hurlbut
Logan
299
16
5.35 %
24
Point Pleasant
Warren
187
10
5.35 %
25
Carson
Fayette
150
8
5.33 %
26
Honey Point
Macoupin
150
8
5.33 %
27
South Twigg
Hamilton
132
7
5.30 %
28
Maxwell
Sangamon
191
10
5.24 %
29
Belle Prairie
Livingston
135
7
5.19 %
30
Oakland
Schuyler
135
7
5.19 %
31
Wilson
Dewitt
155
8
5.16 %
32
Pella
Ford
176
9
5.11 %
33
Yates
Mclean
256
13
5.08 %
34
Nevada
Livingston
180
9
5 %
35
Jamaica
Vermilion
202
10
4.95 %
36
Shiloh
Edgar
162
8
4.94 %
37
Anchor
Mclean
286
14
4.90 %
38
Garden Hill
Wayne
145
7
4.83 %
39
Eldorado
Mcdonough
250
12
4.80 %
40
Chambersburg
Pike
150
7
4.67 %
41
Raleigh
Saline
300
14
4.67 %
42
Birmingham
Schuyler
150
7
4.67 %
43
Huntsville
Schuyler
150
7
4.67 %
44
Terre Haute
Henderson
279
13
4.66 %
45
Buffalo Hart
Sangamon
173
8
4.62 %
46
Pilot Grove
Hancock
283
13
4.59 %
47
Sargent
Douglas
286
13
4.55 %
48
Bowlesville
Gallatin
220
10
4.55 %
49
Ellisville
Fulton
155
7
4.52 %
50
Malone
Tazewell
200
9
4.50 %
51
Murdock
Douglas
225
10
4.44 %
52
Council Hill
Jo Daviess
135
6
4.44 %
53
Hurricane
Fayette
250
11
4.40 %
54
Reynolds
Lee
207
9
4.35 %
55
Talkington
Sangamon
187
8
4.28 %
56
Hardin
Pike
212
9
4.25 %
57
Bald Bluff
Henderson
283
12
4.24 %
58
Barr
Macoupin
330
14
4.24 %
59
Pope
Fayette
213
9
4.23 %
60
Milks Grove
Iroquois
214
9
4.21 %
61
Isabel
Fulton
192
8
4.17 %
62
SUNBURY
Livingston
240
10
4.17 %
63
Colfax
Champaign
266
11
4.14 %
64
Hire
Mcdonough
218
9
4.13 %
65
STOCKLAND
Iroquois
243
10
4.12 %
66
Houston
Adams
220
9
4.09 %
67
Mc Kee
Adams
171
7
4.09 %
68
Alba
Henry
220
9
4.09 %
69
Rosedale
Jersey
220
9
4.09 %
70
Massilon
Wayne
172
7
4.07 %
71
Rozetta
Henderson
271
11
4.06 %
72
Bureau
Bureau
247
10
4.05 %
73
Duncan
Mercer
272
11
4.04 %
74
Western Mound
Macoupin
302
12
3.97 %
75
Salt Creek
Mason
228
9
3.95 %
76
Emma
White
387
15
3.88 %
77
Burns
Henry
265
10
3.77 %
78
Swan
Warren
265
10
3.77 %
79
Flannigan
Hamilton
293
11
3.75 %
80
Pea Ridge
Brown
188
7
3.72 %
81
Waterford
Fulton
188
7
3.72 %
82
Rubicon
Greene
350
13
3.71 %
83
Fayette
Livingston
271
10
3.69 %
84
Boynton
Tazewell
275
10
3.64 %
85
Linder
Greene
248
9
3.63 %
86
Long Branch
Saline
248
9
3.63 %
87
Philadelphia
Cass
221
8
3.62 %
88
Elm River
Wayne
276
10
3.62 %
89
Chestnut
Knox
250
9
3.60 %
90
Derry
Pike
250
9
3.60 %
91
Covington
Washington
418
15
3.59 %
92
MEDIA
Henderson
392
14
3.57 %
93
Elkhorn
Brown
337
12
3.56 %
94
Norman
Grundy
225
8
3.56 %
95
Ellison
Warren
309
11
3.56 %
96
Beverly
Adams
338
12
3.55 %
97
Mound
Mcdonough
283
10
3.53 %
98
Hadley
Pike
255
9
3.53 %
99
Broughton
Livingston
313
11
3.51 %
100
Buck
Edgar
200
7
3.50 %

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