Menard, Pulaski and Scott counties are among Illinois counties that employ the most government workers per capita in Illinois, 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.
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25 Illinois counties with the most public employees