The price of local government in 2016: Schuyler County
That's a decrease of 4.5 percent from 2015, when the county spent $8.99 million.
Schuyler County has a population of 7,200.
Since 2001, the Schuyler County budget has grown by 17.9 percent, from $7.28 million. The county population has fallen four percent over the same period, from 7,500.
Salaries accounted for 23.6 percent of county spending in 2016. Schuyler County property taxpayers paid $2.03 million for 57 full-time employees and 32 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 38 full-time employees and five part-time employees, and spent $2.57 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.