The price of local government in 2017: Moultrie County
That's a decrease of 11 percent from 2016, when the county spent $10.15 million.
Moultrie County has a population of 14,688.
Since 2001, the Moultrie County budget has grown by 37.4 percent, from $6.57 million. The county population has grown 2.8 percent over the same period, from 14,287.
Salaries accounted for 31 percent of county spending in 2017. Moultrie County property taxpayers paid $2.80 million for 68 full-time employees and 33 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 59 full-time employees and 46 part-time employees, and spent $2.62 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.