The price of local government in 2016: Massac County
That's an increase of 0.3 percent from 2015, when the county spent $25.63 million.
Massac County has a population of 14,658.
Since 2001, the Massac County budget has grown by 212.9 percent, from $8.21 million. The county population has fallen 2.3 percent over the same period, from 15,000.
Salaries accounted for 12.7 percent of county spending in 2016. Massac County property taxpayers paid $3.26 million for 76 full-time employees and 17 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 87 full-time employees and two part-time employees, and spent $2.88 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.