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Biggest spenders: What Will County cities rank highest?

Local Government

By Local Labs News Service | Mar 5, 2018


Village of Elwood, Village of Monee and Village of Romeoville top the list in Will County with the highest spending per capita in 2017, Illinois State Comptroller financial reports show.

State law requires local governments to self-report financial records each year, including revenue, spending and debt. Municipal spending per capita is calculated to compare budget habits across cities and villages.

How does your city rank?

Top-spending Will County cities

Rank
City/Town/Village
County
Population
Total Spending
Spending Per Capita
1
Village of Elwood
Will
2,279
$31,125,821
$13,658
2
Village of Monee
Will
5,077
$14,387,453
$2,834
3
Village of Romeoville
Will
39,680
$78,325,335
$1,974
4
City of Wilmington
Will
5,724
$11,031,132
$1,927
5
Village of Rockdale
Will
1,941
$3,563,080
$1,836
6
Village of New Lenox
Will
27,152
$46,305,716
$1,705
7
City of Channahon
Will
12,600
$20,817,380
$1,652
8
Village of Bolingbrook
Will
76,000
$123,444,559
$1,624
9
Village of Shorewood
Will
15,615
$23,630,585
$1,513
10
City of Braidwood
Will
6,164
$7,927,729
$1,286
11
Village of Crete
Will
8,259
$10,549,594
$1,277
12
Village of Frankfort
Will
19,373
$24,318,826
$1,255
13
Village of Beecher
Will
4,360
$5,275,460
$1,210
14
Village of Manhattan
Will
7,546
$9,124,227
$1,209
15
Village of Plainfield
Will
42,138
$47,279,767
$1,122
16
Village of Mokena
Will
20,097
$22,354,716
$1,112
17
Village of Peotone
Will
4,150
$4,307,826
$1,038
18
City of Crest Hill
Will
20,837
$21,157,089
$1,015
19
Village of Symerton
Will
111
$80,854
$728
20
Village of Homer Glen
Will
24,481
$13,481,097
$551
21
Village of Godley
Will
695
$164,499
$237

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Organizations in this Story

City of Braidwood City of Crest Hill City of Wilmington Village of Beecher Village of Bolingbrook Village of Channahon Village of Crete Village of Elwood Village of Frankfort Village of Godley Village of Homer Glen Village of Manhattan Village of Mokena Village of Monee Village of New Lenox Village of Peotone Village of Plainfield Village of Rockdale Village of Romeoville Village of Shorewood Village of Symerton

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