Henderson and Knox are among Illinois counties that employ the most government workers per capita, 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
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Monroe County • Jasper County • Hancock County • Cass County • Calhoun County • Clark County • Franklin County • Washington County • Hardin County • Henry County • Mason County • Knox County • Livingston County • McDonough County • Schuyler County • Dewitt County • Logan County • Pike County • Bond County • Piatt County • Menard County • Brown County • Pulaski County • Henderson County • Scott County