That's a decrease of 42.3 percent from 2016, when the county spent $7.36 million.
Henderson County has a population of 6,870.
Since 2001, the Henderson County budget has fallen by 43.1 percent, from $7.46 million. The county population has fallen 16.4 percent over the same period, from 8,213.
Salaries accounted for 53.8 percent of county spending in 2017. Henderson County property taxpayers paid $2.28 million for 85 full-time employees and 60 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 68 full-time employees and 30 part-time employees, and spent $2.75 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.