The price of local government in 2016: Monroe County
That's an increase of 8.8 percent from 2015, when the county spent $97.62 million.
Monroe County has a population of 33,493.
Since 2001, the Monroe County budget has grown by 351.1 percent, from $23.55 million. The county population has grown 21.3 percent over the same period, from 27,619.
Salaries accounted for 11 percent of county spending in 2016. Monroe County property taxpayers paid $11.65 million for 191 full-time employees and 112 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 133 full-time employees and 201 part-time employees, and spent $9.37 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.