The price of local government in 2016: Perry County
That's a decrease of 18.1 percent from 2015, when the county spent $13.96 million.
Perry County has a population of 22,350.
Since 2001, the Perry County budget has grown by 11.3 percent, from $10.28 million. The county population has fallen 3.2 percent over the same period, from 23,094.
Salaries accounted for 43 percent of county spending in 2016. Perry County property taxpayers paid $4.91 million for 116 full-time employees and 30 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 101 full-time employees and 19 part-time employees, and spent $3.94 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.