The price of local government in 2016: Randolph County
That's an increase of nine percent from 2015, when the county spent $19.57 million.
Randolph County has a population of 32,621.
Since 2001, the Randolph County budget has grown by 87.7 percent, from $11.37 million. The county population has fallen 3.8 percent over the same period, from 33,893.
Salaries accounted for 34.3 percent of county spending in 2016. Randolph County property taxpayers paid $7.31 million for 91 full-time employees and 36 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 160 full-time employees and 60 part-time employees, and spent $4.36 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.