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Public employee tally: Bottom 100 cities in Illinois

Local Government

By Local Labs News Service | Apr 5, 2018

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Village of Winfield, City of Darien and Village of Carol Stream are among the Illinois cities that employ the fewest government workers per capita, according to 2017 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.

Where does your city rank?

100 Illinois cities with the fewest public employees

Rank
City/Town/Village
County
Population
Total Employees
% of Employees Per Capita
1
Village of De Pue
Bureau
18,500
9
0.05 %
2
Village of Long Grove
Lake
8,147
5
0.06 %
3
Village of North Barrington
Lake
3,007
3
0.10 %
4
Village of Green Oaks
Lake
3,870
4
0.10 %
5
Village of Lily Lake
Kane
1,000
1
0.10 %
6
Village of Machesney Park
Winnebago
23,499
23
0.10 %
7
Village of Homer Glen
Will
24,481
26
0.11 %
8
Village of Volo
Lake
5,399
6
0.11 %
9
Village of Beach Park
Lake
13,833
21
0.15 %
10
Village of St. Joseph
Champaign
3,990
8
0.20 %
11
Village of Germantown Hills
Woodford
3,510
7
0.20 %
12
Village of Woodlawn
Jefferson
6,930
14
0.20 %
13
Village of Deer Park
Lake
3,206
7
0.22 %
14
Village of Campton Hills
Kane
11,131
26
0.23 %
15
Village of Niantic
Macon
7,070
17
0.24 %
16
Village of Third Lake
Lake
1,178
3
0.25 %
17
Village of Ina
Jefferson
2,335
6
0.26 %
18
Village of Shiloh
St. Clair
13,961
36
0.26 %
19
Village of Lake Barrington
Lake
4,973
13
0.26 %
20
Village of Lindenhurst
Lake
14,462
40
0.28 %
21
Village of Round Lake
Lake
18,289
53
0.29 %
22
Village of Alhambra
Madison
665
2
0.30 %
23
Village of Hainesville
Lake
3,688
12
0.33 %
24
Village of North Aurora
Kane
17,441
58
0.33 %
25
Village of Round Lake Beach
Lake
27,966
93
0.33 %
26
Village of Grayslake
Lake
20,831
68
0.33 %
27
Village of Poplar Grove
Boone
5,054
17
0.34 %
28
Village of Augusta
Hancock
587
2
0.34 %
29
City of Atlanta
Logan
1,692
6
0.35 %
30
Village of Plainfield
Will
42,138
146
0.35 %
31
Village of Capron
Boone
1,400
5
0.36 %
32
Village of Oswego
Kendall
33,078
122
0.37 %
33
Village of Winfield
DuPage
9,820
36
0.37 %
34
Village of Mokena
Will
20,097
77
0.38 %
35
City of Darien
DuPage
22,086
85
0.38 %
36
Village of Round Lake Park
Lake
7,536
29
0.38 %
37
Village of Inverness
Cook
7,541
29
0.38 %
38
Village of Bourbonnais
Kankakee
18,631
72
0.39 %
39
Village of Liberty
Adams
510
2
0.39 %
40
Village of Montgomery
Kane
18,438
71
0.39 %
41
Village of Mazon
Grundy
1,015
4
0.39 %
42
Village of Beckemeyer
Clinton
1,011
4
0.40 %
43
City of Prospect Heights
Cook
16,256
67
0.41 %
44
Village of New Lenox
Will
27,152
113
0.42 %
45
City of Channahon
Will
12,600
53
0.42 %
46
Village of Indian Creek
Lake
462
2
0.43 %
47
Village of Mahomet
Champaign
8,400
36
0.43 %
48
Village of Round Lake Heights
Lake
2,773
12
0.43 %
49
Village of Shorewood
Will
15,615
67
0.43 %
50
Village of Kingston
Dekalb
1,164
5
0.43 %
51
Village of Willow Hill
Jasper
230
1
0.43 %
52
Village of Bethalto
Madison
10,648
47
0.44 %
53
City of Crest Hill
Will
20,837
92
0.44 %
54
Village of Kildeer
Lake
3,968
18
0.45 %
55
Village of Gilberts
Kane
7,724
35
0.45 %
56
Village of Rochester
Sangamon
3,689
17
0.46 %
57
Village of Bolingbrook
Will
76,000
353
0.46 %
58
Village of Vernon Hills
Lake
26,328
123
0.47 %
59
Village of Wadsworth
Lake
3,815
18
0.47 %
60
Village of Ashland
Cass
1,692
8
0.47 %
61
Village of Carol Stream
DuPage
39,711
185
0.47 %
62
Village of Wauconda
Lake
13,758
66
0.48 %
63
City of Marengo
Mchenry
7,648
37
0.48 %
64
Village of Port Barrington
Mchenry
1,250
6
0.48 %
65
Village of North City
Franklin
608
3
0.49 %
66
Village of Ringwood
Mchenry
820
4
0.49 %
67
City of Chillicothe
Peoria
6,097
30
0.49 %
68
Village of Neponset
Bureau
4,730
23
0.49 %
69
City of Plano
Kendall
10,856
54
0.50 %
70
Village of Lisle
DuPage
23,440
118
0.50 %
71
Village of Camargo
Douglas
1,200
6
0.50 %
72
Village of Elburn
Kane
5,602
28
0.50 %
73
City of Belvidere
Boone
25,585
128
0.50 %
74
Village of Manhattan
Will
7,546
39
0.52 %
75
Village of Sugar Grove
Kane
8,997
47
0.52 %
76
Village of Savoy
Champaign
8,607
45
0.52 %
77
City of West Peoria
Peoria
4,708
25
0.53 %
78
Village of Chatham
Sangamon
12,453
66
0.53 %
79
City of Waukegan
Lake
88,182
468
0.53 %
80
City of Wheaton
DuPage
53,715
285
0.53 %
81
Village of Cedarville
Stephenson
741
4
0.54 %
82
Village of Clifton
Iroquois
1,468
8
0.54 %
83
Village of Cary
Mchenry
18,038
97
0.54 %
84
Village of Willowbrook
DuPage
8,540
46
0.54 %
85
Village of Buncombe
Johnson
186
1
0.54 %
86
City of Mason City
Mason
2,558
14
0.55 %
87
Village of Bartlett
Cook
41,208
227
0.55 %
88
City of Sumner
Lawrence
3,200
18
0.56 %
89
City of Washington
Tazewell
16,851
94
0.56 %
90
Village of Flanagan
Livingston
1,075
6
0.56 %
91
City of Georgetown
Vermilion
3,500
20
0.57 %
92
City of Macomb
Mcdonough
21,516
124
0.58 %
93
Village of Rockton
Winnebago
7,554
44
0.58 %
94
Village of Fox River Grove
Mchenry
4,854
28
0.58 %
95
Village of Princeville
Peoria
1,738
10
0.58 %
96
Village of Joppa
Massac
341
2
0.59 %
97
Village of Orion
Henry
1,688
10
0.59 %
98
City of Leroy
Mclean
3,550
21
0.59 %
99
Village of South Elgin
Kane
22,433
132
0.59 %
100
Village of Forrest
Livingston
1,177
7
0.59 %

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Organizations in this Story

Village of MacHesney ParkCity of BelvidereVillage of RocktonVillage of Carol StreamVillage of Round Lake BeachVillage of Homer GlenVillage of PlainfieldVillage of WinfieldVillage of MokenaVillage of Round LakeCity of WheatonVillage of BolingbrookVillage of CaryVillage of Fox River GroveVillage of WaucondaCity of DarienVillage of Campton HillsVillage of LisleVillage of ElburnVillage of LindenhurstCity of Prospect HeightsVillage of Vernon HillsVillage of InvernessVillage of BartlettCity of AtlantaVillage of BethaltoVillage of ShilohVillage of Poplar GroveVillage of Green OaksVillage of Round Lake HeightsCity of GeorgetownCity of MarengoCity of SumnerVillage of RingwoodVillage of MahometVillage of Port BarringtonVillage of Lily LakeVillage of South ElginCity of Mason CityVillage of Beach ParkVillage of BeckemeyerVillage of Sugar GroveCity of WashingtonVillage of MontgomeryVillage of RochesterVillage of New LenoxVillage of GrayslakeVillage of HainesvilleCity of WaukeganVillage of OswegoVillage of FlanaganVillage of KingstonVillage of AshlandVillage of Willow HillVillage of North BarringtonVillage of ChathamVillage of WadsworthCity of Crest HillCity of PlanoVillage of WoodlawnVillage of Round Lake ParkCity of LeroyVillage of Germantown HillsVillage of JoppaVillage of KildeerCity of MacombVillage of Deer ParkVillage of Lake BarringtonVillage of ChannahonVillage of North AuroraCity of West PeoriaVillage of ManhattanVillage of ForrestVillage of InaVillage of Long GroveVillage of Indian CreekVillage of CedarvilleVillage of VoloVillage of AugustaVillage of BourbonnaisVillage of SavoyVillage of WillowbrookVillage of GilbertsVillage of Third LakeCity of ChillicotheVillage of North CityVillage of ShorewoodVillage of NeponsetVillage of CliftonVillage of De PueVillage of NianticVillage of BuncombeVillage of CamargoVillage of MazonVillage of CapronVillage of OrionVillage of PrincevilleVillage Of AlhambraVillage of LibertyVillage of Saint Joseph

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