The price of local government in 2016: Adams County
That's an increase of eight percent from 2015, when the county spent $40.14 million.
Adams County has a population of 67,013.
Since 2001, the Adams County budget has grown by 15.9 percent, from $37.40 million. The county population has fallen 1.9 percent over the same period, from 68,277.
Salaries accounted for 34.3 percent of county spending in 2016. Adams County property taxpayers paid $14.87 million for 296 full-time employees and 29 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 300 full-time employees and 25 part-time employees, and spent $12.50 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.