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Biggest spenders: What Lake County townships rank highest?

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By Local Labs News Service | Mar 19, 2018

Budget06

Lake Villa, Littleton and Lynnville top the list in Lake County with the highest spending per capita in 2017, Illinois State Comptroller financial reports show.

State law requires local governments to self-report financial records each year, including revenue, spending and debt. Spending per capita is calculated to compare budget habits across townships.

How does your township rank?

Top-spending Lake County townships

Rank
Township
County
Population
Total Spending
Spending Per Capita
1
Lake Villa
Lake
8,788
$4,252,596
$484
2
Littleton
Schuyler
336
$102,417
$305
3
Lynnville
Ogle
615
$174,721
$284
4
Cuba
Lake
16,826
$3,879,314
$231
5
Grant
Lake
17,500
$3,491,970
$200
6
Warren
Lake
64,841
$10,650,893
$164
7
Warren
Jo Daviess
1,675
$245,717
$147
8
Ela
Lake
42,654
$4,608,939
$108
9
Wauconda
Lake
21,730
$2,192,617
$101
10
Moraine
Lake
35,000
$3,031,934
$87
11
Fremont
Lake
32,337
$2,645,234
$82
12
Libertyville
Lake
53,139
$3,598,052
$68
13
Quarry
Jersey
1,174
$78,778
$67
14
Grant
Vermilion
6,673
$442,724
$66
15
Vernon
Lake
67,833
$3,869,871
$57

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Organizations in this Story

Lake Villa TownshipLibertyville TownshipLynnville TownshipEla TownshipWarren TownshipFremont TownshipGrant TownshipCuba TownshipVernon TownshipWauconda TownshipMoraine TownshipLittleton TownshipQuarry Township

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