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Public employee tally: Top park districts in West Suburbs

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By West Cook News | May 21, 2018

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Park districts for McCook, Hodgkins and Franklin Park employ the most government workers per capita in West Suburbs, 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 district rank?

West Suburbs park districts with the most public employees

Rank
Park District
County
Population
Total Employees
% of Employees Per Capita
1
McCook
Cook
230
12
5.22 %
2
Hodgkins
Cook
1,848
34
1.84 %
3
Franklin Park
Cook
14,595
263
1.80 %
4
Forest Park
Cook
13,982
167
1.19 %
5
La Grange
Cook
15,550
159
1.02 %
6
Forest View
Cook
684
6
0.88 %
7
River Forest
Cook
11,172
51
0.46 %
8
Westchester
Cook
17,400
79
0.45 %
9
La Grange Park
Cook
13,500
60
0.44 %
10
Veterans
Cook
55,000
128
0.23 %
11
Central Stickney
Cook
4,300
9
0.21 %
12
Hawthorne
Cook
14,645
24
0.16 %
13
Broadview
Cook
7,971
10
0.13 %

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Organizations in this Story

River Forest Park DistrictWestchester Park DistrictVeterans Park DistrictBroadview Park DistrictCentral Stickney Park DistrictHawthorne Park DistrictHodgkins Park DistrictMc Cook Park DistrictLa Grange Park Park DistrictForest View Park DistrictLa Grange Park DistrictForest Park Park DistrictFranklin Park Park District

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