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Public employee tally: Top townships in Quad Cities

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By Rock Island Today Reports | Apr 24, 2018

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Alba, Duncan and Burns employ the most government workers per capita among townships in Quad Cities, 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 township rank?

Quad Cities townships with the most public employees

Rank
Township
County
Population
Total Employees
% of Employees Per Capita
1
Alba
Henry
220
9
4.09 %
2
Duncan
Mercer
272
11
4.04 %
3
Burns
Henry
265
10
3.77 %
4
Cornwall
Henry
278
9
3.24 %
5
Abington
Mercer
382
12
3.14 %
6
Weller
Henry
422
11
2.61 %
7
Loraine
Henry
284
7
2.46 %
8
Osco
Henry
459
11
2.40 %
9
Yorktown
Henry
431
10
2.32 %
10
Eliza
Mercer
425
9
2.12 %
11
Edford
Henry
653
12
1.84 %
12
Ohio Grove
Mercer
500
9
1.80 %
13
North Henderson
Mercer
421
7
1.66 %
14
Drury
Rock Island
797
13
1.63 %
15
Buffalo Prairie
Rock Island
824
12
1.46 %
16
Canoe Creek
Rock Island
711
10
1.41 %
17
Zuma
Rock Island
757
10
1.32 %
18
Andover
Henry
954
12
1.26 %
19
Oxford
Henry
1,213
15
1.24 %
20
Cordova
Rock Island
896
11
1.23 %
21
Millersburg
Mercer
755
9
1.19 %
22
Suez
Mercer
595
7
1.18 %
23
Rivoli
Mercer
1,142
11
0.96 %
24
Richland Grove
Mercer
2,300
21
0.91 %
25
Clover
Henry
908
8
0.88 %
26
New Boston
Mercer
1,207
10
0.83 %
27
Phenix
Henry
1,710
14
0.82 %
28
Keithsburg
Mercer
1,100
8
0.73 %
29
Edgington
Rock Island
1,508
11
0.73 %
30
Kane
Greene
1,000
7
0.70 %
31
Coe
Rock Island
1,657
11
0.66 %
32
Preemption
Mercer
1,837
12
0.65 %
33
Atkinson
Henry
1,274
8
0.63 %
34
Andalusia
Rock Island
2,299
14
0.61 %
35
Hanna
Henry
2,344
11
0.47 %
36
Port Byron
Rock Island
1,446
6
0.41 %
37
Cambridge
Henry
2,525
10
0.40 %
38
Galva
Henry
2,589
10
0.39 %
39
Bowling
Rock Island
3,414
12
0.35 %
40
Coal Valley
Rock Island
4,404
15
0.34 %
41
Colona
Henry
6,999
21
0.30 %
42
Geneseo
Henry
7,468
13
0.17 %
43
Western
Henry
3,053
5
0.16 %
44
Blackhawk
Rock Island
10,019
12
0.12 %
45
Wethersfield
Henry
3,935
4
0.10 %
46
Hampton
Rock Island
20,540
16
0.08 %
47
South Moline
Rock Island
36,399
24
0.07 %
48
South Rock Island
Rock Island
18,407
12
0.07 %
49
Moline
Rock Island
23,529
15
0.06 %
50
Rock Island
Rock Island
19,000
8
0.04 %

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