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Analysis: Sales tax funded 3 percent of Village of Northfield budget in 2016

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By Local Labs News Service | Jul 3, 2017

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The Village of Northfield's local sales tax brought in $472,839 in 2016, according to Illinois State Comptroller revenue data. Northfield, population 5,483, relied on its local sales tax to contribute 3 percent of total revenue that year.

Northfield levies a 0.75 percent sales tax. The average of 28 suburbs in Cook County is 1.0. The high is 2 percent; the low is 0.5 percent.

North Cook News analyzed the sales tax collections in 29 Cook County suburbs and found they generated a total of $89,213,222 in tax revenue in 2016. That was the equivalent of 7% spent by local government.

Below is a list of Cook County municipalities' local tax revenue.

Municipality
Population
Local sales tax rate
2016 revenue from sales tax
Percent of total revenue
Village of Norridge
14,572
%
$4,736,024
25%
Village of North Riverside
6,672
1%
$4,047,596
15%
Village of Niles
29,803
1.25%
$11,722,416
15%
Village of Skokie
64,784
1.25%
$14,347,272
12%
Village of South Barrington
4,565
1%
$962,333
10%
City of Countryside
5,895
1%
$2,077,697
11%
Village of Schaumburg
74,277
1%
$21,084,060
9%
Village of Harwood Heights
8,675
1.25%
$1,057,642
8%
Village of River Grove
10,668
2%
$1,256,243
7%
Village of Elk Grove
33,000
1%
$8,157,011
8%
Village of Lincolnwood
12,590
1%
$2,052,699
6%
Village of Stone Park
4,946
1.25%
$511,545
5%
Village of Northbrook
33,170
0.75%
$5,194,193
7%
Village of Forest View
698
1%
$279,672
5%
Village of Alsip
19,277
1%
$1,957,555
4%
Village of Lansing
28,331
0.5%
$1,891,257
3%
Village of Calumet Park
7,835
1.25%
$487,116
3%
City of Oak Forest
27,962
1%
$1,262,119
3%
Village of Northfield
5,483
0.75%
$472,839
3%
Village of Westchester
16,792
1%
$703,953
2%
City of Park Ridge
37,839
1%
$1,635,638
2%
Village of Dolton
23,153
0.75%
$748,166
2%
Village of Elmwood Park
24,960
1%
$851,428
2%
Village of Worth
10,846
1%
$248,291
1%
Village of Schiller Park
11,874
0.75%
$454,976
1%
Village of Berkeley
5,209
1%
$136,564
1%
City of Chicago Heights
30,276
1%
$698,891
1%
Village of Riverdale
13,549
1%
$159,423
< 1%
Village of East Hazel Crest
1,543
0.5%
$18,603
< 1%

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Organizations in this Story

Village of NorthbrookVillage of NilesVillage of NorthfieldElk Grove VillageVillage of LincolnwoodVillage of South BarringtonVillage of SkokieVillage of Harwood HeightsCity of Park RidgeVillage of Schaumburg

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