St. Louis County

Explore St. Louis County's budget from 1993 to 2013 and learn how the money is being spent. Read more or check out the FAQ »

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    Fund Budgeted Spent Budgeted vs. spent
    • * These budgets are controlled by the officers and offices listed even though not all expenses are incurred by the respective control officer.
    • 2013 expenditure information will be available in January, 2014. Learn more

    Where's the money going?

    Every year, St. Louis County budgets and spends more than $600 million to deliver a range of services falling within three categories: 1) county-wide services which are available on an equal basis to all residents of St. Louis County; 2) services to unincorporated areas; and 3) services to incorporated areas by contractual agreement. Major services provided by the County include: police protection; healthcare; environmental health; human service programs; public works; tax assessment; low income assistance programs; judicial and justice services; parks and recreation; election administration; and planning and zoning. These programs are funded through property and sales taxes, casino taxes, fees, etc.

    This budget transparency tool was created to answer the question of “where does the money go?” If after reviewing this information you have additional questions about the St. Louis County budget, please contact the Budget Office at or (314) 615-7046. You can also review the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) section for more information. Check out the FAQ for more information.

    If you have technical questions or want your city or municipality to use this tool for their budget, feel free to contact Derek Eder or Nick Rougeux at Open City.

    View & download data All the data for this project is freely available to download or explore on Google Fusion Tables.