Limited debt?

Suburbs with home-rule powers don't have to abide by the state's debt limit, but if they did, this is how they would stack up to other suburbs.

TownDebt ($)Debt Limit ($)Pct. of LimitHome Rule
Rosemont298,675,00051,542,157579.0%Yes
Carpentersville34,149,76036,579,35593.4%Yes
Glendale Heights40,770,00047,471,41885.9%Yes
Port Barrington1,139,0841,543,71073.8%No
Villa Park32,610,00044,903,64172.6%No
Prospect Heights20,055,00029,488,24768.0%No
Wheeling47,292,21172,290,21865.4%Yes
St. Charles69,281,717112,047,96461.8%Yes
Oakbrook Terrace11,830,00019,624,93860.3%Yes
Round Lake Beach14,975,00025,807,44558.0%Yes
Wauconda14,978,50428,296,94952.9%No
Aurora129,540,000263,817,69549.1%Yes
Lakemoor4,000,0009,005,77944.4%No
Hanover Park20,490,00046,782,15543.8%Yes
Palatine58,270,000138,601,27842.0%Yes
Mount Prospect48,075,000117,066,61541.1%Yes
West Dundee10,055,00024,691,01340.7%Yes
Hoffman Estates47,903,750132,556,18936.1%Yes
Fox Lake7,243,43221,063,66534.4%No
Bensenville14,279,10543,729,43432.7%No
Bartlett25,320,00081,940,76430.9%Yes
Fox River Grove2,948,2509,749,35930.2%No
Elk Grove Village44,675,000148,698,28930.0%Yes
Addison24,324,82282,195,34729.6%Yes
Lake Barrington7,180,00024,715,93929.1%Yes
Des Plaines40,678,625146,391,03327.8%Yes
Round Lake Park1,405,5265,107,65027.5%No
Lincolnshire13,060,00048,606,12326.9%Yes
Mundelein15,670,00063,309,23724.8%Yes
Tower Lakes1,171,8474,931,26123.8%No
Barrington9,630,00046,472,35320.7%No
Naperville105,410,787516,857,77720.4%Yes
Itasca8,890,00044,188,77020.1%No
Arlington Heights42,540,000213,720,03819.9%Yes
Crystal Lake16,234,11982,629,24319.6%Yes
Mettawa1,730,0009,523,51918.2%No
Rolling Meadows11,181,89862,370,59217.9%Yes
Green Oaks4,111,00023,375,29617.6%No
Libertyville15,790,89789,802,67517.6%No
Inverness6,455,00037,321,85717.3%Yes
Winfield4,390,00025,767,79217.0%No
Hawthorn Woods5,635,00033,332,13016.9%No
Vernon Hills14,960,00089,177,38316.8%Yes
Lake Villa2,670,00016,668,60816.0%No
Wheaton24,870,000157,075,90115.8%Yes
Volo1,479,5419,484,48515.6%Yes
Schaumburg36,617,654258,112,40914.2%Yes
Bloomingdale8,525,00062,976,17813.5%Yes
Lombard14,741,000109,376,01013.5%No
Elgin21,565,000161,867,05213.3%Yes
Island Lake1,537,76511,793,07613.0%No
Gurnee10,687,06887,233,53112.3%Yes
Geneva8,865,00077,676,35611.4%No
Streamwood6,570,00057,743,56811.4%Yes
Batavia8,490,00077,841,57910.9%Yes
Cary3,620,00033,836,05410.7%No
Buffalo Grove10,550,000122,226,2568.6%Yes
Kildeer1,735,00023,755,9737.3%No
North Aurora2,710,00037,162,7827.3%No
South Elgin3,165,00044,253,2927.2%No
Lake in the Hills2,780,00048,280,0305.8%Yes
Gilberts669,01514,253,4064.7%No
Algonquin2,875,00067,086,2354.3%Yes
Round Lake Heights108,9852,629,4554.1%No
Lake Zurich2,305,00066,324,5023.5%No
Maple Park65,4661,990,0893.3%No
Glen Ellyn9,400,000308,340,8513.0%Yes
Huntley1,471,53858,528,4722.5%No
Long Grove905,00046,033,5132.0%No
Roselle685,00054,126,2301.3%No
Oak Brook820,000110,571,7360.7%No
Antioch195,00026,457,0510.7%No
Barrington Hills1,370,000414,637,6090.3%Yes
East Dundee07,110,8050.0%Yes
Carol Stream088,203,5360.0%Yes
Deer Park020,476,3330.0%No
Elburn012,579,1780.0%No
Grayslake039,028,8360.0%No
Hainesville03,036,6840.0%No
Hampshire012,297,8700.0%No
Lisle079,607,8120.0%No
North Barrington021,167,4560.0%No
Round Lake020,939,7670.0%No
Sleepy Hollow07,515,7500.0%No
South Barrington035,518,9230.0%Yes
Sugar Grove021,594,2120.0%No
Third Lake0302,8680.0%No
Warrenville034,584,2330.0%Yes
Wayne012,886,6900.0%No
West Chicago047,786,7340.0%Yes
Wood Dale042,587,7350.0%No

Source: Municipal audits and Illinois Comptroller

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