The price of local government: Village of Arlington Heights
That's an increase of 5.6 percent from 2014, when the village spent $169.78 million, or $6,207.73 per household.
Arlington Heights has 27,350 households and a population of 75,101.
Since 2001, the Village of Arlington Heights budget has grown by 15.1 percent, from $155.89 million. The village population has fallen 1.2 percent over the same period, from 76,031.
Salaries accounted for 25.3 percent of village spending in 2015. Arlington Heights property taxpayers paid $45.31 million for 417 full-time employees and 20 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 466 full-time employees and spent $43.27 million, or $92,848.82 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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