The price of local government: Village of Cowden
That's an increase of one percent from 2014, when the village spent $1.74 million, or $7,931.05 per household.
Cowden has 220 households and a population of 612.
Since 2001, the Village of Cowden budget has grown by 37.3 percent, from $1.28 million. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 6.7 percent of village spending in 2015. Cowden property taxpayers paid $117,808.98 for two full-time employees and 14 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had four full-time employees and three part-time employees, and spent $108,435.50.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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