The price of local government: Village of Crete
That's an increase of 25.6 percent from 2014, when the village spent $12.60 million, or $2,682.15 per household.
Crete has 4,697 households and a population of 8,259.
Since 2001, the Village of Crete budget has grown by 24.9 percent, from $12.68 million. The village population has grown 12.4 percent over the same period, from 7,346.
Salaries accounted for 23.3 percent of village spending in 2015. Crete property taxpayers paid $3.68 million for 36 full-time employees and 35 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 26 full-time employees and 20 part-time employees, and spent $1.97 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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