The price of local government: Village of Hartford
That's an increase of 9.2 percent from 2014, when the village spent $3.47 million, or $5,648.92 per household.
Hartford has 615 households and a population of 4,500.
Since 2001, the Village of Hartford budget has grown by 28.5 percent, from $2.95 million. The village population has grown 191.1 percent over the same period, from 1,546.
Salaries accounted for 27.6 percent of village spending in 2015. Hartford property taxpayers paid $1.05 million for 17 full-time employees and 14 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 14 full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $845,950.34.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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