The price of local government: Village of Hillside
That's an increase of 4.6 percent from 2014, when the village spent $33.64 million, or $12,696.20 per household.
Hillside has 2,650 households and a population of 8,195.
Since 2001, the Village of Hillside budget has grown by 58.6 percent, from $22.19 million. The village population has grown 0.5 percent over the same period, from 8,155.
Salaries accounted for 20.9 percent of village spending in 2015. Hillside property taxpayers paid $7.35 million for 76 full-time employees and four part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 74 full-time employees and 25 part-time employees, and spent $6.60 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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