The price of local government: Village of Kenilworth
That's an increase of 11.5 percent from 2014, when the village spent $16.13 million, or $18,751.18 per household.
Kenilworth has 860 households and a population of 2,513.
Since 2001, the Village of Kenilworth budget has grown by 299.5 percent, from $4.50 million. The village population has grown 0.8 percent over the same period, from 2,494.
Salaries accounted for 11.6 percent of village spending in 2015. Kenilworth property taxpayers paid $2.08 million for 21 full-time employees and 26 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 26 full-time employees and two part-time employees, and spent $2 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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