The price of local government: Village of Prairie Du Rocher
That's an increase of 8.8 percent from 2014, when the village spent $1.50 million, or $5,990.20 per household.
Prairie Du Rocher has 250 households and a population of 603.
Since 2001, the Village of Prairie Du Rocher budget has grown by 68.6 percent, from $966,108.93. The village population has grown 0.2 percent over the same period, from 602.
Salaries accounted for 5.3 percent of village spending in 2015. Prairie Du Rocher property taxpayers paid $85,786.08 for one full-time employee and four part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had one full-time employee and four part-time employees, and spent $89,370.58.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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