The price of local government: Village of Skokie
That's a decrease of 18.6 percent from 2014, when the village spent $146.36 million, or $6,339.30 per household.
Skokie has 23,087 households and a population of 64,784.
Since 2001, the Village of Skokie budget has fallen by 7.7 percent, from $129.16 million. The village population has grown 2.3 percent over the same period, from 63,348.
Salaries accounted for 33.5 percent of village spending in 2015. Skokie property taxpayers paid $39.96 million for 463 full-time employees and 120 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 452 full-time employees and 78 part-time employees, and spent $34.34 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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