The price of local government: Village of Somonauk
That's an increase of 5.2 percent from 2014, when the village spent $5.38 million, or $45,618.77 per household.
Somonauk has 118 households and a population of 1,852.
Since 2001, the Village of Somonauk budget has grown by 147.1 percent, from $2.29 million. The village population has grown 30.9 percent over the same period, from 1,415.
Salaries accounted for 6.9 percent of village spending in 2015. Somonauk property taxpayers paid $390,227.52 for seven full-time employees and eight part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had eight full-time employees and nine part-time employees, and spent $333,827.90.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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