The price of local government: Village of Altona
That's a decrease of 1.2 percent from 2014, when the village spent $1.29 million, or $4,976.19 per household.
Altona has 260 households and a population of 570.
Since 2001, the Village of Altona budget has grown by 28.1 percent, from $998,045. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 3.1 percent of village spending in 2015. Altona property taxpayers paid $39,952.38 for one full-time employee and eight part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had one full-time employee and 12 part-time employees, and spent $54,902.75.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.