The price of local government: Village of Bowen
That's an increase of 3.6 percent from 2014, when the village spent $571,964.15, or $2,888.71 per household.
Bowen has 198 households and a population of 462.
Since 2001, the Village of Bowen budget has fallen by 82.3 percent, from $3.36 million. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 9.8 percent of village spending in 2015. Bowen property taxpayers paid $57,809.52 for one full-time employee and 12 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had one full-time employee and four part-time employees, and spent $57,952.37.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.