The price of local government: Village of Chapin
That's a decrease of 62.6 percent from 2014, when the village spent $2.77 million, or $1.38 million per household.
Chapin has 2 households and a population of 512.
Since 2001, the Village of Chapin budget has grown by 41.7 percent, from $731,785.50. The village population has fallen 13.5 percent over the same period, from 592.
Salaries accounted for 8.8 percent of village spending in 2015. Chapin property taxpayers paid $91,021.74 for one full-time employee and 18 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and 14 part-time employees, and spent $107,591.58.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.