The price of local government: Village of Coalton
That's a decrease of 8.5 percent from 2014, when the village spent $248,002.37, or $2,084.05 per household.
Coalton has 119 households and a population of 304.
Since 2001, the Village of Coalton budget has fallen by 89.9 percent, from $2.25 million. The village population has fallen one percent over the same period, from 307.
Salaries accounted for 13.6 percent of village spending in 2015. Coalton property taxpayers paid $30,935.58 for four part-time employees, or an average of $7,733.90 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had three part-time employees and spent $15,286.46, or $5,095.49 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.