The price of local government: Village of Coatsburg
That's an increase of 34.6 percent from 2014, when the village spent $29,190.20, or $540.56 per household.
Coatsburg has 54 households and a population of 147.
Since 2001, the Village of Coatsburg budget has fallen by 54.1 percent, from $85,570.20. The village population has fallen 30 percent over the same period, from 210.
Salaries accounted for 12 percent of village spending in 2015. Coatsburg property taxpayers paid $4,732.80 for nine part-time employees, or an average of $525.87 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.