The price of local government: Village of Columbus
That's a decrease of 49.4 percent from 2014, when the village spent $33,217.50, or $949.07 per household.
Columbus has 35 households and a population of 112.
Since 2001, the Village of Columbus budget has grown by 48.2 percent, from $11,336.75. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 24 percent of village spending in 2015. Columbus property taxpayers paid $4,039.20 for nine part-time employees, or an average of $448.80 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had three part-time employees and spent $2,972.90, or $990.97 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.