The price of local government: Village of Damiansville
That's an increase of 86.4 percent from 2014, when the village spent $243,080, or $1,509.81 per household.
Damiansville has 161 households and a population of 486.
Since 2001, the Village of Damiansville budget has grown by 58.2 percent, from $286,330. The village population has grown 14.4 percent over the same period, from 425.
Salaries accounted for 3.9 percent of village spending in 2015. Damiansville property taxpayers paid $17,650.08 for nine part-time employees, or an average of $1,961.12 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had eight part-time employees and spent $6,314.33, or $789.29 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.