The price of local government: Village of Dorchester
That's a decrease of one percent from 2014, when the village spent $121,334, or $2,246.93 per household.
Dorchester has 54 households and a population of 151.
Since 2001, the Village of Dorchester budget has grown by 85.4 percent, from $64,801. The village population has grown 0.7 percent over the same period, from 150.
Salaries accounted for 16.1 percent of village spending in 2015. Dorchester property taxpayers paid $19,401.42 for four part-time employees, or an average of $4,850.36 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had 11 part-time employees and spent $13,930.16, or $1,266.38 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.