The price of local government: Village of Du Bois
That's an increase of 4.4 percent from 2014, when the village spent $397,904.45, or $4,794.03 per household.
Du Bois has 83 households and a population of 205.
Since 2001, the Village of Du Bois budget has fallen by 13.9 percent, from $482,207.12. The village population has fallen 8.9 percent over the same period, from 225.
Salaries accounted for four percent of village spending in 2015. Du Bois property taxpayers paid $16,483.20 for nine part-time employees, or an average of $1,831.47 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had two part-time employees and spent $35,709.05, or $17,854.53 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.