The price of local government: Village of Eldred
That's an increase of 13.1 percent from 2014, when the village spent $159,650, or $1,535.10 per household.
Eldred has 104 households and a population of 211.
Since 2001, the Village of Eldred budget has fallen by 3.3 percent, from $186,731. The village population has fallen 16.9 percent over the same period, from 254.
Salaries accounted for 12.5 percent of village spending in 2015. Eldred property taxpayers paid $22,565.46 for 10 part-time employees, or an average of $2,256.55 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and 15 part-time employees, and spent $35,070.63.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.