The price of local government: Village of Franklin
That's an increase of 193.2 percent from 2014, when the village spent $364,952.69, or $1,629.25 per household.
Franklin has 224 households and a population of 586.
Since 2001, the Village of Franklin budget has grown by 286.8 percent, from $276,623.55. The village population has fallen 7.6 percent over the same period, from 634.
Salaries accounted for 14.7 percent of village spending in 2015. Franklin property taxpayers paid $157,195.26 for four full-time employees and 10 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had three full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $124,280.92.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.