The price of local government: Village of Hamburg
That's an increase of 38.8 percent from 2014, when the village spent $45,418.88, or $769.81 per household.
Hamburg has 59 households and a population of 128.
Since 2001, the Village of Hamburg budget has grown by 8.2 percent, from $58,225. The village population has fallen 48.8 percent over the same period, from 250.
Salaries accounted for six percent of village spending in 2015. Hamburg property taxpayers paid $3,779.10 for 10 part-time employees, or an average of $377.91 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had one part-time employee and spent $3,986.70, or $3,986.70 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.