The price of local government: Village of Hardin
That's an increase of 3.3 percent from 2014, when the village spent $578,654, or $1,225.96 per household.
Hardin has 472 households and a population of 967.
Since 2001, the Village of Hardin budget has fallen by 57.8 percent, from $1.42 million. The village population has fallen 10.9 percent over the same period, from 1,085.
Salaries accounted for 32.8 percent of village spending in 2015. Hardin property taxpayers paid $195,870.60 for four full-time employees and 13 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had seven full-time employees and six part-time employees, and spent $179,664.54.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.