The price of local government: Village of West City
That's an increase of 57.8 percent from 2014, when the city spent $2.72 million, or $7,508.76 per household.
West has 362 households and a population of 661.
Since 2001, the Village of West City budget has grown by 100.8 percent, from $2.14 million. The city population has fallen 11.5 percent over the same period, from 747.
Salaries accounted for 19.5 percent of city spending in 2015. West property taxpayers paid $837,072.18 for 47 full-time employees and 10 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 10 full-time employees and seven part-time employees, and spent $422,251.81.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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21380 Washington Rd
Deer Creek, IL - 61733