The price of local government: Village of West Point
That's an increase of 31.8 percent from 2014, when the village spent $184,004.35, or $2,067.46 per household.
West Point has 89 households and a population of 178.
Since 2001, the Village of West Point budget has grown by 127.4 percent, from $106,684.64. The village population has fallen 16.8 percent over the same period, from 214.
Salaries accounted for 6.4 percent of village spending in 2015. West Point property taxpayers paid $15,528.48 for 10 part-time employees, or an average of $1,552.85 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had two part-time employees and spent $15,426.20, or $7,713.10 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.