The price of local government: Village of Bensenville
That's a decrease of 0.2 percent from 2014, when the village spent $75.14 million, or $20,534.53 per household.
Bensenville has 3,659 households and a population of 18,352.
Since 2002, the Village of Bensenville budget has grown by 86.6 percent, from $40.17 million. The village population has fallen 11.4 percent over the same period, from 20,703.
Salaries accounted for 13.4 percent of village spending in 2015. Bensenville property taxpayers paid $10.06 million for 116 full-time employees and 96 part-time employees.
In 2002, the village had 141 full-time employees and 118 part-time employees, and spent $12 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.