The price of local government in 2016: Village of Batchtown
That's a decrease of 0.9 percent from 2015, when the village spent $132,129, or $1,631 per household.
Batchtown has 81 households and a population of 208.
Since 2001, the Village of Batchtown budget has grown by 24.1 percent, from $105,506. The village population has fallen 7.6 percent over the same period, from 225.
Salaries accounted for 10.7 percent of village spending in 2016. Batchtown property taxpayers paid $14,004 for six part-time employees, or an average of $2,334 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had 13 part-time employees and spent $23,387, or $1,799 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.