The price of local government in 2016: Village of Murrayville
That's an increase of 5.2 percent from 2015, when the village spent $497,140, or $2,071 per household.
Murrayville has 240 households and a population of 576.
Since 2001, the Village of Murrayville budget has fallen by 24.1 percent, from $688,984. The village population has fallen 14.4 percent over the same period, from 673.
Salaries accounted for 12.6 percent of village spending in 2016. Murrayville property taxpayers paid $65,811 for one full-time employee and 16 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had one full-time employee and 16 part-time employees, and spent $63,982.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.