The price of local government in 2017: Village of Ashland
That's a decrease of 2.9 percent from 2016, when the village spent $2.20 million, or $4,303 per household.
Ashland has 512 households and a population of 1,692.
Since 2001, the Village of Ashland budget has fallen by 5.4 percent, from $2.26 million. The village population has grown 24.3 percent over the same period, from 1,361.
Salaries accounted for 11 percent of village spending in 2017. Ashland property taxpayers paid $235,344 for three full-time employees and five part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had five full-time employees and two part-time employees, and spent $274,098.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.