The price of local government in 2017: Village of Good Hope
That's an increase of 1.1 percent from 2016, when the village spent $629,916, or $3,705 per household.
Good Hope has 170 households and a population of 415.
Since 2001, the Village of Good Hope budget has grown by 83.9 percent, from $346,517. The village population has fallen 0.2 percent over the same period, from 416.
Salaries accounted for nine percent of village spending in 2017. Good Hope property taxpayers paid $57,285 for one full-time employee and two part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had one full-time employee and one part-time employee, and spent $49,292.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.