The price of local government in 2017: Village of South Jacksonville
That's an increase of 66.5 percent from 2016, when the village spent $33.32 million, or $4,568 per household.
South Jacksonville has 7,294 households and a population of 18,454.
Since 2001, the Village of South Jacksonville budget has grown by 202.9 percent, from $18.32 million. The village population has fallen 7.4 percent over the same period, from 19,939.
Salaries accounted for 16.2 percent of village spending in 2017. South Jacksonville property taxpayers paid $9.02 million for 162 full-time employees and 113 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 175 full-time employees and 75 part-time employees, and spent $9.08 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.