The price of local government: Village of Berkeley
That's a decrease of 2.7 percent from 2014, when the village spent $10.66 million, or $6,111.44 per household.
Berkeley has 1,744 households and a population of 5,209.
Since 2001, the Village of Berkeley budget has fallen by 5.4 percent, from $10.95 million. The village population has fallen 0.7 percent over the same period, from 5,245.
Salaries accounted for 30.3 percent of village spending in 2015. Berkeley property taxpayers paid $3.14 million for 31 full-time employees and 53 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 31 full-time employees and 84 part-time employees, and spent $2.74 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.