The price of local government: Village of Elmwood Park
That's an increase of 32.8 percent from 2014, when the village spent $50.37 million, or $6,565.07 per household.
Elmwood Park has 7,672 households and a population of 24,960.
Since 2001, the Village of Elmwood Park budget has grown by 103.8 percent, from $32.82 million. The village population has grown 7.6 percent over the same period, from 23,206.
Salaries accounted for 14.6 percent of village spending in 2015. Elmwood Park property taxpayers paid $9.78 million for 124 full-time employees and 184 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 130 full-time employees and 49 part-time employees, and spent $9.07 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.