The price of local government: Village of Hodgkins
That's a decrease of 1.2 percent from 2014, when the village spent $12.10 million, or $75,601.38 per household.
Hodgkins has 160 households and a population of 1,868.
Since 2001, the Village of Hodgkins budget has grown by 73.9 percent, from $6.87 million. The village population has fallen 8.3 percent over the same period, from 2,036.
Salaries accounted for 28.2 percent of village spending in 2015. Hodgkins property taxpayers paid $3.37 million for 35 full-time employees and 29 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 28 full-time employees and two part-time employees, and spent $2.25 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.