The price of local government: Village of Indian Head Park
That's an increase of 65 percent from 2014, when the village spent $4.23 million, or $2,222.85 per household.
Indian Head Park has 1,905 households and a population of 3,840.
Since 2001, the Village of Indian Head Park budget has grown by 72 percent, from $4.06 million. The village population has grown 9.7 percent over the same period, from 3,502.
Salaries accounted for 23.7 percent of village spending in 2015. Indian Head Park property taxpayers paid $1.65 million for 16 full-time employees and 13 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 19 full-time employees and eight part-time employees, and spent $1.53 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.