The price of local government: Village of La Grange
That's a decrease of 13.4 percent from 2014, when the village spent $36.38 million, or $6,588.26 per household.
La Grange has 5,522 households and a population of 15,608.
Since 2001, the Village of La Grange budget has grown by 2.5 percent, from $30.72 million. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 26.1 percent of village spending in 2015. La Grange property taxpayers paid $8.22 million for 98 full-time employees and 28 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 92 full-time employees and 46 part-time employees, and spent $8.54 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.