The price of local government: Village of McCook
That's a decrease of 1.3 percent from 2014, when the village spent $29.83 million, or $408,639.73 per household.
McCook has 73 households and a population of 231.
Since 2001, the Village of McCook budget has grown by 304.5 percent, from $7.28 million. The village population has fallen 11.2 percent over the same period, from 260.
Salaries accounted for 13.5 percent of village spending in 2015. McCook property taxpayers paid $3.97 million for 69 full-time employees and 13 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 39 full-time employees and three part-time employees, and spent $2.70 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.