The price of local government: Village of Schiller Park
That's a decrease of 15.4 percent from 2014, when the village spent $32.90 million, or $9,503.10 per household.
Schiller Park has 3,462 households and a population of 11,874.
Since 2001, the Village of Schiller Park budget has fallen by 7.1 percent, from $29.96 million. The village population has grown 6.1 percent over the same period, from 11,189.
Salaries accounted for 26.5 percent of village spending in 2015. Schiller Park property taxpayers paid $7.37 million for 120 full-time employees and 30 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 96 full-time employees and 227 part-time employees, and spent $7.44 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.