The price of local government in 2017: Village of Berkeley
That's an increase of 10.1 percent from 2016, when the village spent $11.75 million, or $6,740 per household.
Berkeley has 1,744 households and a population of 5,148.
Since 2001, the Village of Berkeley budget has grown by 14 percent, from $11.35 million. The village population has fallen 1.8 percent over the same period, from 5,245.
Salaries accounted for 29.1 percent of village spending in 2017. Berkeley property taxpayers paid $3.77 million for 35 full-time employees and 68 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 31 full-time employees and 84 part-time employees, and spent $2.84 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.