The price of local government in 2017: Village of Elmwood Park
That's an increase of 5.7 percent from 2016, when the village spent $3.37 million, or $439 per household.
Elmwood Park has 7,672 households and a population of 2,100.
Since 2001, the Village of Elmwood Park budget has grown by 167.3 percent, from $1.33 million. The village population has grown 10.5 percent over the same period, from 1,900.
Salaries accounted for 10 percent of village spending in 2017. Elmwood Park property taxpayers paid $354,385 for six full-time employees and 12 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had six full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $259,863.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.