The price of local government in 2017: Village of Elmwood Park
That's a decrease of 20.3 percent from 2016, when the village spent $57.66 million, or $7,515 per household.
Elmwood Park has 7,672 households and a population of 24,883.
Since 2001, the Village of Elmwood Park budget has grown by 35 percent, from $34.01 million. The village population has grown 7.2 percent over the same period, from 23,206.
Salaries accounted for 23.8 percent of village spending in 2017. Elmwood Park property taxpayers paid $10.92 million for 131 full-time employees and 197 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 130 full-time employees and 49 part-time employees, and spent $9.40 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.