The price of local government in 2017: Village of Franklin Park
That's a decrease of 28.2 percent from 2016, when the village spent $87.67 million, or $14,893 per household.
Franklin Park has 5,887 households and a population of 18,333.
Since 2001, the Village of Franklin Park budget has grown by 11.7 percent, from $56.34 million. The village population has fallen 0.9 percent over the same period, from 18,500.
Salaries accounted for 21.1 percent of village spending in 2017. Franklin Park property taxpayers paid $13.30 million for 152 full-time employees and 43 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 157 full-time employees and 96 part-time employees, and spent $13.86 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.