The price of local government in 2017: Village of Franklin Park
That's a decrease of 2.4 percent from 2016, when the village spent $1.30 million, or $220 per household.
Franklin Park has 5,887 households and a population of 590.
Since 2001, the Village of Franklin Park budget has grown by 341 percent, from $286,719. The village population has fallen 6.9 percent over the same period, from 634.
Salaries accounted for 12 percent of village spending in 2017. Franklin Park property taxpayers paid $151,352 for three full-time employees and 11 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had three full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $128,817.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.