The price of local government in 2017: Village of Hillside
That's a decrease of one percent from 2016, when the village spent $39.02 million, or $14,724 per household.
Hillside has 2,650 households and a population of 8,155.
Since 2001, the Village of Hillside budget has grown by 67.9 percent, from $23 million. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 20.1 percent of village spending in 2017. Hillside property taxpayers paid $7.78 million for 76 full-time employees and four part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 74 full-time employees and 25 part-time employees, and spent $6.84 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.