The price of local government in 2017: Village of La Grange Park
That's an increase of 27.1 percent from 2016, when the village spent $16.16 million, or $3,848 per household.
La Grange Park has 4,199 households and a population of 13,483.
Since 2001, the Village of La Grange Park budget has grown by 68.2 percent, from $12.21 million. The village population has grown 1.4 percent over the same period, from 13,295.
Salaries accounted for 21.9 percent of village spending in 2017. La Grange Park property taxpayers paid $4.49 million for 46 full-time employees and 82 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 48 full-time employees and 56 part-time employees, and spent $4.26 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.