The price of local government in 2017: Village of North Henderson
That's an increase of 319.4 percent from 2016, when the village spent $375,690, or $3,054 per household.
North Henderson has 123 households and a population of 255.
Since 2001, the Village of North Henderson budget has grown by 1613.6 percent, from $91,945. The village population has fallen 49 percent over the same period, from 500.
Salaries accounted for 1.1 percent of village spending in 2017. North Henderson property taxpayers paid $18,141 for 11 part-time employees, or an average of $1,649 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had 14 part-time employees and spent $14,664, or $1,047 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.