The price of local government in 2017: Village of Johnsburg
That's a decrease of 14.3 percent from 2016, when the village spent $6.16 million, or $2,534 per household.
Johnsburg has 2,431 households and a population of 6,310.
Since 2001, the Village of Johnsburg budget has fallen by 60.6 percent, from $13.39 million. The village population has grown 17 percent over the same period, from 5,391.
Salaries accounted for 31.2 percent of village spending in 2017. Johnsburg property taxpayers paid $1.65 million for 21 full-time employees and 33 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 17 full-time employees and eight part-time employees, and spent $1 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.