The price of local government: Village of St. Johns
That's a decrease of 81.4 percent from 2014, when the village spent $412,000, or $4,904.76 per household.
St. Johns has 84 households and a population of 219.
Since 2001, the Village of St. Johns budget has grown by 34.8 percent, from $56,867.33. The village population has grown 0.5 percent over the same period, from 218.
Salaries accounted for 22.2 percent of village spending in 2015. St. Johns property taxpayers paid $17,027.88 for nine part-time employees, or an average of $1,891.99 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had three part-time employees and spent $6,512.98, or $2,170.99 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.