The price of local government: Village of Woodlawn
That's a decrease of 88.5 percent from 2014, when the village spent $1.21 million, or $4,700.08 per household.
Woodlawn has 258 households and a population of 6,930.
Since 2001, the Village of Woodlawn budget has fallen by 80.1 percent, from $704,180. The village population has grown 1000 percent over the same period, from 630.
Salaries accounted for 141.1 percent of village spending in 2015. Woodlawn property taxpayers paid $197,364.90 for 18 part-time employees, or an average of $10,964.72 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had four full-time employees and eight part-time employees, and spent $167,056.43.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.