The price of local government: Village of Kaskaskia
That's a decrease of 93.9 percent from 2014, when the village spent $31,035.96, or $6,207.19 per household.
Kaskaskia has 5 households and a population of 14.
Since 2002, the Village of Kaskaskia budget has fallen by 89.9 percent, from $18,900. The village population has fallen 41.7 percent over the same period, from 24.
Salaries accounted for 2.9 percent of village spending in 2015. Kaskaskia property taxpayers paid $56.10 for one part-time employee, or an average of $56.10 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2002, the village had four part-time employees and spent $708.75, or $177.19 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.