The price of local government in 2017: Village of Ellis Grove
That's a decrease of 2.4 percent from 2016, when the village spent $1.24 million, or $7,815 per household.
Ellis Grove has 159 households and a population of 363.
Since 2001, the Village of Ellis Grove budget has grown by 46.5 percent, from $827,505. The village population has grown 2.8 percent over the same period, from 353.
Salaries accounted for 3.6 percent of village spending in 2017. Ellis Grove property taxpayers paid $43,845 for 19 part-time employees, or an average of $2,308 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had seven part-time employees and spent $48,744, or $6,963 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.