The price of local government in 2017: Village of Hecker
That's an increase of 3.4 percent from 2016, when the village spent $459,674, or $2,642 per household.
Hecker has 174 households and a population of 489.
Since 2001, the Village of Hecker budget has grown by 44.4 percent, from $329,192. The village population has grown 2.9 percent over the same period, from 475.
Salaries accounted for 5.9 percent of village spending in 2017. Hecker property taxpayers paid $28,164 for 20 part-time employees, or an average of $1,408 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had 19 part-time employees and spent $51,529, or $2,712 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.