The price of local government in 2017: Village of Rockwood
That's an increase of 104.8 percent from 2016, when the village spent $13,897, or $534 per household.
Rockwood has 26 households and a population of 50.
Since 2001, the Village of Rockwood budget has grown by 147.1 percent, from $11,518. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 6.6 percent of village spending in 2017. Rockwood property taxpayers paid $1,867 for seven part-time employees, or an average of $267 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had nine part-time employees and spent $3,086, or $343 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.