The price of local government in 2016: Village of Wellington
That's a decrease of 0.9 percent from 2015, when the village spent $189,321, or $937 per household.
Wellington has 202 households and a population of 264.
Since 2001, the Village of Wellington budget has fallen by 28.7 percent, from $262,956. The village population has fallen 10.2 percent over the same period, from 294.
Salaries accounted for 8.6 percent of village spending in 2016. Wellington property taxpayers paid $16,032 for five part-time employees, or an average of $3,206 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had one full-time employee and six part-time employees, and spent $14,255.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.