The price of local government in 2017: Village of Danforth
That's a decrease of 2.9 percent from 2016, when the village spent $418,716, or $1,845 per household.
Danforth has 227 households and a population of 587.
Since 2001, the Village of Danforth budget has grown by 26.5 percent, from $321,630. The village population has grown 6.7 percent over the same period, from 550.
Salaries accounted for 5.8 percent of village spending in 2017. Danforth property taxpayers paid $23,655 for 12 part-time employees, or an average of $1,971 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had three part-time employees and spent $33,667, or $11,222 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.