The price of local government in 2017: Village of Grant Park
That's a decrease of three percent from 2016, when the village spent $1.56 million, or $1,412 per household.
Grant Park has 1,108 households and a population of 1,200.
Since 2001, the Village of Grant Park budget has grown by 69.9 percent, from $893,521. The village population has fallen 11.6 percent over the same period, from 1,358.
Salaries accounted for 25.9 percent of village spending in 2017. Grant Park property taxpayers paid $392,616 for eight full-time employees and 10 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 10 full-time employees and eight part-time employees, and spent $418,362.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.