The price of local government in 2017: Village of Ivesdale
That's a decrease of 4.2 percent from 2016, when the village spent $313,110, or $2,190 per household.
Ivesdale has 143 households and a population of 271.
Since 2001, the Village of Ivesdale budget has fallen by 39.7 percent, from $497,568. The village population has fallen 9.7 percent over the same period, from 300.
Salaries accounted for 1.9 percent of village spending in 2017. Ivesdale property taxpayers paid $5,582 for 10 part-time employees, or an average of $558 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had three full-time employees and spent $9,493, or $3,164 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.