The price of local government in 2017: Village of Kempton
That's a decrease of 23.3 percent from 2016, when the village spent $332,938, or $4,896 per household.
Kempton has 68 households and a population of 221.
Since 2001, the Village of Kempton budget has fallen by 1.7 percent, from $259,545. The village population has grown 0.5 percent over the same period, from 220.
Salaries accounted for seven percent of village spending in 2017. Kempton property taxpayers paid $17,993 for 12 part-time employees, or an average of $1,499 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had 11 part-time employees and spent $18,836, or $1,712 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.