The price of local government: Village of Wapella
That's a decrease of 3.4 percent from 2014, when the village spent $709,361, or $2,968.04 per household.
Wapella has 239 households and a population of 558.
Since 2001, the Village of Wapella budget has grown by 3.6 percent, from $661,162. The village population has fallen 8.2 percent over the same period, from 608.
Salaries accounted for 12.4 percent of village spending in 2015. Wapella property taxpayers paid $84,790.56 for two full-time employees and 21 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had four part-time employees and spent $32,031.97, or $8,007.99 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.