The price of local government in 2017: Village of Long Creek
That's a decrease of 16.4 percent from 2016, when the village spent $816,113, or $543 per household.
Long Creek has 1,503 households and a population of 1,364.
Since 2001, the Village of Long Creek budget has grown by 18.3 percent, from $576,520. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 11 percent of village spending in 2017. Long Creek property taxpayers paid $75,137 for 20 part-time employees, or an average of $3,757 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had 18 part-time employees and spent $51,850, or $2,881 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.