The price of local government in 2016: Village of Buncombe
That's a decrease of 0.9 percent from 2015, when the village spent $168,545, or $2,218 per household.
Buncombe has 76 households and a population of 186.
Since 2001, the Village of Buncombe budget has grown by 104.5 percent, from $81,650. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 4.8 percent of village spending in 2016. Buncombe property taxpayers paid $8,022 for one part-time employee, or an average of $8,022 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had one part-time employee and spent $5,139, or $5,139 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.