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The price of local government in 2016: Village of Buncombe

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2017

Budget 10

The Village of Buncombe budget was $166,955 for its 2016 fiscal year, or $2,197 per household.

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.

Year
Population
Budget
Salaries
Salary %
# Employees
$$ Per Employee
2016
186
$166,955
$8,022
4.8
1
$8,022
2015
186
$168,545
$9,340
5.5
1
$9,340
2014
86
$152,534
$6,018
3.9
1
$6,018
2013
186
$155,309
$6,804
4.4
1
$6,804
2012
186
$156,851
$8,240
5.3
1
$8,240
2003
186
$91,415
$5,512
6
1
$5,512
2002
186
$98,700
$3,611
3.7
1
$3,611
2001
186
$81,650
$5,139
6.3
1
$5,139

All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.

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