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The price of local government in 2016: Village of Goreville

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2017

Budget 13

The Village of Goreville budget was $2.37 million for its 2016 fiscal year, or $4,655 per household.

That's a decrease of 18.6 percent from 2015, when the village spent $2.91 million, or $5,716 per household.

Goreville has 510 households and a population of 1,080.

Since 2001, the Village of Goreville budget has grown by 496.5 percent, from $398,026. The village population has grown 15.1 percent over the same period, from 938.

Salaries accounted for 11.3 percent of village spending in 2016. Goreville property taxpayers paid $268,312 for three full-time employees and seven part-time employees.

In 2001, the village had three full-time employees and two part-time employees, and spent $144,847.

Year
Population
Budget
Salaries
Salary %
# Employees
$$ Per Employee
2016
1,080
$2,374,103
$268,312
11.3
10
$26,831
2015
1,080
$2,914,931
$257,275
8.8
11
$23,389
2014
1,080
$1,511,136
$248,854
16.5
11
$22,623
2013
968
$1,107,432
$229,666
20.7
11
$20,879
2012
968
$1,120,084
$205,355
18.3
12
$17,113
2011
968
$1,262,097
$224,401
17.8
11
$20,400
2010
968
$982,224
$227,552
23.2
11
$20,687
2009
972
$790,891
$225,399
28.5
10
$22,540
2008
999
$1,098,630
$212,889
19.4
9
$23,654
2007
999
$2,086,078
$193,411
9.3
9
$21,490
2006
938
$1,062,250
$172,779
16.3
5
$34,556
2005
938
$1,188,590
$180,718
15.2
5
$36,144
2004
938
$932,640
$195,852
21
5
$39,170
2003
938
$911,472
$184,620
20.3
5
$36,924
2002
938
$676,550
$154,858
22.9
5
$30,972
2001
938
$398,026
$144,847
36.4
5
$28,969

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

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