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