The price of local government in 2016: Village of New Grand Chain
That's a decrease of 0.9 percent from 2015, when the village spent $66,780, or $777 per household.
New Grand Chain has 86 households and a population of 200.
Since 2001, the Village of New Grand Chain budget has fallen by 56.2 percent, from $150,973. The village population has fallen 26.7 percent over the same period, from 273.
Salaries accounted for 21.4 percent of village spending in 2016. New Grand Chain property taxpayers paid $14,161 for four part-time employees, or an average of $3,540 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had one full-time employee and eight part-time employees, and spent $22,771.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.