The price of local government in 2017: Village of Goreville
That's an increase of 24.7 percent from 2016, when the village spent $2.37 million, or $4,655 per household.
Goreville has 510 households and a population of 1,069.
Since 2001, the Village of Goreville budget has grown by 643.8 percent, from $398,026. The village population has grown 14 percent over the same period, from 938.
Salaries accounted for 8.3 percent of village spending in 2017. Goreville property taxpayers paid $246,925 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.