The price of local government in 2017: Village of Makanda
That's an increase of 1.3 percent from 2016, when the village spent $169,565, or $338 per household.
Makanda has 501 households and a population of 561.
Since 2001, the Village of Makanda budget has grown by 28.7 percent, from $133,445. The village population has grown 33.9 percent over the same period, from 419.
Salaries accounted for 7.6 percent of village spending in 2017. Makanda property taxpayers paid $13,005 for 10 part-time employees, or an average of $1,301 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had nine part-time employees and spent $11,431, or $1,270 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.