The price of local government in 2017: Village of Maquon
That's an increase of 34.1 percent from 2016, when the village spent $180,927, or $878 per household.
Maquon has 206 households and a population of 300.
Since 2001, the Village of Maquon budget has grown by 31.3 percent, from $184,786. The village population has fallen 6.5 percent over the same period, from 321.
Salaries accounted for 7.8 percent of village spending in 2017. Maquon property taxpayers paid $18,877 for 12 part-time employees, or an average of $1,573 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had one full-time employee and 10 part-time employees, and spent $24,065.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.