The price of local government in 2017: Village of Oquawka
That's a decrease of 0.2 percent from 2016, when the village spent $1.40 million, or $4,466 per household.
Oquawka has 313 households and a population of 1,539.
Since 2001, the Village of Oquawka budget has fallen by 3.3 percent, from $1.44 million. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 15.2 percent of village spending in 2017. Oquawka property taxpayers paid $211,980 for four full-time employees and 23 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and 15 part-time employees, and spent $176,456.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.