The price of local government in 2016: Village of Sims
That's an increase of five percent from 2015, when the village spent $517,969, or $4,144 per household.
Sims has 125 households and a population of 300.
Since 2001, the Village of Sims budget has grown by 33.6 percent, from $406,969. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 11.8 percent of village spending in 2016. Sims property taxpayers paid $63,885 for three full-time employees and five part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and five part-time employees, and spent $45,535.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.