The price of local government in 2017: Village of Keensburg
That's a decrease of 2.5 percent from 2016, when the village spent $119,183, or $1,753 per household.
Keensburg has 68 households and a population of 205.
Since 2001, the Village of Keensburg budget has fallen by 7.8 percent, from $126,073. The village population has fallen 31.7 percent over the same period, from 300.
Salaries accounted for 16.4 percent of village spending in 2017. Keensburg property taxpayers paid $19,065 for five part-time employees, or an average of $3,813 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had two part-time employees and spent $9,354, or $4,677 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.