The price of local government: Village of West Salem
That's an increase of 1.4 percent from 2014, when the village spent $834,403, or $2,156.08 per household.
West Salem has 387 households and a population of 892.
Since 2001, the Village of West Salem budget has fallen by 27.8 percent, from $1.17 million. The village population has fallen 14.4 percent over the same period, from 1,042.
Salaries accounted for 21.1 percent of village spending in 2015. West Salem property taxpayers paid $178,694.82 for four full-time employees and 20 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had four full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $248,826.25.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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P.O. Box 456
West Salem, IL - 62476