The price of local government: Village of Hopewell
That's an increase of 1.7 percent from 2014, when the village spent $270,066, or $1,731.19 per household.
Hopewell has 156 households and a population of 410.
Since 2004, the Village of Hopewell budget has fallen by 21.7 percent, from $350,880. The village population has grown 19.5 percent over the same period, from 343.
Salaries accounted for 4.4 percent of village spending in 2015. Hopewell property taxpayers paid $12,089.04 for six part-time employees, or an average of $2,014.84 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2004, the village had four part-time employees and spent $17,456.28, or $4,364.07 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
Organizations in this Story
160 Hopewell Dr
Hopewell, IL - 61565