The price of local government in 2016: Village of Strasburg
That's an increase of 228.3 percent from 2015, when the village spent $375,585, or $2,362 per household.
Strasburg has 159 households and a population of 603.
Since 2001, the Village of Strasburg budget has fallen by 12.6 percent, from $1.41 million. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 3.1 percent of village spending in 2016. Strasburg property taxpayers paid $38,880 for five part-time employees, or an average of $7,776 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $101,354.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.