The price of local government in 2017: Village of Moweaqua
That's an increase of 102.1 percent from 2016, when the village spent $3.32 million, or $4,795 per household.
Moweaqua has 693 households and a population of 1,828.
Since 2001, the Village of Moweaqua budget has grown by 228.1 percent, from $2.05 million. The village population has fallen 4.9 percent over the same period, from 1,923.
Salaries accounted for 7.8 percent of village spending in 2017. Moweaqua property taxpayers paid $520,298 for 10 full-time employees and 47 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 10 full-time employees and 28 part-time employees, and spent $454,589.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.