The price of local government in 2017: Village of Shabbona
That's an increase of 114.8 percent from 2016, when the village spent $884,183, or $1,926 per household.
Shabbona has 459 households and a population of 900.
Since 2001, the Village of Shabbona budget has grown by 61 percent, from $1.18 million. The village population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 7.4 percent of village spending in 2017. Shabbona property taxpayers paid $141,289 for two full-time employees and five part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and 13 part-time employees, and spent $99,749.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.