The price of local government: Village of Gurnee
That's a decrease of 3.2 percent from 2014, when the village spent $54.65 million, or $5,282.41 per household.
Gurnee has 10,345 households and a population of 31,284.
Since 2001, the Village of Gurnee budget has fallen by 21.9 percent, from $67.78 million. The village population has grown 8.5 percent over the same period, from 28,834.
Salaries accounted for 37.5 percent of village spending in 2015. Gurnee property taxpayers paid $19.87 million for 217 full-time employees and 10 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 185 full-time employees and 18 part-time employees, and spent $15.23 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.