The price of local government: Village of Lake Barrington
That's a decrease of 21 percent from 2014, when the village spent $4.31 million, or $1,863.66 per household.
Lake Barrington has 2,310 households and a population of 4,973.
Since 2001, the Village of Lake Barrington budget has fallen by 34.7 percent, from $5.21 million. The village population has grown 10.5 percent over the same period, from 4,500.
Salaries accounted for 11.1 percent of village spending in 2015. Lake Barrington property taxpayers paid $376,170.90 for four full-time employees and eight part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had three full-time employees and spent $169,560.79, or $56,520.26 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.