The price of local government: Village of Libertyville
That's an increase of 11.1 percent from 2014, when the village spent $51.60 million, or $6,416.52 per household.
Libertyville has 8,042 households and a population of 20,315.
Since 2001, the Village of Libertyville budget has grown by 91.7 percent, from $29.92 million. The village population has fallen 2.1 percent over the same period, from 20,742.
Salaries accounted for 27.2 percent of village spending in 2015. Libertyville property taxpayers paid $15.62 million for 161 full-time employees and 298 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 176 full-time employees and 275 part-time employees, and spent $14.14 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.