The price of local government in 2017: Village of Long Grove
That's an increase of 17.4 percent from 2016, when the village spent $5.50 million, or $2,113 per household.
Long Grove has 2,601 households and a population of 8,147.
Since 2001, the Village of Long Grove budget has grown by 158.4 percent, from $2.50 million. The village population has grown 71.6 percent over the same period, from 4,747.
Salaries accounted for seven percent of village spending in 2017. Long Grove property taxpayers paid $449,295 for four full-time employees and one part-time employee.
In 2001, the village had five full-time employees and two part-time employees, and spent $608,588.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.