The price of local government: Village of Villa Park
That's a decrease of 1.8 percent from 2014, when the village spent $42.09 million, or $7,043.74 per household.
Villa Park has 5,976 households and a population of 21,904.
Since 2001, the Village of Villa Park budget has grown by 8.9 percent, from $37.96 million. The village population has fallen 0.8 percent over the same period, from 22,075.
Salaries accounted for 26.5 percent of village spending in 2015. Villa Park property taxpayers paid $10.96 million for 129 full-time employees and 104 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 154 full-time employees and 12 part-time employees, and spent $12.71 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.