The price of local government in 2017: Village of Itasca
That's a decrease of 23.7 percent from 2016, when the village spent $34.05 million, or $12,320 per household.
Itasca has 2,764 households and a population of 8,649.
Since 2001, the Village of Itasca budget has fallen by 13.3 percent, from $29.95 million. The village population has grown 4.2 percent over the same period, from 8,302.
Salaries accounted for 21.5 percent of village spending in 2017. Itasca property taxpayers paid $5.59 million for 56 full-time employees and 20 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 89 full-time employees and 30 part-time employees, and spent $5.81 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.