The price of local government in 2017: Village of Hartford
That's an increase of four percent from 2016, when the village spent $4.21 million, or $6,852 per household.
Hartford has 615 households and a population of 1,507.
Since 2001, the Village of Hartford budget has grown by 43.2 percent, from $3.06 million. The village population has fallen 2.5 percent over the same period, from 1,546.
Salaries accounted for 23.6 percent of village spending in 2017. Hartford property taxpayers paid $1.04 million for 11 full-time employees and 29 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 14 full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $876,824.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.