The price of local government in 2017: Village of Marine
That's a decrease of 55.2 percent from 2016, when the village spent $1.08 million, or $1,772 per household.
Marine has 611 households and a population of 960.
Since 2001, the Village of Marine budget has fallen by 66.3 percent, from $1.44 million. The village population has fallen four percent over the same period, from 1,000.
Salaries accounted for 52.9 percent of village spending in 2017. Marine property taxpayers paid $256,707 for five full-time employees and 16 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and 14 part-time employees, and spent $220,661.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.