The price of local government: Village of Justice
That's an increase of 3.7 percent from 2014, when the village spent $10.86 million, or $3,788.19 per household.
Justice has 2,867 households and a population of 13,022.
Since 2001, the Village of Justice budget has grown by 59.5 percent, from $7.06 million. The village population has grown 16.8 percent over the same period, from 11,151.
Salaries accounted for 30.9 percent of village spending in 2015. Justice property taxpayers paid $3.48 million for 40 full-time employees and 42 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 55 full-time employees and 48 part-time employees, and spent $2.42 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.