The price of local government in 2017: City of Hickory Hills
That's a decrease of 16.7 percent from 2016, when the city spent $21.34 million, or $4,784 per household.
Hickory Hills has 4,462 households and a population of 14,049.
Since 2001, the City of Hickory Hills budget has grown by 43.3 percent, from $12.41 million. The city population has grown 7.9 percent over the same period, from 13,021.
Salaries accounted for 29.4 percent of city spending in 2017. Hickory Hills property taxpayers paid $5.23 million for 57 full-time employees and 37 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 63 full-time employees and 37 part-time employees, and spent $5.07 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.