The price of local government in 2017: Village of Homewood
That's a decrease of 7.2 percent from 2016, when the village spent $38.98 million, or $5,056 per household.
Homewood has 7,709 households and a population of 19,323.
Since 2001, the Village of Homewood budget has fallen by 14.2 percent, from $42.12 million. The village population has fallen 1.1 percent over the same period, from 19,543.
Salaries accounted for 30 percent of village spending in 2017. Homewood property taxpayers paid $10.84 million for 103 full-time employees and 75 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 110 full-time employees and 28 part-time employees, and spent $9.97 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.