The price of local government in 2017: Village of Lynwood
That's an increase of 0.9 percent from 2016, when the village spent $10.22 million, or $3,992 per household.
Lynwood has 2,560 households and a population of 9,159.
Since 2001, the Village of Lynwood budget has grown by 84.4 percent, from $5.59 million. The village population has grown 24.2 percent over the same period, from 7,377.
Salaries accounted for 36.7 percent of village spending in 2017. Lynwood property taxpayers paid $3.79 million for 75 full-time employees, or an average of $50,477 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had 41 full-time employees and 22 part-time employees, and spent $2.40 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.