The price of local government in 2017: Village of Matteson
That's an increase of 2.5 percent from 2016, when the village spent $41.53 million, or $6,680 per household.
Matteson has 6,217 households and a population of 19,009.
Since 2001, the Village of Matteson budget has grown by 58.1 percent, from $26.92 million. The village population has grown 59.4 percent over the same period, from 11,927.
Salaries accounted for 28.5 percent of village spending in 2017. Matteson property taxpayers paid $12.12 million for 136 full-time employees and 115 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had one full-time employee and spent $9.73 million, or $9.73 million each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.