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The price of local government in 2016: Village of Rockdale

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2017

Budget 02

The Village of Rockdale budget was $3.23 million for its 2016 fiscal year, or $5,918 per household.

That's a decrease of 4.2 percent from 2015, when the village spent $3.36 million, or $6,174 per household.

Rockdale has 545 households and a population of 1,957.

Since 2001, the Village of Rockdale budget has fallen by 23.8 percent, from $4.23 million. The village population has grown 3.7 percent over the same period, from 1,888.

Salaries accounted for 21.1 percent of village spending in 2016. Rockdale property taxpayers paid $680,585 for nine full-time employees and 11 part-time employees.

In 2001, the village had nine full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $541,528.

Year
Population
Budget
Salaries
Salary %
# Employees
$$ Per Employee
2016
1,957
$3,225,075
$680,585
21.1
20
$34,029
2015
1,957
$3,364,970
$649,227
19.3
27
$24,045
2014
1,957
$3,154,030
$668,817
21.2
17
$39,342
2013
1,976
$2,875,500
$563,108
19.6
33
$17,064
2012
1,976
$3,107,263
$585,370
18.8
31
$18,883
2011
1,978
$3,069,871
$609,513
19.9
24
$25,396
2010
1,978
$2,953,740
$603,696
20.4
22
$27,441
2009
1,978
$3,072,420
$615,567
20
24
$25,649
2008
1,888
$3,142,620
$604,952
19.2
23
$26,302
2007
1,888
$3,711,240
$597,882
16.1
26
$22,995
2006
1,888
$4,879,375
$570,895
11.7
32
$17,840
2005
1,888
$5,833,750
$639,421
11
14
$45,673
2004
1,888
$6,858,790
$598,322
8.7
13
$46,025
2003
1,888
$6,685,488
$590,134
8.8
12
$49,178
2002
1,888
$4,766,300
$590,191
12.4
13
$45,399
2001
1,888
$4,229,782
$541,528
12.8
13
$41,656

All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.

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