The price of local government in 2017: Village of Manhattan
That's an increase of 22.7 percent from 2016, when the village spent $7.61 million, or $2,120 per household.
Manhattan has 3,588 households and a population of 7,546.
Since 2001, the Village of Manhattan budget has fallen by 56.3 percent, from $21.34 million. The village population has grown 140.6 percent over the same period, from 3,136.
Salaries accounted for 23.1 percent of village spending in 2017. Manhattan property taxpayers paid $2.16 million for 26 full-time employees and 13 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 14 full-time employees and 23 part-time employees, and spent $586,152.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.