The price of local government in 2017: Village of Mokena
That's a decrease of 5.3 percent from 2016, when the village spent $24.10 million, or $3,835 per household.
Mokena has 6,286 households and a population of 20,097.
Since 2001, the Village of Mokena budget has fallen by 10.5 percent, from $25.49 million. The village population has grown 37.8 percent over the same period, from 14,583.
Salaries accounted for 28.6 percent of village spending in 2017. Mokena property taxpayers paid $6.51 million for 71 full-time employees and six part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 68 full-time employees and 13 part-time employees, and spent $4.28 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.