The price of local government in 2017: Village of Monee
That's a decrease of 2.2 percent from 2016, when the village spent $15.02 million, or $8,469 per household.
Monee has 1,773 households and a population of 5,077.
Since 2001, the Village of Monee budget has grown by 20 percent, from $12.24 million. The village population has grown 73.6 percent over the same period, from 2,924.
Salaries accounted for 16.1 percent of village spending in 2017. Monee property taxpayers paid $2.37 million for 26 full-time employees and 16 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had 14 full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $991,196.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.