The price of local government in 2017: Village of Danvers
That's an increase of 40.6 percent from 2016, when the village spent $1.12 million, or $1,742 per household.
Danvers has 645 households and a population of 1,154.
Since 2001, the Village of Danvers budget has grown by 196.8 percent, from $532,351. The village population has fallen 2.5 percent over the same period, from 1,183.
Salaries accounted for 19.2 percent of village spending in 2017. Danvers property taxpayers paid $303,652 for four full-time employees and 12 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and 17 part-time employees, and spent $220,469.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.