The price of local government in 2017: Village of Ellsworth
That's a decrease of 2.9 percent from 2016, when the village spent $412,220, or $5,354 per household.
Ellsworth has 77 households and a population of 195.
Since 2001, the Village of Ellsworth budget has fallen by 1.6 percent, from $407,114. The village population has fallen 19.4 percent over the same period, from 242.
Salaries accounted for 8.4 percent of village spending in 2017. Ellsworth property taxpayers paid $33,733 for 13 part-time employees, or an average of $2,595 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had four part-time employees and spent $10,995, or $2,749 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.