The price of local government in 2017: Village of Lostant
That's a decrease of 15.5 percent from 2016, when the village spent $460,215, or $1,812 per household.
Lostant has 254 households and a population of 498.
Since 2001, the Village of Lostant budget has fallen by 20.5 percent, from $489,332. The village population has fallen 9.5 percent over the same period, from 550.
Salaries accounted for 27.4 percent of village spending in 2017. Lostant property taxpayers paid $106,532 for 20 part-time employees, or an average of $5,327 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had eight part-time employees and spent $70,445, or $8,806 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.