The price of local government in 2017: Village of Mazon
That's an increase of 162.2 percent from 2016, when the village spent $2.31 million, or $4,590 per household.
Mazon has 504 households and a population of 1,015.
Since 2001, the Village of Mazon budget has grown by 178 percent, from $2.18 million. The village population has grown 12.3 percent over the same period, from 904.
Salaries accounted for 4.6 percent of village spending in 2017. Mazon property taxpayers paid $277,757 for two full-time employees and two part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and spent $138,000, or $69,000 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.