The price of local government: Village of Kingston Mines
That's an increase of 6.2 percent from 2014, when the village spent $259,714.50, or $2,546.22 per household.
Kingston Mines has 102 households and a population of 302.
Since 2001, the Village of Kingston Mines budget has grown by 81.4 percent, from $152,122.06. The village population has grown 3.1 percent over the same period, from 293.
Salaries accounted for 12.6 percent of village spending in 2015. Kingston Mines property taxpayers paid $34,840.14 for 18 part-time employees, or an average of $1,935.56 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had 12 part-time employees and spent $25,873.82, or $2,156.15 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.