The price of local government: Village of Gilberts
That's an increase of 45.4 percent from 2014, when the village spent $5.33 million, or $3,093.34 per household.
Gilberts has 1,724 households and a population of 7,433.
Since 2001, the Village of Gilberts budget has grown by 88.8 percent, from $4.11 million. The village population has grown 653.1 percent over the same period, from 987.
Salaries accounted for 20.2 percent of village spending in 2015. Gilberts property taxpayers paid $1.57 million for 35 full-time employees and 15 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had eight full-time employees and 42 part-time employees, and spent $582,691.14.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.