The price of local government: Village of Compton
That's a decrease of one percent from 2014, when the village spent $77,198.50, or $576.11 per household.
Compton has 134 households and a population of 341.
Since 2001, the Village of Compton budget has fallen by 23.5 percent, from $99,941.50. The village population has fallen 29 percent over the same period, from 480.
Salaries accounted for 5.6 percent of village spending in 2015. Compton property taxpayers paid $4,312.56 for 10 part-time employees, or an average of $431.26 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had 12 part-time employees and spent $3,882.58, or $323.55 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.