The price of local government: Village of Sherman
That's an increase of 44.4 percent from 2014, when the village spent $4.45 million, or $3,522.54 per household.
Sherman has 1,264 households and a population of 4,148.
Since 2001, the Village of Sherman budget has grown by 93.5 percent, from $3.32 million. The village population has grown 65.9 percent over the same period, from 2,500.
Salaries accounted for 10.9 percent of village spending in 2015. Sherman property taxpayers paid $703,138.02 for 13 full-time employees and 16 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had eight full-time employees and two part-time employees, and spent $378,839.25.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.