The price of local government in 2016: Village of Dawson
That's a decrease of 21.7 percent from 2015, when the village spent $1.03 million, or $2,389 per household.
Dawson has 431 households and a population of 509.
Since 2001, the Village of Dawson budget has grown by 78.1 percent, from $452,696. The village population has fallen 12.5 percent over the same period, from 582.
Salaries accounted for 19.8 percent of village spending in 2016. Dawson property taxpayers paid $159,246 for five full-time employees and four part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had four full-time employees and spent $94,301, or $23,575 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.