The price of local government in 2016: Village of Oakford
That's an increase of 4.5 percent from 2015, when the village spent $232,495, or $1,845 per household.
Oakford has 126 households and a population of 309.
Since 2001, the Village of Oakford budget has fallen by 67 percent, from $735,533. The village population has fallen 12 percent over the same period, from 351.
Salaries accounted for 7.8 percent of village spending in 2016. Oakford property taxpayers paid $18,925 for 11 part-time employees, or an average of $1,720 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had 11 part-time employees and spent $19,410, or $1,765 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.