The price of local government in 2017: Village of New Berlin
That's an increase of 5.3 percent from 2016, when the village spent $1.38 million, or $1,719 per household.
New Berlin has 800 households and a population of 1,346.
Since 2001, the Village of New Berlin budget has grown by 73.3 percent, from $835,345. The village population has grown 68.9 percent over the same period, from 797.
Salaries accounted for 12.9 percent of village spending in 2017. New Berlin property taxpayers paid $186,672 for four full-time employees and 15 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had two full-time employees and 17 part-time employees, and spent $190,634.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.