The price of local government in 2017: Village of New Holland
That's an increase of 61.3 percent from 2016, when the village spent $222,737, or $2,503 per household.
New Holland has 89 households and a population of 264.
Since 2001, the Village of New Holland budget has grown by 37.3 percent, from $261,673. The village population has fallen 20 percent over the same period, from 330.
Salaries accounted for 8.5 percent of village spending in 2017. New Holland property taxpayers paid $30,642 for 16 part-time employees, or an average of $1,915 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had nine part-time employees and spent $16,151, or $1,795 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.