The price of local government in 2017: Village of Ursa
That's an increase of 128.7 percent from 2016, when the village spent $522,113, or $1,978 per household.
Ursa has 264 households and a population of 626.
Since 2001, the Village of Ursa budget has grown by 334.9 percent, from $274,593. The village population has grown 25.2 percent over the same period, from 500.
Salaries accounted for 5.9 percent of village spending in 2017. Ursa property taxpayers paid $70,735 for one full-time employee and 17 part-time employees.
In 2001, the village had three part-time employees and spent $50,889, or $16,963 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.