The price of local government: Village of Irving
That's a decrease of 22.9 percent from 2014, when the village spent $898,108.50, or $6,603.74 per household.
Irving has 136 households and a population of 495.
Since 2001, the Village of Irving budget has grown by 42.6 percent, from $485,665. The village population has fallen 80.1 percent over the same period, from 2,484.
Salaries accounted for 9.3 percent of village spending in 2015. Irving property taxpayers paid $64,793.46 for four part-time employees, or an average of $16,198.37 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the village had eight part-time employees and spent $57,652.34, or $7,206.54 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.