Per Capita Total Operating Income and Expenditures, January 2009 (v.12,n.2)

The following data may be useful when preparing your library's FY2010 budget. More extensive data summaries and analyses will be included in the FY2008 Massachusetts Public Library Data Summary Tables and Graphs Report which will be available in early April.

1988-2008

Fiscal Year Number of Municipalities Reporting Total Appropriated Municipal Income Total Operating Income Total Operating Expenditures
FY1988 330* 16.44 18.12 17.64
FY1989 328* 17.80 19.51 19.13
FY1990 321 18.36 20.17 19.68
FY1991 323 18.05 20.02 19.64
FY1992 326 17.26 19.46 19.05
FY1993 326 17.78 19.97 19.65
FY1994 331 18.72 21.12 20.64
FY1995 333 19.78 22.23 21.76
FY1996 335 21.24 23.89 22.98
FY1997 336 22.48 25.19 24.38
FY1998 337 23.89 26.88 26.50
FY1999 336 25.79 29.53 28.53
FY2000 338 27.35 31.46 29.97
FY2001 340 28.15 32.32 31.03
FY2002 340 29.98 33.95 32.44
FY2003 340 30.01 33.43 32.38
FY2004 340 29.14 32.70 31.83
FY2005 341 30.72 34.60 33.55
FY2006 340 32.45 37.18 35.87
FY2007 339 34.00 38.83 36.95
FY2008 341 35.25 40.80 38.62
FY2008 Median Per Capita **339 31.16 35.69 33.64

*FY1989-four municipalities did not report expenditures data. FY1988 - five municipalities did not report expenditures data.

**excludes municipalities of Hamilton and Wenham. Both towns are served by the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library.

FY2008 Average Per Capita Total Operating Income and Expenditures
By Population Group*

Municipality Group Number of Libraries Reporting Number of Munics Reporting Total Appropriated Municipal Income
Statewide/Median
Total Operating Income
Statewide/Median
Total Operating Expenditures
Statewide/Median
0-1,999 53 53 26.37
22.03
35.65
30.54
30.36
24.61
2,000-4,999* 46 43 48.44
36.12
56.06
40.80
50.91
40.21
5,000-9,999* 69 67 37.24
34.55
42.85
38.52
40.52
35.45
10,000-14,999 53 51 38.08
30.73
42.13
33.78
40.41
32.30
15,000-24,999 60 54 37.15
32.06
41.59
36.71
40.44
36.70
25,000-49,999 56 46 34.27
32.55
39.91
37.65
37.56
35.16
50,000-99,999 20 20 26.73
24.70
29.53
27.87
27.90
25.66
100,000 + 5 5 41.48
37.43
51.58
43.18
48.38
40.89

By Region

Group Number of Libraries Reporting Number of Munics Reporting Total Appropriated Municipal Income
Statewide/Median
Total Operating Income
Statewide/Median
Total Operating Expenditures
Statewide/Median
Boston Region 3 3 45.06
24.13
59.31
27.21
55.58
27.72
Central Region 71 70 29.64
30.96
33.45
35.01
31.11
31.87
Metrowest Region 38 36 50.13
52.52
54.99
55.30
52.24
54.80
Northeast Region* 51 51 30.64
36.09
34.06
39.17
32.94
36.69
Southeastern Region 101 86 30.68
31.02
35.15
37.21
33.29
34.80
Western Region 98 93 30.40
25.27
36.88
32.35
34.62
28.07

*excludes municipalities of Hamilton and Wenham. Both towns are served by the Hamilton-Wenham Public Library.

Sources: 2007 population estimate and FY2009 Financial Report Forms.

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