Per Capita Total Operating Income and Expenditures, January 2003 (v.6, n.2)

The following data may be useful when preparing your library's FY2004 budget. More extensive data summaries and analyses will be included in the FY2002 Massachusetts Public Library Data Summary Report which will be available in early April.

FY1988-FY2002

Fiscal Year Number of Reporting Municipalities Total Appropriated Municipal Income Total Operating Income Total Operating Expenditures
FY2002 340 29.98 33.95 32.44
FY2001 340 28.15 32.32 31.03
FY2000 338 27.35 31.46 29.97
FY1999 336 25.79 29.53 28.53
FY1998 337 23.89 26.88 26.50
FY1997 336 22.48 25.19 24.38
FY1996 335 21.24 23.89 22.98
FY1995 333 19.78 22.23 21.76
FY1994 331 18.72 21.12 20.64
FY1993 326 17.78 19.97 19.65
FY1992 326 17.26 19.46 19.05
FY1991 323 18.05 20.02 19.64
FY1990 321 18.36 20.17 19.68
FY1989 328* 17.80 19.51 19.13
FY1988 330* 16.44 18.12 17.64

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

FY2002 Average Per Capita Total Operating Income and Expenditures


Number of Reporting Libraries Number of Reporting Municipalities Total Appropriated Municipal Income Total Operating Income Total Operating Expenditures
FY2002 Statewide Average 362 340 29.98 33.95 32.44
FY2002 Median Per Capita for Municipalities* 361 338 26.12 28.35 27.82

By Population Group*

Municipality Group Number of Reporting Libraries Number of Reporting Municipalities Total Appropriated Municipal Income Total Operating Income Total Operating Expenditures
Group A (0-1,999) 50 50 19.22 23.89 23.13
Group B (2,000-4,999) 50 46 34.82 39.12 36.84
Group C (5,000-9,999) 70 69 30.27 35.62 33.94
Group D (10,000-14,999) 54 52 30.15 32.90 31.35
Group E (15,000-24,999) 56 50 31.72 34.42 33.34
Group F (25,000-49,999) 58 48 27.88 31.31 30.38
Group G (50,000-99,999) 18 18 22.98 25.32 24.22
Group H (100,000 +) 5 5 38.88 46.63 43.67

By Region

Group Number of Reporting Municipalities Total Appropriated Municipal Income Total Operating Income Total Operating Expenditures
Boston Region 3 42.21 53.70 50.91
Central Region 71 21.70 24.47 22.71
Metrowest Region 36 36.15 39.07 37.90
Northeast Region 54 23.72 26.18 24.95
Southeastern Region 85 23.44 26.82 25.39
Western Region 89 23.63 28.86 27.78

Sources: 1998 population estimates and FY2001 state aid applications.

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