Per Capita Total Operating Income and Expenditures, January 2005 (v.8,n.1)

The following data may be useful when preparing your library's FY2006 budget. More extensive data summaries and analyses will be included in the FY2004 Massachusetts Public Library Data Summary Tables and Graphs Report which will be available in early April.

1988-2004

Fiscal Year Number of Reporting Municipalities Total Appropriated Municipal Income Total Operating Income Total Operating Expenditures
FY2004 340 29.14 32.70 31.83
FY2003 340 30.01 33.43 32.38
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.

FY2004 Average Per Capita Total Operating Income and Expenditures

Statewide


Number of Reporting Libraries Number of Reporting Municipalities Total Appropriated Municipal Income Total Operating Income Total Operating Expenditures
FY2004 Per Capita 362 340 29.14 32.70 31.83
FY2004 Median Per Capita* 361 338 25.90 28.63 28.02

By Population Group*

Municipality Group Number of Reporting Libraries Number of Reporting Municipalities Total Appropriated Municipal Income
Statewide/Median
Total Operating Income
Statewide/Median
Total Operating Expenditures
Statewide/Median
Group A (0-1,999) 50 50 20.38
15.44
24.30
20.04
24.10
20.09
Group B (2,000-4,999)* 50 46 36.99
28.10
40.71
30.02
39.19
30.33
Group C (5,000-9,999)* 66 65 30.24
27.88
34.35
31.40
32.86
30.20
Group D (10,000-14,999) 55 53 32.27
28.58
35.23
30.12
34.50
30.30
Group E (15,000-24,999) 58 52 32.10
29.66
34.93
32.06
34.08
31.33
Group F (25,000-49,999) 59 49 27.62
27.94
30.92
30.89
30.27
29.26
Group G (50,000-99,999) 18 18 21.94
18.46
23.96
20.76
23.38
19.65
Group H (100,000 +) 5 5 33.75
28.54
40.19
31.49
38.94
31.49

By Region

Group Number of Reporting Libraries Number of Reporting Municipalities Total Appropriated Municipal Income
Statewide/Median
Total Operating Income
Statewide/Median
Total Operating Expenditures
Statewide/Median
Boston Region 3 3 37.35
18.99
46.61
20.76
44.64
20.02
Central Region 72 71 23.87
22.90
25.93
25.14
25.22
24.67
Metrowest Region 38 36 41.45
39.68
44.13
41.08
43.22
40.49
Northeast Region 53 54 25.85
30.37
28.16
32.82
27.34
31.84
Southeastern Region 101 86 25.43
26.69
28.66
30.40
28.17
30.30
Western Region 95 90 24.56
20.24
28.85
23.82
27.97
23.15

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

Sources: 2002 population estimate and FY2005 Financial Report Forms.

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