Individual Return on Investment Calculator
Please enter the number of times you use the following library services each month
|Your Use||Library Services||Value of Services|
|Value you receive monthly from your library:||$|
|For every $1.00 in taxes you invest in your library, you receive $ of value in return*|
Where did these numbers come from?
Typical taxpayer contributions are determined from the library"s 2006 local income per capita. For libraries in Colorado, this can be found at data-tools/public-libraries/annual-statistics/. We borrowed value of library service figures from Maine State Library"s Library Use Value Calculator. For more information, see their explanation.
*Your personal return on investment is based on your responses and the typical annual tax contribution for --INSERT YOUR LIBRARY NAME HERE--. You see a returned value of $ for every one dollar invested. Visit data-tools/public-libraries/annual-statistics/ to find Local Income per Capita for Colorado"s public libraries.