The price of local government: City of Altamont
That's a decrease of 15.9 percent from 2014, when the city spent $11.56 million, or $12,735.01 per household.
Altamont has 908 households and a population of 2,304.
Since 2001, the City of Altamont budget has grown by 30 percent, from $7.48 million. The city population has fallen 3.3 percent over the same period, from 2,383.
Salaries accounted for 10.4 percent of city spending in 2015. Altamont property taxpayers paid $1.01 million for 21 full-time employees and five part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 19 full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $857,363.81.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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