The price of local government: City of Auburn
That's an increase of 0.6 percent from 2014, when the city spent $6.08 million, or $3,489.47 per household.
Auburn has 1,743 households and a population of 4,771.
Since 2001, the City of Auburn budget has fallen by 30.1 percent, from $8.75 million. The city population has grown 25.6 percent over the same period, from 3,800.
Salaries accounted for 15 percent of city spending in 2015. Auburn property taxpayers paid $919,503.48 for 23 full-time employees and 34 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 20 full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $748,396.75.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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