The price of local government: City of Beardstown
That's an increase of 5.7 percent from 2014, when the city spent $9.26 million, or $4,216.31 per household.
Beardstown has 2,196 households and a population of 5,960.
Since 2001, the City of Beardstown budget has grown by 98.6 percent, from $4.93 million. The city population has grown 12.5 percent over the same period, from 5,300.
Salaries accounted for 19.6 percent of city spending in 2015. Beardstown property taxpayers paid $1.92 million for 46 full-time employees and 19 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had one full-time employee and one part-time employee, and spent $763,183.16.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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105 W 3rd St
Beardstown, IL - 62618