The price of local government: City of Cairo
That's a decrease of 7.9 percent from 2014, when the city spent $5 million, or $4,570.95 per household.
Cairo has 1,094 households and a population of 2,996.
Since 2001, the City of Cairo budget has fallen by 1.6 percent, from $4.68 million. The city population has fallen 37.6 percent over the same period, from 4,800.
Salaries accounted for 25 percent of city spending in 2015. Cairo property taxpayers paid $1.15 million for 25 full-time employees and 10 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 39 full-time employees and 33 part-time employees, and spent $1.82 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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