The price of local government: City of Carthage
That's a decrease of 44.9 percent from 2014, when the city spent $2.93 million, or $2,661.22 per household.
Carthage has 1,102 households and a population of 2,850.
Since 2001, the City of Carthage budget has fallen by 33.9 percent, from $2.44 million. The city population has grown 4.6 percent over the same period, from 2,725.
Salaries accounted for 23.7 percent of city spending in 2015. Carthage property taxpayers paid $383,309.88 for 10 full-time employees and 15 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had nine full-time employees and two part-time employees, and spent $411,864.47.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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