The price of local government: City of Casey
That's an increase of 8.3 percent from 2014, when the city spent $22.95 million, or $1.15 million per household.
Casey has 20 households and a population of 2,769.
Since 2001, the City of Casey budget has grown by 106.3 percent, from $12.05 million. The city population has fallen 5.9 percent over the same period, from 2,942.
Salaries accounted for 6.5 percent of city spending in 2015. Casey property taxpayers paid $1.61 million for 28 full-time employees and nine part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 31 full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $1.56 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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