The price of local government: City of Dekalb
That's an increase of 19.8 percent from 2014, when the city spent $78.74 million, or $5,049.49 per household.
Dekalb has 15,594 households and a population of 44,054.
Since 2001, the City of Dekalb budget has grown by 31.6 percent, from $71.66 million. The city population has grown 12.9 percent over the same period, from 39,018.
Salaries accounted for 19.3 percent of city spending in 2015. Dekalb property taxpayers paid $18.20 million for 199 full-time employees and 55 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 206 full-time employees and 41 part-time employees, and spent $14.43 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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21380 Washington Rd
Deer Creek, IL - 61733