The price of local government: City of Fulton
That's a decrease of 11.7 percent from 2014, when the city spent $4.26 million, or $2,683.85 per household.
Fulton has 1,586 households and a population of 3,410.
Since 2001, the City of Fulton budget has fallen by 64.8 percent, from $10.68 million. The city population has fallen 9.5 percent over the same period, from 3,770.
Salaries accounted for 28.5 percent of city spending in 2015. Fulton property taxpayers paid $1.07 million for 20 full-time employees and three part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 17 full-time employees and 14 part-time employees, and spent $850,412.43.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.