The price of local government: City of Highland Park
That's an increase of 8.7 percent from 2014, when the city spent $92.77 million, or $10,159.98 per household.
Highland Park has 9,131 households and a population of 29,871.
Since 2001, the City of Highland Park budget has fallen by 4.8 percent, from $105.86 million. The city population has fallen 4.8 percent over the same period, from 31,365.
Salaries accounted for 22.2 percent of city spending in 2015. Highland Park property taxpayers paid $22.39 million for 237 full-time employees and 33 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 329 full-time employees and 63 part-time employees, and spent $19.24 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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