The price of local government: City of Hillsboro
That's an increase of 6.1 percent from 2014, when the city spent $8.92 million, or $5,204.47 per household.
Hillsboro has 1,714 households and a population of 6,207.
Since 2001, the City of Hillsboro budget has grown by 31.4 percent, from $7.20 million. The city population has grown 42.4 percent over the same period, from 4,359.
Salaries accounted for 18.4 percent of city spending in 2015. Hillsboro property taxpayers paid $1.74 million for 41 full-time employees and 32 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 38 full-time employees and three part-time employees, and spent $1.72 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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