The price of local government: City of Knoxville
That's an increase of 13.3 percent from 2014, when the city spent $4.90 million, or $5,037.18 per household.
Knoxville has 973 households and a population of 2,911.
Since 2001, the City of Knoxville budget has grown by 135.6 percent, from $2.36 million. The city population has fallen 19.1 percent over the same period, from 3,600.
Salaries accounted for 11.5 percent of city spending in 2015. Knoxville property taxpayers paid $637,911.06 for 15 full-time employees and 35 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 13 full-time employees and 16 part-time employees, and spent $596,021.24.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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33 N. Public Square
Knoxville, IL - 61448