The price of local government: City of Lewistown
That's a decrease of 9.8 percent from 2014, when the city spent $3.21 million, or $3,039.96 per household.
Lewistown has 1,056 households and a population of 2,448.
Since 2001, the City of Lewistown budget has grown by 10.2 percent, from $2.63 million. The city population has fallen 3.3 percent over the same period, from 2,531.
Salaries accounted for 17.9 percent of city spending in 2015. Lewistown property taxpayers paid $518,843.40 for nine full-time employees and 41 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 11 full-time employees and 44 part-time employees, and spent $523,301.64.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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