The price of local government: City of Sterling
That's an increase of 0.4 percent from 2014, when the city spent $225.95 million, or $37,218.20 per household.
Sterling has 6,071 households and a population of 155,960.
Since 2001, the City of Sterling budget has grown by 1079 percent, from $19.25 million. The city population has grown 909.4 percent over the same period, from 15,451.
Salaries accounted for 2.7 percent of city spending in 2015. Sterling property taxpayers paid $6.04 million for five full-time employees and 89 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 111 full-time employees and 80 part-time employees, and spent $6.06 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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