The price of local government: City of Abingdon
That's a decrease of 8.5 percent from 2014, when the city spent $2.33 million, or $1,930.45 per household.
Abingdon has 1,209 households and a population of 3,319.
Since 2001, the City of Abingdon budget has fallen by 33.2 percent, from $3.20 million. The city population has fallen 7.6 percent over the same period, from 3,591.
Salaries accounted for 29 percent of city spending in 2015. Abingdon property taxpayers paid $619,066.56 for 17 full-time employees and 28 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 16 full-time employees and eight part-time employees, and spent $592,388.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.