The price of local government: City of Assumption
That's an increase of three percent from 2014, when the city spent $1.29 million, or $2,362.34 per household.
Assumption has 548 households and a population of 1,186.
Since 2001, the City of Assumption budget has grown by 2.7 percent, from $1.30 million. The city population has fallen 5.1 percent over the same period, from 1,250.
Salaries accounted for 20.5 percent of city spending in 2015. Assumption property taxpayers paid $273,077.46 for three full-time employees and 19 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had two full-time employees and 15 part-time employees, and spent $220,315.18.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.