The price of local government: City of Chrisman
That's an increase of 11.1 percent from 2014, when the city spent $1.54 million, or $2,841.07 per household.
Chrisman has 541 households and a population of 575.
Since 2001, the City of Chrisman budget has fallen by 8.9 percent, from $1.87 million. The city population has fallen 56.4 percent over the same period, from 1,318.
Salaries accounted for 13.5 percent of city spending in 2015. Chrisman property taxpayers paid $230,325.18 for five full-time employees and eight part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had six full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $249,470.15.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.