The price of local government: City of Gillespie
That's a decrease of 1.7 percent from 2014, when the city spent $4.05 million, or $2,927.10 per household.
Gillespie has 1,383 households and a population of 3,319.
Since 2001, the City of Gillespie budget has fallen by 27.2 percent, from $5.46 million. The city population has fallen 9.6 percent over the same period, from 3,673.
Salaries accounted for 20.8 percent of city spending in 2015. Gillespie property taxpayers paid $827,620.86 for 23 full-time employees and 19 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 23 full-time employees and 12 part-time employees, and spent $761,255.57.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.