The price of local government: City of Grayville
That's an increase of 19.3 percent from 2014, when the city spent $2.21 million, or $2,975.95 per household.
Grayville has 743 households and a population of 1,666.
Since 2001, the City of Grayville budget has fallen by 59.2 percent, from $6.46 million. The city population has fallen 18.5 percent over the same period, from 2,043.
Salaries accounted for 24.6 percent of city spending in 2015. Grayville property taxpayers paid $650,000.10 for 14 full-time employees and 22 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 27 full-time employees and 35 part-time employees, and spent $772,051.17.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.