The price of local government: City of Greenville
That's a decrease of 10.4 percent from 2014, when the city spent $44.77 million, or $18,598.79 per household.
Greenville has 2,407 households and a population of 7,000.
Since 2001, the City of Greenville budget has grown by 111.7 percent, from $18.95 million. The city population has grown 0.6 percent over the same period, from 6,955.
Salaries accounted for 5.6 percent of city spending in 2015. Greenville property taxpayers paid $2.23 million for 41 full-time employees and 21 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 40 full-time employees and 11 part-time employees, and spent $1.75 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.