The price of local government: City of St. Elmo
That's an increase of 15.4 percent from 2014, when the city spent $7.87 million, or $12,923.20 per household.
St. Elmo has 609 households and a population of 1,426.
Since 2001, the City of St. Elmo budget has fallen by 26.4 percent, from $12.34 million. The city population has fallen 2.1 percent over the same period, from 1,456.
Salaries accounted for three percent of city spending in 2015. St. Elmo property taxpayers paid $275,206.20 for four full-time employees and 17 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had nine full-time employees and three part-time employees, and spent $294,241.75.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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411 N MAIN ST
ST. ELMO, IL - 62458