The price of local government in 2017: City of Dallas City
That's a decrease of 49.1 percent from 2016, when the city spent $1.17 million, or $2,403 per household.
Dallas has 488 households and a population of 975.
Since 2001, the City of Dallas City budget has fallen by 27.6 percent, from $824,510. The city population has fallen 7.6 percent over the same period, from 1,055.
Salaries accounted for 18.4 percent of city spending in 2017. Dallas property taxpayers paid $109,725 for three full-time employees and seven part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had five full-time employees and five part-time employees, and spent $150,822.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.