The price of local government: Village of Crescent City
That's a decrease of 19.6 percent from 2014, when the city spent $1.01 million, or $3,843.31 per household.
Crescent has 263 households and a population of 615.
Since 2001, the Village of Crescent City budget has grown by 48.1 percent, from $548,479.50. The city population has grown 13.9 percent over the same period, from 540.
Salaries accounted for 6.4 percent of city spending in 2015. Crescent property taxpayers paid $52,242.36 for nine part-time employees, or an average of $5,804.71 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the city had one full-time employee and 10 part-time employees, and spent $50,976.33.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.