The price of local government in 2017: Village of Crescent City
That's an increase of 3.8 percent from 2016, when the city spent $801,518, or $3,048 per household.
Crescent has 263 households and a population of 615.
Since 2001, the Village of Crescent City budget has grown by 46.3 percent, from $568,497. The city population has grown 13.9 percent over the same period, from 540.
Salaries accounted for 6.5 percent of city spending in 2017. Crescent property taxpayers paid $53,648 for 14 part-time employees, or an average of $3,832 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 $52,837.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.