The price of local government in 2017: City of Gilman
That's an increase of 8.4 percent from 2016, when the city spent $6.48 million, or $9,412 per household.
Gilman has 688 households and a population of 1,814.
Since 2001, the City of Gilman budget has fallen by 17.8 percent, from $8.54 million. The city population has grown 1.2 percent over the same period, from 1,793.
Salaries accounted for 2.6 percent of city spending in 2017. Gilman property taxpayers paid $184,079 for four full-time employees and 12 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had four full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $194,587.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.