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The price of local government in 2016: City of Golconda

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2017

Budget 10

The City of Golconda budget was $2.17 million for its 2016 fiscal year, or $6,504 per household.

That's a decrease of 0.9 percent from 2015, when the city spent $2.19 million, or $6,565 per household.

Golconda has 334 households and a population of 668.

Since 2001, the City of Golconda budget has grown by 26.6 percent, from $1.72 million. The city population has fallen 19 percent over the same period, from 825.

Salaries accounted for 8.3 percent of city spending in 2016. Golconda property taxpayers paid $180,304 for four full-time employees and 13 part-time employees.

In 2001, the city had five full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $169,417.

Year
Population
Budget
Salaries
Salary %
# Employees
$$ Per Employee
2016
668
$2,172,450
$180,304
8.3
17
$10,606
2015
668
$2,192,610
$183,323
8.4
17
$10,784
2014
668
$2,192,610
$167,965
7.7
18
$9,331
2013
668
$2,233,980
$155,332
7
15
$10,355
2012
668
$2,254,665
$156,000
6.9
18
$8,667
2011
638
$2,331,755
$158,538
6.8
18
$8,808
2010
825
$1,935,150
$150,902
7.8
18
$8,383
2009
825
$1,915,875
$151,651
7.9
18
$8,425
2008
825
$1,733,355
$140,319
8.1
83
$1,691
2007
825
$1,665,967
$141,984
8.5
6
$23,664
2006
825
$2,000,625
$147,535
7.4
6
$24,589
2005
825
$1,933,100
$159,549
8.3
6
$26,592
2004
825
$3,193,220
$153,099
4.8
6
$25,517
2003
825
$1,741,820
$160,208
9.2
6
$26,701
2002
825
$4,169,550
$174,530
4.2
9
$19,392
2001
825
$1,715,999
$169,417
9.9
9
$18,824

All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.

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