The price of local government in 2017: City of Golconda
That's a decrease of 1.9 percent from 2016, when the city spent $2.17 million, or $6,504 per household.
Golconda has 334 households and a population of 638.
Since 2001, the City of Golconda budget has grown by 24.1 percent, from $1.72 million. The city population has fallen 22.7 percent over the same period, from 825.
Salaries accounted for 8.9 percent of city spending in 2017. Golconda property taxpayers paid $190,552 for five 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.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.