The price of local government in 2016: Pulaski County
That's an increase of 1.7 percent from 2015, when the county spent $12.32 million.
Pulaski County has a population of 6,161.
Since 2001, the Pulaski County budget has grown by 42.9 percent, from $8.77 million. The county population has fallen 16.2 percent over the same period, from 7,348.
Salaries accounted for 43.5 percent of county spending in 2016. Pulaski County property taxpayers paid $5.45 million for 140 full-time employees and two part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 51 full-time employees and three part-time employees, and spent $1.94 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.