The price of local government in 2017: City of Marseilles
That's a decrease of 15.8 percent from 2016, when the city spent $8.22 million, or $2,933 per household.
Marseilles has 2,803 households and a population of 5,094.
Since 2001, the City of Marseilles budget has fallen by 55.8 percent, from $15.67 million. The city population has grown 10.7 percent over the same period, from 4,600.
Salaries accounted for 20.6 percent of city spending in 2017. Marseilles property taxpayers paid $1.43 million for 30 full-time employees and 16 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 32 full-time employees and six part-time employees, and spent $1.41 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.