The price of local government: City of Northlake
That's a decrease of 92.5 percent from 2014, when the city spent $290.73 million, or $81,895.85 per household.
Northlake has 3,550 households and a population of 12,312.
Since 2001, the City of Northlake budget has fallen by 5.6 percent, from $23.24 million. The city population has grown 3.5 percent over the same period, from 11,900.
Salaries accounted for 30.2 percent of city spending in 2015. Northlake property taxpayers paid $6.62 million for 77 full-time employees and 52 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 76 full-time employees and 19 part-time employees, and spent $5.01 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.