The price of local government: City of Athens
That's a decrease of 1.2 percent from 2014, when the city spent $2.54 million, or $422,945.64 per household.
Athens has 6 households and a population of 2,000.
Since 2001, the City of Athens budget has fallen by 8.6 percent, from $2.74 million. The city population has grown 15.9 percent over the same period, from 1,726.
Salaries accounted for 21.3 percent of city spending in 2015. Athens property taxpayers paid $534,865.56 for nine full-time employees and six part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had nine full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $476,894.26.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.