The price of local government: City of Lincoln
That's an increase of 29.7 percent from 2014, when the city spent $28.74 million, or $4,420.98 per household.
Lincoln has 6,500 households and a population of 14,504.
Since 2001, the City of Lincoln budget has grown by 118.8 percent, from $17.03 million. The city population has fallen 5.9 percent over the same period, from 15,418.
Salaries accounted for 9.8 percent of city spending in 2015. Lincoln property taxpayers paid $3.63 million for 77 full-time employees and 35 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 77 full-time employees and 36 part-time employees, and spent $3.97 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.