The price of local government: City of Olney
That's an increase of 1.3 percent from 2014, when the city spent $12.42 million, or $3,237.19 per household.
Olney has 3,838 households and a population of 10,334.
Since 2001, the City of Olney budget has fallen by 32.8 percent, from $18.72 million. The city population has grown 19.7 percent over the same period, from 8,631.
Salaries accounted for 24.1 percent of city spending in 2015. Olney property taxpayers paid $3.03 million for 58 full-time employees and 75 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 69 full-time employees and 129 part-time employees, and spent $3.18 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.