The price of local government in 2017: City of Oakland
That's a decrease of 2.1 percent from 2016, when the city spent $1.18 million, or $1,914 per household.
Oakland has 614 households and a population of 880.
Since 2001, the City of Oakland budget has fallen by 47 percent, from $2.17 million. The city population has fallen 11.6 percent over the same period, from 996.
Salaries accounted for 21.8 percent of city spending in 2017. Oakland property taxpayers paid $250,679 for three full-time employees and eight part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had six full-time employees and five part-time employees, and spent $220,042.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.