The price of local government in 2016: Cumberland County
That's an increase of 29.6 percent from 2015, when the county spent $5.34 million.
Cumberland County has a population of 11,253.
Since 2001, the Cumberland County budget has fallen by 4.3 percent, from $7.23 million. The county population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 28.8 percent of county spending in 2016. Cumberland County property taxpayers paid $1.99 million for 44 full-time employees and 24 part-time employees.
In 2001, the county had 48 full-time employees and 41 part-time employees, and spent $1.85 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.