The price of local government: City of Prophetstown
That's an increase of 2.2 percent from 2014, when the city spent $2 million, or $2,337.01 per household.
Prophetstown has 854 households and a population of 2,100.
Since 2001, the City of Prophetstown budget has grown by 6.3 percent, from $1.92 million. The city population has grown five percent over the same period, from 2,000.
Salaries accounted for 21.3 percent of city spending in 2015. Prophetstown property taxpayers paid $433,962.06 for eight full-time employees and 12 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had eight full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $415,685.40.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.