The price of local government in 2017: City of Monticello
That's an increase of 95.3 percent from 2016, when the city spent $8.44 million, or $3,936 per household.
Monticello has 2,145 households and a population of 5,585.
Since 2001, the City of Monticello budget has grown by 96.3 percent, from $8.40 million. The city population has grown 8.7 percent over the same period, from 5,138.
Salaries accounted for 12.9 percent of city spending in 2017. Monticello property taxpayers paid $2.13 million for 31 full-time employees and 145 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 26 full-time employees and 124 part-time employees, and spent $1.59 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.