The price of local government in 2017: City of Macon
That's an increase of seven percent from 2016, when the city spent $1.25 million, or $2,126 per household.
Macon has 590 households and a population of 1,128.
Since 2001, the City of Macon budget has fallen by 57.4 percent, from $3.15 million. The city population has fallen 12 percent over the same period, from 1,282.
Salaries accounted for 14.3 percent of city spending in 2017. Macon property taxpayers paid $191,594 for four full-time employees and 15 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had three full-time employees and 16 part-time employees, and spent $175,508.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.