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The price of local government in 2017: City of Herrin

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 6, 2018


The City of Herrin budget was $9.43 million for its 2017 fiscal year, or $1,780 per household.

That's an increase of 9.2 percent from 2016, when the city spent $8.64 million, or $1,630 per household.

Herrin has 5,300 households and a population of 12,501.

Since 2001, the City of Herrin budget has grown by 78.5 percent, from $5.28 million. The city population has grown 13.6 percent over the same period, from 11,000.

Salaries accounted for 63 percent of city spending in 2017. Herrin property taxpayers paid $5.94 million for 93 full-time employees and 34 part-time employees.

In 2001, the city had 47 full-time employees and 60 part-time employees, and spent $3.50 million.

Year
Population
Budget
Salaries
Salary %
# Employees
$$ Per Employee
2017
12,501
$9,433,607
$5,938,485
63
127
$46,760
2016
12,501
$8,639,083
$5,931,911
68.7
119
$49,848
2015
12,501
$8,498,413
$5,894,698
69.4
91
$64,777
2014
12,501
$7,944,383
$5,683,467
71.5
113
$50,296
2013
12,501
$7,636,042
$5,159,966
67.6
110
$46,909
2012
12,501
$7,428,573
$4,686,814
63.1
113
$41,476
2011
11,000
$7,478,793
$5,091,440
68.1
105
$48,490
2010
11,000
$7,324,843
$5,281,637
72.1
112
$47,157
2009
11,000
$7,329,056
$4,696,874
64.1
93
$50,504
2008
11,000
$6,998,472
$4,465,670
63.8
93
$48,018
2007
11,000
$6,737,818
$4,244,897
63
96
$44,218
2006
11,000
$6,294,816
$4,189,226
66.6
96
$43,638
2005
11,000
$5,641,610
$4,112,224
72.9
93
$44,217
2004
11,000
$5,362,352
$3,977,140
74.2
93
$42,765
2003
11,000
$5,187,210
$4,004,200
77.2
93
$43,056
2002
11,000
$5,152,630
$4,212,916
81.8
107
$39,373
2001
11,000
$5,283,962
$3,497,599
66.2
107
$32,688

All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.

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