The price of local government: City of Aledo
That's an increase of five percent from 2014, when the city spent $7.22 million, or $4,649.47 per household.
Aledo has 1,553 households and a population of 3,648.
Since 2001, the City of Aledo budget has grown by 19.6 percent, from $6.34 million. The city population has grown 1.3 percent over the same period, from 3,600.
Salaries accounted for 13.7 percent of city spending in 2015. Aledo property taxpayers paid $1.03 million for 22 full-time employees and 20 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 26 full-time employees and 14 part-time employees, and spent $711,641.02.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.