The price of local government in 2017: City of Galva
That's an increase of percent from 2016, when the city spent $4.88 million, or $3,884 per household.
Galva has 1,256 households and a population of 2,539.
Since 2001, the City of Galva budget has grown by 20.2 percent, from $4.06 million. The city population has fallen 7.4 percent over the same period, from 2,742.
Salaries accounted for 15.9 percent of city spending in 2017. Galva property taxpayers paid $777,686 for 12 full-time employees and 60 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 15 full-time employees and 12 part-time employees, and spent $713,808.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.