The price of local government in 2017: City of South Beloit
That's a decrease of 4.7 percent from 2016, when the city spent $8.51 million, or $4,121 per household.
South Beloit has 2,065 households and a population of 7,892.
Since 2001, the City of South Beloit budget has grown by 63.2 percent, from $4.97 million. The city population has grown 46.2 percent over the same period, from 5,397.
Salaries accounted for 26.5 percent of city spending in 2017. South Beloit property taxpayers paid $2.15 million for 27 full-time employees and 54 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 24 full-time employees and 20 part-time employees, and spent $1.44 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.