The price of local government: City of Wood River
That's a decrease of 25.6 percent from 2014, when the city spent $24.42 million, or $6,495.28 per household.
Wood River has 3,760 households and a population of 10,657.
Since 2001, the City of Wood River budget has fallen by 10.4 percent, from $20.28 million. The city population has fallen 7.2 percent over the same period, from 11,490.
Salaries accounted for 27 percent of city spending in 2015. Wood River property taxpayers paid $4.91 million for 68 full-time employees and 137 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 80 full-time employees and 150 part-time employees, and spent $5.15 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.
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111 N Wood River Ave
Wood River, IL - 62095