The price of local government in 2017: City of Quincy
That's an increase of 0.9 percent from 2016, when the city spent $73.95 million, or $4,382 per household.
Quincy has 16,875 households and a population of 40,633.
Since 2001, the City of Quincy budget has fallen by 29.4 percent, from $105.79 million. The city population has grown 0.7 percent over the same period, from 40,366.
Salaries accounted for 27 percent of city spending in 2017. Quincy property taxpayers paid $20.16 million for 311 full-time employees and 55 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 385 full-time employees and 70 part-time employees, and spent $22.27 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.