The price of local government in 2017: City of Lockport
That's an increase of 23.8 percent from 2016, when the city spent $48.21 million, or $4,445 per household.
Lockport has 10,846 households and a population of 25,590.
Since 2001, the City of Lockport budget has grown by 237.9 percent, from $17.66 million. The city population has grown 68.5 percent over the same period, from 15,191.
Salaries accounted for 13.5 percent of city spending in 2017. Lockport property taxpayers paid $8.05 million for 89 full-time employees and 49 part-time employees.
In 2001, the city had 65 full-time employees and 25 part-time employees, and spent $5.05 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.