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2003 New York State Yearbook Banner Section F: Local Government Finances and Employment

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    Information on local governments in New York State — including local government finances and employment; state aid; and property values.


    Highlights

  • There were 3,176 local government units in New York State in 2005, including cities, counties, towns, villages, school districts, and fire districts.
  • New York State local governments raised $124 billion in revenues in 2005, with $37 billion, or approximately 30 percent, from real property taxes and assessments.
  • New York State local government expenditures were over $131 billion in 2005, up approximately $32 billion, or 32.4 percent, since 2000.
  • New York State local governments spent $34.6 billion on education, approximately 34 percent of their total general purpose expenditures.
  • New York State local governments issued over $12 billion in new bonds in 2005, and ended the year with over $63 billion in outstanding bonds.
  • Over $2.6 billion in lottery aid was distributed to education in New York State during the 2006-07 fiscal year.
  • There were approximately 615 thousand positions under local civil service administration in New York State as of December 31, 2006.

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Direct Expenditure Per Capita of State and Local Governments, US by State:  Fiscal Years 1996-97 — 2003-04

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Local Government Finances, NYS: Selected Local Fiscal Years Ended in 1995-2005

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Revenues of Local Governments by Type of Local Government, NYS by County (Excluding NYC): Local Fiscal Years Ended in 2005

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Current Operating Expenditures of Local Governments by Type of Government Entity, NYS by County (Excluding NYC): Local Fiscal Years Ended in 2005

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Current Operating Expenditures of Local Governments by Type of Expenditure, NYS: Selected Local Fiscal Years Ended in 1995-2005

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Current Expenditures of Local Governments by Function, NYS: Selected Local Fiscal Years Ended in 1995-2005

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Equipment and Capital Outlay Expenditures of Local Governments by Type of Local Government, NYS by County (Excluding NYC): Local Fiscal Years Ended in 2005

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Bonds Issued and Redeemed by Local Governments, NYS: Selected Local Fiscal Years Ended in 1960-2005

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Lottery Aid to Education, NYS by County: Fiscal Years 2001-02 — 2006-07

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STAR Administrative Aid Payment Schedule, NYS by County: 2006

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State Equalization Rates, NYS by County: 2005

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Equalized Exempt Value of Exempt Real Property, NYS by County: Local Assessment Rolls Completed in 2005

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Equalized Exempt Value of Exempt Real Property by Property Use Group and Owner Subgroup, NYS, NYC, Rest of State: 2004 and 2005

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Positions Under County Civil Service Administration, NYS by County: December 31, 2006

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Positions Under City and Town Government, Civil Service Administration, NYS Cities and Towns: December 31, 2006

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Positions Under Local Government Civil Service Administration, NYS: December 31, 2006

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Local Government Entities, NYS by County: 2005

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Local Government Entities, NYS by County: 2005

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