Municipal Analysis: City of Poway (updated July 2010)
* Property and sales tax account for approximately 95% of the City of Poway's total governmental tax revenue. In FY 2009, property tax accounted for 79.83% of total governmental tax revenue. � Poway's largest governmental expenditure is public safety, and single largest overall expenditure is debt service. The City's fastest growing areas of expenditure are public works and capital outlay. * Between FY 1999 - FY 2009 the City's population increased by 5.90%, while staffing decreased by 5.53%. * When adjusting for inflation, the City's total pension costs have increased 214.22% between FY 1999 and FY 2009. * At the end of FY 2009, the City of Poway had long-term debt per capita of $5,658.40.