The price of local government in 2016: Rich Township
That's a decrease of 17.4 percent from 2015, when the township spent $9.68 million.
Rich Township has a population of 76,727.
Since 2001, the Rich Township budget has grown by 42.1 percent, from $5.63 million. The township population has grown 13.5 percent over the same period, from 67,623.
Salaries accounted for 25.6 percent of township spending in 2016. Rich Township property taxpayers paid $2.05 million for 35 full-time employees and 14 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had 43 full-time employees and 23 part-time employees, and spent $1.85 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.