The price of local government in 2017: Stickney Township
That's a decrease of 6.5 percent from 2016, when the township spent $7.65 million.
Stickney Township has a population of 40,772.
Since 2001, the Stickney Township budget has fallen by 19.4 percent, from $8.88 million. The township population has grown 9.4 percent over the same period, from 37,267.
Salaries accounted for 40 percent of township spending in 2017. Stickney Township property taxpayers paid $2.87 million for 54 full-time employees and 18 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had 111 full-time employees and spent $2.21 million, or $19,952 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.