The price of local government in 2017: Rich Township
That's a decrease of 43.7 percent from 2016, when the township spent $7.99 million.
Rich Township has a population of 76,727.
Since 2001, the Rich Township budget has fallen by 19.9 percent, from $5.63 million. The township population has grown 13.5 percent over the same period, from 67,623.
Salaries accounted for 39.1 percent of township spending in 2017. Rich Township property taxpayers paid $1.76 million for 32 full-time employees and 13 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.