The price of local government in 2016: Rockton Township
That's an increase of 0.4 percent from 2015, when the township spent $1.21 million.
Rockton Township has a population of 16,441.
Since 2001, the Rockton Township budget has fallen by 23.6 percent, from $1.60 million. The township population has grown 21.5 percent over the same period, from 13,534.
Salaries accounted for 35.2 percent of township spending in 2016. Rockton Township property taxpayers paid $428,962 for seven full-time employees and 17 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had six full-time employees and 25 part-time employees, and spent $346,427.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.