The price of local government in 2017: Rockton Township
That's an increase of 13.7 percent from 2016, when the township spent $1.22 million.
Rockton Township has a population of 16,441.
Since 2001, the Rockton Township budget has fallen by 13.2 percent, from $1.60 million. The township population has grown 21.5 percent over the same period, from 13,534.
Salaries accounted for 30.4 percent of township spending in 2017. Rockton Township property taxpayers paid $421,756 for seven full-time employees and 11 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.