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The price of local government in 2016: West Deerfield Township

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By Local Labs News Service | Jan 7, 2017

Budget 12

The West Deerfield Township budget was $1.43 million for its 2016 fiscal year.

That's a decrease of 13.4 percent from 2015, when the township spent $1.65 million.

West Deerfield Township has a population of 30,000.

Since 2001, the West Deerfield Township budget has grown by 48.8 percent, from $960,478. The township population has remained same.

Salaries accounted for 36.5 percent of township spending in 2016. West Deerfield Township property taxpayers paid $521,675 for five full-time employees and one part-time employee.

In 2001, the township had six full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $365,224.

Year
Population
Budget
Salaries
Salary %
# Employees
$$ Per Employee
2016
30,000
$1,429,628
$521,675
36.5
6
$86,946
2015
30,000
$1,651,109
$500,259
30.3
6
$83,376
2014
30,000
$1,183,130
$476,775
40.3
6
$79,463
2013
30,000
$1,510,362
$466,881
30.9
6
$77,813
2012
30,000
$1,959,908
$466,661
23.8
6
$77,777
2011
30,000
$2,275,377
$471,016
20.7
6
$78,503
2010
30,000
$1,645,427
$409,626
24.9
6
$68,271
2009
30,000
$1,166,477
$421,977
36.2
6
$70,329
2008
30,000
$1,094,535
$388,034
35.5
6
$64,672
2007
30,000
$1,001,010
$404,617
40.4
6
$67,436
2006
30,000
$1,098,688
$399,625
36.4
6
$66,604
2005
30,000
$1,832,012
$399,329
21.8
6
$66,555
2004
30,000
$1,086,405
$390,177
35.9
6
$65,030
2003
30,000
$1,222,530
$388,727
31.8
6
$64,788
2002
30,000
$856,814
$378,869
44.2
6
$63,145
2001
30,000
$960,478
$365,224
38
10
$36,522

All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.

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