The price of local government in 2017: West Deerfield Township
That's an increase of 2.8 percent from 2016, when the township spent $1.43 million.
West Deerfield Township has a population of 30,000.
Since 2001, the West Deerfield Township budget has grown by 53 percent, from $960,478. The township population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 35.5 percent of township spending in 2017. West Deerfield Township property taxpayers paid $521,803 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.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.