The price of local government in 2017: Walkerville Township
That's an increase of 402.7 percent from 2016, when the township spent $198,093.
Walkerville Township has a population of 232.
Since 2001, the Walkerville Township budget has grown by 614.7 percent, from $139,328. The township population has grown 0.9 percent over the same period, from 230.
Salaries accounted for 4.1 percent of township spending in 2017. Walkerville Township property taxpayers paid $40,698 for eight full-time employees, or an average of $5,087 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had seven full-time employees and one part-time employee, and spent $36,565.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.