The price of local government in 2016: Somer Township
That's an increase of 4.6 percent from 2015, when the township spent $331,172.
Somer Township has a population of 1,563.
Since 2001, the Somer Township budget has fallen by 19 percent, from $427,981. The township population has grown 10 percent over the same period, from 1,421.
Salaries accounted for 27.2 percent of township spending in 2016. Somer Township property taxpayers paid $94,423 for two full-time employees and seven part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had four full-time employees and five part-time employees, and spent $65,827.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.