The price of local government in 2017: St. Joseph Township
That's an increase of 6.5 percent from 2016, when the township spent $1.07 million.
St. Joseph Township has a population of 5,876.
Since 2001, the St. Joseph Township budget has grown by 42.4 percent, from $800,900. The township population has grown 27.4 percent over the same period, from 4,611.
Salaries accounted for 16.7 percent of township spending in 2017. St. Joseph Township property taxpayers paid $190,906 for two full-time employees and 16 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had two full-time employees and two part-time employees, and spent $139,967.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.