The price of local government in 2016: Six Mile Township
That's an increase of 26.2 percent from 2015, when the township spent $370,442.
Six Mile Township has a population of 3,700.
Since 2001, the Six Mile Township budget has grown by 16.9 percent, from $399,986. The township population has fallen 3.8 percent over the same period, from 3,846.
Salaries accounted for 22.3 percent of township spending in 2016. Six Mile Township property taxpayers paid $104,252 for 14 part-time employees, or an average of $7,447 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had two full-time employees and 10 part-time employees, and spent $128,636.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.