The price of local government in 2017: Six Mile Township
That's a decrease of 2.6 percent from 2016, when the township spent $467,643.
Six Mile Township has a population of 3,700.
Since 2001, the Six Mile Township budget has grown by 13.9 percent, from $399,986. The township population has fallen 3.8 percent over the same period, from 3,846.
Salaries accounted for 21.2 percent of township spending in 2017. Six Mile Township property taxpayers paid $96,458 for 11 part-time employees, or an average of $8,769 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.