The price of local government in 2016: Squaw Grove Township
That's a decrease of 54.6 percent from 2015, when the township spent $1.14 million.
Squaw Grove Township has a population of 2,802.
Since 2004, the Squaw Grove Township budget has fallen by 20.4 percent, from $650,303. The township population has fallen 13.7 percent over the same period, from 3,247.
Salaries accounted for 21.1 percent of township spending in 2016. Squaw Grove Township property taxpayers paid $109,127 for 11 part-time employees, or an average of $9,921 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2004, the township had two full-time employees and three part-time employees, and spent $74,956.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.