The price of local government in 2017: Squaw Grove Township
That's an increase of 72.8 percent from 2016, when the township spent $517,519.
Squaw Grove Township has a population of 2,802.
Since 2004, the Squaw Grove Township budget has grown by 37.5 percent, from $650,303. The township population has fallen 13.7 percent over the same period, from 3,247.
Salaries accounted for 13.6 percent of township spending in 2017. Squaw Grove Township property taxpayers paid $121,804 for 11 part-time employees, or an average of $11,073 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.