The price of local government in 2016: Sugar Grove Township
That's a decrease of 23.9 percent from 2015, when the township spent $2.60 million.
Sugar Grove Township has a population of 9,512.
Since 2001, the Sugar Grove Township budget has grown by 63.9 percent, from $1.21 million. The township population has grown 35.9 percent over the same period, from 7,000.
Salaries accounted for 30.5 percent of township spending in 2016. Sugar Grove Township property taxpayers paid $602,441 for 22 full-time employees, or an average of $27,384 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had 20 full-time employees and spent $344,608, or $17,230 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.