The price of local government in 2016: St. Charles Township
That's an increase of 6.8 percent from 2015, when the township spent $4.32 million.
St. Charles Township has a population of 50,854.
Since 2001, the St. Charles Township budget has grown by 5.7 percent, from $4.36 million. The township population has grown 20.9 percent over the same period, from 42,051.
Salaries accounted for 29.9 percent of township spending in 2016. St. Charles Township property taxpayers paid $1.38 million for 20 full-time employees and 14 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had 31 full-time employees and 15 part-time employees, and spent $1.22 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.