The price of local government in 2017: St. Charles Township
That's a decrease of 31.9 percent from 2016, when the township spent $4.61 million.
St. Charles Township has a population of 50,854.
Since 2001, the St. Charles Township budget has fallen by 28 percent, from $4.36 million. The township population has grown 20.9 percent over the same period, from 42,051.
Salaries accounted for 40.7 percent of township spending in 2017. St. Charles Township property taxpayers paid $1.28 million for 19 full-time employees and 12 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.