The price of local government in 2017: Talkington Township
That's a decrease of 43.3 percent from 2016, when the township spent $434,834.
Talkington Township has a population of 187.
Since 2001, the Talkington Township budget has fallen by 12.8 percent, from $282,576. The township population has grown 19.9 percent over the same period, from 156.
Salaries accounted for 29.5 percent of township spending in 2017. Talkington Township property taxpayers paid $72,713 for eight full-time employees, or an average of $9,089 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had one full-time employee and 10 part-time employees, and spent $60,799.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.