The price of local government in 2017: Rochester Township
That's an increase of six percent from 2016, when the township spent $1.20 million.
Rochester Township has a population of 5,361.
Since 2001, the Rochester Township budget has grown by 18.7 percent, from $1.07 million. The township population has grown 19.1 percent over the same period, from 4,500.
Salaries accounted for 12.8 percent of township spending in 2017. Rochester Township property taxpayers paid $162,515 for three full-time employees and nine part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had two full-time employees and 11 part-time employees, and spent $140,844.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.