The price of local government in 2016: St. Jacob Township
That's an increase of 428.4 percent from 2015, when the township spent $1.37 million.
St. Jacob Township has a population of 2,102.
Since 2001, the St. Jacob Township budget has grown by 1170.9 percent, from $570,485. The township population has remained same.
Salaries accounted for 2.5 percent of township spending in 2016. St. Jacob Township property taxpayers paid $179,619 for three full-time employees and nine part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had four full-time employees and 13 part-time employees, and spent $137,215.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.