The price of local government in 2016: Zuma Township
That's an increase of 38.4 percent from 2015, when the township spent $223,777.
Zuma Township has a population of 757.
Since 2001, the Zuma Township budget has grown by 57.4 percent, from $196,823. The township population has grown 10.2 percent over the same period, from 687.
Salaries accounted for 6.6 percent of township spending in 2016. Zuma Township property taxpayers paid $20,552 for 10 part-time employees, or an average of $2,055 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had 10 part-time employees and spent $16,177, or $1,618 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.