The price of local government in 2017: South Rock Island Township
That's a decrease of 5.1 percent from 2016, when the township spent $655,253.
South Rock Island Township has a population of 18,407.
Since 2001, the South Rock Island Township budget has grown by 38.5 percent, from $448,937. The township population has fallen four percent over the same period, from 19,174.
Salaries accounted for 30.4 percent of township spending in 2017. South Rock Island Township property taxpayers paid $188,990 for five full-time employees and seven part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had four full-time employees and seven part-time employees, and spent $199,203.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.