The price of local government in 2017: Whitmore Township
That's a decrease of 49 percent from 2016, when the township spent $1.74 million.
Whitmore Township has a population of 4,471.
Since 2001, the Whitmore Township budget has grown by 21 percent, from $733,805. The township population has fallen 5.7 percent over the same period, from 4,741.
Salaries accounted for 19.8 percent of township spending in 2017. Whitmore Township property taxpayers paid $175,281 for four full-time employees and 10 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had three full-time employees and 13 part-time employees, and spent $156,971.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.