The price of local government in 2016: Palatine Township
That's an increase of 0.5 percent from 2015, when the township spent $4.60 million.
Palatine Township has a population of 112,994.
Since 2001, the Palatine Township budget has fallen by 17.6 percent, from $5.61 million. The township population has grown 0.2 percent over the same period, from 112,740.
Salaries accounted for 28.8 percent of township spending in 2016. Palatine Township property taxpayers paid $1.33 million for 18 full-time employees and 10 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had 16 full-time employees and six part-time employees, and spent $1.16 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.