The price of local government in 2016: Norwood Park Township
That's a decrease of 12.4 percent from 2015, when the township spent $1.27 million.
Norwood Park Township has a population of 26,385.
Since 2001, the Norwood Park Township budget has fallen by 43.1 percent, from $1.95 million. The township population has grown 0.8 percent over the same period, from 26,176.
Salaries accounted for 24.5 percent of township spending in 2016. Norwood Park Township property taxpayers paid $272,461 for two full-time employees and 10 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had one full-time employee and 13 part-time employees, and spent $391,758.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.