That's a decrease of 24.4 percent from 2015, when the township spent $6 million.
Northfield Township has a population of 85,102.
Since 2001, the Northfield Township budget has grown by 6.1 percent, from $4.27 million. The township population has grown 2.7 percent over the same period, from 82,880.
Salaries accounted for 28.1 percent of township spending in 2016. Northfield Township property taxpayers paid $1.27 million for 16 full-time employees and 10 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had 16 full-time employees and four part-time employees, and spent $996,380.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.