The price of local government in 2017: Utica Township
That's an increase of 6.8 percent from 2016, when the township spent $526,431.
Utica Township has a population of 2,052.
Since 2001, the Utica Township budget has grown by 184.1 percent, from $197,948. The township population has grown 2.6 percent over the same period, from 2,000.
Salaries accounted for 11.2 percent of township spending in 2017. Utica Township property taxpayers paid $62,900 for 15 part-time employees, or an average of $4,193 each, before their health care benefits and taxpayer-funded pension contributions.
In 2001, the township had five part-time employees and spent $62,893, or $12,579 each.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.