The price of local government in 2017: Oak Park Township
That's a decrease of 1.1 percent from 2016, when the township spent $6.85 million.
Oak Park Township has a population of 51,774.
Since 2001, the Oak Park Township budget has grown by 20.1 percent, from $5.64 million. The township population has fallen 3.5 percent over the same period, from 53,650.
Salaries accounted for 36.6 percent of township spending in 2017. Oak Park Township property taxpayers paid $2.48 million for 28 full-time employees and 21 part-time employees.
In 2001, the township had 32 full-time employees and 18 part-time employees, and spent $1.93 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.