The price of local government in 2017: Leyden Township
That's an increase of 33.5 percent from 2016, when the township spent $11.57 million.
Leyden Township has a population of 92,890.
Since 2002, the Leyden Township budget has grown by 18.5 percent, from $13.04 million. The township population has grown 4.5 percent over the same period, from 88,850.
Salaries accounted for 16.8 percent of township spending in 2017. Leyden Township property taxpayers paid $2.60 million for 38 full-time employees and 29 part-time employees.
In 2002, the township had 45 full-time employees and 19 part-time employees, and spent $3.16 million.
All values in this story are inflation-adjusted real values.