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Jackson township, IA map Land area: 36.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 691 (all rural)
Males: 355  (51.4%)
Females: 336  (48.6%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 691 (489 owner occupied, 202 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

29%
State:

28%


Races in Jackson township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 99.3%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.1%

Median age of males: 42.1
Median age of females: 44.0

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Average household size: 2.42

Jackson township:

2.4 people
Iowa:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.88

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,222 ($39,616 in 1999)
This township:

$48,222
Iowa:

$48,044

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $538 (lower quartile is $419, upper quartile is $688)
Here:

$538
State:

$496

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $127,603 (it was $90,600 in 2000)
Jackson township:

$127,603
Iowa:

$122,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $117,712 - $266,091

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $247,772
Here:

$247,772
State:

$151,570

Townhouses or other attached units: $831,210
Here:

$831,210
State:

$156,028

In 2-unit structures: $95,419
Here:

$95,419
State:

$128,390

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $850,366
Here:

$850,366
State:

$135,565

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $145,402
Here:

$145,402
State:

$110,680

Mobile homes: $84,417
Here:

$84,417
State:

$29,315

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $10,874
Here:

$10,874
State:

$33,502
Population density: 19 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

8.7%
Whole state:

9.1%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.0%
Whole state:

3.8%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Butler County Home (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemeteries: Butler County Poor Farm Cemetery (1), Lynwood Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Dry Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Jackson township include: Sportsmans Park (1), Wolters Prairie Preserve (2), Leeper Prairie Preserve (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 351 (52% naturalized citizens)

Jackson township:  50.8%
State:  3.1%

54% of Jackson township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 49% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 39% lived in Iowa.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 9675
  • Northeast: 393
  • Midwest: 2526
  • South: 3013
  • West: 1271

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,800


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 2.1%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,982
  • One, attached: 75
  • Two: 49
  • 3 or 4: 178
  • 5 to 9: 124
  • 10 to 19: 58
  • 20 to 49: 92
  • 50 or more: 4
  • Mobile homes: 1,678
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 70

Median worth of mobile homes: $30,000


Housing units in Jackson township with a mortgage: 2,396 (158 second mortgage, 184 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,527

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 262
  • 1995 to 1998: 948
  • 1990 to 1994: 855
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,927
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,159
  • 1960 to 1969: 980
  • 1950 to 1959: 679
  • 1940 to 1949: 276
  • 1939 or earlier: 224

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 6
  • 2 rooms: 39
  • 3 rooms: 188
  • 4 rooms: 571
  • 5 rooms: 1,722
  • 6 rooms: 1,479
  • 7 rooms: 783
  • 8 rooms: 337
  • 9 or more rooms: 411

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson township, Iowa:

  • 1 room: 11
  • 2 rooms: 40
  • 3 rooms: 137
  • 4 rooms: 397
  • 5 rooms: 412
  • 6 rooms: 184
  • 7 rooms: 132
  • 8 rooms: 24
  • 9 or more rooms: 36

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Jackson township:

  • no bedroom: 12
  • 1 bedroom: 172
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,086
  • 3 bedrooms: 3,394
  • 4 bedrooms: 716
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 156

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson township:

  • no bedroom: 16
  • 1 bedroom: 139
  • 2 bedrooms: 644
  • 3 bedrooms: 483
  • 4 bedrooms: 67
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 24

Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 105
  • 1 vehicle: 1,500
  • 2 vehicles: 2,867
  • 3 vehicles: 794
  • 4 vehicles: 196
  • 5 or more vehicles: 74

Cars and other vehicles available in Jackson township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 99
  • 1 vehicle: 603
  • 2 vehicles: 530
  • 3 vehicles: 108
  • 4 vehicles: 19
  • 5 or more vehicles: 14

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (21%)
  • Machinery (15%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Truck transportation (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Food (4%)
  • Motor vehicle and parts dealers (4%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (33%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Farmers and farm managers (12%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (11%)
  • Registered nurses (10%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Jackson township:

  • United States or American (24.0%)
  • German (15.7%)
  • English (13.1%)
  • Irish (12.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.1%)
  • Scotch-Irish (3.4%)
  • Scottish (2.6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Mexico (20%)
  • Romania (18%)
  • Yugoslavia (14%)
  • Germany (11%)
  • United Kingdom (7%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Cuba (4%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 6,733 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 947 (12%)
  • Walked: 81 (1%)
  • Other means: 71 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 173 (2%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (49%)
  • Utility gas (37%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (11%)
  • Wood (3%)

96.4% of residents of Jackson township speak English at home.
2.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (36% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 49% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (55% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (76% speak English very well, 24% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,265
  • In family households: 15,288 (4,406 male householders, 937 female householders)
    4,686 spouses, 4,353 children (3,775 natural, 177 adopted, 401 stepchildren), 258 grandchildren, 71 brothers or sisters, 115 parents, 179 other relatives, 283 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,977 (824 male householders (636 living alone)), 828 female householders (712 living alone)), 325 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 2,768 2-persons, 1,154 3-persons, 956 4-persons, 347 5-persons, 55 6-persons, 63 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 1,348 1-person, 268 2-persons, 23 3-persons, 13 4-persons,

120 married couples with children.
31 single-parent households (7 men, 24 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 131
Here:

6.8%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 39
Here:

4.3%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

5.6%
Iowa:

25.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Jackson township:

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