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Jackson township, IN map Land area: 36.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 5,213 (all rural)
Males: 2,638  (50.6%)
Females: 2,575  (49.4%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 5,213 (4,631 owner occupied, 582 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

11%
State:

29%


Races in Jackson township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 96.8%
  • Black: 0.4%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.3%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%
  • Some other race: 0.0%

Median age of males: 37.0
Median age of females: 37.3

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Average household size: 2.71

Jackson township:

2.7 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.04

Estimated median household income in 2009: $52,483 ($48,027 in 1999)
This township:

$52,483
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $465 (lower quartile is $395, upper quartile is $531)
Here:

$465
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $124,399 (it was $92,300 in 2000)
Jackson township:

$124,399
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $89,031 - $208,727

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $177,217
Here:

$177,217
State:

$155,412

Mobile homes: $62,355
Here:

$62,355
State:

$33,761
Population density: 144 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

8.3%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

2.5%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Crandall.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jackson township: Ramsey Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Ramsey Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jackson township include: Zoar Church (A), Hurstown Church (B), Old German Church (C), Pennington Chapel (D), Saint Paulus Church (E), Woods Chapel (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bethlehem Cemetery (1), Flock Cemetery (2), Wagner Cemetery (3), Hurst Cemetery (4), Conrad Cemetery (5), Carr Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Richland Creek (A), Crandall Branch (B), Corn Creek (C), Raccoon Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 105 (13% naturalized citizens)

Jackson township:  2.0%
State:  3.1%

64% of Jackson township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 35% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 65% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 2763
  • Northeast: 62
  • Midwest: 273
  • South: 1797
  • West: 95

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,000

Jackson township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 1,520
  • Two: 23
  • 3 or 4: 25
  • Mobile homes: 428

Median worth of mobile homes: $29,200


Housing units in Jackson township with a mortgage: 798 (140 second mortgage, 72 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 277

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 47
  • 1995 to 1998: 337
  • 1990 to 1994: 258
  • 1980 to 1989: 303
  • 1970 to 1979: 488
  • 1960 to 1969: 158
  • 1950 to 1959: 152
  • 1940 to 1949: 69
  • 1939 or earlier: 184

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 61
  • 4 rooms: 189
  • 5 rooms: 472
  • 6 rooms: 373
  • 7 rooms: 304
  • 8 rooms: 169
  • 9 or more rooms: 106

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 8
  • 3 rooms: 52
  • 4 rooms: 79
  • 5 rooms: 79
  • 6 rooms: 10
  • 7 rooms: 16
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 48
  • 2 bedrooms: 409
  • 3 bedrooms: 985
  • 4 bedrooms: 187
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 45

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson township:

  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 54
  • 2 bedrooms: 117
  • 3 bedrooms: 63
  • 4 bedrooms: 2
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 16
  • 1 vehicle: 297
  • 2 vehicles: 727
  • 3 vehicles: 498
  • 4 vehicles: 103
  • 5 or more vehicles: 33

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

  • no vehicle: 15
  • 1 vehicle: 118
  • 2 vehicles: 87
  • 3 vehicles: 24
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (22%)
  • Transportation equipment (6%)
  • Metal and metal products (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Chemicals (4%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Social assistance (4%)
  • Department and other general merchandise stores (3%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Jackson township:

  • United States or American (31.5%)
  • German (29.6%)
  • Irish (11.7%)
  • English (6.3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.1%)
  • Italian (1.9%)
  • Dutch (1.6%)

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

  • Mexico (77%)
  • Laos (8%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Netherlands (2%)
  • Iran (2%)
  • Other Western Asia (2%)
  • Colombia (2%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,192 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 317 (12%)
  • Walked: 45 (2%)
  • Other means: 6 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 83 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (45%)
  • Electricity (44%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

97.4% of residents of Jackson township speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (24% speak English very well, 27% speak English not well, 49% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 16% speak English well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 5,124
  • In family households: 4,588 (1,168 male householders, 316 female householders)
    1,262 spouses, 1,514 children (1,326 natural, 48 adopted, 140 stepchildren), 73 grandchildren, 23 brothers or sisters, 25 parents, 87 other relatives, 120 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 536 (201 male householders (174 living alone)), 222 female householders (170 living alone)), 113 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 601 2-persons, 368 3-persons, 342 4-persons, 131 5-persons, 26 6-persons, 16 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 344 1-person, 62 2-persons, 17 4-persons,

1,018 married couples with children.
199 single-parent households (64 men, 135 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 37
Here:

5.6%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 17
Here:

8.1%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 26
Here:

18.2%
Indiana:

23.4%

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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