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Jackson township, NJ map Land area: 100.1 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.
Population: 42,816 (90% urban, 10% rural)
Males: 20,911  (48.8%)
Females: 21,905  (51.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 42,436 (37,796 owner occupied, 4,640 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

11%
State:

34%


Races in Jackson township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 87.2%
  • Black: 3.7%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 0.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • Two or more races: 1.2%
  • Some other race: 0.1%

Median age of males: 35.2
Median age of females: 35.5

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Average household size: 2.99

Jackson township:

3.0 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Average family size: 3.38

Estimated median household income in 2009: $83,842 ($65,218 in 1999)
This township:

$83,842
New Jersey:

$68,342

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $1,104 (lower quartile is $938, upper quartile is $1,370)
Here:

$1,104
State:

$962

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $329,988 (it was $149,200 in 2000)
Jackson township:

$329,988
New Jersey:

$348,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $266,427 - $463,129

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $324,941
Here:

$324,941
State:

$429,197

Townhouses or other attached units: $214,376
Here:

$214,376
State:

$286,566

In 2-unit structures: $214,510
Here:

$214,510
State:

$397,697

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $152,364
Here:

$152,364
State:

$336,988

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $190,109
Here:

$190,109
State:

$292,192

Mobile homes: $56,414
Here:

$56,414
State:

$53,584
Population density: 428 people per square mile 
 
 (high).

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

3.7%
Whole state:

8.5%

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

1.7%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Vista Center.


Click to draw/clear Jackson township borders

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jackson township: The Alligator (A), Whites Station (B), Success (C), Progress Industrial Park (D), Ridgeway Municipal Industrial Park (E), Camp Wanda (F), South Lakewood Station (G), Pine Barrens Golf Course (H), Jackson Township First Aid Squad (I), Six Flags Great Adventure Safety Department (J), Jackson Mills Volunteer Fire Company Station 2 (K), Navy Lyndhurst Fire Station 2 (L), Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Company (M), Cassville Volunteer Fire Company Station 56 (N), Jackson Mills Volunteer Fire Company (O), Whitesville Volunteer Fire Company 1 Jackson Fire District 1 (P), Jackson Township Volunteer Fire Company 3 Station 1 (Q), Cassville Volunteer Fire Company Substation 56 - 1 Headquarters (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jackson township include: Saint Vladimir Memorial Church (A), Debows Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Gliddon Lake (A), Prospertown Lake (B), Success Lake (C), Switlick Lake (D), Cassville Lake (E), Colliers Lake (F), Lake Hohenstein (G), Bennetts Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Harris Branch (A), Gaskin Branch (B), Elisha Branch (C), Dove Mill Branch (D), Maple Root Branch (E), Dark Branch (F), Long Brook (G), Success Branch (H), Bordens Mill Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jackson township include: Patriots County Park (1), John F Johnson Junior Memorial Park (2), Six Flags Great Adventure Park (3), Gil Putnam Memorial Park (4), Addice Park (5), Cassville Crossroads Historic District (6), New Jersey Wildlife and Game Refuge (7), Butterfly Bogs Wildlife Management Area (8), Colliers Mills Wildlife Management Area (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 2,713 (66% naturalized citizens)

Jackson township:  6.3%
State:  17.5%

57% of Jackson township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 73% lived in New Jersey.

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

  • This state: 26586
  • Northeast: 10107
  • Midwest: 858
  • South: 1528
  • West: 366

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $140,800

Jackson township, New Jersey satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.3%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Jackson township, New Jersey:

  • 365 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 10,997
  • One, attached: 1,023
  • Two: 131
  • 3 or 4: 452
  • 5 to 9: 320
  • 10 to 19: 316
  • 20 to 49: 116
  • 50 or more: 102
  • Mobile homes: 1,181

Median worth of mobile homes: $28,500


Housing units in Jackson township with a mortgage: 9,026 (1,080 second mortgage, 1,305 home equity loan, 37 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,839

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 574
  • 1995 to 1998: 1,826
  • 1990 to 1994: 1,305
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,534
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,824
  • 1960 to 1969: 3,001
  • 1950 to 1959: 888
  • 1940 to 1949: 380
  • 1939 or earlier: 306

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jackson township, New Jersey:

  • 1 room: 8
  • 2 rooms: 45
  • 3 rooms: 208
  • 4 rooms: 993
  • 5 rooms: 1,661
  • 6 rooms: 2,504
  • 7 rooms: 2,280
  • 8 rooms: 2,725
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,924

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson township, New Jersey:

  • 1 room: 10
  • 2 rooms: 98
  • 3 rooms: 319
  • 4 rooms: 673
  • 5 rooms: 424
  • 6 rooms: 195
  • 7 rooms: 57
  • 8 rooms: 21
  • 9 or more rooms: 29

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

  • no bedroom: 8
  • 1 bedroom: 273
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,525
  • 3 bedrooms: 4,646
  • 4 bedrooms: 4,310
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 586

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson township:

  • no bedroom: 10
  • 1 bedroom: 640
  • 2 bedrooms: 839
  • 3 bedrooms: 240
  • 4 bedrooms: 85
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 12

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

  • no vehicle: 354
  • 1 vehicle: 2,688
  • 2 vehicles: 6,364
  • 3 vehicles: 1,931
  • 4 vehicles: 764
  • 5 or more vehicles: 247

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

  • no vehicle: 162
  • 1 vehicle: 806
  • 2 vehicles: 647
  • 3 vehicles: 163
  • 4 vehicles: 11
  • 5 or more vehicles: 37

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (14%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Educational services (4%)
  • Repair and maintenance (3%)
  • Accommodation and food services (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (18%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Personal and laundry services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Jackson township:

  • Italian (24.7%)
  • Irish (17.0%)
  • German (12.3%)
  • Polish (8.6%)
  • English (4.1%)
  • United States or American (3.0%)
  • Russian (2.4%)

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

  • Poland (9%)
  • Philippines (7%)
  • Italy (7%)
  • Germany (7%)
  • Colombia (6%)
  • India (6%)
  • Egypt (5%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 16,905 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 1,901 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 401 (2%)
  • Subway or elevated: 13 (0%)
  • Railroad: 64 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 28 (0%)
  • Walked: 178 (1%)
  • Other means: 31 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 547 (3%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (23%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (7%)
  • Electricity (5%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

People in group quarters in Jackson township, New Jersey:

  • 365 people in nursing homes
  • 8 people in other group homes
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

88.6% of residents of Jackson township speak English at home.
4.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (71% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 10% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
5.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 15% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 42,436
  • In family households: 38,806 (9,195 male householders, 2,089 female householders)
    9,503 spouses, 15,270 children (14,317 natural, 330 adopted, 623 stepchildren), 680 grandchildren, 350 brothers or sisters, 349 parents, 728 other relatives, 642 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 3,630 (1,180 male householders (857 living alone)), 1,687 female householders (1,413 living alone)), 763 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 374 (360 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 3,462 2-persons, 2,631 3-persons, 3,036 4-persons, 1,434 5-persons, 476 6-persons, 245 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 2,270 1-person, 527 2-persons, 49 3-persons, 10 4-persons, 11 7-or-more-persons,

10,295 married couples with children.
1,551 single-parent households (395 men, 1,156 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 621
Here:

10.4%
New Jersey:

13.2%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 140
Here:

6.1%
New Jersey:

13.0%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 416
Here:

31.2%
New Jersey:

30.1%

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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