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Jackson township, IN map Land area: 35.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 6.7 sq. mi.
Population: 543 (all rural)
Males: 292  (53.8%)
Females: 251  (46.2%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 543 (501 owner occupied, 42 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

8%
State:

29%


Races in Jackson township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.2%
  • Black: 0.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 1.3%
  • Two or more races: 0.2%

Median age of males: 40.8
Median age of females: 41.4

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Average household size: 2.46

Jackson township:

2.5 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.81

Estimated median household income in 2009: $47,183 ($43,177 in 1999)
This township:

$47,183
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $413 (lower quartile is $387, upper quartile is $572)
Here:

$413
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $140,134 (it was $97,300 in 2000)
Jackson township:

$140,134
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,251 - $237,625

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $186,087
Here:

$186,087
State:

$155,412

Mobile homes: $19,891
Here:

$19,891
State:

$33,761
Population density: 15 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

11.9%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

0.0%
Whole state:

4.2%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Orange County Rural Volunteer Fire Department District 1 (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Jackson township include: Cane Creek Church (A), South Liberty Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Swift Cemetery (1), Patoka Memorial Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoir: Olinger Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Painter Creek (A), Jordan Branch (B), County Line Branch (C), Fleming Creek (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jackson township include: Tillery Hill State Recreation Area (1), Newton-Stewart State Recreation Area (2), Jackson State Recreation Area (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 7 (100% naturalized citizens)

Jackson township:  1.3%
State:  3.1%

68% of Jackson township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 491
  • Northeast: 0
  • Midwest: 59
  • South: 52
  • West: 14

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $112,500

Jackson township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 5.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 244
  • 3 or 4: 10
  • Mobile homes: 45

Median worth of mobile homes: $9,999


Housing units in Jackson township with a mortgage: 82 (0 second mortgage, 14 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 58

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 0
  • 1995 to 1998: 59
  • 1990 to 1994: 22
  • 1980 to 1989: 78
  • 1970 to 1979: 68
  • 1960 to 1969: 7
  • 1950 to 1959: 13
  • 1940 to 1949: 13
  • 1939 or earlier: 39

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 13
  • 4 rooms: 20
  • 5 rooms: 62
  • 6 rooms: 52
  • 7 rooms: 23
  • 8 rooms: 55
  • 9 or more rooms: 19

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 6
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 19
  • 5 rooms: 0
  • 6 rooms: 4
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 0

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 7
  • 2 bedrooms: 87
  • 3 bedrooms: 123
  • 4 bedrooms: 14
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 13

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jackson township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 17
  • 3 bedrooms: 6
  • 4 bedrooms: 0
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 6
  • 1 vehicle: 72
  • 2 vehicles: 68
  • 3 vehicles: 75
  • 4 vehicles: 10
  • 5 or more vehicles: 13

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 17
  • 2 vehicles: 12
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Printing and related support activities (6%)
  • Utilities (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Furniture and related product manufacturing (25%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Health care (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Computer and electronic products (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Other production occupations including supervisors (19%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (9%)
  • Electricians (9%)
  • Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Cooks and food preparation workers (10%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Operations specialties managers except financial managers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Jackson township:

  • Irish (27.5%)
  • English (19.1%)
  • German (15.9%)
  • United States or American (13.1%)
  • Czech (3.1%)
  • Dutch (2.5%)
  • French (except Basque) (2.5%)

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

  • Germany (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 240 (85%)
  • Carpooled: 44 (15%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (55%)
  • Wood (21%)
  • Electricity (16%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

95.5% of residents of Jackson township speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
2.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 623
  • In family households: 529 (167 male householders, 19 female householders)
    160 spouses, 145 children (123 natural, 0 adopted, 22 stepchildren), 12 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 5 parents, 9 other relatives, 7 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 94 (64 male householders (56 living alone)), 23 female householders (23 living alone)), 7 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 83 2-persons, 48 3-persons, 50 4-persons, 5 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 79 1-person, 8 2-persons,

89 married couples with children.
26 single-parent households (10 men, 16 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 5
Here:

11.1%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
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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