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Jefferson township, IN map Land area: 28.3 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 1,480 (all rural)
Males: 711  (48.0%)
Females: 769  (52.0%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,480 (1,326 owner occupied, 154 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

10%
State:

29%


Races in Jefferson township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 97.6%
  • Black: 0.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
  • Asian: 0.6%
  • Two or more races: 0.3%

Median age of males: 37.7
Median age of females: 37.1

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Average household size: 2.63

Jefferson township:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.98

Estimated median household income in 2009: $46,291 ($42,361 in 1999)
This township:

$46,291
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $287 (lower quartile is $238, upper quartile is $368)
Here:

$287
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $117,495 (it was $104,600 in 2000)
Jefferson township:

$117,495
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,829 - $170,088

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $178,118
Here:

$178,118
State:

$155,412

In 2-unit structures: $79,004
Here:

$79,004
State:

$103,490

Mobile homes: $135,650
Here:

$135,650
State:

$33,761

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $24,620
Here:

$24,620
State:

$52,440
Population density: 52 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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

2.9%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

0.8%
Whole state:

4.2%

Cities in this township include: Sulphur Springs.


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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Cemeteries: Bethel Cemetery (1), Sharp Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lake Branch (A), Sulphur Drain (B), Gander Run (C), Bethel Brook (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 8 (100% naturalized citizens)

Jefferson township:  0.5%
State:  3.1%

63% of Jefferson township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 77% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 1209
  • Northeast: 50
  • Midwest: 67
  • South: 156
  • West: 27

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $107,500


Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.3%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 549
  • Two: 7
  • Mobile homes: 44
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 3

Median worth of mobile homes: $58,100


Housing units in Jefferson township with a mortgage: 258 (50 second mortgage, 22 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 86

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 34
  • 1995 to 1998: 34
  • 1990 to 1994: 34
  • 1980 to 1989: 25
  • 1970 to 1979: 120
  • 1960 to 1969: 51
  • 1950 to 1959: 42
  • 1940 to 1949: 32
  • 1939 or earlier: 231

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 7
  • 4 rooms: 31
  • 5 rooms: 66
  • 6 rooms: 147
  • 7 rooms: 151
  • 8 rooms: 72
  • 9 or more rooms: 52

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 2
  • 4 rooms: 5
  • 5 rooms: 28
  • 6 rooms: 4
  • 7 rooms: 0
  • 8 rooms: 6
  • 9 or more rooms: 10

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 3
  • 2 bedrooms: 91
  • 3 bedrooms: 285
  • 4 bedrooms: 136
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 11

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 2
  • 2 bedrooms: 16
  • 3 bedrooms: 21
  • 4 bedrooms: 10
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 16
  • 1 vehicle: 94
  • 2 vehicles: 255
  • 3 vehicles: 85
  • 4 vehicles: 60
  • 5 or more vehicles: 16

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

  • no vehicle: 2
  • 1 vehicle: 15
  • 2 vehicles: 26
  • 3 vehicles: 12
  • 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 (%):



  • Transportation equipment (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (8%)
  • Machinery (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Repair and maintenance (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (26%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Personal and laundry services (5%)
  • Transportation equipment (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Material moving workers except laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Top executives (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson township:

  • United States or American (33.7%)
  • German (20.7%)
  • English (11.2%)
  • Irish (7.6%)
  • European (6.7%)
  • Italian (4.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (1.3%)

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

  • Germany (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 605 (88%)
  • Carpooled: 37 (5%)
  • Walked: 17 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 26 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (34%)
  • Utility gas (25%)
  • Electricity (23%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (15%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

97.6% of residents of Jefferson township speak English at home.
1.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 35% speak English not well).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,524
  • In family households: 1,372 (389 male householders, 42 female householders)
    436 spouses, 439 children (383 natural, 16 adopted, 40 stepchildren), 27 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 1 parents, 3 other relatives, 35 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 152 (71 male householders (64 living alone)), 73 female householders (70 living alone)), 8 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 180 2-persons, 90 3-persons, 105 4-persons, 39 5-persons, 11 6-persons, 6 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 134 1-person, 10 2-persons,

315 married couples with children.
40 single-parent households (14 men, 26 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 20
Here:

9.9%
Indiana:

11.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10
Here:

19.6%
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 Jefferson township:

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