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Jefferson township, IN map Land area: 36.2 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.0 sq. mi.
Population: 805 (all rural)
Males: 426  (52.9%)
Females: 379  (47.1%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 805 (697 owner occupied, 108 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

13%
State:

29%


Races in Jefferson township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.6%
  • Black: 0.1%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.5%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.4%

Median age of males: 39.0
Median age of females: 40.1

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Average household size: 2.67

Jefferson township:

2.7 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.03

Estimated median household income in 2009: $50,237 ($45,972 in 1999)
This township:

$50,237
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $473 (lower quartile is $368, upper quartile is $530)
Here:

$473
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $114,313 (it was $94,500 in 2000)
Jefferson township:

$114,313
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $73,108 - $167,500

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $204,564
Here:

$204,564
State:

$155,412

Mobile homes: $113,957
Here:

$113,957
State:

$33,761
Population density: 22 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

1.9%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

0.7%
Whole state:

4.2%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Churches in Jefferson township include: Jefferson Center Church (A), Plummer Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Creeks: Pond Creek (A), Richland Creek (B), Brook Creek (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

69% of Jefferson township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 55% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 100% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 766
  • Northeast: 7
  • Midwest: 17
  • South: 64
  • West: 20
Jefferson township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 4.7%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 314
  • Mobile homes: 35

Median worth of mobile homes: $37,200


Housing units in Jefferson township with a mortgage: 109 (0 second mortgage, 13 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 63

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 7
  • 1995 to 1998: 16
  • 1990 to 1994: 22
  • 1980 to 1989: 16
  • 1970 to 1979: 26
  • 1960 to 1969: 35
  • 1950 to 1959: 30
  • 1940 to 1949: 18
  • 1939 or earlier: 179

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 5
  • 3 rooms: 1
  • 4 rooms: 2
  • 5 rooms: 72
  • 6 rooms: 66
  • 7 rooms: 66
  • 8 rooms: 37
  • 9 or more rooms: 53

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

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

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 12
  • 2 bedrooms: 58
  • 3 bedrooms: 172
  • 4 bedrooms: 60
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 4
  • 3 bedrooms: 12
  • 4 bedrooms: 18
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 67
  • 2 vehicles: 120
  • 3 vehicles: 72
  • 4 vehicles: 37
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

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

  • no vehicle: 0
  • 1 vehicle: 0
  • 2 vehicles: 20
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 8
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Construction (32%)
  • Truck transportation (10%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (6%)
  • Transportation equipment (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (20%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Food and beverage stores (8%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Gasoline stations (6%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (5%)
  • Electrical and electronic goods merchant wholesalers (5%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (17%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (15%)
  • Supervisors and other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, transportation, and child care workers (7%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Other financial specialists (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other healthcare support occupations (9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Cashiers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5%)
  • Child care workers (5%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson township:

  • German (32.9%)
  • United States or American (31.9%)
  • Irish (10.2%)
  • Dutch (5.8%)
  • English (5.2%)
  • French (except Basque) (4.4%)
  • Scottish (2.3%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 412 (87%)
  • Carpooled: 24 (5%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 11 (2%)
  • Walked: 6 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 22 (5%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (61%)
  • Electricity (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (13%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

96.6% of residents of Jefferson township speak English at home.
2.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (14% speak English very well, 86% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (100% speak English very well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 885
  • In family households: 815 (269 male householders, 14 female householders)
    265 spouses, 241 children (210 natural, 0 adopted, 31 stepchildren), 11 grandchildren, 5 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 7 other relatives, 3 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 70 (33 male householders (33 living alone)), 37 female householders (37 living alone)), 0 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 139 2-persons, 69 3-persons, 45 4-persons, 30 5-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 70 1-person,

166 married couples with children.
14 single-parent households (3 men, 11 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): 0
Here:

0.0%
Indiana:

8.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 7
Here:

35.0%
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 Jefferson township:

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