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Jefferson township, IN map Land area: 47.8 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.1 sq. mi.
Population: 1,078 (all rural)
Males: 551  (51.1%)
Females: 527  (48.9%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,078 (903 owner occupied, 175 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

16%
State:

29%


Races in Jefferson township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.2%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.6%

Median age of males: 38.2
Median age of females: 38.9

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Average household size: 2.66

Jefferson township:

2.7 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Average family size: 2.96

Estimated median household income in 2009: $36,663 ($33,550 in 1999)
This township:

$36,663
Indiana:

$45,424

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $319 (lower quartile is $294, upper quartile is $506)
Here:

$319
State:

$545

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $71,058 (it was $61,800 in 2000)
Jefferson township:

$71,058
Indiana:

$123,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $38,834 - $86,388

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $183,584
Here:

$183,584
State:

$155,412

Mobile homes: $193,099
Here:

$193,099
State:

$33,761
Population density: 23 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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

12.3%
Whole state:

9.5%

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

10.2%
Whole state:

4.2%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable location: Coal City Community Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Jefferson township include: Antioch Church (A), Pleasant Bethel Church (B), Dutch Bethel Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Neihart Cemetery (1), Fiscus Cemetery (2), Winters Cemetery (3), Little John Cemetery (4), Bush Cemetery (5), Bullerman Cemetery (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Lenning Branch (A), West Fork Lick Creek (B), Lagoon Creek (C), Turkey Creek (D), Hauser Creek (E), Brush Creek (F), Beech Creek (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

 

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

Jefferson township:  0.6%
State:  3.1%

57% of Jefferson township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 29% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 94% lived in Indiana.

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

  • This state: 965
  • Northeast: 4
  • Midwest: 48
  • South: 85
  • West: 0
Jefferson township, Indiana satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 6.7%

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

  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 402
  • Mobile homes: 135

Median worth of mobile homes: $32,600


Housing units in Jefferson township with a mortgage: 51 (6 second mortgage, 6 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 50

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 23
  • 1995 to 1998: 49
  • 1990 to 1994: 34
  • 1980 to 1989: 56
  • 1970 to 1979: 72
  • 1960 to 1969: 57
  • 1950 to 1959: 53
  • 1940 to 1949: 57
  • 1939 or earlier: 136

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 6
  • 4 rooms: 52
  • 5 rooms: 114
  • 6 rooms: 96
  • 7 rooms: 28
  • 8 rooms: 30
  • 9 or more rooms: 18

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

  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 17
  • 5 rooms: 8
  • 6 rooms: 18
  • 7 rooms: 10
  • 8 rooms: 0
  • 9 or more rooms: 9

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

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 6
  • 2 bedrooms: 103
  • 3 bedrooms: 186
  • 4 bedrooms: 36
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 13

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jefferson township:

  • no bedroom: 0
  • 1 bedroom: 0
  • 2 bedrooms: 8
  • 3 bedrooms: 45
  • 4 bedrooms: 9
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 31
  • 1 vehicle: 76
  • 2 vehicles: 160
  • 3 vehicles: 53
  • 4 vehicles: 24
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

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

  • no vehicle: 8
  • 1 vehicle: 19
  • 2 vehicles: 35
  • 3 vehicles: 0
  • 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 (16%)
  • Repair and maintenance (11%)
  • Truck transportation (11%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (10%)
  • Transportation equipment (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (12%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (11%)
  • Publishing, and motion picture and sound recording industries (9%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (14%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Construction laborers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (11%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8%)
  • Registered nurses (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Accountants and auditors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Jefferson township:

  • United States or American (43.1%)
  • German (31.6%)
  • English (10.1%)
  • European (3.1%)
  • Irish (2.7%)
  • Dutch (1.4%)
  • Scottish (1.3%)

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

  • Canada (100%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 295 (63%)
  • Carpooled: 101 (21%)
  • Walked: 31 (7%)
  • Other means: 17 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 28 (6%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (56%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (16%)
  • Electricity (15%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

90.4% of residents of Jefferson township speak English at home.
0.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
9.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (92% speak English very well, 8% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,109
  • In family households: 1,008 (270 male householders, 52 female householders)
    269 spouses, 344 children (278 natural, 8 adopted, 58 stepchildren), 5 grandchildren, 0 brothers or sisters, 0 parents, 7 other relatives, 61 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 101 (54 male householders (50 living alone)), 33 female householders (33 living alone)), 14 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 151 2-persons, 63 3-persons, 53 4-persons, 22 5-persons, 15 6-persons, 18 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 83 1-person, 4 5-persons,

225 married couples with children.
48 single-parent households (23 men, 25 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: 4
Here:

26.7%
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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