Jackson Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania

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Jackson Township
Township
Richard T. Foley Site with buildings.jpg
A farm in Jackson Township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Greene
Area 29.4 sq mi (76 km2)
Population 516 (2000)
Density 17.5 / sq mi (7 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-4)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code 724
Location of Jackson Township in Greene County
Location of Greene County in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Jackson Township is a township in Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 516 at the 2000 census.

History[edit]

The Richard T. Foley Site (36GR52), William Cree House, Hughes House, and John Rex Farm are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 29.4 square miles (76 km2), of which, 29.4 square miles (76 km2) of it is land and 0.03% is water.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 516 people, 192 households, and 145 families residing in the township. The population density was 17.5 people per square mile (6.8/km²). There were 228 housing units at an average density of 7.7/sq mi (3.0/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.84% White, 0.19% Pacific Islander, and 0.97% from two or more races.

There were 192 households out of which 34.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.0% were non-families. 20.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the township the population was spread out with 25.4% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 28.5% from 45 to 64, and 13.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 39 years. For every 100 females there were 101.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $32,188, and the median income for a family was $37,500. Males had a median income of $35,000 versus $20,625 for females. The per capita income for the township was $12,653. About 15.1% of families and 22.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 32.0% of those under age 18 and 23.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 39°50′00″N 80°21′59″W / 39.83333°N 80.36639°W / 39.83333; -80.36639