Jordan Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

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Jordan Township,
Northumberland County,
Pennsylvania
Township
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania highlighting Jordan Township
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania highlighting Jordan Township
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Map of Northumberland County, Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Northumberland
Settled 1778
Incorporated 1852
Government
 • Type Board of Supervisors
Area
 • Total 17.3 sq mi (44.8 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 761
 • Density 44.0/sq mi (17.0/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 570

Jordan Township is a township in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 761 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 17.3 square miles (45 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 761 people, 296 households, and 238 families residing in the township. The population density was 44.0 people per square mile (17.0/km²). There were 317 housing units at an average density of 18.3/sq mi (7.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.87% White, 0.13% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.53% of the population.

There were 296 households out of which 28.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 75.3% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.3% were non-families. 15.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.57 and the average family size was 2.86.

In the township the population was spread out with 19.2% under the age of 18, 9.5% from 18 to 24, 26.8% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.7 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $42,500, and the median income for a family was $45,625. Males had a median income of $29,375 versus $21,023 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,839. About 2.9% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.6% of those under age 18 and 5.3% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

Coordinates: 40°40′00″N 76°45′59″W / 40.66667°N 76.76639°W / 40.66667; -76.76639