Jackson Township, Greene County, Pennsylvania

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Jackson Township, Greene County,
Pennsylvania
Township
A farm in Jackson Township
A farm in Jackson Township
Location of Jackson Township in Greene County
Location of Jackson Township in Greene County
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Greene
Area[1]
 • Total 28.74 sq mi (74.44 km2)
 • Land 28.73 sq mi (74.40 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 487
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 467
 • Density 16.26/sq mi (6.28/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-4)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-5)
Area code(s) 724
Historical population
Census Pop.
2000 516
2010 487 −5.6%
Est. 2016 467 [2] −4.1%
U.S. Decennial Census[3]

Jackson Township is a township in Greene County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 487 at the 2010 census.[4]

History[edit]

The Richard T. Foley Site, William Cree House, Hughes House, and John Rex Farm are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[5]

Geography[edit]

Jackson Township is in western Greene County. Unincorporated communities in the township include Nettle Hill, Buzz, Bluff, White Cottage, Delphene, and Woodruff. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 28.7 square miles (74.4 km2), of which 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.05%, is water.[4]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[6] 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. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Jackson township, Greene County, Pennsylvania". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved February 1, 2017. 
  5. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  6. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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