Jackson Township, Scott County, Minnesota
|Jackson Township, Minnesota|
|• Total||7.2 sq mi (18.6 km2)|
|• Land||7.0 sq mi (18.1 km2)|
|• Water||0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)|
|Elevation||935 ft (285 m)|
|• Density||195.2/sq mi (75.4/km2)|
|Time zone||Central (CST) (UTC-6)|
|• Summer (DST)||CDT (UTC-5)|
|GNIS feature ID||0664569|
Jackson Township was organized in 1858.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 7.2 square miles (19 km2); 7.0 square miles (18 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (2.65%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,361 people, 461 households, and 349 families residing in the township. The population density was 195.2 people per square mile (75.4/km²). There were 501 housing units at an average density of 71.9/sq mi (27.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 85.82% White, 0.22% African American, 1.10% Native American, 1.54% Asian, 10.07% from other races, and 1.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 21.90% of the population.
There were 461 households out of which 39.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.1% were non-families. 17.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 2.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.95 and the average family size was 3.30.
In the township the population was spread out with 28.9% under the age of 18, 9.4% from 18 to 24, 34.1% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 5.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 111.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 114.2 males.
The median income for a household in the township was $50,263, and the median income for a family was $53,611. Males had a median income of $32,500 versus $26,583 for females. The per capita income for the township was $22,802. About 9.9% of families and 12.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.5% of those under age 18 and 2.4% of those age 65 or over.
- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 508.