Jackson Township, Scott County, Minnesota

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Jackson Township, Minnesota
Jackson Township, Minnesota is located in Minnesota
Jackson Township, Minnesota
Jackson Township, Minnesota
Location within the state of Minnesota
Coordinates: 44°46′12″N 93°33′4″W / 44.77000°N 93.55111°W / 44.77000; -93.55111Coordinates: 44°46′12″N 93°33′4″W / 44.77000°N 93.55111°W / 44.77000; -93.55111
Country United States
State Minnesota
County Scott
 • 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)
Population (2000)
 • Total 1,361
 • Density 195.2/sq mi (75.4/km2)
Time zone UTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-5 (CDT)
FIPS code 27-31580[1]
GNIS feature ID 0664569[2]

Jackson Township is a township in Scott County, Minnesota, United States. The population was 1,361 at the 2000 census.

Jackson Township was organized in 1858.[3]


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[1] 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.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ Upham, Warren (1920). Minnesota Geographic Names: Their Origin and Historic Significance. Minnesota Historical Society. p. 508.