Jordan Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania

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Jordan Township,
Northumberland County,
Pennsylvania
Scenery of Jordan Township
Scenery of Jordan 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
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyNorthumberland
Settled1778
Incorporated1852
Government
 • TypeBoard of Supervisors
Area
 • Total17.26 sq mi (44.71 km2)
 • Land17.19 sq mi (44.53 km2)
 • Water0.07 sq mi (0.18 km2)
Population
 • Total794
 • Estimate 
(2016)[3]
775
 • Density45.08/sq mi (17.40/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)570
FIPS code42-097-38456

Jordan Township is a township in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population at the 2010 Census was 794,[2] up from 761 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

Quadrant Route 3013 (Jordan Township Road)
St. Paul's United Church of Christ in Jordan Township

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]

Historical population
Census Pop.
2010794
Est. 2016775[3]−2.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[4]

As of the census[5] 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. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Jordan Township, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved Aug 22, 2016.
  3. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  4. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  5. ^ "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