Jackson Township, Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania

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Jackson Township is a township in Susquehanna County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 788 at the 2000 census.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 26.4 square miles (68.5 km²), of which, 26.0 square miles (67.3 km²) of it is land and 0.4 square miles (1.1 km²) of it (1.63%) is water.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 788 people, 328 households, and 244 families residing in the township. The population density was 30.3 people per square mile (11.7/km²). There were 543 housing units at an average density of 20.9/sq mi (8.1/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 97.97% White, 0.51% African American, 0.13% Asian, and 1.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.51% of the population.

There were 328 households out of which 26.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.9% were married couples living together, 4.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.6% were non-families. 21.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.77.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.7% under the age of 18, 5.1% from 18 to 24, 23.9% from 25 to 44, 32.1% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 96.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $34,479, and the median income for a family was $39,821. Males had a median income of $31,029 versus $25,313 for females. The per capita income for the township was $18,633. About 7.6% of families and 10.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.5% of those under age 18 and 1.4% of those age 65 or over.


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