Jackson Township, Columbia County, Pennsylvania

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Jackson Township is a township in Columbia County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 598 at the 2000 census.

Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 18.6 square miles (48.1 km²), all of it land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 598 people, 243 households, and 181 families residing in the township. The population density was 32.2 people per square mile (12.4/km²). There were 309 housing units at an average density of 16.6/sq mi (6.4/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.83% White, 1.00% Native American, 0.17% from other races.

There were 243 households out of which 25.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 65.4% were married couples living together, 3.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the township the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 28.6% from 25 to 44, 28.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 42 years. For every 100 females there were 100.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.0 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,250, and the median income for a family was $40,833. Males had a median income of $35,893 versus $19,167 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,016. About 4.0% of families and 7.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 12.5% of those under age 18 and 13.7% of those age 65 or over.

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Ashland‡ | Benton | Berwick | Briar Creek | Catawissa | Centralia | Millville | Orangeville | Stillwater

Beaver | Benton | Briar Creek | Catawissa | Cleveland | Conyngham | Fishing Creek | Franklin | Greenwood | Hemlock | Jackson | Locust | Madison | Main | Mifflin | Montour | Mount Pleasant | North Centre | Orange | Pine | Roaring Creek | Scott | South Centre | Sugarloaf

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