Jefferson Twp supervisors meet the1st Thursday of each month at 4pm.  The meeting is held at the township building.
Information about Jefferson Township



JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP was formed in 1799. Boroughs and villages within Jefferson Township area map include: Braden Plan, Clarksville, Dry Tavern, Jefferson, Pitt Gas, Rices Landing.


As of the census of 2000, there were 2,528 people, 1,016 households, and 750 families residing in the township. The population density was 45.1/km˛ (116.8/mi˛). There were 1,087 housing units at an average density of 19.4/km˛ (50.2/mi˛). The racial makeup of the township was 96.24% White, 2.77% African American, 0.32% Native American, 0.28% Asian, and 0.40% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.55% of the population.

There were 1,016 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 9.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 26.1% were non-families. 22.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.89.

In the township the population was spread out with 20.3% under the age of 18, 6.6% from 18 to 24, 26.0% from 25 to 44, 27.3% from 45 to 64, and 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.1 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $31,639, and the median income for a family was $39,565. Males had a median income of $37,700 versus $20,566 for females. The per capita income for the township was $17,143. About 9.0% of families and 9.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.3% of those under age 18 and 10.3% of those age 65 or over.

Notable locations in this township outside city limits:
Church in Jefferson township:
Muddy Creek Church.
Cemetery:
Pollock Cemetery.
Creek: 
Ruff Creek.
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