Jasper, Alabama

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Population in 2017: 13,618 (90% urban, 10% rural).
Population change since 2000: -3.1%
 
Males: 6,516  (47.8%)
Females: 7,102  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
Alabama median age:

38.9 years

Zip codes: 35501, 35503, 35504.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $42,975 (it was $33,044 in 2000)
Jasper:

$42,975
AL:

$48,123

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,724 (it was $19,491 in 2000)

Jasper city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $164,795 (it was $82,000 in 2000)
Jasper:

$164,795
AL:

$141,300

Median gross rent in 2017: $566.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jasper: 86.4 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 20.2%
(16.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 36.2% for Black residents, 46.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 36.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Jasper, AL (2017)
    • 10,88978.2%White alone
    • 2,14915.4%Black alone
    • 4052.9%Hispanic
    • 2722.0%Two or more races
    • 1691.2%Asian alone
    • 10.01%American Indian alone

Races in Jasper detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Alabama and other state lists, there were 56 registered sex offenders living in Jasper, Alabama as of May 29, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jasper is 254 to 1.


Crime rates in Jasper by year

Type

2005

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
2
(14.3)
1
(7.1)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
7
(50.0)
7
(49.6)
8
(57.3)
11
(77.9)
7
(49.5)
8
(55.5)
8
(55.7)
7
(49.3)
14
(98.7)
16
(113.9)
4
(28.6)
7
(50.2)
7
(51.8)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
19
(135.8)
33
(233.8)
39
(279.4)
26
(184.0)
13
(92.0)
26
(180.3)
40
(278.5)
26
(183.3)
18
(126.9)
26
(185.2)
18
(128.5)
27
(193.7)
8
(59.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
45
(321.6)
35
(247.9)
44
(315.3)
32
(226.5)
52
(367.8)
60
(416.1)
75
(522.1)
79
(556.9)
82
(578.2)
188
(1,339)
138
(985.1)
71
(509.3)
59
(436.6)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
197
(1,408)
182
(1,289)
241
(1,727)
181
(1,281)
N/A206
(1,428)
242
(1,685)
199
(1,403)
135
(951.9)
126
(897.3)
120
(856.6)
149
(1,069)
125
(925.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
867
(6,196)
980
(6,942)
1,006
(7,208)
1,147
(8,118)
920
(6,507)
755
(5,235)
855
(5,952)
743
(5,238)
926
(6,529)
829
(5,904)
694
(4,954)
714
(5,122)
822
(6,083)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
71
(507.4)
82
(580.9)
74
(530.2)
72
(509.6)
79
(558.8)
58
(402.2)
44
(306.3)
39
(274.9)
55
(387.8)
51
(363.2)
81
(578.2)
56
(401.7)
88
(651.3)
Arson
(per 100,000)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A7
(48.5)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)560.7587.9658.7617.9535.4537.1613.0549.7605.6742.5562.8526.3506.7

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City-data.com crime index in Jasper, AL

Crime rate in Jasper detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 69 (50 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.70
Alabama average:

2.17
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Ancestries: American (22.0%), English (10.5%), Irish (8.0%), German (4.3%), Scottish (3.0%), Eastern European (1.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1888

Elevation: 325 feet

Land area: 26.9 square miles.

Population density: 507 people per square mile   (low).

Jasper, Alabama map

264 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.9%
Alabama:

3.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $687 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $469 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Birmingham, AL (34.6 miles , pop. 242,820).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (553.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Manchester, AL (2.7 miles ),
Parrish, AL (2.8 miles ),
Cordova, AL (2.8 miles ),
Townley, AL (2.9 miles ),
Oakman, AL (3.3 miles ),
Sipsey, AL (3.3 miles ),
Dora, AL (3.7 miles ),
Carbon Hill, AL (3.8 miles )

Latitude: 33.84 N, Longitude: 87.28 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,487 (+47.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,011 (53.6%)

Area code: 205

Distribution of median household income in Jasper, AL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jasper, AL in 2017
Jasper satellite photo by USGS

Jasper tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 58 buildings, average cost: $110,400
  • 1998: 39 buildings, average cost: $119,700
  • 1999: 44 buildings, average cost: $107,800
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $127,900
  • 2001: 17 buildings, average cost: $105,700
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $115,700
  • 2003: 43 buildings, average cost: $109,900
  • 2004: 47 buildings, average cost: $135,600
  • 2005: 36 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2006: 40 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2007: 40 buildings, average cost: $172,000
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $189,000
  • 2009: 13 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $194,400
  • 2011: 11 buildings, average cost: $156,300
  • 2012: 9 buildings, average cost: $179,500
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $146,500
  • 2014: 7 buildings, average cost: $204,400
  • 2015: 13 buildings, average cost: $237,700
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $282,500
  • 2017: 9 buildings, average cost: $207,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Jasper, AL residents
Average permit cost in Jasper, AL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.1%
Alabama:

3.8%
Historical population in Jasper, AL
Historical housing units in Jasper, AL
Most common industries in Jasper, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (11.0%)
  • Educational services (9.5%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.7%)
  • Construction (4.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.4%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (6.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.4%)
  • Truck transportation (5.3%)
  • Public administration (4.9%)
  • Educational services (4.5%)
  • Wood products (4.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.1%)
  • Educational services (15.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Public administration (5.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.4%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.4%)
  • Social assistance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Jasper, AL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Registered nurses (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Jasper, Alabama

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Jasper, Alabama environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 60.5. This is better than average.

City:

60.5
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 32.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

32.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.01. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.01
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Jasper-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 163% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/17/1957, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 6.2 miles away from the Jasper city center killed 4 people and injured 15 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 4/8/1998, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 29.5 miles away from the city center killed 32 people and injured 259 people and caused $200 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jasper-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Alabama state average. It is 78% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 30.3 miles away from Jasper center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 104.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/24/1975 at 11:11:36, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB) earthquake occurred 33.5 miles away from Jasper center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 188.1 miles away from Jasper center
On 11/7/2004 at 11:20:21, a magnitude 4.4 (4.4 MB, 4.3 MW, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 213.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Walker County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 10, Floods: 9, Winds: 5, Hurricanes: 3, Drought: 1, Fire: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jasper topographic map

Hospitals in Jasper:

  • KINDRED CARE HOSPICE - JASPER (1301 HIGHWAY 78E, SUITE #209)
  • NEW BEACON OF JASPER (302 BLACKWELL DIARY ROAD)
  • SOUTHEAST HOSPICE NETWORK, LLC (4330 EAST HIGHWAY 78 EAST, SUITE 212)
  • SOUTHERNCARE JASPER (4330 HWY 78 EAST SUITE 210 AND 211)
  • WALKER BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 3400 HIGHWAY 78 EAST)

Nursing Homes in Jasper:

  • RIDGEVIEW HEALTH SERVICES, INC (907 11TH STREET, NE)
  • RIDGEWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (201 OAKHILL ROAD)
  • SHADESCREST HEALTH CARE CENTER (331 WEST 25TH STREET)

Dialysis Facilities in Jasper:

  • DSI-WALKER COUNTY DIALYSIS (589 HIGHWAY 78 WEST)
  • RCG WALKER (3510 3RD STREET NE)

Home Health Centers in Jasper:

  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH OF WALKER (4330 HIGHWAY 78 EAST, SUITE 208)
  • MID-SOUTH HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (1458 JONES DAIRY ROAD SUITE 100)
  • WALKER BMC HOME CARE (3400 HWY 78 EAST)

Airports and heliports located in Jasper:

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College/University in Jasper:

  • Bevill State Community College (Full-time enrollment: 2,970; Location: 1411 Indiana Avenue; Public; Website: www.bscc.edu)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Jasper:

  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (about 33 miles; Hanceville, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,486)
  • Lawson State Community College-Birmingham Campus (about 36 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 2,695)
  • Jefferson State Community College (about 36 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 6,041)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (about 36 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 14,853)
  • Virginia College-Birmingham (about 37 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 8,167)
  • Samford University (about 39 miles; Birmingham, AL; FT enrollment: 3,829)
  • The University of Alabama (about 47 miles; Tuscaloosa, AL; FT enrollment: 30,931)

Public high schools in Jasper:

  • WALKER HIGH SCH (Students: 791, Location: 1601 HIGHLAND AVE, Grades: 9-12)
  • NORTH HIGHLAND SCH (Students: 24, Location: 907 12TH AVE SW, Grades: PK-12)
  • WALKER CO ALT SCH (Location: 1100 VIKING DRIVE, Grades: KG-12)
  • WALKER CO CTR OF TECH (Location: 1100 VIKING DRIVE, Grades: 10-12)
  • CURRY HIGH SCH (Location: 155 YELLOW JACKET DR, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Jasper:

  • GRACE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 40, Location: 1186 MAC DRUMMOND RD, Grades: 1-12)
  • VICTORY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 31, Location: 2200 GAMBLE AVE, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jasper:

See full list of schools located in Jasper

Libraries in Jasper:

  • CARL ELLIOTT REGIONAL LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $240,261; Location: 98 18TH STREET EAST; 3,926 books; 81 state licensed databases)
  • JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $199,033; Location: 98 EAST 18TH STREET; 49,405 books; 895 audio materials; 910 video materials; 81 state licensed databases)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Bevill State Community College has a campus located in Jasper AL. The former Walker College/UAB Walker College.
  • WTID AM1240 has changed call sign. New Calls are WLYJ. WTID no longer exists in Jasper, AL. WLYJ is at AM1240. WLYJ is owned by Joy Christian Communications. WLYJ is known locally as Joy Christian Radio.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jasper: Musgrove Country Club (A), Jasper Speedway (B), Jasper Fire Department Station 1 (C), Jasper Fire Department Station 3 (D), Jasper Fire Department Station 2 (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Jasper Mall Shopping Center (1), Jasper Square Shopping Center (2), Parklands North Shopping Center (3), Parklands Shopping Center (4), English Village Shopping Center (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jasper include: New Prospect Baptist Church (A), Wesley Church (B), Farmstead Baptist Church (C), Shiloh Baptist Church (D), Saint Marys Episcopal Church (E), Saint James Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (F), Northside Baptist Church (G), First Baptist Church (H), Coal City Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oak Hill Cemetery (1), Samaria Cemetery (2), Old City Cemetery (3), New Prospect Cemetery (4), Walker Memory Gardens (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Tanyard Creek (A), Mooney Branch (B), Doctors Branch (C), Coke Oven Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jasper include: Carver Park (1), James Fowler Park (2), Memorial Park (3), Valley Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Laserland Birthday Palace (Amusement & Theme Parks; 24848 Highway 69) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Hotels: Super 8 (1287 Highway 78 West) (1), Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (202 Oakhill Road) (2), Budget Inns (1301 Highway 78 West) (3), Jameson Inn of Jasper (1100 Highway 78 West) (4), Jasper-Days Inn (101 6th Ave NW) (5), Travel Rite Inn (200 Mall Way) (6), Super 8 Motel (1287 Highway 78 West) (7), Jameson Inn Jasper (Sj) (1100 Highway 78 E) (8), Jasper Inn (Po Box 1648) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Courts-County - Circuit Court (Court House) (1), Walker County - Juvenile Court (Court House Annex) (2), Alabama State - District Attorney- Pre-Trial Intervention Program (4100 Highway 78 East) (3), Walker County - Probate Judge- Probate Court (Court House) (4), Courts-County - Probate Court (Court House) (5), Court Services (Courthouse Annex) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

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Walker County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jasper and their reported violations in the past:

CURRY WATER AUTHORITY (Population served: 17,160, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-21-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-21-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-15-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-15-2008), St Public Notif received (NOV-18-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-01-2009)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jasper that have no violations reported:

  • JASPER WATER WORKS AND SEWER BOARD (Population served: 29,700, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
  • BOLDO WATER & FIRE PROT. AUTHORITY (Address: 563 RANCHERO DRIVE , Population served: 4,521, Primary Water Source Type: Purch surface water)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Alabama:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.5%
Whole state:

67.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.4%
Whole state:

4.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

People in group quarters in Jasper in 2010:

  • 285 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 255 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 42 people in college/university student housing
  • 22 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 16 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 16 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 10 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 2 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers

People in group quarters in Jasper in 2000:

  • 378 people in nursing homes
  • 263 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 36 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 18 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Jasper (2011 data):

  • Synovus Bank: Medical Center Branch, North Highlands Branch, Jasper Branch, Curry Branch. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Regions Bank: Highway 78 Bypass Branch at 310 Highway 78 Bypass, branch established on 1987/04/20; Jasper Rdt Branch at 1908 First Avenue W, branch established on 2004/06/30. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • Pinnacle Bank: 78 Highway East Branch at U.S. Highway 78 East & Mallway, branch established on 1935/11/01; at 1811 Second Avenue, branch established on 1935/11/01. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $199.1 mil, Deposits: $172.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Pinnacle Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Jasper Branch at 3901 Highway 78 East, branch established on 1971/02/08; Jasper Downtown Branch at 2002 2nd Ave S, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Highway 78 Branch at 2721 Hwy 78 East, branch established on 1986/08/04. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Compass Bank: Jasper Main Branch at 1713 Alabama Avenue, branch established on 1963/11/29. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Security Federal Savings Bank: at 301 Third Avenue, branch established on 1970/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $34.1 mil, Deposits: $29.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • Bank of Walker County: Bank Of Walker County at 607 Hwy 78 East, branch established on 2004/03/29. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $77.0 mil, Deposits: $67.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Relations Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Jasper:

Marital status in Jasper, AL
  • Never married: 27.7%
  • Now married: 45.1%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 9.9%
  • Divorced: 13.4%

For population 25 years and over in Jasper:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.5%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.5
Alabama average:

11.5

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jasper
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jasper, AL (based on Walker County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant39,118180
Mainline Protestant2,55225
Black Protestant1,0878
Catholic5231
Other5203
None23,223-
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Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 17
This county:

2.48 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Walker County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Walker County:

0.44 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 44
Here:

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

6.32 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Walker County:

5.39 / 10,000 pop.
Alabama:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Walker County:

11.9%
Alabama:

11.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

32.4%
Alabama:

31.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.5%
Alabama:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.1%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

47.7%
Alabama:

44.8%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.7
Alabama:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

19.9%
Alabama:

21.3%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Jasper:

11.5%
Alabama:

11.2%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Jasper:

35.1%
State:

34.4%

General health condition:
Jasper:

56.3%
Alabama:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

77.7%
State:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jasper, AL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 51$158,173$37,2173$2,327
Firefighters 29$105,490$43,6510$0
Water Supply 27$104,946$46,6430$0
Streets and Highways 25$70,606$33,89110$9,992
Solid Waste Management 18$55,715$37,1432$2,768
Parks and Recreation 17$51,665$36,46946$16,802
Sewerage 12$54,286$54,2860$0
Police - Other 11$67,807$73,9712$3,380
Financial Administration 10$33,053$39,6644$2,063
Other and Unallocable 9$17,378$23,1710$0
Judicial and Legal 6$15,481$30,9622$2,143
Health 2$4,586$27,5161$1,259
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$7,193$43,1580$0
Correction 1$3,402$40,8240$0
Local Libraries 1$2,218$26,6166$5,963
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$11,868
Welfare 0$0 1$886
Fire - Other 0$0 1$1,720
Totals for Government 221$751,999$40,83384$61,171

Jasper government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $43,000 ($3.16)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,977,000 ($292.04)
    Police Protection: $3,841,000 ($282.05)
    General - Other: $3,120,000 ($229.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,126,000 ($156.12)
    Local Fire Protection: $534,000 ($39.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $221,000 ($16.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $9,659,000 ($709.28)

Jasper government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $3,081,000 ($226.24)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,391,000 ($102.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $236,000 ($17.33)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $28,000 ($2.06)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $670,000 ($49.20)
    Interest Earnings: $531,000 ($38.99)
    General Revenue - Other: $331,000 ($24.31)
    Rents: $38,000 ($2.79)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $622,000 ($45.67)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $9,895,000 ($726.61)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $3,537,000 ($259.73)
    Property: $3,236,000 ($237.63)

Jasper government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $8,913,000 ($654.50)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,277,000 ($607.80)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,668,000 ($416.21)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,754,000 ($349.10)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $914,000 ($67.12)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $636,000 ($46.70)

Jasper government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,252,000 ($165.37)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,704,000 ($712.59)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $13,516,000 ($992.51)

4.22% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($36,184 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.22%
Alabama average:

5.95%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jefferson County, AL  1.29% ($37,303 average AGI)
from Winston County, AL  0.34% ($33,514)
from Shelby County, AL  0.16% ($51,353)


4.45% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,543 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.45%
Alabama average:

5.97%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jefferson County, AL  1.23% ($42,059 average AGI)
to Winston County, AL  0.41% ($40,779)
to Cullman County, AL  0.23% ($31,146)
Businesses in Jasper, AL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2La-Z-Boy1
Ace Hardware1Lane Furniture2
Advance Auto Parts1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Bath & Body Works1New Balance1
Burger King1Nike2
CVS1Papa John's Pizza1
Chevrolet1Penske1
Chick-Fil-A2Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
DHL1Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Rue211
Days Inn1Ryan's Grill1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx4Sears1
Ford1Subway3
GNC1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile1
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Hardee's1Toyota1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul5
Home Depot1UPS3
Honda1Vans1
Hyundai1Waffle House1
JCPenney1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jasper:

  • WZPQ (1360 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, AL; Owner: JAMES T. LEE)
  • WTID (1240 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WJOX (690 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAPI (1070 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCOC (1010 AM; 5 kW; DORA, AL; Owner: AZTECA COMMUNICATIONS OF ALABAMA, INC.)
  • WDJC (850 AM; 50 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WERC (960 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRJS (1320 AM; 5 kW; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WKXM (1300 AM; 5 kW; WINFIELD, AL; Owner: AD-MEDIA MANAGEMENT CORP.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jasper:

  • WFFN (95.3 FM; CORDOVA, AL; Owner: NEW CENTURY RADIO, INC.)
  • WDXB (102.5 FM; JASPER, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WYDE-FM (101.1 FM; CULLMAN, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WQOP-FM (92.5 FM; DORA, AL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WODL (97.3 FM; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBHK (98.7 FM; WARRIOR, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WZZK-FM (104.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WBPT (106.9 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRAX (107.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WYSF (94.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBHM (90.3 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BD OF TRUSTEES/U OF AL AT BIRMINGHAM)
  • WMJJ (96.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQEN (103.7 FM; GADSDEN, AL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZRR (99.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDJC-FM (93.7 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: KIMTRON, INC.)
  • WBFR (89.5 FM; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jasper:

  • W55BJ (Channel 55; JASPER, AL; Owner: COMBS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W66CN (Channel 66; JASPER, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDBB (Channel 17; BESSEMER, AL; Owner: WDBB-TV, INC.)
  • WCFT-TV (Channel 33; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Owner: TV ALABAMA, INCORPORATED)
  • W23AK (Channel 23; JASPER, AL; Owner: WMTY, INC.)
  • WIAT (Channel 42; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBIQ (Channel 10; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: ALABAMA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION COMMISSION)
  • WABM (Channel 68; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM (WABM-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WTTO (Channel 21; HOMEWOOD, AL; Owner: WTTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WBRC (Channel 6; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: WBRC LICENSE, INC.)
  • WVTM-TV (Channel 13; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Owner: BIRMINGHAM BROADCASTING (WVTM-TV), LLC)
  • WSFG-LP (Channel 63; BERRY, AL; Owner: ETTIE CLARK)
  • WSSF-LP (Channel 58; BERRY, AL; Owner: ETTIE CLARK)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Jasper fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 92Number of bridges
  • 1,247ft / 380mTotal length
  • $204,117,000Total costs
  • 599,985Total average daily traffic
  • 91,656Total average daily truck traffic
  • 508,800Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jasper, AL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11920-1929
  • 31930-1939
  • 71940-1949
  • 41950-1959
  • 131960-1969
  • 61970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 391990-1999
  • 152000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jasper, AL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jasper)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 370 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Jasper, AL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 192 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jasper)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 64 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jasper)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$120,01437$114,651147$137,25819$38,8731$66,15023$41,9488$27,420
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$100,1803$93,77711$107,8052$66,9900$02$47,0401$80,650
APPLICATIONS DENIED10$123,81214$132,84260$143,43710$24,1720$04$250,25810$56,891
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$136,1276$109,24742$147,6121$93,1900$03$100,2231$147,780
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$119,9401$32,1705$220,4221$91,0700$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00, 0204.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$160,5235$135,824
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$114,4202$142,970
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$03$178,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$221,3101$305,340
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$115,8400$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0201.00 , 0202.00, 0203.00, 0204.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Jasper, AL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Jasper, AL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 125. The highest number of fires - 240 took place in 2011, and the least - 56 in 2017. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Jasper, AL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (44.3%), and Structure Fires (40.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jasper, AL
    • 94044.3%Outside Fires
    • 85640.3%Structure Fires
    • 25111.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 753.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jasper, AL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jasper, Alabama:

  • Travel Rite Inn, 200 Mallway, Jasper, Alabama 35501 , Phone: (205) 221-1161, Fax: (205) 221-1161
  • Quality Inn, 1100 Hwy 78, Jasper, Alabama 35501 , Phone: (205) 387-7710, Fax: (205) 387-7703
  • Econolodge, 101 6TH Ave NW, Jasper, Alabama 35501 , Phone: (205) 221-7800, Fax: (205) 221-7800
  • Hotel Express Inn & Suites, 202 Oak Hl Rd, Jasper, Alabama 35501 , Phone: (205) 302-6400, Fax: (205) 302-0880
  • Hampton Inn, 100 Industrial Pkwy, Jasper, Alabama 35501 , Phone: (205) 221-3334, Fax: (205) 221-3339
  • Sleep Inn & suites, 90 Carl Cannon Blvd, Jasper, Alabama 35501 , Phone: (205) 387-2001, Fax: (205) 387-2002
  • Holiday Inn Express, 110 Industrial Pkwy, Jasper, Alabama 35501 , Phone: (205) 387-8383, Fax: (205) 387-8898
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jasper, Alabama
Most common first names in Jasper, AL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James41672.1 years
William29772.8 years
John28773.4 years
Mary19778.7 years
Charles14967.9 years
Robert14171.1 years
George11374.7 years
Willie10376.9 years
Annie9180.9 years
Thomas8972.9 years
Most common last names in Jasper, AL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams14571.6 years
Smith14273.0 years
Brown11175.0 years
Wilson10277.0 years
Jones9775.0 years
Sherer9577.0 years
Kilgore7673.7 years
Key7671.5 years
Davis7674.7 years
Orear6677.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jasper, AL
  • 76.8%Electricity
  • 19.3%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jasper, AL
  • 81.0%Electricity
  • 17.7%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Jasper compared to Alabama state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Jasper on our top lists:

  • #98 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Romney (Republican) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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