Jasper, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 440 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -11.6%
 
Males: 179  (40.8%)
Females: 261  (59.2%)
Median resident age:

52.8 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72641.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $28,329 (it was $13,456 in 2000)
Jasper:

$28,329
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,406 (it was $13,557 in 2000)

Jasper city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $94,016 (it was $56,600 in 2000)
Jasper:

$94,016
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $139,984; detached houses: $145,547; mobile homes: $102,916

Median gross rent in 2017: $359.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jasper: 78.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 23.1%
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  • Races in Jasper, AR (2010)
    • 45497.4%White alone
    • 51.1%Hispanic
    • 40.9%Two or more races
    • 20.4%American Indian alone
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Jasper, Arkansas as of August 08, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jasper is 111 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.58
Arkansas average:

2.22
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Ancestries: American (32.7%), Norwegian (12.9%), German (11.9%), Irish (9.9%), Scottish (7.9%), English (7.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/08/1896

Elevation: 844 feet

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 831 people per square mile   (low).

Jasper, Arkansas map

6 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.1%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $583 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $556 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayetteville, AR (54.7 miles , pop. 58,047).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tulsa, OK (154.1 miles , pop. 393,049).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (302.5 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Western Grove, AR (3.8 miles ),
Valley Springs, AR (3.9 miles),
Bellefonte, AR (3.9 miles ),
Harrison, AR (4.0 miles ),
Pindall, AR (4.2 miles),
Everton, AR (4.3 miles),
Alpena, AR (4.5 miles ),
St. Joe, AR (4.6 miles)

Latitude: 36.01 N, Longitude: 93.19 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Elk Capital of Arkansas

Area code: 870

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $85,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $85,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $95,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 1 building, cost: $212,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Jasper, AR residents
Average permit cost in Jasper, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.6%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +145 (+41.1%).
Most common industries in Jasper, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.2%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (9.5%)
  • Educational services (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.8%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (4.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.8%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (16.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.3%)
  • Furniture & home furnishings, household appliance stores (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.6%)
  • Repair & maintenance (5.6%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (5.6%)
  • Construction (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (17.3%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Used merchandise, gift, novelty, souvenir, other miscellaneous stores (9.3%)
  • Public administration (8.0%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.7%)
  • Social assistance (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Jasper, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (5.4%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Farmers and farm managers (11.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.9%)
  • Religious workers (5.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16.0%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (6.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.3%)

Average climate in Jasper, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 48.6. This is significantly better than average.

City:

48.6
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 34.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 12.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

34.7
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Jasper-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Arkansas state average. It is 62% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/20/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.0 miles away from the Jasper city center killed one person and injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1974, a category F3 tornado 21.5 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jasper-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 74% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from Jasper center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 79.9 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 162.4 miles away from Jasper center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 191.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 218.0 miles away from Jasper center
On 6/27/2000 at 01:28:45, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 0.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 28.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 19
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 14, Floods: 13, Tornadoes: 8, Winter Storms: 4, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jasper topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Jasper:

  • NEWTON COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (506 WEST COURT STREET)
  • NEWTON COUNTY NURSING HOME (610 EAST COURT STREET)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Jasper:

  • HHA OF N AR REGIONAL MED CTR (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • HOSPICE OF THE HILLS (Hospital, about 16 miles away; HARRISON, AR)
  • BOONE COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 16 miles away; HARRISON, AR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jasper:

  • Arkansas Tech University (about 50 miles; Russellville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 9,038)
  • University of Arkansas (about 56 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 22,163)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 61 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 5,634)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 77 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,972)
  • John Brown University (about 78 miles; Siloam Springs, AR; FT enrollment: 2,097)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 80 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 6,103)
  • Missouri State University-Springfield (about 83 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 16,660)

Public high school in Jasper:

Public elementary/middle school in Jasper:

See full list of schools located in Jasper

Library in Jasper:

  • NEWTON COUNTY (Operating income: $106,616; Location: HC 31 BOX 8; 18,074 books; 1,040 audio materials; 1,343 video materials; 82 state licensed databases; 18 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jasper: Buffalo Ranger District Office (A), Jasper Police Department (B), Newton County Sheriff's Office (C), Jasper Fire Station (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Newton County Historical Society (Museums; 601 West Clark), Bradley House Museum (601 West Clark).

Hotels: Horseshoe Canyon Ranch (Hc 70 Box 261), Cliff House Inn Restaurant & Gift Shop (Hc 31 Box 85).

Newton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

MT SHERMAN WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 769, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-08-2013), St Public Notif requested (NOV-08-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-03-2013), St Compliance achieved (FEB-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2013 and JUN-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-12-2013), St Public Notif received (SEP-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-08-2013 to FEB-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-07-2013), St Public Notif received (JUN-28-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-08-2013 to FEB-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2013), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-08-2013 to FEB-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-09-2012), St Public Notif received (DEC-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-08-2013 to FEB-03-2014)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 and -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Public Notif received (DEC-15-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from NOV-08-2013 to FEB-03-2014)
  • 24 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
JASPER WATERWORKS (Population served: 766, Purch surface water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monthly Turbidity Exceed (Enhanced SWTR) - In MAR-2008, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-05-2008), St Public Notif received (MAY-12-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAY-19-2009)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In MAR-01-2003, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2003), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-2005 to MAY-19-2009)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In FEB-01-2003, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2003), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-2005 to MAY-19-2009)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In JAN-01-2003, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2003), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-2005 to MAY-19-2009)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - In DEC-01-2002, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2003), St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-2005 to MAY-19-2009)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
MOCKINGBIRD HILL WATER ASSOC (Population served: 693, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2013), St Public Notif received (APR-18-2013), St Compliance achieved (NOV-12-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-04-2011), St Public Notif received (MAR-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-02-2011), St Public Notif requested (FEB-06-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (MAR-06-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-02-2011)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2007 and JUN-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-15-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-07-2008), St Compliance achieved (JUL-15-2008)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
PARTHENON CHURCH OF GOD (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In NOV-01-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In OCT-01-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-05-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In SEP-01-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-04-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • Failure to Filter (SWTR) - In AUG-01-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-07-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Turbidity (Enhanced SWTR) - In AUG-2012, Contaminant: IESWTR. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In AUG-2012. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-30-2013)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUL-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (2 times from SEP-06-2011 to SEP-06-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2011. Follow-up actions: St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2012)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In JAN-2011. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-2011), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (APR-28-2011), St Admin Penalty assessed (AUG-10-2011), St Compliance achieved (2 times from OCT-03-2011 to NOV-29-2012)
  • 4 routine major monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

1.9 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

45.5%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.0%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
51 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
44 people in nursing homes in 2000
4 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Banks with branches in Jasper (2011 data):

  • Bank of the Ozarks: Jasper Branch at 100 East Church St, branch established on 1934/10/01. Info updated 2011/05/03: Bank assets: $3,828.0 mil, Deposits: $2,955.2 mil, headquarters in Little Rock, AR, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 115 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of The Ozarks Inc
  • The First National Bank in Green Forest: Jasper Branch at 400 East Court Street, branch established on 2006/04/13. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $365.6 mil, Deposits: $321.8 mil, headquarters in Green Forest, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: First National Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Jasper:

Marital status in Jasper, AR
  • Never married: 19.5%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 15.7%
  • Divorced: 18.7%

For population 25 years and over in Jasper:

  • High school or higher: 80.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Arkansas average:

11.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jasper, AR (based on Newton County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant2,13725
Mainline Protestant801
Other273
None6,086-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Here:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 4
Newton County:

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
Here:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Newton County:

11.9%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.6%
Arkansas:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Newton County:

13.0%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jasper:

51.4%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jasper:

48.4%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.7
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

22.0%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

21.9%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

42.8%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Jasper:

52.7%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

74.9%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jasper, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$5,338$21,3520$0
Police Protection - Officers 1$2,428$29,1360$0
Parks and Recreation 1$1,398$16,7760$0
Sewerage 1$2,519$30,2280$0
Water Supply 1$3,454$41,4480$0
Solid Waste Management 1$1,398$16,7760$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$2,410
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 8$16,535$24,8036$2,410

Jasper government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,130,000 ($2568.18)
    Regular Highways: $23,000 ($52.27)
    Local Fire Protection: $19,000 ($43.18)
    General Public Buildings: $5,000 ($11.36)
    Central Staff Services: $5,000 ($11.36)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $405,000 ($920.45)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Solid Waste Management: $45,000 ($102.27)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $127,000 ($288.64)

Jasper government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $24,000 ($54.55)
    Highways: $5,000 ($11.36)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $4,000 ($9.09)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,244,000 ($2827.27)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $116,000 ($263.64)
    Highways: $33,000 ($75.00)

Jasper government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,564,000 ($19463.64)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,252,000 ($18754.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $312,000 ($709.09)

Jasper government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $268,000 ($609.09)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $30,000 ($68.18)

5.51% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($34,180 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.51%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

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 Boone County, AR  3.31% ($31,088 average AGI)

Businesses in Jasper, AR

  • RadioShack: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jasper:

  • KNWA (1600 AM; 5 kW; BELLEFONTE, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KCGS (960 AM; 5 kW; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: SOUTHLAND BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KHOZ (900 AM; 1 kW; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KTHS (1480 AM; 5 kW; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KFAY (1030 AM; 10 kW; FARMINGTON, AR; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KFAQ (1170 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • KURM (790 AM; 5 kW; ROGERS, AR; Owner: KERM, INC)
  • KWTO (560 AM; 5 kW; SPRINGFIELD, MO; Owner: KWTO, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • KGFL (1110 AM; daytime; 5 kW; CLINTON, AR; Owner: KING-SULIVAN RADIO)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jasper:

  • KCWD (96.1 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON RADIO STATIONS, INC.)
  • KHOZ-FM (102.9 FM; HARRISON, AR; Owner: HARRISON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KBCN-FM (104.3 FM; MARSHALL, AR; Owner: PEARSON B/CASTING OF MARSHALL, INC.)
  • K207CW (89.3 FM; PARIS, AR; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • KEZA (107.9 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, AR; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTHS-FM (107.1 FM; BERRYVILLE, AR; Owner: KTHS/KSCC, INC.)
  • KSMS-FM (90.5 FM; POINT LOOKOUT, MO; Owner: SOUTHWEST MISSOURI STATE UINIVERSITY)
  • KBPB (91.9 FM; HARRISON, MO; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jasper:

  • K54FH (Channel 54; GREEN FOREST, AR; Owner: NEW LIFE EVANGELISTIC CENTER, INC)
  • KTKO-LP (Channel 8; HARRISON, AR; Owner: TKO, INC.)

Jasper fatal accident list:

Jul 20, 2015 02:05 PM, Sr-7-18, Lat: 36.003231, Lon: -93.185186, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Jan 5, 2007 10:18 AM, Sr-7-18, Clark St., Lat: 36.007242, Lon: -93.186739, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Jul 12, 1996 00:01 AM, Sh-07-18, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
May 5, 1977 04:35 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 154ft / 47.0mTotal length
  • $1,844,000Total costs
  • 16,716Total average daily traffic
  • 165Total average daily truck traffic
  • 14,291Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jasper, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21930-1939
  • 11950-1959
  • 71970-1979
  • 12000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jasper, AR

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jasper)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

27 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Sh 74 .25 Mi W Jct Sh 7 (Lat: 36.011194 Lon: -93.187667), Call Sign: WAH90, Licensee ID: L00007580,
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.105 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2002, Expiration Date: 11/02/2012, Cancellation Date: 01/23/2008, Registrant: State Of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR 72203
  • 4.0 Km Sse (Lat: 35.971750 Lon: -93.175167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 41 m, Overall height: 46 m, Call Sign: WQDF238,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, Grant Date: 08/09/2005, Expiration Date: 02/05/2006, Cancellation Date: 04/08/2006, Certifier: Terry Brasel, Registrant: Spectrum License Consultants, Inc, Lubbock, TX 79453, Phone: (806) 780-7800, Fax: (806) 780-7802, Email:
  • NEWTON COUNTY CRITCA, (Id-32), Hey 74 & Newton 2440 Rd , 3.2 Km Nw Of Jasper (Lat: 36.021333 Lon: -93.215833), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9.1 m, Call Sign: WQOW511,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz, Grant Date: 02/15/2012, Expiration Date: 02/15/2022, Certifier: Andy Anderson, Registrant: Siemens Industry, Inc., 1239 Willow Lake Blvd, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2701, Email:
  • JASPER TANK 2(ID-21), Jasper Tank 2 (Id-21), 4.8 Km Nw Of Jasper On Hwy 74 (Lat: 35.031444 Lon: -93.230417), Type: Tank, Structure height: 39.6 m, Call Sign: WQOW617,
    Assigned Frequencies: 173.210 MHz, Grant Date: 02/16/2012, Expiration Date: 02/16/2022, Certifier: Andy Anderson, Registrant: Siemens Industry, Inc., 1239 Willow Lake Blvd, Vadnais Heights, MN 55110, Phone: (651) 766-2700, Fax: (651) 766-2701, Email:
  • ROAD DEPARTMENT, 300 Spring Street (Lat: 36.008444 Lon: -93.186694), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WQSV517,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.922 MHz, Grant Date: 11/21/2013, Expiration Date: 11/21/2023, Certifier: Patty Mills, Registrant: Fit, 1565 Oak St, Eugene, OR 97401, Phone: (541) 485-8441

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • PARTHENON, Hcr 31 Box 64 (Lat: 35.963528 Lon: -93.151889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 95.1 m, Call Sign: WQRF749,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6034.15 MHz, 5945.20 MHz, 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 05/03/2013, Expiration Date: 05/03/2023, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 208 S. Akard St. Rm. 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • STATION, 2.5 Mi Sse Of (Lat: 35.971722 Lon: -93.175167), Overall height: 39 m, Call Sign: WHJ203,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2138.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2007, Expiration Date: 02/03/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2011, Registrant: Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation, 920 Hwy 62 Spur, Berryville, AR 72616, Phone: (870) 423-2161, Fax: (870) 423-4815, Email:
  • STATION, 109 W Church St (Lat: 36.006444 Lon: -93.187111), Overall height: 8.5 m, Call Sign: WHJ205,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2188.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2007, Expiration Date: 02/03/2018, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2011, Registrant: Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation, 920 Hwy 62 Spur, Berryville, AR 72616, Phone: (870) 423-2161, Fax: (870) 423-4815, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

28 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jasper)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AERONCA 15AC (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 85 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 1055H , Serial Number: 15AC-70, Year manufactured: 1948, Airworthiness Date: 06/15/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 02/08/2018
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Justin Reddell, Hc 72 Box 38, Jasper, AR 72641, Other Owners: Elaine Reddell
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-38-112 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 183 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 24540 , Serial Number: 38-79A1129, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 07/09/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 03/14/1984
    Registrant (Individual): Albert E Pennequin, Po Box 566, Jasper, AR 72641
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7BCM (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C85 SERIES (85 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2662E , Serial Number: 7AC-6244, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 01/15/1958, Certificate Issue Date: 02/07/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph Day, Hcr 72 Box 54, Jasper, AR 72641
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 170B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR C145 SERIES (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2836C , Serial Number: 26379, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 04/07/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 12/24/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Justin D Reddell, Hc 72 Box 38, Jasper, AR 72641, Other Owners: Hilda E Reddell
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9273J , Serial Number: 28-3351, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 05/16/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 09/29/2009
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Raymond White, Hc 70 Box 527, Jasper, AR 72641, Other Owners: Pamela White
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-30 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 139 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 93BD , Serial Number: 30-1433, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 02/20/1967, Certificate Issue Date: 04/14/2012
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William R Coleman, Hc 70 Box 19, Jasper, AR 72641, Other Owners: Donna R Coleman

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 14. The highest number of fire incidents - 31 took place in 2009, and the least - 6 in 2004. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Jasper, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.1%), and Structure Fires (28.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jasper, AR
    • 10747.1%Outside Fires
    • 6428.2%Structure Fires
    • 4118.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 156.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jasper, AR
Most common first names in Jasper, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
William2776.0 years
John2377.4 years
James2274.5 years
George1283.2 years
Henry1174.6 years
Mary1184.1 years
Ruby1081.3 years
Walter981.0 years
Charles971.3 years
Thomas874.8 years
Most common last names in Jasper, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2775.3 years
Villines2180.1 years
Carter1872.1 years
Jones1679.2 years
Brasel1579.3 years
Kilgore1579.1 years
Henderson1480.1 years
Phillips1379.3 years
Collins1371.2 years
Edgmon1175.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jasper, AR
  • 40.5%Electricity
  • 29.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 24.1%Wood
  • 6.0%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jasper, AR
  • 96.2%Electricity
  • 3.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Jasper compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Jasper on our top lists:

  • #81 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000"
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