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Population in 2012: 452 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -9.2%
 

Males: 227  (50.4%)
Females: 225  (49.6%)

Median resident age:  54.0 years
Arkansas median age:  37.8 years

Zip codes: 72641.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $19,381 (it was $13,456 in 2000)
Jasper:

$19,381
AR:

$40,112
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $15,745

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $64,277 (it was $56,600 in 2000)
Jasper:

$64,277
AR:

$107,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $66,627; Detached houses: $70,511; Mobile homes: $20,501

Median gross rent in 2012: $265.

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  • White alone - 454 (97.4%)
  • Hispanic - 5 (1.1%)
  • Two or more races - 4 (0.9%)
  • American Indian alone - 2 (0.4%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jasper: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (29.9%), Irish (17.3%), English (15.2%), German (9.6%), French (6.1%), Scottish (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 05/08/1896

Elevation: 844 feet

Land area: 0.53 square miles.

Population density: 854 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Jasper:

  • High school or higher: 76.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jasper city:

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 26.0%

3 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Arkansas:  3.9%



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Jasper, Arkansas as of October 01, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Jasper to the number of sex offenders is 75 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $250 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $333 (0.5%)

Jasper satellite photo by USGS

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) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 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
  • 2007: 0 buildings
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $150,000

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Latitude: 36.01 N, Longitude: 93.19 W

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

Area code: 870

Jasper household income distribution Jasper home values distribution

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.5%
Arkansas:

7.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +145 (+41.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (16%)
  • Construction (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Health care and social assistance (13%)
  • Wholesale trade (11%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (29%)
  • Accommodation and food services (18%)
  • Other services, except public administration (18%)
  • Public administration (16%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Farmers and farm managers (11%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (8%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (16%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)

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Tornado activity:

Jasper-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 141% 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 significantly below Arkansas state average. It is 90% 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 the city 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 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
On 7/7/1991 at 21:24:02, a magnitude 4.0 (3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 97.0 miles away from the city center
On 9/7/2007 at 10:40:47, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 MD, Depth: 0.1 mi) earthquake occurred 14.7 miles away from Jasper center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Newton County (18) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 11, Floods: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Landslide: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers in Jasper:

  • NEWTON COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, 506 WEST COURT STREET)
  • NEWTON COUNTY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 610 EAST COURT STREET)

Other hospitals/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)

Political contributions by individuals in Jasper, AR

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jasper:

  • Arkansas Tech University (about 50 miles; Russellville, AR; Full-time enrollment: 6,534)
  • University of Arkansas (about 51 miles; Fayetteville, AR; FT enrollment: 15,441)
  • NorthWest Arkansas Community College (about 61 miles; Bentonville, AR; FT enrollment: 3,034)
  • University of Central Arkansas (about 77 miles; Conway, AR; FT enrollment: 9,257)
  • University of Arkansas-Fort Smith (about 80 miles; Fort Smith, AR; FT enrollment: 4,962)
  • Missouri State University (about 83 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 14,879)
  • Ozarks Technical Community College (about 84 miles; Springfield, MO; FT enrollment: 6,501)

Public high school in Jasper:

  • JASPER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 235; Location: 600 SCHOOL ST; Grades: 07 - 12)

Public elementary/middle school in Jasper:

  • JASPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 293; Location: 600 SCHOOL ST; Grades: PK - 06)
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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)

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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
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.8. This is about average.
City:

37.8
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
City:

11.2
U.S.:

9.6
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 36.5. This is worse than average. There were 1 monitors within city limits.
City:

36.5
U.S.:

28.3

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

JASPER WATERWORKS (Population served: 798, Groundwater_under_infl_of_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-2001
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In FEB-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In JAN-2000
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In DEC-1999
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In NOV-1999
  • Treatment Technique (SWTR) - In OCT-1999
  • 22 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In JUN-2003
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In MAY-2003
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - Between MAR-2003 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - Between FEB-2003 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • Treatment Technique No Certif. Operator - Between JAN-2003 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: DBP Stage 1. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 16 other older monitoring violations
MOCKINGBIRD HILL WATER ASSOC (Population served: 693, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2002, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-07-1997), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-07-1997)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-1995 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-1995), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-1995), St Public Notif requested (FEB-01-1996), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-01-1996), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-1996), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-1996), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-1996), St Public Notif received (MAY-20-1996), St Public Notif requested (AUG-02-1996), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-02-1996), St Public Notif requested (NOV-07-1996), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-07-1996), St Public Notif received (DEC-04-1996), St Compliance achieved (2 times from AUG-04-1997 to AUG-04-1997)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between OCT-1993 and SEP-1997, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-25-1994), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-25-1994), St Public Notif received (MAR-21-1994), St Public Notif requested (MAY-06-1994), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-06-1994), St Public Notif issued (JUL-18-1994), St Public Notif received (JUL-27-1994), St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-1994), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-1994), St Public Notif received (AUG-08-1994), St Public Notif requested (OCT-28-1994), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-28-1994), St Public Notif received (NOV-08-1994), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JAN-01-1995 to JAN-01-1995), St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-1995), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-1995), St Public Notif received (FEB-16-1995), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-1997)
  • MCL, Single Sample - Between APR-1993 and MAR-1997, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUL-01-1993 to JUL-01-1993), St Public Notif requested (JUL-29-1993), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-29-1993), St Public Notif issued (JAN-06-1994)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-02-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-02-1999)
  • Notification, Public - In JAN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In OCT-11-1994, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-11-1994)
  • Notification, Public - Between APR-1993 and MAR-1997, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228)
MT SHERMAN WATER ASSOCIATION (Population served: 671, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-15-2006), St Public Notif received (MAY-31-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2006), St Public Notif received (FEB-28-2006)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: Fluoride. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-17-2005), St Public Notif received (DEC-08-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2005 and JUN-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-28-2005), St Public Notif requested (AUG-10-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2005)
  • MCL, Average - In JAN-2005, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-10-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-2005), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-28-2005)
  • 21 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Notification, Public - In JAN-2000, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-13-2000), St Formal NOV issued (MAR-13-2000), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-28-2005)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-02-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (NOV-02-1999)
  • Notification, Public - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-15-1999), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-15-1999), St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-28-2005)
  • Notification, Public - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-28-2005)
  • Notification, Public - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Combined Radium (-226 & -228). Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUL-28-2005)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 38.5%
(38.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)

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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jasper, AR

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

Jasper compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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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.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Jasper travel time to work - commute


Jasper mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (61%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (22%)
  • Wood (13%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

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Religion statistics for Jasper city (based on Newton County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 24.01%
Here24.0%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionAssemblies of GodChurches of ChristUnited Methodist ChurchOther
Adherents48.6%21.1%14.7%6.2%9.3%
Congregations36.4%18.2%27.3%4.5%13.6%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Newton County:

2.40 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

4.80 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

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

11.9%
State:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Newton County:

30.6%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.0%
Arkansas:

13.6%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$3,514$21,0840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 5$1,350
Police Protection - Officers 1$1,598$19,1760$0
Solid Waste Management 1$920$11,0400$0
Sewerage 1$1,658$19,8960$0
Parks and Recreation 1$920$11,0400$0
Water Supply 1$2,274$27,2880$0
Totals for Government 7$10,884$18,6585$1,350


8.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($29,066 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.27%
Arkansas average:

7.98%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Boone County, AR  2.65% ($22,471 average AGI)
from Pope County, AR  0.43% ($26,000)
from Washington County, AR  0.39% ($31,800)


7.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($22,299 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
Arkansas average:

7.29%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Boone County, AR  3.80% ($25,660 average AGI)

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:

Jan 5, 2007 10:18 AM, Sr-7-18, Clark St., Lat: 36.007242, Lon: -93.186739, Vehicles: 1, 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


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 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:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • PARTHENON, Hcr 31 Box 64 (Lat: 35.963528 Lon: -93.151889), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.8 m, Overall height: 95.1 m, Call Sign: WQRF749
    Assigned Frequencies: 5945.20 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/03/2013, Expiration Date: 05/03/2023, Certifier: John E Monday
    Registrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 2200 N. Greenville Ave #1w, Richardson, TX 75082, Phone: (972) 234-7003, Fax: (972) 301-6893, 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:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6
  • 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
    Registrant (Individual): Albert E Pennequin, Po Box 566, Jasper, AR 72641
  • Aircraft: CHAMPION 7BCM (Category: Land, Seats: 3, 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
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph Day, Hcr 72 Box 54, Jasper, AR 72641
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172G (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-300 SER (145 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3792L , Serial Number: 17253961, Year manufactured: 1965
    Registrant (Co-Owned): William R Coleman, Hc 70 Box 19, Jasper, AR 72641, Other Owners: Donna R Coleman
  • Aircraft: TAYLORCRAFT BC12-D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 78 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 43194 , Serial Number: 6853, Year manufactured: 1946, Airworthiness Date: 05/15/1957
    Registrant (Individual): Ralph G Day, Hc 72 Box 54, Jasper, AR 72641
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 152 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6593L , Serial Number: 15284452, Year manufactured: 1980, Airworthiness Date: 05/06/1980
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Justin Reddell, Hc 72 Box 38, Jasper, AR 72641, Other Owners: Elaine 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
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Raymond White, Hc 70 Box 527, Jasper, AR 72641, Other Owners: Pamela White


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Jasper


See full 2006 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

Businesses in Jasper, AR

  • RadioShack: 1


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  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Supervisors, construction and extraction workers"
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  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishings, and household appliance stores"
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  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes"
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