For population 25 years and over in Jasper:
For population 15 years and over in Jasper city:
256 residents are foreign born (4.5% Latin America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,000 (0.7%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Roswell, GA (30.5 miles , pop. 79,334).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Atlanta, GA (49.1 miles , pop. 416,474).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (539.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Talking Rock, GA (2.2 miles) , Nelson-Tate-Marble Hill, GA (2.3 miles ), Nelson, GA (2.7 miles ), Ludville, GA (3.0 miles ), Ball Ground, GA (3.1 miles ), Cartecay, GA (3.1 miles ), Waleska, GA (3.5 miles ), Carters Lake, GA (3.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 34.47 N, Longitude: 84.43 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,374 (+92.7%)
Area code: 706
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Jasper detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Work and jobs in Jasper: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Jasper, Georgia
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jasper-area historical tornado activity is above Georgia state average. It is 124% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/27/1994, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 8.1 miles away from the Jasper city center killed 3 people and injured 20 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 9.1 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Jasper-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Georgia state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
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, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 68.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 95.8 miles away from Jasper center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 63.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/19/1997 at 17:06:34, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 45.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 72.2 miles away from Jasper center
On 4/11/2006 at 03:29:21, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 MD, Depth: 12.3 mi) earthquake occurred 61.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Pickens County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Storms: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Nigel Wright (musician) - Singer-songwriter, Jeremiah Boswell - College basketball player (Columbia Lions), Weldon Henley - Baseball player.
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.2. This is about average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 0.00158. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 22.3 miles away from the city center.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Jasper and their reported violations in the past:BENT TREE (Population served: 1950, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:SHARPTOP COVE (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:SHARPTOP COVE-PIONEER CAMP (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
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Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.3%
(20.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.5% for Black residents, 4.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 64.3% for two or more races residents)
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Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
59 people in nursing homes in 2000
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Religion statistics for Jasper (based on Pickens County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.21%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 8
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
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Jasper government finances in 2002(per resident):
10.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,835 average adjusted gross income)
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:
7.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,865 average adjusted gross income)
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:
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See more detailed statistics of Jasper fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 4 meters (13ft)
Total costs: $482,000
Total average daily traffic: 15,870
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 23,805
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jasper)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jasper, GA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 1 (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: 101 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jasper)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 31 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jasper)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 31 patent applications in 2008-2014.