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Population in 2012: 3,662 (97% urban, 3% rural). Population change since 2000: +69.0%
Males: 1,670  (45.6%)
Females: 1,992  (54.4%)

Median resident age:  37.1 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 30143.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $32,575 (it was $31,944 in 2000)
Jasper:

$32,575
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $19,710

Jasper city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $126,833 (it was $101,800 in 2000)
Jasper:

$126,833
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $194,198; Detached houses: $200,953; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $263,415; Mobile homes: $41,688

Median gross rent in 2012: $756.

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  • White alone - 3,383 (91.8%)
  • Hispanic - 138 (3.7%)
  • Black alone - 110 (3.0%)
  • Two or more races - 35 (1.0%)
  • American Indian alone - 7 (0.2%)
  • Asian alone - 9 (0.2%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.05%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Jasper: 94.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (18.8%), United States (14.0%), English (12.7%), German (8.9%), French Canadian (4.0%), Scottish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1480 feet

Land area: 3.30 square miles.

Population density: 1,110 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Jasper:

  • High school or higher: 77.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.2%
  • Unemployed: 11.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jasper city:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 49.9%
  • Separated: 3.0%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 15.0%

265 residents are foreign born

This city:  7.2%
Georgia:  9.5%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there was 1 registered sex offender living in Jasper, Georgia as of October 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Jasper to the number of sex offenders is 3,662 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,121 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,024 (0.9%)

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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:

  • 2003: 20 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2004: 42 buildings, average cost: $77,300
  • 2005: 35 buildings, average cost: $88,800
  • 2006: 8 buildings, average cost: $83,600
  • 2007: 15 buildings, average cost: $93,100
  • 2008: 20 buildings, average cost: $89,000
  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $162,500
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 34.47 N, Longitude: 84.43 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,669 (+100.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 769 (51.0%)

Area code: 706

Jasper household income distribution Jasper home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Jasper by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2005 2006
Murders 00010
per 100,000 0.00.00.035.30.0
Rapes 00000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 20101
per 100,000 90.10.042.90.034.2
Assaults 08945
per 100,000 0.0353.0386.4141.3170.8
Burglaries 1020161316
per 100,000 450.7882.6687.0459.4546.4
Thefts 608691151132
per 100,000 2703.93795.23907.35335.74508.2
Auto thefts 71213166
per 100,000 315.5529.6558.2565.4204.9
Arson 0N/AN/A1N/A
per 100,000 0.0N/AN/A35.3N/A
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 321.3) 170.4289.9301.1346.0248.0

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

4.03
Georgia average:

2.77

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
Georgia:

9.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (22%)
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (11%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Retail trade (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Public administration (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

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).
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Birthplace of: Nigel Wright (musician) - Singer-songwriter, Jeremiah Boswell - College basketball player (Columbia Lions), Weldon Henley - Baseball player.

Main business address for: CRESCENT BANKING CO (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Jasper:

  • AMEDISYS NORTHWEST HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 91 SAMMY MCGHEE BLVD, SUITE 104)
  • GEORGIA MOUNTAIN HOSPICE, INC. (Hospital, 70 CARING WAY)
  • MOUNTAINSIDE MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, 1266 EAST CHURCH STREET)
  • PIEDMONT MOUNTAINSIDE HOSPITAL INC (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, 1266 HIGHWAY 515 SOUTH)
  • GRANDVIEW HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 618 GENNETT DRIVE)
  • HERITAGE HEALTHCARE OF JASPER (Nursing Home, 1350 EAST CHURCH STREET)
  • MOUNTAIN SIDE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 1301 CHURCH ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Jasper, GA

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College/University in Jasper:

  • Appalachian Technical College (Location: 100 Campus Drive; Public; Website: www.appalachiantech.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jasper:

  • North Georgia College & State University (about 26 miles; Dahlonega, GA; Full-time enrollment: 4,201)
  • Kennesaw State University (about 32 miles; Kennesaw, GA; FT enrollment: 16,535)
  • The Art Institute of Atlanta (about 36 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,202)
  • Gainesville State College (about 37 miles; Oakwood, GA; FT enrollment: 6,068)
  • Southern Polytechnic State University (about 37 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,532)
  • Life University (about 38 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,001)
  • Chattahoochee Technical College (about 38 miles; Marietta, GA; FT enrollment: 5,335)

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Public elementary/middle schools in Jasper:

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User submitted facts and corrections:

  • The hospital is now Piedmont Mountainside Hospital, a sister hospital to Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Notable locations in Jasper: Jasper Industrial Park (A), Jasper Fire Department (B), Pickens County Jail (C), Pickens County Courthouse (D), Jasper City Hall (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jasper include: Jasper Methodist Church (A), Jasper Baptist Church (B), Deer Park Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Norton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Hinton Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Jasper: Jasper City Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Marble Valley Historical Society (Historical Places & Services; 14 North Main Street).

Hotel: Budget Inn (1125 East Church Street).

Courts: Pickens County - Appalachian Judicial Circuit Courts- District Atto (50 North Main Street), Pickens County - Appalachian Judicial Circuit Courts- Public Defender (505 Cove Road), Pickens County - Clerk Of Superior Court (52 North Main Street Suite 201), Pickens County - Probate Court (50 North Main Street), Pickens County Clerk Of Court (52 North Main Suite 201), Pickens Co Superior Court Judge (50 North Main), Pickens County - Appalachian Judicial Circuit Courts- Magistrate Court (50 North Main Street).

 
Pickens County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 37.2. This is about average.
City:

37.2
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
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.
City:

0.00158
U.S.:

0.02218

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

BENT TREE (Population served: 1950, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
SHARPTOP COVE (Population served: 90, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
SHARPTOP COVE-PIONEER CAMP (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JUL-2001 and SEP-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-25-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-25-2001), St Public Notif received (NOV-28-2001)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.5%
(16.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 4.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 56.3% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.4 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.7%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.1%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Jasper, GA

117 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
59 people in nursing homes in 2000

Jasper compared to Georgia state average:

  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Jasper (2011 data):

  • Jasper Banking Company: at 100 Mark Whitfield Street, Ingles #437 Branch, Drive-In Facility. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $229.3 mil, Deposits: $219.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Jbc Bancshares, Inc.
  • Community Bank of Pickens County: Cove Road Location Branch at 65 Cove Road, branch established on 2008/04/16; Community Bank Of Pickens County at 15 Sammy Mcghee Blvd, branch established on 2000/10/02. Info updated 2010/06/16: Bank assets: $300.2 mil, Deposits: $277.0 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Community Banks Of Georgia, Inc.
  • Evolve Bank & Trust: Jasper Lpo at 12 Sammy Mcghee Boulevard, Suite 201, branch established on 2009/09/16. Info updated 2010/09/22: Bank assets: $246.3 mil, Deposits: $159.6 mil, headquarters in West Memphis, AR, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Evolve Financial Group, Inc.
  • Regions Bank: Jasper Branch at 293 East Church Street, branch established on 1977/06/18. 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
  • Renasant Bank: Crescent Bank And Trust Company Bran at 251 Highway 515, branch established on 1989/08/14. Info updated 2012/02/10: Bank assets: $4,196.4 mil, Deposits: $3,416.0 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 76 total offices, Holding Company: Renasant Corporation
  • United Community Bank: Jasper Branch at 118 Whitfield Drive, branch established on 2006/09/04. Info updated 2009/06/23: Bank assets: $6,977.4 mil, Deposits: $6,170.1 mil, headquarters in Blairsville, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 106 total offices, Holding Company: United Community Banks, Inc.
  • Synovus Bank: Jasper Bank Branch at 2 South Main Street, branch established on 1960/08/05. 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.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jasper, Georgia:

  • Super 8, 100 Whitefield, Jasper, GA 30143 , Phone: (706) 253-3297, Fax: (706) 253-3263
  • Microtel Inn & Suites, 171 H Mullins Rd, Jasper, GA 30143 , Phone: (706) 299-5500, Fax: (706) 299-5505
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jasper, Georgia

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

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 (60%)
  • Utility gas (32%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.21%
Here43.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameJasper Baptist and Pleasant Valley Baptist AssociationSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchCatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents39.7%30.5%10.1%5.5%3.2%
Congregations41.0%17.9%7.7%2.6%2.6%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Christian Churches and Churches of ChristOther
Adherents3.0%2.0%1.9%1.4%2.7%
Congregations2.6%10.3%2.6%2.6%10.3%
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: 8
Pickens County:

2.63 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Pickens County:

0.99 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 15
Pickens County:

4.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 30
Here:

9.85 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.8%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Pickens County:

25.9%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.1%
State:

14.6%

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 4$16,016$48,0480$0
Other Government Administration 6$22,025$44,0500$0
Judicial and Legal 2$4,012$24,0720$0
Police Protection - Officers 13$35,856$33,0980$0
Firefighters 12$33,684$33,6840$0
Streets and Highways 6$18,536$37,0720$0
Solid Waste Management 2$5,433$32,5980$0
Sewerage 3$8,276$33,1040$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,042$36,5040$0
Water Supply 28$68,430$29,3270$0
Other and Unallocable 4$10,937$32,8110$0
Totals for Government 81$226,247$33,5180$0

Jasper government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $957,000 ($261.33)
    Regular Highways: $729,000 ($199.07)
    Sewerage: $696,000 ($190.06)
    Police Protection: $458,000 ($125.07)
    Fire Protection: $341,000 ($93.12)
    Central Staff Services: $282,000 ($77.01)
    Financial Administration: $119,000 ($32.50)
    Housing & Community Development: $74,000 ($20.21)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $57,000 ($15.57)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,000 ($6.55)
    Parks & Recreation: $23,000 ($6.28)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $80,000 ($21.85)
    Central Staff: $47,000 ($12.83)
    Fire Protection: $3,000 ($0.82)
    Financial Administration: $2,000 ($0.55)
    Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.27)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $345,000 ($94.21)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $114,000 ($31.13)

Jasper government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $832,000 ($227.20)
    All Other: $6,000 ($1.64)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $91,000 ($24.85)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $756,000 ($206.44)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $213,000 ($58.16)
    Rents: $34,000 ($9.28)
    Interest Earnings: $12,000 ($3.28)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,247,000 ($340.52)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $28,000 ($7.65)
  • Tax - Property: $371,000 ($101.31)
    Public Utilities: $222,000 ($60.62)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $151,000 ($41.23)
    NEC: $106,000 ($28.95)
    Other Selective Sales: $79,000 ($21.57)

Jasper government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,453,000 ($669.85)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,346,000 ($640.63)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $107,000 ($29.22)

Jasper government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $390,000 ($106.50)

10.86% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($56,835 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.86%
Georgia average:

10.98%

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 Cherokee County, GA  2.90% ($36,589 average AGI)
from Cobb County, GA  0.82% ($106,177)
from Gilmer County, GA  0.63% ($31,623)


7.39% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($41,865 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.39%
Georgia average:

9.55%

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 Cherokee County, GA  1.94% ($36,461 average AGI)
to Gilmer County, GA  0.52% ($26,854)
to Cobb County, GA  0.44% ($32,049)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jasper:

  • WYYZ (1490 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, GA; Owner: MR. MARK HELLINGER)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WCHK (1290 AM; 5 kW; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WDGR (1210 AM; daytime; 10 kW; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: SMALL TOWN RADIO OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WDUN (550 AM; 10 kW; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: JWJ PROPERTIRS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jasper:

  • W221AW (92.1 FM; NORTH CANTON, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W214AS (90.7 FM; WALESKA, GA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WNSY (100.1 FM; TALKING ROCK, GA; Owner: CHARLES A. MCCLURE)
  • W234AG (94.7 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WWEV-FM (91.5 FM; CUMMING, GA; Owner: CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION)
  • WCCV (91.7 FM; CARTERSVILLE, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFOX (97.1 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WYAY (106.7 FM; GAINESVILLE, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLCL (105.7 FM; CANTON, GA; Owner: CHEROKEE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W265BD (100.9 FM; WOODSTOCK, GA; Owner: IMMANUEL BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WNGC (106.1 FM; TOCCOA, GA; Owner: SOUTHERN BROADCASTING OF PENSACOLA, INC)
  • WQMT (98.9 FM; CHATSWORTH, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WLJA-FM (93.5 FM; ELLIJAY, GA; Owner: TRI-STATE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNGU (89.5 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WKHC (104.3 FM; DAHLONEGA, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jasper:

  • WPXA (Channel 14; ROME, GA; Owner: PAXSON ATLANTA LICENSE, INC.)
  • W50AB (Channel 50; HIAWASSEE, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Jasper, Georgia:
  • Fatal accident count: 18
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 38
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 3
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 56
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Georgia average:
  • Fatal accident count: 95
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 147
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 246
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 13

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:

  • Fire: 106
  • Hazardous Condition: 27
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Jasper


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jasper, GA

Most common first names in Jasper, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James10472.4 years
John10073.4 years
William8572.9 years
Mary6675.0 years
Robert5469.4 years
George3772.4 years
Charles3169.9 years
Thomas2966.8 years
Dorothy2576.8 years
Henry2575.3 years
Most common last names in Jasper, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones4277.7 years
Padgett4173.2 years
Mullinax4076.8 years
Johnson3673.6 years
Cagle2681.3 years
Smith2676.0 years
Hammontree2577.3 years
Parker2476.9 years
Davis2373.5 years
Bryant2269.7 years
Businesses in Jasper, GA
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Microtel1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
AutoZone1Penske1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
CVS1Quiznos1
DHL1Rite Aid1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1Subway2
FedEx4Super 81
H&R Block2Taco Bell1
Home Depot1U-Haul2
KFC1UPS4
Kroger1Waffle House2
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens1
Long John Silver's1Walmart1
McDonald's1Wendy's1
Browse common businesses in Jasper, GA


Jasper on our top lists:

  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Furniture and home furnishing merchant wholesalers"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Pharmacies and drug stores"
  • #51 on the list of "Top 101 cities that people commute into (largest positive percentage daily daytime population change due to commuting)"
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Top Patent Applicants
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  • Bruce Arnold Friedman (6)
  • Dedrick Duckett (5)
  • Douglas K. Dueker (4)
  • Bruce A. Friedman (3)
  • George Polson (2)
  • Michael Pitsokos (2)
  • Sherry J. Green (2)
  • Rajiv Delwadia (1)
  • Jeffrey S. Brooks (1)
  • Chris Goodson (1)

Total of 41 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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