Jasper, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 15,519 (98% urban, 2% rural).
Population change since 2000: +28.3%
Males: 7,502  (48.3%)
Females: 8,017  (51.7%)
Median resident age:

42.0 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 47546.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,812 (it was $42,051 in 2000)
Jasper:

$54,812
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,697 (it was $23,547 in 2000)

Jasper city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $147,202 (it was $96,500 in 2000)
Jasper:

$147,202
IN:

$141,100

Median gross rent in 2017: $609.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jasper: 76.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 7.1%
(5.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.1% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Jasper, IN (2010)
    • 13,58290.3%White alone
    • 1,1537.7%Hispanic
    • 1310.9%Asian alone
    • 850.6%Two or more races
    • 520.3%Black alone
    • 210.1%American Indian alone
    • 100.07%Other race alone
    • 40.03%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 34 registered sex offenders living in Jasper, Indiana as of June 07, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jasper is 467 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Jasper by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.0)
2
(14.0)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
1
(6.4)
3
(19.3)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(14.4)
1
(7.1)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.4)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
5
(36.7)
2
(14.4)
7
(49.7)
6
(42.7)
3
(21.1)
2
(14.0)
3
(19.8)
6
(39.5)
48
(315.9)
36
(234.2)
16
(104.0)
44
(283.3)
31
(199.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
28
(205.8)
34
(245.3)
36
(255.4)
23
(163.8)
38
(267.2)
29
(202.9)
22
(145.6)
27
(177.7)
28
(184.3)
16
(104.1)
22
(142.9)
17
(109.5)
7
(44.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
174
(1,279)
133
(959.7)
131
(929.2)
152
(1,083)
123
(864.7)
136
(951.6)
110
(727.8)
122
(803.0)
101
(664.7)
120
(780.7)
125
(812.1)
147
(946.6)
143
(918.0)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
11
(80.8)
13
(93.8)
9
(63.8)
7
(49.9)
7
(49.2)
8
(56.0)
15
(99.2)
11
(72.4)
6
(39.5)
9
(58.6)
6
(39.0)
7
(45.1)
10
(64.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.2)
1
(7.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)85.290.586.469.467.170.783.058.3105.890.071.6110.9102.1

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City-data.com crime index in Jasper, IN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 26 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.48
Indiana average:

1.42
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Ancestries: German (50.2%), American (12.7%), English (7.4%), Irish (4.1%), Italian (1.8%), European (1.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 472 feet

Land area: 9.22 square miles.

Population density: 1,682 people per square mile   (low).

Jasper, Indiana map

712 residents are foreign born (3.1% Latin America, 0.5% Europe).

This city:

4.5%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,371 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,275 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (44.3 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (65.2 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (241.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Huntingburg, IN (2.6 miles ),
Dubois, IN (2.8 miles ),
Otwell, IN (3.1 miles ),
Alfordsville, IN (3.4 miles),
Holland, IN (3.4 miles ),
Ferdinand, IN (3.5 miles ),
Birdseye, IN (3.7 miles ),
Winslow, IN (3.9 miles )

Latitude: 38.40 N, Longitude: 86.93 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,909 (+55.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 5,714 (71.5%)

Area code: 812

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 66 buildings, average cost: $166,900
  • 1998: 81 buildings, average cost: $145,200
  • 1999: 70 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2000: 83 buildings, average cost: $148,800
  • 2001: 80 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2002: 86 buildings, average cost: $180,800
  • 2003: 92 buildings, average cost: $182,400
  • 2004: 94 buildings, average cost: $191,100
  • 2005: 86 buildings, average cost: $204,600
  • 2007: 65 buildings, average cost: $211,000
  • 2008: 57 buildings, average cost: $139,400
  • 2009: 26 buildings, average cost: $226,900
  • 2010: 28 buildings, average cost: $212,500
  • 2011: 38 buildings, average cost: $231,600
  • 2013: 45 buildings, average cost: $303,700
  • 2014: 69 buildings, average cost: $230,900
  • 2015: 39 buildings, average cost: $312,100
  • 2016: 49 buildings, average cost: $309,700
  • 2017: 52 buildings, average cost: $307,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Jasper, IN residents
Average permit cost in Jasper, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.8%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Jasper, IN
Historical housing units in Jasper, IN

Population change in the 1990s: +1,711 (+16.5%).
Most common industries in Jasper, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (21.8%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Educational services (6.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.3%)
  • Construction (4.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (26.0%)
  • Construction (7.5%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (3.5%)
  • Educational services (3.3%)
  • Public administration (3.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.0%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (17.1%)
  • Health care (9.6%)
  • Educational services (9.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.1%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Jasper, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.9%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.3%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.7%)

Average climate in Jasper, Indiana

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Jasper, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Tornado activity:

Jasper-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 61% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 24.6 miles away from the Jasper city center killed 6 people and injured 86 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.2 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jasper-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 51.8 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 59.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 54.0 miles away from Jasper center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 49.8 miles away from Jasper center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 162.8 miles away from Jasper center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 64.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dubois County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jasper topographic map

Main business address for: KIMBALL INTERNATIONAL INC (OFFICE FURNITURE), GERMAN AMERICAN BANCORP (STATE COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Jasper:

  • COMMUNITY ALTERNATIVES SW IN (4318 BADENSTRASSE)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL AND HEALTH CARE CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Church, 800 W 9TH ST)
  • BROOKSIDE VILLAGE INC (1111 CHURCH AVE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY NORTHWOOD RETIREMENT COMM (2515 NEWTON ST)
  • PROVIDENCE HOME HEALTH CARE CENTER (520 W 9TH ST)
  • SKILLED CARING CENTER OF MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (800 W NINTH ST)
  • ST CHARLES HEALTH CAMPUS (3150 ST CHARLES ST)
  • TIMBERS OF JASPER THE (2909 HOWARD DR)
  • JASPER DIALYSIS (721 WEST 13TH STREET STE 105)
  • MEMORIAL HOME CARE (213 US 231)

Heliports located in Jasper:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jasper:

  • Vincennes University (about 38 miles; Vincennes, IN; Full-time enrollment: 9,876)
  • University of Evansville (about 44 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • Wabash Valley College (about 47 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; FT enrollment: 2,142)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 48 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 51 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 58 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 61 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)

Public high schools in Jasper:

Private high schools in Jasper:

  • JASPER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 37, Location: 231 HILLSIDE DR, Grades: PK-9)
  • JOHN PAUL THE GREAT CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 16, Location: 218 W 13TH ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jasper:

Private elementary/middle schools in Jasper:

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Library in Jasper:

  • JASPER-DUBOIS COUNTY CONTRACTUAL PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,433,970; Location: 1116 MAIN STREET; 79,151 books; 6,360 audio materials; 2,853 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 160 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jasper: Jasper Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (A), Jasper Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (B), Jasper Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Jasper include: KIMBALL INTERNATIONAL INC (A), GERMAN AMERICAN BANCORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Lottes Lake (A), Calumet Lake (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pat Run (A), Calumet Run (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attractions: Dubois County Museum Inc (2704 Newton Street), Fuzzy's (Amusement & Theme Parks; 700 2nd Avenue), Dubois County Tourism Commission (2704 Newton Street).

Hotels: Days Inn Jasper (Junction Hwys 162 & 164), Maxwell's (US231 South), Hampton Inn Jasper (355 Third Avenue), Camelot Inn Motel (2200 North Mill Street), Days Inn (272 Brucke Strasse).

Courts: County Of Dubois - Circuit Court (1 Courthouse Square), County Of Dubois - Circuit Court- Probation Officer-Circuit Court (1 Courthouse Square), County Of Dubois - Superior Court (1 Courthouse Square), County Of Dubois - Superior Court- Community Corrections (257 Brucke Strasse), County Of Dubois - Superior Court- Probation Officer-Superior Court (1 Courthouse Square), County Of Dubois - Superior Court- Small Claims (1 Courthouse Square), County Of Dubois - Superior Court- Traffic Violation Bureau (1 Courthouse Square).

Birthplace of: Daniel M. Buechlein - Catholic bishop, Frank W. Milburn - General, Scott Rolen - 2005 Major League Baseball player (St. Louis Cardinals, born: Apr 4, 1975), Matt Mauck - Football player.

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

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

JASPER MUNICIPAL WATER UTILITY (Population served: 12,500, Surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2012 and DEC-2012, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-30-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-30-2013), St Public Notif received (FEB-09-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-19-2013)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-29-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-29-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-11-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2009)
  • Treatment Technique Precursor Removal - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: CARBON, TOTAL. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-18-2008), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-2008), St Public Notif received (DEC-10-2008), St Compliance achieved (MAR-11-2009)
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.3%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.1%
Whole state:

6.9%


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

People in group quarters in Jasper in 2010:

  • 386 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 81 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 79 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 34 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Jasper in 2000:

  • 250 people in nursing homes
  • 61 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in religious group quarters
  • 15 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 10 people in homes for the mentally ill

Banks with branches in Jasper (2011 data):

  • Old National Bank: Jasper Branch, Germantown Branch, Jasper Manor Branch, The Crossing. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • German American Bancorp: at 711 Main Street, The Crossing Branch, South Side Branch, Gab North Branch. Info updated 2011/02/01: Bank assets: $1,866.8 mil, Deposits: $1,578.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: German American Bancorp, Inc.
  • Springs Valley Bank & Trust Company: 3rd Avenue Branch at 865 3rd Ave, branch established on 1987/08/20; Jasper Branch at 1500 Main Street, branch established on 1985/10/10. Info updated 2012/02/07: Bank assets: $232.3 mil, Deposits: $186.7 mil, headquarters in French Lick, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Svb&T Corporation
  • Fifth Third Bank: Jasper North Branch at 3650 North Newton, branch established on 1993/12/17; Jasper Main Branch at 305 Highway 231 South, branch established on 1874/10/10. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Freedom Bank: Jasper Branch at 75 South Us 231, branch established on 2001/11/21. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $310.5 mil, Deposits: $273.2 mil, headquarters in Huntingburg, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Freedom Bancorp
  • Woodforest National Bank: Jasper In Walmart Branch at 4040 Newton Street, branch established on 2008/07/19. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)

For population 15 years and over in Jasper:

Marital status in Jasper, IN
  • Never married: 25.6%
  • Now married: 55.1%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 7.0%
  • Divorced: 11.5%

For population 25 years and over in Jasper:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 23.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.5
Indiana average:

11.1

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

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Religion statistics for Jasper, IN (based on Dubois County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic22,00111
Mainline Protestant5,08016
Evangelical Protestant4,00828
Other3612
None10,439-
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: 11
Dubois County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Here:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Here:

4.37 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Here:

10.69 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Dubois County:

15.4%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jasper:

48.5%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jasper:

44.3%
Indiana:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Jasper:

28.4
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jasper:

21.3%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

10.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Jasper:

6.9
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Jasper:

32.5%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Jasper:

55.2%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jasper, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 36$124,598$41,53312$8,830
Electric Power 33$136,128$49,5010$0
Police Protection - Officers 23$110,605$57,7070$0
Sewerage 22$84,357$46,0130$0
Parks and Recreation 21$67,735$38,706183$141,147
Other Government Administration 20$63,038$37,82343$16,664
Water Supply 12$41,900$41,9000$0
Gas Supply 11$48,530$52,9420$0
Police - Other 6$20,647$41,29412$6,526
Financial Administration 2$7,381$44,2860$0
Judicial and Legal 1$3,764$45,1680$0
Firefighters 1$4,971$59,65262$18,443
Totals for Government 188$713,654$45,552312$191,610

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $375,000 ($24.16)
    Parks and Recreation: $39,000 ($2.51)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $32,293,000 ($2080.87)
    Gas Utilities: $5,275,000 ($339.91)
    Water Utilities: $4,643,000 ($299.18)
    Sewerage: $3,651,000 ($235.26)
    Parks and Recreation: $3,196,000 ($205.94)
    Police Protection: $2,094,000 ($134.93)
    Central Staff Services: $2,091,000 ($134.74)
    Regular Highways: $1,689,000 ($108.83)
    Local Fire Protection: $265,000 ($17.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $237,000 ($15.27)
    Financial Administration: $194,000 ($12.50)
    General Public Buildings: $163,000 ($10.50)
    General - Other: $123,000 ($7.93)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $207,000 ($13.34)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,001,000 ($64.50)
    Sewerage: $995,000 ($64.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $282,000 ($18.17)
    Police Protection: $233,000 ($15.01)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($1.29)
    Central Staff Services: $1,000 ($0.06)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $215,000 ($13.85)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $3,509,000 ($226.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $469,000 ($30.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $263,000 ($16.95)
    Parking Facilities: $13,000 ($0.84)
    Other: $12,000 ($0.77)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $10,000 ($0.64)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $91,000 ($5.86)
    Other: $30,000 ($1.93)
  • Miscellaneous - Sale of Property: $496,000 ($31.96)
    General Revenue - Other: $102,000 ($6.57)
    Interest Earnings: $68,000 ($4.38)
    Donations From Private Sources: $42,000 ($2.71)
    Fines and Forfeits: $15,000 ($0.97)
    Rents: $3,000 ($0.19)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $31,612,000 ($2036.99)
    Gas Utilities: $6,202,000 ($399.64)
    Water Utilities: $4,551,000 ($293.25)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $536,000 ($34.54)
    Highways: $535,000 ($34.47)
    General Local Government Support: $393,000 ($25.32)
  • Tax - Property: $6,754,000 ($435.21)
    Individual Income: $4,148,000 ($267.29)
    Public Utilities Sales: $185,000 ($11.92)
    Other License: $43,000 ($2.77)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,965,000 ($384.37)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,540,000 ($292.54)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,425,000 ($91.82)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,875,000 ($507.44)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $35,945,000 ($2316.19)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $841,000 ($54.19)

4.09% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,528 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.09%
Indiana average:

6.06%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Spencer County, IN  0.40% ($48,082 average AGI)
from Pike County, IN  0.39% ($35,086)
from Vanderburgh County, IN  0.29% ($41,538)


4.23% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,580 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.23%
Indiana average:

6.25%

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 Vanderburgh County, IN  0.36% ($38,258 average AGI)
to Pike County, IN  0.34% ($34,855)
to Spencer County, IN  0.29% ($41,462)
Businesses in Jasper, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T2Jones New York1
Advance Auto Parts1Kmart1
Applebee's1La-Z-Boy1
Arby's1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Long John Silver's1
Big O Tires1MasterBrand Cabinets15
Burger King1Maurices1
CVS1McDonald's2
Carson Pirie Scott1Nike2
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza1
Curves1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1RadioShack1
Days Inn1SAS Shoes1
Decora Cabinetry14Sears1
Dennys1Sleep Inn1
Domino's Pizza1Staples1
FedEx3Subway3
Ford1T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
GameStop1Toyota1
Goodwill1True Value1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hardee's1UPS6
Hilton1Vans2
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Home Depot1Walmart1
JCPenney1Wendy's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jasper:

  • WITZ (990 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WSLM (1220 AM; 5 kW; SALEM, IN; Owner: DON H. MARTIN)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jasper:

  • WITZ-FM (104.7 FM; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)
  • W209AY (89.7 FM; JASPER, IN; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WBDC (100.9 FM; HUNTINGBURG, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXL (103.3 FM; SANTA CLAUS, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGZB-FM (96.5 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WRZR (94.5 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: HEMBREE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WBHW (88.7 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WQKZ (98.5 FM; FERDINAND, IN; Owner: GEM COMMUNICATIONS LLP)
  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBTO-FM (102.3 FM; PETERSBURG, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • WKLO (96.9 FM; HARDINSBURG, IN; Owner: WKLO, LLC)
  • WFLQ (100.1 FM; FRENCH LICK, IN; Owner: WILLTRONICS BROADCASTING)
  • WAMW-FM (107.9 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: GREENE ELECTRONICS)

TV broadcast stations around Jasper:

  • WJTS-LP (Channel 27; JASPER, IN; Owner: PAUL E. KNIES)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Jasper fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 46Number of bridges
  • 410ft / 125mTotal length
  • $2,383,000Total costs
  • 139,739Total average daily traffic
  • 11,133Total average daily truck traffic
  • 194,298Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jasper, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11900-1909
  • 21920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 21940-1949
  • 11950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 41970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 121990-1999
  • 102000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jasper, IN
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jasper)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jasper, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 33 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 69 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jasper)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Jasper)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 21 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 33. The highest number of fires - 52 took place in 2010, and the least - 16 in 2014. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Jasper, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (36.5%), and Structure Fires (31.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jasper, IN
    • 20536.5%Outside Fires
    • 17931.9%Structure Fires
    • 11821.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 5910.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jasper, IN

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jasper, Indiana:

  • SureStay Plus, 951 Wernsing Rd, Jasper, Indiana 47546 , Phone: (812) 482-5555, Fax: (812) 482-7908
  • Super 8, 75 Indiana St, Jasper, Indiana 47546 , Phone: (812) 481-2008, Fax: (812) 634-2338
  • Hampton Inn, 355 3rd Ave, Jasper, Indiana 47546 , Phone: (812) 481-1888, Fax: (812) 481-1811
  • Holiday Inn Express And Suites Jasper, 2000 Hospitality Dr, Jasper, Indiana 47546 , Phone: (812) 482-3344
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites Jasper, 333 Riv Ctr Dr, Jasper, Indiana 47546 , Phone: (812) 250-5155
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jasper, Indiana
Most common first names in Jasper, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary11677.6 years
Robert9272.4 years
John8076.6 years
William8074.3 years
Joseph6776.3 years
Edward6075.7 years
Leo5677.9 years
Anna5282.4 years
Albert5177.4 years
Frank4882.1 years
Most common last names in Jasper, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mehringer6377.8 years
Hoffman6077.7 years
Sermersheim4476.7 years
Hopf3979.4 years
Hochgesang3576.5 years
Schneider3477.6 years
Fleck3471.4 years
Schmitt3475.1 years
Neukam3479.5 years
Krodel3277.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jasper, IN
  • 67.0%Utility gas
  • 22.5%Electricity
  • 7.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Wood
  • 0.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jasper, IN
  • 80.2%Electricity
  • 18.3%Utility gas
  • 1.5%No fuel used


Jasper compared to Indiana state average:

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

Jasper on our top lists:

  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 (47546) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of German first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011"
  • #93 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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