For population 25 years and over in Jasper:
For population 15 years and over in Jasper city:
760 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,059 (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 ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 38.40 N, Longitude: 86.93 W
Daytime population change due to commuting: +8,234 (+55.0%)
Area code: 812
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 2012, including police officers: 31 (22 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +1,711 (+16.5%).
Work and jobs in Jasper: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Jasper, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jasper-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 139% 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 significantly above Indiana state average. It is 60% 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 Jasper 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 the city 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 the city 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 Jasper center
On 1/24/1990 at 18:20:24, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, 3.8 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.6 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 (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 5, Tornadoes: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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.
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See full list of schools located in Jasper, School District: GREATER JASPER CON SCHOOLS
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Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.1. This is about average. There were 26 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Jasper and their reported violations in the past:JASPER MUNICIPAL WATER UTILITY (Population served: 12500, Surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 7.7%
(7.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 70.3% for Black residents, 1.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 25.5% for two or more races residents)
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Religion statistics for Jasper city (based on Dubois County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.32%
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 11
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
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4.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,775 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:
4.69% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($49,383 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: 8
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total costs: $370,000
Total average daily traffic: 69,224
Total average daily truck traffic: 4,114
Total future (year 2028) average daily traffic: 93,833
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jasper)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 67 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jasper, IN)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (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: 63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jasper)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 17 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Jasper)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 52 patent applications in 2008-2014.