Jasper, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 3,316 (84% urban, 16% rural).
Population change since 2000: +3.2%
 
Males: 1,695  (51.1%)
Females: 1,621  (48.9%)
Median resident age:

36.1 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 37347, 37374.

Jasper Zip Code Map
Estimated median household income in 2017: $57,470 (it was $35,926 in 2000)
Jasper:

$57,470
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,199 (it was $18,311 in 2000)

Jasper town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $152,704 (it was $85,500 in 2000)
Jasper:

$152,704
TN:

$167,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $159,179; detached houses: $163,302; mobile homes: $37,573

Median gross rent in 2017: $786.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jasper: 87.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 9.5%
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  • Races in Jasper, TN (2010)
    • 2,91188.8%White alone
    • 2597.9%Black alone
    • 511.6%Hispanic
    • 310.9%Two or more races
    • 150.5%Asian alone
    • 120.4%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 24 registered sex offenders living in Jasper, Tennessee as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jasper is 142 to 1.


Crime rates in Jasper by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.1)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.1)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(417.7)
0
(0.0)
4
(129.6)
15
(482.8)
8
(257.0)
10
(326.8)
15
(453.3)
12
(363.2)
8
(244.1)
11
(332.6)
8
(241.7)
11
(331.0)
11
(326.3)
15
(452.2)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
23
(739.1)
29
(929.2)
31
(1,005)
13
(418.4)
9
(289.1)
9
(294.1)
21
(634.6)
11
(332.9)
23
(701.9)
14
(423.3)
16
(483.4)
12
(361.1)
10
(296.6)
6
(180.9)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
86
(2,763)
66
(2,115)
57
(1,847)
44
(1,416)
83
(2,666)
73
(2,386)
51
(1,541)
53
(1,604)
54
(1,648)
48
(1,451)
53
(1,601)
42
(1,264)
78
(2,314)
39
(1,176)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
9
(289.2)
12
(384.5)
6
(194.4)
6
(193.1)
9
(289.1)
4
(130.7)
4
(120.9)
4
(121.1)
4
(122.1)
7
(211.7)
4
(120.8)
14
(421.3)
9
(267.0)
7
(211.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(32.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(30.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(90.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)269.0180.4185.7197.9201.4218.0206.4178.9173.6171.2155.9199.8199.9200.2

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City-data.com crime index in Jasper, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.41
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Ancestries: Scotch-Irish (24.3%), Irish (8.4%), American (8.3%), German (5.1%), English (4.9%), European (3.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1852

Elevation: 622 feet

Land area: 9.04 square miles.

Population density: 367 people per square mile   (very low).

Jasper, Tennessee map

5 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.1%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $785 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,019 (0.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Chattanooga, TN (20.5 miles , pop. 155,554).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (98.2 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (480.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Kimball, TN (1.8 miles ),
New Hope, TN (2.3 miles ),
South Pittsburg, TN (2.6 miles ),
Whiteside, TN (2.8 miles ),
Bridgeport, AL (3.2 miles ),
Whitwell, TN (3.2 miles ),
Orme, TN (3.3 miles),
Powells Crossroads, TN (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 35.07 N, Longitude: 85.63 W

Area code: 423

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 14 buildings, average cost: $111,700
  • 1998: 12 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 1999: 11 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $75,900
  • 2001: 11 buildings, average cost: $70,400
  • 2002: 10 buildings, average cost: $72,000
  • 2003: 11 buildings, average cost: $71,700
  • 2004: 12 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2005: 14 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2006: 14 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2007: 11 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2009: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2010: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2011: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2012: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2013: 9 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2016: 12 buildings, average cost: $71,800
  • 2017: 14 buildings, average cost: $71,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Jasper, TN residents
Average permit cost in Jasper, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.3%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Historical population in Jasper, TN
Historical housing units in Jasper, TN

Population change in the 1990s: +421 (+15.1%).
Most common industries in Jasper, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (8.5%)
  • Utilities (7.8%)
  • Educational services (7.6%)
  • Health care (6.3%)
  • Construction (6.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Utilities (13.1%)
  • Construction (11.6%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.2%)
  • Truck transportation (5.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (16.5%)
  • Educational services (16.3%)
  • Health care (12.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.6%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (5.5%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (4.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Jasper, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.9%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (7.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (6.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (5.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (11.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5.3%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.0%)
  • Customer service representatives (4.0%)

Average climate in Jasper, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Jasper, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 64.5. This is about average.

City:

64.5
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 3.44. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.44
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2007 was 2.27. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.27
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2004 was 36.3. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

36.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.11. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.11
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Jasper-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 71% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 36.1 miles away from the Jasper town center killed 16 people and injured 190 people.

On 2/13/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.5 miles away from the town center killed 3 people and injured 44 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jasper-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 78% 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 40.2 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 106.4 miles away from the city center
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 265.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 148.3 miles away from the city 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 235.8 miles away from Jasper center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 197.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Marion County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 3, Fires: 2, Heavy Rains: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jasper topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Jasper:

  • GRANDVIEW MEDICAL CENTER (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1000 HIGHWAY 28)
  • DCI JASPER (300 WESTFIELD PLACE)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Jasper:

  • BRIDGE AT SOUTH PITTSBURG, THE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN)
  • (CLOSED) COLUMBIA WHITWELL MEDICAL CENTER INC (Hospital, about 11 miles away; WHITWELL, TN)
  • ORANGE GROVE CENTER/CARL SWAFF (Hospital, about 14 miles away; CHATTANOOGA, TN)

Airports located in Jasper:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jasper:

  • The University of Tennessee-Chattanooga (about 19 miles; Chattanooga, TN; Full-time enrollment: 10,158)
  • Chattanooga State Community College (about 23 miles; Chattanooga, TN; FT enrollment: 6,827)
  • Southern Adventist University (about 33 miles; Collegedale, TN; FT enrollment: 2,898)
  • Northeast Alabama Community College (about 41 miles; Rainsville, AL; FT enrollment: 2,409)
  • Dalton State College (about 42 miles; Dalton, GA; FT enrollment: 3,846)
  • Motlow State Community College (about 43 miles; Tullahoma, TN; FT enrollment: 2,915)
  • Cleveland State Community College (about 44 miles; Cleveland, TN; FT enrollment: 2,500)

Public high schools in Jasper:

  • MARION CO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 515, Location: 160 RIDLEY DR, Grades: 9-12)
  • CENTRAL PREP ACADEMY (Location: 230 RIDLEY DR, Grades: 10-12)

Private high school in Jasper:

  • JASPER ADVENTIST CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 21, Location: 513 TRACY CITY HWY, Grades: KG-9)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jasper:

See full list of schools located in Jasper

Library in Jasper:

  • JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $217,484; Location: 14 WEST SECOND STREET; 26,970 books; 2,020 audio materials; 5,389 video materials; 32 state licensed databases; 52 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jasper: Browder Switch Industrial Park (A), Jasper Fire Department (B), Jasper Public Library (C), Marion County Courthouse (D), Jasper City Hall (E), Grandview EMS (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jasper include: Jasper First Baptist Church (A), Stateline Church of Christ (B), Jasper Seventh Day Adventist Church (C), Jasper Cumberland Presbyterian Church (D), Jasper Church of the Nazarene (E), Faith Baptist Church (F), Little Bethel Church (G), Wells Chapel United Methodist Church (H), Pleasant Grove Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Anderson Cemetery (1), Griffith Cemetery (2), Chaudoin Cemetery (3), Old County Cemetery (4), Sequatchie Valley Memorial Gardens (5), Little White Church Cemetery (6), Glover Hill Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Sequatchie River (A), Town Creek (B), Standifer Branch (C), Pryor Cove Branch (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Hotels: Budget Host Reservations (395 Main Street), Budget Host Inn Kimball Motor Lodge (395 Main Street), Comfort Inn Kimball (205 Kimball Crossing), Comfort Inn (205 Kimball Crossing Drive), Days Inn Kimball (130 Main Street).

Courts: Marion County - Juvenile Court (104 Academy Avenue), Marion County - Circuit Court Clerk (5 Oak Avenue), Marion County - County Court Clerk (1 Courthouse Square).

Birthplace of: Eric Westmoreland - 2005 NFL player (Cleveland Browns, born: Mar 11, 1977), Bob Long (baseball) - Baseball player, Eddie Brown (safety) - Football player, Joseph Edgar Brown - Politician.

Marion County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jasper that have no violations reported:

  • JASPER WATER DEPT (Population served: 9,270, Primary Water Source Type: Surface water)
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

66.9%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.6%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.1% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
67 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
74 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000
16 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Jasper (2011 data):

  • Citizens State Bank: at 4564 Main Street, branch established on 1970/01/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $67.8 mil, Deposits: $59.7 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: General Bancshares, Inc.
  • Citizens Tri-County Bank: Jasper Branch at 4765 Main Street, branch established on 1999/02/05. Info updated 2011/08/09: Bank assets: $568.5 mil, Deposits: $503.4 mil, headquarters in Dunlap, TN, positive income, 22 total offices, Holding Company: Sequatchie Valley Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Volunteer Bank of Tennessee: Jasper Branch at 105 Betsy Pack Drive, branch established on 1983/12/02. Info updated 2008/10/30: Bank assets: $641.6 mil, Deposits: $561.9 mil, headquarters in Chattanooga, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 23 total offices, Holding Company: First Volunteer Corporation
  • Peoples State Bank of Commerce: Jasper Branch at 4516 Main Street, branch established on 1972/09/05. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $225.2 mil, Deposits: $199.4 mil, headquarters in Nolensville, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Jasper:

Marital status in Jasper, TN
  • Never married: 29.2%
  • Now married: 51.1%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 6.6%
  • Divorced: 11.9%

For population 25 years and over in Jasper:

  • High school or higher: 85.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.6%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.4
Tennessee average:

11.6

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jasper, TN (based on Marion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant7,84055
Mainline Protestant1,80315
Other2292
Catholic2002
Black Protestant301
None18,135-
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: 5
Here:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Marion County:

0.36 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Marion County:

1.42 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
This county:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 23
Marion County:

8.18 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Marion County:

12.3%
State:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

30.9%
State:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

10.1%
State:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.3%
Tennessee:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jasper:

35.0%
Tennessee:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.0
State:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.8%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

7.8%
Tennessee:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Jasper:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Jasper:

28.5%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

49.9%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Jasper:

74.3%
State:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jasper, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 8$24,486$36,7290$0
Water Supply 8$23,492$35,2380$0
Local Libraries 4$9,902$29,7060$0
Solid Waste Management 4$8,697$26,0910$0
Sewerage 3$8,364$33,4560$0
Streets and Highways 2$7,124$42,7440$0
Firefighters 1$3,010$36,1200$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,512$42,1440$0
Financial Administration 1$3,838$46,0562$2,034
Health 1$1,589$19,0680$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 9$6,189
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 33$94,014$34,18711$8,223

Jasper government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $227,000 ($68.46)
    Water Utilities: $131,000 ($39.51)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $814,000 ($245.48)
    Police Protection: $528,000 ($159.23)
    Sewerage: $428,000 ($129.07)
    Central Staff Services: $285,000 ($85.95)
    Solid Waste Management: $214,000 ($64.54)
    Regular Highways: $192,000 ($57.90)
    Libraries: $157,000 ($47.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $126,000 ($38.00)
    Local Fire Protection: $34,000 ($10.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $33,000 ($9.95)
    Health - Other: $23,000 ($6.94)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $7,000 ($2.11)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $31,000 ($9.35)
    Parks and Recreation: $7,000 ($2.11)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,026,000 ($309.41)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $42,000 ($12.67)

Jasper government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $543,000 ($163.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $246,000 ($74.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000 ($8.14)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $531,000 ($160.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $36,000 ($10.86)
    Fines and Forfeits: $34,000 ($10.25)
    Interest Earnings: $25,000 ($7.54)
    Rents: $16,000 ($4.83)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.30)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,127,000 ($339.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $276,000 ($83.23)
    Highways: $91,000 ($27.44)
    Water Utilities: $80,000 ($24.13)
    Other: $8,000 ($2.41)
  • Tax - Property: $296,000 ($89.26)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $186,000 ($56.09)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $66,000 ($19.90)
    Public Utilities Sales: $29,000 ($8.75)
    Other License: $7,000 ($2.11)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($0.30)

Jasper government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,378,000 ($717.13)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,231,000 ($672.80)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $172,000 ($51.87)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $25,000 ($7.54)

Jasper government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,212,000 ($968.64)

5.06% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,641 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.06%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

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 Hamilton County, TN  1.35% ($47,941 average AGI)
from Jackson County, AL  0.58% ($35,086)
from Grundy County, TN  0.26% ($27,000)
Businesses in Jasper, TN
NameCountNameCount
Advance Auto Parts1Lane Furniture1
AutoZone1Quiznos1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1U-Haul1
FedEx1UPS1
Hardee's1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jasper:

  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)
  • WEPG (910 AM; 5 kW; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: STONE/COLLINS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WGOW (1150 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WDOD (1310 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WDEF (1370 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC)
  • WNOO (1260 AM; 5 kW; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: PYE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQRX (870 AM; daytime; 10 kW; VALLEY HEAD, AL; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WLOR (1550 AM; 50 kW; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Owner: BCA RADIO, LLC)
  • WNSI (810 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, AL; Owner: UNITED BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WSDQ (1190 AM; daytime; 5 kW; DUNLAP, TN; Owner: RODGSON, INC.)
  • WYMR (1480 AM; 1 kW; BRIDGEPORT, AL; Owner: DADE COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jasper:

  • WMXF-FM (97.3 FM; SOUTH PITTSBURG, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMBW (88.9 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WUSY (100.7 FM; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W257AZ (99.3 FM; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBDX (102.7 FM; TRENTON, GA; Owner: PARTNERS FOR CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WDEF-FM (92.3 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: JACKSON TELECASTERS, INC.)
  • WDOD-FM (96.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDOD OF CHATTANOOGA, INC.)
  • WSKZ (106.5 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKXJ (98.1 FM; SIGNAL MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOGT (107.9 FM; EAST RIDGE, TN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W278AC (103.5 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WDYN (89.7 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: TENNESSEE TEMPLE UNIVERSITY)
  • WUTC (88.1 FM; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE)
  • W268AA (101.5 FM; FALLING WATER, TN; Owner: S/WEST FLORIDA COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WSMC-FM (90.5 FM; COLLEGEDALE, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COLLEGE OF SEVENTH-DAY ADVT)
  • WMXN-FM (101.7 FM; STEVENSON, AL; Owner: KEA RADIO, INC.)
  • WRXR-FM (105.5 FM; ROSSVILLE, GA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W203AZ (88.5 FM; FAIRMOUNT, TN; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W211BG (90.1 FM; WALDEN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WAWL-FM (91.5 FM; RED BANK, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA STATE TECHNICAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Jasper:

  • WFLI-TV (Channel 53; CLEVELAND, TN; Owner: CHATTANOOGA MEDIA HOLDINGS, L.L.C.)
  • WELF (Channel 23; DALTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WDEF-TV (Channel 12; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WDSI-TV (Channel 61; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: WDSI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WRCB-TV (Channel 3; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: SARKES TARZIAN, INC.)
  • WTCI (Channel 45; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THE GREATER CHATTANOOGA PUBLIC TELEVISION CORP)
  • WTVC (Channel 9; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF TENNESSEE, INC.)
  • W64BJ (Channel 64; SCOTTSBORO, AL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W26BE (Channel 26; CHATTANOOGA, TN; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WOOT-LP (Channel 6; CHATTANOOGA, ETC., TN; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Jasper fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Jasper fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 49Number of bridges
  • 1,027ft / 313mTotal length
  • $125,569,000Total costs
  • 656,570Total average daily traffic
  • 114,151Total average daily truck traffic
  • 813,168Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jasper, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 41920-1929
  • 21930-1939
  • 11940-1949
  • 21950-1959
  • 141960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 211980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jasper, TN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Jasper)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Jasper, TN)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

4
  • 4896 Main St (Lat: 35.073389 Lon: -85.617444), Overall height: 13.7 m, Call Sign: WPJB755,
    Assigned Frequencies: 944.875 MHz, Grant Date: 11/20/1995, Expiration Date: 08/01/2020, Cancellation Date: 03/12/2019, Registrant: Shelton Broadcasting System, Jasper, TN 37347, Phone: (423) 939-3003, Fax: (423) 939-3002, Email:
  • CHEROKEE TRL, 1228 Cumberland Rd (Lat: 35.087806 Lon: -85.364194), Type: Tower, Structure height: 45.3 m, Call Sign: WQNJ872,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10715.0 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2011, Expiration Date: 02/28/2021, Certifier: Christopher L Harris, Registrant: Conterra Ultra Broadband, LLC, 2101 Rexford Road Suite 200 E, Charlotte, NC 28211, Phone: (704) 936-1801, Fax: (704) 936-1801, Email:
  • Kimball, 693 Spears Road (Lat: 35.055333 Lon: -85.640528), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 82.3 m, Call Sign: WQPX678,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, 11265.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/11/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:
  • Jasper, 785 Princess Springs Ln (Lat: 35.101667 Lon: -85.568333), Type: Mast, Structure height: 60.3 m, Call Sign: WQPX679,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2012, Expiration Date: 09/11/2022, Certifier: Charles Cleary, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 5055 North Point Pkwy, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpharetta, GA 30022, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • Marion County Airport (Lat: 35.060083 Lon: -85.583583), Type: Tower, Call Sign: WRLB3229, Licensee ID: L00008486,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.38251 MHz, Grant Date: 12/19/2006, Expiration Date: 08/14/2016, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2016, Registrant: County Of Marion, 300 Airport Rd, Jasper, TN 37347, Phone: (423) 942-5234
  • Marion County Airport (Lat: 35.051750 Lon: -85.583583), Type: Building, Overall height: 9 m, Call Sign: WSU7, Licensee ID: L00008486,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.800 MHz, Grant Date: 06/17/2015, Expiration Date: 07/05/2025, Registrant: County Of Marion, 300 Airport Rd, Jasper, TN 37347, Phone: (423) 942-5234, Fax: (423) 942-1866, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Jasper)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

13 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 32. The highest number of reported fires - 49 took place in 2018, and the least - 0 in 2004. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Jasper, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (29.9%), and Outside Fires (26.2%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jasper, TN
    • 16329.9%Structure Fires
    • 14326.2%Outside Fires
    • 12022.0%Other
    • 11921.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jasper, TN
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jasper, TN
  • 78.8%Electricity
  • 20.5%Utility gas
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jasper, TN
  • 54.6%Electricity
  • 45.4%Utility gas


Jasper compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

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  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in wards in military hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere (population 1,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military disciplinary barracks (population 1,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill (population 1,000+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the deaf (population 1,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in crews of maritime vessels (population 1,000+)"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in institutions for the blind (population 1,000+)"
  • #19 (37347) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Scotch-Irish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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