Jasper, Texas

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Population in 2017: 7,604 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.8%
 
Males: 3,458  (45.5%)
Females: 4,146  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

34.0 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75951.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $36,584 (it was $24,671 in 2000)
Jasper:

$36,584
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,561 (it was $12,997 in 2000)

Jasper city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $117,751 (it was $53,200 in 2000)
Jasper:

$117,751
TX:

$172,200

Median gross rent in 2017: $756.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jasper: 79.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 28.2%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.8% for Black residents, 55.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Jasper, TX (2017)
    • 4,34254.0%Black alone
    • 2,64832.9%White alone
    • 84110.5%Hispanic
    • 1131.4%Two or more races
    • 760.9%Asian alone
    • 70.09%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 72 registered sex offenders living in Jasper, Texas as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jasper is 110 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)
1
(13.4)
1
(13.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
9
(117.4)
7
(90.4)
0
(0.0)
3
(41.5)
4
(54.7)
1
(13.8)
6
(77.4)
10
(127.7)
6
(77.9)
7
(91.4)
1
(13.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
21
(274.0)
13
(167.9)
10
(134.5)
6
(83.0)
4
(54.7)
1
(13.8)
4
(51.6)
4
(51.1)
3
(39.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(39.3)
6
(78.8)
5
(65.2)
2
(26.3)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
46
(600.2)
49
(632.7)
23
(309.3)
27
(373.5)
21
(286.9)
24
(330.2)
19
(245.2)
51
(651.3)
22
(285.6)
29
(378.5)
32
(419.0)
32
(420.1)
32
(417.6)
18
(236.8)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
110
(1,435)
101
(1,304)
68
(914.6)
79
(1,093)
60
(819.8)
55
(756.6)
59
(761.3)
54
(689.7)
79
(1,026)
62
(809.3)
67
(877.2)
123
(1,615)
93
(1,214)
49
(644.6)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
556
(7,255)
354
(4,571)
276
(3,712)
217
(3,002)
270
(3,689)
276
(3,797)
284
(3,665)
350
(4,470)
404
(5,245)
457
(5,965)
361
(4,726)
274
(3,597)
242
(3,158)
268
(3,525)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(130.5)
22
(284.1)
21
(282.4)
7
(96.8)
11
(150.3)
8
(110.1)
8
(103.2)
7
(89.4)
1
(13.0)
5
(65.3)
11
(144.0)
6
(78.8)
14
(182.7)
14
(184.2)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
5
(64.6)
1
(13.4)
2
(27.7)
1
(13.7)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.8)
1
(12.8)
1
(13.0)
1
(13.1)
3
(39.3)
3
(39.4)
2
(26.1)
2
(26.3)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)697.3546.1364.2364.8334.5294.8334.6482.0413.8475.4368.0370.9329.0282.4

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City-data.com crime index in Jasper, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 29 (23 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.03
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (20.5%), English (5.6%), German (3.4%), Ethiopian (2.7%), French (2.5%), Irish (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 10.3 square miles.

Population density: 735 people per square mile   (low).

Jasper, Texas map

594 residents are foreign born (5.1% Latin America, 1.3% Africa).

This city:

7.4%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,024 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,423 (1.7%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beaumont, TX (58.8 miles , pop. 113,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Southeast Montgomery, TX (95.2 miles , pop. 208,076).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (115.2 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Sam Rayburn, TX (3.2 miles ),
Browndell, TX (3.7 miles ),
Newton, TX (3.9 miles ),
Kirbyville, TX (4.4 miles ),
Spurger, TX (4.5 miles ),
Burkeville, TX (4.5 miles ),
Pineland, TX (4.8 miles ),
Colmesneil, TX (5.0 miles )

Latitude: 30.92 N, Longitude: 94.00 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,942 (+49.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,789 (62.4%)

Area code: 409

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $50,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2007: 12 buildings, average cost: $104,900
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2009: 32 buildings, average cost: $85,500
  • 2010: 36 buildings, average cost: $165,100
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $249,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2013: 1 building, cost: $395,000
  • 2014: 6 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $135,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Jasper, TX residents
Average permit cost in Jasper, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.8%
Texas:

3.5%
Historical population in Jasper, TX
Historical housing units in Jasper, TX

Population change in the 1990s: +124 (+1.5%).
Most common industries in Jasper, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (11.6%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Wood products (11.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.4%)
  • Public administration (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.9%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Wood products (19.2%)
  • Construction (12.0%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Educational services (6.4%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.3%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (21.0%)
  • Educational services (16.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.8%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.5%)
Most common occupations in Jasper, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.3%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (13.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (7.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (6.5%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (5.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)

Average climate in Jasper, Texas

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Tornado activity:

Jasper-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 47% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/1999, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.1 miles away from the Jasper city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused $750,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1982, a category F3 tornado 21.1 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jasper-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 83% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 312.9 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 311.6 miles away from Jasper center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 314.1 miles away from Jasper center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 422.9 miles away from Jasper center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 294.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 389.0 miles away from Jasper center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jasper County (20) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 6, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 4, Winds: 2, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jasper topographic map

Hospitals in Jasper:

  • CHRISTUS JASPER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1275 MARVIN HANCOCK DRIVE)
  • DICKERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (provides emergency services, 1001 DICKERSON DRIVE)
  • LAKES AREA HOSPICE INC (254 ETHEL STREET)
  • LAKES REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (provides emergency services, 1001 DICKERSON DRIVE)
  • WEST BAY HOUSE (46 WEST BAY)

Nursing Homes in Jasper:

  • JASPER NURSING AND REHABILITATION LP (350 SPRINGHILL RD)
  • RAYBURN HEALTH CARE AND REHABILITATION (144 BULLDOG AVENUE)
  • TIMBERLAKE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (315 W GIBSON)

Dialysis Facilities in Jasper:

  • KIDNEY CENTER OF JASPER (930 MARVIN HANCOCK DRIVE)
  • NEW CENTURY DIALYSIS CENTER OF JASPER (2014 S WHEELER STREET ,SUITE 300)

Home Health Centers in Jasper:

  • ADVANTAGE PLUS HOMECARE (853 NORTH ZAVALLA STREET)
  • COMPLETE HOMECARE SERVICES INC (942 VISADOR ROAD)
  • INTEGRITY HOME CARE OF TEXAS (475 STATE STREET)
  • JORDAN HEALTH SERVICES (714 WEST GIBSON SUITE 4)
  • ST CHRISTOPHERS HOME HEALTH (2014 S WHEELER SUITE 250)

Airports located in Jasper:

College/University in Jasper:

  • Academy of Hair Design-Jasper (Full-time enrollment: 50; Location: 348 Spring Hill St; Private, for-profit; Website: lufkinhairdesign.com)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jasper:

  • Angelina College (about 51 miles; Lufkin, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,478)
  • Stephen F Austin State University (about 58 miles; Nacogdoches, TX; FT enrollment: 11,542)
  • Lamar Institute of Technology (about 61 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 2,023)
  • Lamar University (about 61 miles; Beaumont, TX; FT enrollment: 13,658)
  • McNeese State University (about 70 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 7,444)
  • SOWELA Technical Community College (about 70 miles; Lake Charles, LA; FT enrollment: 2,160)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 79 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)

Public high school in Jasper:

  • JASPER H S (Students: 706, Location: 400 BULLDOG, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Jasper:

  • JEAN C FEW PRI (Students: 834, Location: 225 BULLDOG, Grades: PK-3)
  • PARNELL EL (Students: 424, Location: 151 PARK ST, Grades: 4-5)
  • JASPER J H (Students: 378, Location: 211 SECOND ST, Grades: 6-8)
  • VISTA ACADEMY OF JASPER (Location: 1501 S WHEELER ST, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)

Private elementary/middle school in Jasper:

  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH DAY SCHOOL (Students: 111, Location: 314 N MAIN ST, Grades: PK-2)
See full list of schools located in Jasper

Library in Jasper:

  • JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $298,264; Location: 175 E WATER ST; 35,867 books; 2,808 audio materials; 2,553 video materials; 37 local licensed databases; 50 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 52 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Jasper: Jasper County Sheriff's Office (A), Deep East Texas Council of Governments (B), Jasper Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (C), Texas Forest Service Jasper Office (D), Blake-Beaty-Orton House (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jasper include: Sand Hill Church (A), Lone Star Church (B), Wings of An Eagle Bible Fellowship Church (C), Nazarene Church (D), Moore Chapel Church (E), Church of Christ (F), Tanglewood Baptist Church (G), Peaceful Restaurant Baptist Church (H), Greater New Bethel Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cole Springs Cemetery (1), Gilgal Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Flournoy Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Parks in Jasper include: Kiwanis Park (1), Sandy Creek Park (2), Carridine Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Bella-Jim Hotel (160 North Austin Street), Budget Inn (Highway 190 East), Best Western Inn of Jasper (205 West Gibson), Belle-Jim Hotel - Guests (160 North Austin Street), Chateau Inn Motel Restaurant Club (612 West Gibson Street).

Court: Jasper County - Coordinator-District Court- Court Coordinator (121 North Austin Street).

Birthplace of: Red Bryant - Football player, Chad Beck - Baseball player, Derick Armstrong - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: Apr 2, 1979), Joseph W. Ashy - General, Zack Bronson - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Jan 28, 1974), Phil Hennigan - Baseball player, Buddy Ace - Blues singer, Eugene Seale - Football player, James Hadnot - Football player, John Davis (tight end) - Football player.

Jasper 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 and their reported violations in the past:

USCOE HANKS CREEK PARK (Population served: 183, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

65.5%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

5.6%
Whole state:

6.0%


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

People in group quarters in Jasper in 2010:

  • 126 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 68 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 45 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Jasper in 2000:

  • 590 people in state prisons
  • 160 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 2 people in other nonhousehold living situations

Banks with branches in Jasper (2011 data):

  • First Bank & Trust East Texas: West Gibson Branch at 275 West Gibson, branch established on 2001/01/02; Jasper Branch at 204 East Lamar Street, branch established on 1937/10/28. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $800.8 mil, Deposits: $720.7 mil, headquarters in Diboll, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Diboll State Bancshares, Inc.
  • Compass Bank: Jasper Main Branch at 660 S Wheeler Street, branch established on 1974/01/01; Jasper Wal-Mart Branch at 800 West Gibson Street, branch established on 1994/10/19. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • CommunityBank of Texas, N.A.: Cb-Jasper Branch at 637 South Wheeler, branch established on 1994/08/15. Info updated 2009/11/17: Bank assets: $1,515.3 mil, Deposits: $1,309.1 mil, headquarters in Beaumont, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Cbfh, Inc.
  • First National Bank of Jasper: First National Bank Of Jasper at 301 East Houston Street, branch established on 1960/02/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $222.2 mil, Deposits: $188.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: East Texas Bancshares, Inc.
  • Sabine State Bank and Trust Company: Jasper Branch at 565 East Gibson Street, branch established on 2007/01/18. Info updated 2006/09/14: Bank assets: $683.7 mil, Deposits: $592.9 mil, headquarters in Many, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Sabine Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Jasper:

Marital status in Jasper, TX
  • Never married: 35.4%
  • Now married: 42.8%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 8.6%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

For population 25 years and over in Jasper:

  • High school or higher: 84.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
Texas average:

14.0

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, TX (based on Jasper County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,11861
Mainline Protestant1,99211
Catholic1,9123
Black Protestant1,2757
Other6913
None11,722-
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: 3
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Here:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Here:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Jasper County:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.5%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.9%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

7.2%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.9%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Jasper:

43.0%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jasper:

20.9%
Texas:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.3%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Jasper:

52.8%
State:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jasper, TX Residents

Jasper government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $173,000 ($22.75)
    Sewerage: $173,000 ($22.75)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $11,800,000 ($1551.81)
    Police Protection: $2,025,000 ($266.31)
    Water Utilities: $1,154,000 ($151.76)
    Sewerage: $866,000 ($113.89)
    Central Staff Services: $860,000 ($113.10)
    Solid Waste Management: $735,000 ($96.66)
    General - Other: $594,000 ($78.12)
    Regular Highways: $412,000 ($54.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $360,000 ($47.34)
    Libraries: $295,000 ($38.80)
    Financial Administration: $263,000 ($34.59)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $250,000 ($32.88)
    Local Fire Protection: $92,000 ($12.10)
    General Public Buildings: $86,000 ($11.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $299,000 ($39.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $199,000 ($26.17)
    Electric Utilities: $93,000 ($12.23)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,535,000 ($596.40)

Jasper government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,211,000 ($159.26)
    Sewerage: $1,167,000 ($153.47)
    Other: $66,000 ($8.68)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $328,000 ($43.14)
    General Revenue - Other: $326,000 ($42.87)
    Donations From Private Sources: $252,000 ($33.14)
    Rents: $187,000 ($24.59)
    Interest Earnings: $35,000 ($4.60)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $12,717,000 ($1672.41)
    Water Utilities: $1,423,000 ($187.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $84,000 ($11.05)
    General Local Government Support: $5,000 ($0.66)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,820,000 ($502.37)
    Property: $967,000 ($127.17)
    Other Selective Sales: $229,000 ($30.12)
    Public Utilities Sales: $165,000 ($21.70)
    Other License: $40,000 ($5.26)

Jasper government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,092,000 ($1195.69)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $7,946,000 ($1044.98)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,146,000 ($150.71)

Jasper government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $11,287,000 ($1484.35)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,550,000 ($203.84)

6.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($45,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Texas average:

7.43%

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 Hardin County, TX  0.83% ($55,660 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, TX  0.74% ($41,593)
from Newton County, TX  0.70% ($36,561)


6.04% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Texas average:

7.26%

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 Jefferson County, TX  0.82% ($39,063 average AGI)
to Newton County, TX  0.76% ($36,170)
to Hardin County, TX  0.60% ($44,343)
Businesses in Jasper, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ashley Furniture1Lowe's1
AutoZone1McDonald's2
Best Western1Nike1
Burger King1Payless1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Church's Chicken1Popeyes1
Curves1Ramada1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In1
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx2Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Goodwill1U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
Holiday Inn1Walgreens1
Jack In The Box1Walmart1
La-Z-Boy1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jasper:

  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSML (1260 AM; 5 kW; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KETX (1440 AM; 5 kW; LIVINGSTON, TX; Owner: LONE STAR NETWORK)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jasper:

  • K225AD (92.9 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KJAS (107.3 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: JAMES M. LOUT DBA RAYBURN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWYX (102.7 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNUF (92.1 FM; DE RIDDER, LA; Owner: APEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K210CS (89.9 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: KVLU - LAMAR UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Jasper:

  • KVHP-LP (Channel 66; JASPER, TX; Owner: SYDCOM, INC.)
  • KVHP (Channel 29; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Owner: NATIONAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
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
  • 33Number of bridges
  • 220ft / 67.1mTotal length
  • $229,000Total costs
  • 124,630Total average daily traffic
  • 17,900Total average daily truck traffic
  • 170,085Total future (year 2033) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jasper, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 51930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 71950-1959
  • 51960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jasper, TX
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jasper)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 250 (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, TX)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 22 (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 Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 58 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jasper)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Jasper)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 36 (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 fire incidents per year is 157. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 290 took place in 2006, and the least - 19 in 2004. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Jasper, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (51.8%), and Structure Fires (31.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jasper, TX
    • 1,38351.8%Outside Fires
    • 85031.9%Structure Fires
    • 30911.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 1264.7%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jasper, TX

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jasper, Texas:

  • Super 8 Motel, 2100 N Wheeler, Jasper, Texas 75951 , Phone: (409) 384-8600, Fax: (409) 384-8608
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 501 W Gibson St, Jasper, Texas 75951 , Phone: (409) 384-8400, Fax: (409) 384-9551
  • Econo Lodge, 612 W Gibson St, Jasper, Texas 75951 , Phone: (409) 384-2511, Fax: (409) 384-3503
  • Best western inn of jasper, 205 W Gibson St, Jasper, Texas 75951 , Phone: (800) 780-7234
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jasper, Texas
Most common first names in Jasper, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James15671.7 years
John12674.5 years
William11975.3 years
Mary10078.0 years
Willie7676.5 years
Robert7569.6 years
George6774.5 years
Charles6471.5 years
Thomas5171.8 years
Henry3776.9 years
Most common last names in Jasper, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12477.1 years
Adams11074.0 years
Williams9073.3 years
Hadnot5670.4 years
Johnson5172.0 years
Jones4874.2 years
Davis4275.9 years
Morgan4079.1 years
Byerly3974.4 years
Armstrong3776.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jasper, TX
  • 48.1%Utility gas
  • 45.1%Electricity
  • 5.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jasper, TX
  • 78.9%Electricity
  • 20.6%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Jasper compared to Texas state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Jasper on our top lists:

  • #35 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: other services, except public administration (population 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people below 50% of the poverty level, excluding cities with 15% or more of residents in college and with the median age below 28 (population 5,000+)"
  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of rapes per 100,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #92 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ethiopia (population 500+)"
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