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Jasper County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2019: 37,154 (42% urban, 58% rural); it was 37,213 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 7,102
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 4,000
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 11,125
Renter-occupied apartments: 3,704 (it was 3,564 in 2000)
% of renters here:

24%
State:

28%

Land area: 730 sq. mi.

Water area: 2.9 sq. mi.

Population density: 51 people per square mile   (average).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jasper County: 83.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.1%), Manufacturing (18.6%), Retail trade (10.7%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 80%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 7%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Jasper County, IA (2019)
    • 34,49793.3%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 8962.4%Hispanic or Latino
    • 7482.0%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 5631.5%Two or more races
    • 1780.5%Asian alone
    • 780.2%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 290.08%Some other race alone
Median resident age:

42.4 years
Iowa median age:

38.5 years
Males: 19,022  (51.2%)
Females: 18,132  (48.8%)
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Average household size:
Jasper County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $60,089 ($41,683 in 1999)
This county:

$60,089
Iowa:

$61,691

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $606 (lower quartile is $476, upper quartile is $737)
This county:

$606
State:

$660


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $144,279 (it was $83,400 in 2000)
Jasper:

$144,279
Iowa:

$158,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $93,885 - $205,636

Mean price in 2019:

Detached houses: $179,037
Here:

$179,037
State:

$201,113

Townhouses or other attached units: $160,711
Here:

$160,711
State:

$195,638

In 2-unit structures: $57,149
Here:

$57,149
State:

$120,562

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $134,084
Here:

$134,084
State:

$159,145

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $90,895
Here:

$90,895
State:

$143,957

Mobile homes: $124,769
Here:

$124,769
State:

$75,033

Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,164
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $523

Institutionalized population: 1,489

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 7
  • Burglaries: 59
  • Thefts: 62
  • Auto thefts: 24

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 17
  • Burglaries: 41
  • Thefts: 85
  • Auto thefts: 30
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 87 buildings, average cost: $114,900
  • 1998: 100 buildings, average cost: $128,500
  • 1999: 85 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2000: 66 buildings, average cost: $142,500
  • 2001: 87 buildings, average cost: $159,500
  • 2002: 118 buildings, average cost: $144,400
  • 2003: 99 buildings, average cost: $155,100
  • 2004: 92 buildings, average cost: $169,700
  • 2005: 80 buildings, average cost: $167,000
  • 2006: 87 buildings, average cost: $141,400
  • 2007: 46 buildings, average cost: $171,200
  • 2008: 44 buildings, average cost: $189,500
  • 2009: 28 buildings, average cost: $209,600
  • 2010: 26 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2011: 28 buildings, average cost: $174,200
  • 2012: 28 buildings, average cost: $261,800
  • 2013: 37 buildings, average cost: $235,900
  • 2014: 33 buildings, average cost: $259,400
  • 2015: 43 buildings, average cost: $246,600
  • 2016: 57 buildings, average cost: $244,400
  • 2017: 63 buildings, average cost: $270,400
  • 2018: 73 buildings, average cost: $253,100
  • 2019: 83 buildings, average cost: $242,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Jasper, IA residents
Average permit cost in Jasper, IA
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,262 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,198 (1.6%)

Distribution of median household income in Jasper, IA in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jasper, IA in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jasper, IA in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 8.8%
Jasper County:

8.8%
Iowa:

11.2%
(8.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 10.1% for Black residents, 11.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 24.3% for American Indian residents, 8.1% for other race residents, 31.5% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 42.4 years old
(Males: 40.5 years old, Females: 44.7 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43.9 years old, Black residents: 31.6 years old, American Indian residents: 70.5 years old, Asian residents: 38.7 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 28.4 years old, Other race residents: 24.7 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jasper County is $423 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $556 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $707 a month.

Cities in this county include: Newton, Colfax, Monroe, Prairie City, Baxter, Sully, Kellogg, Lynnville, Mingo, Lambs Grove.

Jasper County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jasper County: Victor East Bound Rest Area (A), Victor West Bound Rest Area (B), Riverdale (C), Boltonville (D), West Troy (E), York Center (F), Hedge (G), Knoll Ridge Country Club (H), Amana Welcome Center (I), Kinze Manufacturing Incorporated (J), Iowa County Home (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jasper County include: Armah Church (A), Swedenborg Church (B), Trinity Church (C), Upper Deer Creek Church (D), West Union Church (E), Champion Hill Church (F), Zion Church (G), Saint James Lutheran Church (H), Community Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Bishop Cemetery (1), Piersol Cemetery (2), Pilot Grove Union Cemetery (3), Pleasant Ridge Cemetery (4), Calvary Cemetery (5), Saint Bernards Cemetery (6), Saint Johns Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Lily Pond (A), South Amana Pond (B), Middle Pond (C), Lake Iowa (D), Holdens Pond (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Bear Creek (A), Buckeye Creek (B), Convey Creek (C), Coon Creek (D), Deep Creek (E), Deep River (F), Devils Run (G), Willow Creek (H), Pig Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jasper County include: Lake Iowa County Recreation Area (1), Historic Amana Colonies State Historical Marker (2), Lantz Wildlife Reserve (3), Berstier Woods (4), Pilot Grove State Preserve (5), Randolph Wildlife Management Area (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Benton County , Plymouth County, Massachusetts , Iowa County , Linn County , Madison County , Poweshiek County , Washington County .

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.4%
Iowa:

3.1%

Unemployment by year in Jasper, IA
County total employment by year in Jasper, IA
County average yearly wages by year in Jasper, IA

Current college students: 1,015
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 94.2%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 19.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 651 (67.6% naturalized citizens)

Jasper County:

1.8%
Whole state:

5.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 1012010 or later
  • 1942000 to 2009
  • 1451990 to 1999
  • 791980 to 1989
  • 471970 to 1979
  • 148Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.5 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 69.4%

Jasper County marital status for males Jasper County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,994
  • One, attached: 434
  • Two: 157
  • 3 or 4: 583
  • 5 to 9: 274
  • 10 to 19: 629
  • 20 to 49: 344
  • 50 or more: 424
  • Mobile homes: 645

Housing units in Jasper County with a mortgage: 6,613 (100 second mortgage, 546 home equity loan, 33 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,347

Here:

60.0% with mortgage
State:

59.9% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jasper County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant7,91630
Evangelical Protestant5,17329
Catholic2,4312
Other6073
None20,715-
Jasper County Religion Details
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.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
Jasper County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

0.43 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 22
Jasper County:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
Iowa:

5.55 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 22
This county:

6.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.01 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jasper County:

8.7%
Iowa:

7.8%

Adult obesity rate:
Jasper County:

30.0%
State:

27.3%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.2%
State:

14.5%

Agriculture in Jasper County:

Average size of farms: 339 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $122,889
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $276.62
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.43%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 40.48%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $95,856
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 78.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 0.30%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $97,775
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 85.31%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 9.57
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 1.75%
Corn for grain: 156944 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 144889 harvested acres
Vegetables: 33 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 33 acres

Tornado activity:

Jasper County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Iowa state average. It is 2688399.2 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 8 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/21/1973, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado injured 6 people

Earthquake activity:

Jasper County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Iowa state average. It is 194% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 418.2 miles away from Jasper County 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) earthquake occurred 353.1 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 353.1 miles away from the county 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 337.0 miles away from the county center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 215.9 miles away from Jasper County center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 469.6 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Iowa Severe Storms, Incident Period: August 10, 2020, FEMA Id: 4557, Natural disaster type: Storm
  • Iowa Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: March 17, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4483-IA: March 23, 2020, FEMA Id: 4483, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Iowa Severe Storms And Flooding, Incident Period: March 12, 2019, FEMA Id: 4421, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: June 26, 2014 to July 08, 2014, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4187: August 05, 2014, FEMA Id: 4187, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2013 to June 15, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4126: July 02, 2013, FEMA Id: 4126, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 01, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1930: July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: 1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1763: May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: 1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Iowa Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 23, 2007 to March 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1688: March 14, 2007, FEMA Id: 1688, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Iowa Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3239: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Iowa Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2004 to June 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1518: May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: 1518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 6 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jasper County (16) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Tornadoes: 6, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Means of transportation to work in 2019 - Jasper

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,036 (75.4%)
  • Carpooled: 1,196 (10.0%)
  • Bus: 42 (0.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 212 (1.8%)
  • Bicycle: 34 (0.3%)
  • Walked: 599 (5.0%)
  • Worked at home: 866 (7.2%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Manufacturing (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common occupations in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2019


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (29%)
  • India (12%)
  • Laos (9%)
  • Ethiopia (8%)
  • Africa, n.e.c. (8%)
  • Germany (6%)
  • Congo (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jasper County


  • German (22%)
  • Dutch (14%)
  • American (13%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • English (5%)
  • European (4%)
  • Italian (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Jasper County, Iowa in 2000:

  • 987 people in state prisons
  • 461 people in nursing homes
  • 78 people in religious group quarters
  • 40 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 31 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 27 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 24 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in other group homes

People in group quarters in Jasper County, Iowa in 2010:

  • 1,155 people in state prisons
  • 291 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 100 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 42 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 33 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 15 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,543.

6.41% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($42,886 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
Iowa average:

5.97%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.90% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($33,845 average AGI)
1.51% relocated from other states ($9,042 average AGI)
Jasper County:

1.51%
Iowa average:

2.42%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, IA  2.06% ($45,254 average AGI)
from Poweshiek County, IA  0.63% ($44,742)
from Marion County, IA  0.37% ($40,327)
from Marshall County, IA  0.30% ($49,667)
from Story County, IA  0.20% ($57,857)


6.21% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($47,734 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.21%
Iowa average:

6.23%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.80% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($37,538 average AGI)
1.41% relocated to other states ($10,195 average AGI)
Jasper County:

1.41%
Iowa average:

2.69%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  1.98% ($54,257 average AGI)
to Marion County, IA  0.46% ($58,123)
to Poweshiek County, IA  0.44% ($44,548)
to Story County, IA  0.26% ($30,528)
to Marshall County, IA  0.21% ($38,655)
to Warren County, IA  0.19% ($49,444)
to Dallas County, IA  0.14% ($30,850)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.3
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.9

Births per 1000 population in Jasper County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 9.9
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2019: 10.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Jasper County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.1
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 4.7

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Jasper County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 4.3%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 2.1%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jasper County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Jasper County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jasper County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jasper County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Jasper County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Jasper County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 6,591 (5,723 aged, 868 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 337 (4%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Jasper County, Iowa in 1999 - 2019:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (583)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (559)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (542)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (322)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (247)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (246)
  • Unspecified dementia (199)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (76)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (69)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (65)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 6%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 4%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.65
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,077
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 138
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23,652

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,141
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 895

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 39
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 77

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 96.1. This is less than state average.

Household type by relationship:

Households: 37,154
  • Male householders: 7,621 (1,828 living alone), Female householders: 7,199 (2,098 living alone)
  • 7,892 spouses (7,860 opposite-sex spouses), 1,092 unmarried partners, (1,050 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 9,328 children (8,538 natural, 341 adopted, 454 stepchildren), 638 grandchildren, 465 brothers or sisters, 165 parents, 27 foster children, 399 other relatives, 660 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 1,719

Size of family households: 5,172 2-persons, 1,758 3-persons, 2,073 4-persons, 704 5-persons, 299 6-persons, 93 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,945 1-person, 666 2-persons, 52 3-persons, 42 4-persons.

5,292 married couples with children.
1,930 single-parent households (628 men, 1,302 women).

96.5% of residents of Jasper speak English at home.
1.5% of residents speak Spanish at home (66% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (67% speak English very well, 33% speak English well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (66% speak English very well, 6% speak English well, 28% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (89% speak English very well, 11% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $185,502,000 ($4,918 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,255,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $87,921,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $38,282,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $17,179,000
Federal grants: $33,213,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,787,000 ($13,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $7,119,000 ($511,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $2,454,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $14,105,000
Federal Government insurance: $69,789,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 2,336
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

66 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 1,747
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

48 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +145
Here:

+4 per 1000 residents
State:

+10 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -216
Here -6 per 1000 residents
State -14 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Jasper County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 5.48 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.4
State:

6.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built in Jasper County, Iowa
  • Year house built in Jasper County, Iowa
  • 2932014 or later
  • 1662010 to 2013
  • 1,3182000 to 2009
  • 1,9571990 to 1999
  • 1,1591980 to 1989
  • 2,3581970 to 1979
  • 1,6361960 to 1969
  • 2,1481950 to 1959
  • 8921940 to 1949
  • 4,4281939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jasper County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jasper County, Iowa
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jasper County, Iowa
  • 121 room
  • 422 rooms
  • 1953 rooms
  • 1,2824 rooms
  • 1,9845 rooms
  • 2,2596 rooms
  • 2,0377 rooms
  • 1,2318 rooms
  • 1,9179+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jasper County, Iowa
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jasper County, Iowa
  • 1101 room
  • 2132 rooms
  • 5523 rooms
  • 1,2134 rooms
  • 8835 rooms
  • 3546 rooms
  • 2697 rooms
  • 758 rooms
  • 1649+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jasper County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jasper County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jasper County, Iowa
  • 21no bedroom
  • 2701 bedroom
  • 2,5882 bedrooms
  • 5,0133 bedrooms
  • 2,4264 bedrooms
  • 6285+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jasper County, Iowa
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jasper County, Iowa
  • 142no bedroom
  • 8341 bedroom
  • 1,5962 bedrooms
  • 9803 bedrooms
  • 2544 bedrooms
  • 395+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jasper County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Jasper County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jasper County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 278no vehicle
  • 2,1031 vehicle
  • 4,2012 vehicles
  • 2,6883 vehicles
  • 1,0714 vehicles
  • 6555+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Jasper County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Jasper County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 527no vehicle
  • 1,7011 vehicle
  • 1,2272 vehicles
  • 2603 vehicles
  • 1064 vehicles
  • 275+ vehicles

86.0% of Jasper County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 79% lived in Iowa.

Jasper County:

86.0%
State average:

85.2%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 29,710
  • Other state: 6,389
  • Northeast: 296
  • Midwest: 3,246
  • South: 1,221
  • West: 1,641
Year householders moved into unit in Jasper County, IA
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jasper County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 58.9%Utility gas
  • 22.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 14.8%Electricity
  • 2.2%Wood
  • 1.1%Other fuel
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.3%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 44.5%Utility gas
  • 42.5%Electricity
  • 10.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.0%Wood
  • 0.9%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 295
Here:

7.9%
Iowa:

9.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 95
Here:

5.3%
Iowa:

7.9%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 228
Here:

24.3%
Iowa:

23.0%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Jasper County government finances - Expenditure in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,926,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,964,000
    Police Protection: $2,581,000
    Financial Administration: $835,000
    Health - Other: $834,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $713,000
    Central Staff Services: $503,000
    Libraries: $154,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,490,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,185,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,305,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $76,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,677,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,257,000
    Public Welfare: $2,514,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,142,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,404,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,108,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $225,000

Jasper County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,926,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,964,000
    Police Protection: $2,581,000
    Financial Administration: $835,000
    Health - Other: $834,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $713,000
    Central Staff Services: $503,000
    Libraries: $154,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,490,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,185,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,305,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $76,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,677,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,257,000
    Public Welfare: $2,514,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,142,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,404,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,108,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $225,000

Jasper County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,926,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,964,000
    Police Protection: $2,581,000
    Financial Administration: $835,000
    Health - Other: $834,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $713,000
    Central Staff Services: $503,000
    Libraries: $154,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,490,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,185,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,305,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $76,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,677,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,257,000
    Public Welfare: $2,514,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,142,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,404,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,108,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $225,000

Jasper County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Other: $1,926,000
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $2,964,000
    Police Protection: $2,581,000
    Financial Administration: $835,000
    Health - Other: $834,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $713,000
    Central Staff Services: $503,000
    Libraries: $154,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,490,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,185,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,305,000
  • Miscellaneous - Rents: $76,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $15,677,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,257,000
    Public Welfare: $2,514,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,142,000
  • Tax - Property: $13,404,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $10,108,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $225,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 427
  • Number of aged recipients: 38
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 389
  • Number of recipients under 18: 58
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 302
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 67
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 183
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 172
Most common first names in Jasper County, IA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John28776.0 years
Mary20781.0 years
William20277.9 years
Robert17771.8 years
James15272.6 years
Charles14976.5 years
George13678.7 years
Ruth11279.4 years
Helen10981.1 years
Harold10475.6 years
Most common last names in Jasper County, IA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith12675.9 years
Johnson8278.7 years
Wilson7778.5 years
Miller7576.9 years
Williams6079.9 years
Anderson5977.0 years
Jones5976.9 years
Davis5480.1 years
Brown4677.4 years
Thompson4677.7 years
Businesses in Jasper County, IA
NameCountNameCount
AmericInn1McDonald's3
Arby's1Microtel1
Burger King1New Balance2
Chevrolet1Nike1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut1
Dairy Queen1Quality1
Days Inn1Quiznos1
Domino's Pizza1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1Starbucks1
FedEx1Subway4
Ford1Super 81
GameStop1T-Mobile1
Goodwill1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value2
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS3
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1
Little Caesars Pizza1YMCA1