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Jasper County, Iowa (IA)

County population in 2014: 36,872 (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).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jasper County: 84.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (28.1%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.9%), Educational, health and social services (13.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 46%
  • Government: 1%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 49%
  • Unpaid family work: 4%
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Races in Jasper County, Iowa:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (95.8%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (1.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
Median resident age:  41.0 years
Iowa median age:  38.0 years
Males: 18,779  (50.9%)
Females: 18,093  (49.1%)
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Jasper County,IA real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jasper County:

2.0 people
Iowa:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,261 ($41,683 in 1999)

This county:

$55261
Iowa:

$52229

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $528 (lower quartile is $400, upper quartile is $650)
This county:

$528
State:

$554


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $115,466 (it was $83,400 in 2000)
Jasper:

$115,466
Iowa:

$126,900
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $77,303 - $177,971
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,114
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $448

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:

  • 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

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,874 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,874 (1.7%)

Jasper County household income distribution in 2009 Jasper County home values distribution Jasper County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.5%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.0% for Black residents, 36.7% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.0% for American Indian residents, 40.0% for other race residents, 26.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 9.4%
Jasper County:

9.4%
Iowa:

12.7%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.8% for Black residents, 33.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 42.3% for other race residents, 23.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 42 years old
(Males: 39 years old, Females: 44 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 34 years old, American Indian residents: 41 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 21 years old, Other race residents: 47 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 September 2015:
Here:

3.3%
Iowa:

3.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 1,015
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 86.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 15.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 548 (39% naturalized citizens)

Jasper County:

1.5%
Whole state:

3.1%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 173
  • 1990 to 1994: 101
  • 1985 to 1989: 38
  • 1980 to 1984: 41
  • 1975 to 1979: 22
  • 1970 to 1974: 25
  • 1970 to 1974: 13
  • 1965 to 1969: 135

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: 12,250
  • One, attached: 108
  • Two: 346
  • 3 or 4: 615
  • 5 to 9: 415
  • 10 to 19: 600
  • 20 or more: 495
  • Mobile homes: 822
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 8

Housing units in Jasper County with a mortgage: 5,555 (582 second mortgage, 687 home equity loan, 50 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,249

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

62.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jasper County

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 near Iowa state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 353.1 miles away from Jasper 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 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 215.9 miles away from the county center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 364.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 379.1 miles away from Jasper County center
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB) earthquake occurred 313.8 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:

  • IowaSevere Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: June 1, 2010 to August 31, 2010, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1930): July 29, 2010, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1930, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IowaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 25, 2008 to August 13, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1763): May 27, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1763, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IowaSevere Winter Storms, Incident Period: February 23, 2007 to March 2, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1688): March 14, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1688, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • IowaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3239): September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3239, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • IowaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 19, 2004 to June 24, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1518): May 25, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1518, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • IowaSevere Weather, Tornadoes and Flooding, Incident Period: June 13, 1998 to July 15, 1998, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1230): July 2, 1998, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1230, Natural disaster type: Tornado, Flood
  • IowaSevere Snow Storms, Incident Period: October 26, 1997 to October 28, 1997, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1191): November 20, 1997, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1191, Natural disaster type: Storm, Snow
  • IowaFlooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: April 13, 1993 to October 1, 1993, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-996): July 9, 1993, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-996, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IowaFlooding, Severe Storm, Incident Period: May 18, 1990 to July 6, 1990, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-868): May 26, 1990, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-868, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • IowaSEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: June 24, 1974, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-443): June 24, 1974, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-443, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • 1 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jasper County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (10%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Mexico (29%)
  • Netherlands (10%)
  • Germany (10%)
  • Other South Central Asia (9%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Korea (7%)
  • Laos (6%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jasper County (%):

  • German (26%)
  • Dutch (16%)
  • United States or American (15%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (9%)
  • Norwegian (4%)
  • Swedish (2%)

Jasper County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 14,454 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 2,170 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 89 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 6 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 48 (0%)
  • Walked: 592 (3%)
  • Other means: 86 (0%)
  • Worked at home: 931 (5%)

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 $53,147.

5.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($34,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.22%
Iowa average:

5.75%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
4.01% relocated from other counties in Iowa ($25,729 average AGI)
1.21% relocated from other states ($8,621 average AGI)
Jasper County:

1.21%
Iowa average:

2.41%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Polk County, IA  1.70% ($35,017 average AGI)
from Marion County, IA  0.37% ($32,904)
from Poweshiek County, IA  0.29% ($25,650)
from Marshall County, IA  0.17% ($35,087)
from Mahaska County, IA  0.14% ($33,250)
from Dallas County, IA  0.12% ($41,529)
from Story County, IA  0.12% ($22,706)


5.75% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,325 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.75%
Iowa average:

5.94%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
4.08% relocated to other counties in Iowa ($26,103 average AGI)
1.66% relocated to other states ($12,220 average AGI)
Jasper County:

1.66%
Iowa average:

2.60%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Polk County, IA  1.69% ($36,954 average AGI)
to Marion County, IA  0.31% ($43,909)
to Poweshiek County, IA  0.28% ($34,231)
to Story County, IA  0.23% ($32,031)
to Dallas County, IA  0.19% ($53,962)
to Marshall County, IA  0.18% ($27,280)
to Johnson County, IA  0.14% ($35,950)

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 2014: 9.9

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 live births in Jasper County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 8.6%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 3.9%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Jasper County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population 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 hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Jasper County, Iowa in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (525)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (458)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (400)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (250)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (211)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (208)
  • Unspecified dementia (135)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (133)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (130)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (128)

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: 6076.670
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 137.870
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 23651.84

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1141.370
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 894.520

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 38.93
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 76.98

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 7.96

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

Household type by relationship:

Households: 35,194
  • In family households: 29,709 (7,745 male householders, 2,335 female householders)
    8,155 spouses, 9,777 children (8,942 natural, 280 adopted, 555 stepchildren), 489 grandchildren, 137 brothers or sisters, 122 parents, 163 other relatives, 688 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 5,485 (2,173 male householders (1,793 living alone)), 2,553 female householders (2,302 living alone)), 759 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,648 (1,489 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 5,151 2-persons, 2,027 3-persons, 1,730 4-persons, 800 5-persons, 274 6-persons, 98 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 4,095 1-person, 547 2-persons, 54 3-persons, 18 4-persons, 11 5-persons, 1 7-or-more-persons.

6,966 married couples with children.
1,681 single-parent households (493 men, 1,188 women).

96.9% of residents of Jasper County speak English at home.
1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (72% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
1.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (78% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
0.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (69% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 21% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $185,502,000 ($4918 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:

6.0
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.2

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 104
  • 2000 to 2004: 1,611
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,736
  • 1980 to 1989: 1,110
  • 1970 to 1979: 2,431
  • 1960 to 1969: 2,052
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,087
  • 1940 to 1949: 683
  • 1939 or earlier: 4,333
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jasper County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 57
  • 3 rooms: 219
  • 4 rooms: 1,226
  • 5 rooms: 2,687
  • 6 rooms: 2,518
  • 7 rooms: 1,754
  • 8 rooms: 1,362
  • 9+ rooms: 1,300
  • 1 room: 28
  • 2 rooms: 159
  • 3 rooms: 701
  • 4 rooms: 1,175
  • 5 rooms: 682
  • 6 rooms: 344
  • 7 rooms: 266
  • 8 rooms: 112
  • 9+ rooms: 97
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jasper County, Iowa
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 11
  • 1 bedroom: 376
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,887
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,446
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,012
  • 5+ bedrooms: 393
  • no bedroom: 57
  • 1 bedroom: 982
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,608
  • 3 bedrooms: 638
  • 4 bedrooms: 240
  • 5+ bedrooms: 39
Cars and other vehicles available in Jasper County, Iowa in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 347
  • 1 vehicle: 2,417
  • 2 vehicles: 5,045
  • 3 vehicles: 2,215
  • 4 vehicles: 798
  • 5+ vehicles: 303
  • no vehicle: 555
  • 1 vehicle: 1,694
  • 2 vehicles: 915
  • 3 vehicles: 261
  • 4 vehicles: 65
  • 5+ vehicles: 74

60% of Jasper County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 53% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Iowa.

Jasper County:

59.9%
State average:

57.7%

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

  • This state: 30689
  • Northeast: 393
  • Midwest: 3274
  • South: 1063
  • West: 1154

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $76,700


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jasper County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (64.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (23.7%)
  • Electricity (8.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.0%)
  • Wood (1.3%)
  • Utility gas (56.0%)
  • Electricity (27.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.4%)
  • Wood (0.7%)
  • Other fuel (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 240
Here:

5.7%
Iowa:

10.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 64
Here:

3.1%
Iowa:

7.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 214
Here:

23.9%
Iowa:

25.4%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Jasper County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,681,000
    General - Other: $382,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $4,773,000
    Health - Other: $3,414,000
    Police Protection: $2,335,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $1,682,000
    Central Staff Services: $1,304,000
    General - Other: $1,127,000
    Financial Administration: $834,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $704,000
    Correctional Institutions: $667,000
    Parks and Recreation: $565,000
    Solid Waste Management: $188,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $157,000
    Libraries: $136,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $558,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $3,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,143,000

Jasper County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $679,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $467,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $424,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $3,980,000
    Health and Hospitals: $1,824,000
    General Local Government Support: $1,564,000
    All Other: $151,000
  • Tax - Property: $12,050,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $356,000
    Other License: $104,000

Jasper County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,940,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $13,545,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $830,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $435,000

Jasper County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $82,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,801,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $118,000

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
Jasper County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Jasper County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

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