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Jasper County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2016: 36,838 (22% urban, 78% rural); it was 35,604 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 4,429
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 6,390
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 10,840
Renter-occupied apartments: 2,951 (it was 2,610 in 2000)
% of renters here:

19%
State:

36%

Land area: 937 sq. mi.

Water area: 32.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 39 people per square mile   (low).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jasper County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (27.0%), Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services (19.3%), Transportation and warehousing,and utilities (11.6%), Manufacturing (10.8%), Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Jasper County, Texas:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (73.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (16.9%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (6.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.3%)
  • Asian alone (0.7%)
Median resident age:  40.8 years
Texas median age:  34.5 years
Males: 17,993  (48.8%)
Females: 18,845  (51.2%)
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Jasper County,TX real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Jasper County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people
Estimated median household income in 2016: $46,048 ($30,902 in 1999)

This county:

$46,048
Texas:

$56,565

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $505 (lower quartile is $344, upper quartile is $697)
This county:

$505
State:

$809


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $101,065 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Jasper:

$101,065
Texas:

$161,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $62,801 - $192,699
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,218
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $374

Institutionalized population: 895

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 7
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 69
  • Burglaries: 133
  • Thefts: 220
  • Auto thefts: 17

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

  • Murders: 1
  • Rapes: 9
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 81
  • Burglaries: 190
  • Thefts: 286
  • Auto thefts: 19
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2007: 14 buildings, average cost: $110,700
  • 2008: 8 buildings, average cost: $139,300
  • 2009: 42 buildings, average cost: $78,800
  • 2010: 40 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $249,500
  • 2012: 5 buildings, average cost: $62,800
  • 2013: 5 buildings, average cost: $92,900
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $93,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,759 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $855 (0.9%)

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 2016: 15.3%
Jasper County:

15.3%
Texas:

15.6%
(11.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.6% for Black residents, 26.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 49.0% for American Indian residents, 10.1% for other race residents, 24.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 40.8 years old
(Males: 40.0 years old, Females: 41.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44.5 years old, Black residents: 34.8 years old, American Indian residents: 43.6 years old, Asian residents: 33.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.9 years old, Other race residents: 32.3 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Jasper County is $403 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $484 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $599 a month.

Cities in this county include: Jasper, Buna, Kirbyville, Evadale, Sam Rayburn, Browndell.

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

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Jasper County: Indian Village (A), Liberty Hill Lookout (B), Livingston Lookout (C), Old Barnum (D), Onalaska Lookout (E), Rock Island (F), Livingston Pumping Station (G), Camp Seale (H), Camp Cho-Yeh (I), Camp Cho Yen (J), Camp Ruby (K), Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation Museum (L), Alabama - Coushatta Indian Nation Fire Department (M), Onalaska Volunteer Fire Department (N), Holiday Lake Estates Volunteer Fire Department (O), Scenic Loop Volunteer Fire Department (P), South Polk County Volunteer Fire Department (Q), Texas Forest Service Livingston Office (R). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jasper County include: Wakefield Church (A), Pine Grove Church (B), Tin Top Church (C), Beech Creek Church (D), Bold Springs Church (E), Caney Creek Church (F), Carmona Church (G), Center Grove Church (H), Cold Spring Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Parrish Cemetery (1), Davis Cemetery (2), Robinett Cemetery (3), Saint Andrew Cemetery (4), Rice Cemetery (5), Lily Island Cemetery (6), Nowlin Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: McCardell Lake (A), Howell Lake (B), Toms Lake (C), Munson Lake (D), Laurent Lake (E), Brushy Lake (F), George Taylor Lake (G), Georges Prairie Pond (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bridge Creek (A), Bluff Creek (B), Blue Branch (C), Big Branch (D), Beech Creek (E), Beaver Creek (F), Barnett Creek (G), Baird Branch (H), Ace Emanuel Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Atkinson County, Georgia , Covington County, Alabama , Iberville Parish, Louisiana , Stone County, Mississippi , Seminole County, Georgia , Lee County .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.0%
Texas:

4.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 751
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 87.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 10.9%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,029 (33.7% naturalized citizens)

Jasper County:

2.8%
Whole state:

17.0%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2010 or later: 37
  • 2000 to 2009: 392
  • 1990 to 1999: 318
  • 1980 to 1989: 135
  • 1970 to 1979: 110
  • Before 1970: 85
Note: State values scaled to Jasper County population

Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 64.8%

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

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 11,439
  • One, attached: 230
  • Two: 311
  • 3 or 4: 428
  • 5 to 9: 160
  • 10 to 19: 47
  • 20 to 49: 148
  • 50 or more: 85
  • Mobile homes: 4,426
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 30

Housing units in Jasper County with a mortgage: 3,017 (0 second mortgage, 96 home equity loan, 22 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,220

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

57.8% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jasper County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,11861
Mainline Protestant1,99211
Catholic1,9123
Black Protestant1,2757
Other6913
None11,722-
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: 3
Jasper County:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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
This county:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Jasper County:

6.09 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

5.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Jasper County:

10.5%
Texas:

8.9%

Adult obesity rate:
Jasper County:

28.9%
State:

26.6%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

7.2%
State:

15.7%

Agriculture in Jasper County:

Average size of farms: 126 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $6,307
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $157.43
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 68.78%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $9,718
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.91%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $26,449
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 98.43%
Average age of principal farm operators: 56 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 15.58
Corn for grain: 55 harvested acres
Vegetables: 93 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 176 acres

Tornado activity:

Jasper County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Texas state average. It is 3841127.8 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 14 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/30/2002, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado injured 6 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jasper County-area historical earthquake activity is below Texas state average. It is 84% 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 306.5 miles away from Jasper County 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 321.4 miles away from the county 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 323.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML) earthquake occurred 426.4 miles away from the county 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 303.6 miles away from Jasper County center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 398.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Severe Storms and Flooding, Incident Period: May 22, 2016 to June 24, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4272: June 11, 2016, FEMA Id: 4272, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: March 07, 2016 to March 29, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4266: March 19, 2016, FEMA Id: 4266, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: October 22, 2015 to October 31, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4245: November 25, 2015, FEMA Id: 4245, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, Straight-line Winds, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2015 to June 23, 2015, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4223: May 29, 2015, FEMA Id: 4223, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Texas Powerline Fire, Incident Period: June 18, 2011 to June 26, 2011, Fire Management Assistance Declared: June 18, 2011, FEMA Id: 2926, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to October 02, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1791: September 13, 2008, FEMA Id: 1791, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Ike, Incident Period: September 07, 2008 to September 26, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3294: September 10, 2008, FEMA Id: 3294, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Hurricane Gustav, Incident Period: August 27, 2008 to September 07, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3290: August 29, 2008, FEMA Id: 3290, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Wildfires, Incident Period: March 14, 2008 to September 01, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3284: March 14, 2008, FEMA Id: 3284, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Texas Hurricane Rita, Incident Period: September 23, 2005 to October 14, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1606: September 24, 2005, FEMA Id: 1606, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

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).

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (26%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (29%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Production occupations (15%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)

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

  • Mexico (67%)
  • Ethiopia (11%)
  • Korea (9%)
  • France (3%)
  • Cambodia (2%)
  • Nepal (2%)
  • Vietnam (2%)

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

  • American (20%)
  • English (8%)
  • German (8%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (1%)

Jasper County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 9,125 (82.9%)
  • Carpooled: 1,135 (10.3%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 24 (0.2%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 210 (1.9%)
  • Bicycle: 9 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 60 (0.5%)
  • Worked at home: 430 (3.9%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 590 people in state prisons
  • 295 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 4 people in other nonhousehold living situations

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

  • 595 people in state prisons
  • 232 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 68 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 46 people in other noninstitutional facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $45,747.

7.70% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,589 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Texas average:

7.14%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
6.25% relocated from other counties in Texas ($27,998 average AGI)
1.46% relocated from other states ($7,592 average AGI)
Jasper County:

1.46%
Texas average:

2.49%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Jefferson County, TX  1.03% ($34,403 average AGI)
from Hardin County, TX  0.83% ($34,042)
from Harris County, TX  0.67% ($24,662)
from Newton County, TX  0.65% ($27,133)
from Orange County, TX  0.63% ($46,137)
from Tyler County, TX  0.38% ($35,864)
from Sabine County, TX  0.29% ($34,242)


6.82% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,810 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.82%
Texas average:

6.69%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.72% relocated to other counties in Texas ($32,513 average AGI)
1.10% relocated to other states ($5,297 average AGI)
Jasper County:

1.10%
Texas average:

2.01%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, TX  0.75% ($61,686 average AGI)
to Newton County, TX  0.73% ($34,976)
to Orange County, TX  0.57% ($31,292)
to Hardin County, TX  0.54% ($40,177)
to Harris County, TX  0.50% ($26,316)
to Angelina County, TX  0.22% ($26,080)
to Tyler County, TX  0.22% ($27,360)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 14.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.6

Births per 1000 population in Jasper County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 11.3
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 11.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Jasper County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.4
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 9.1

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Jasper County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 22.8%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 13.8%
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: 6,495 (5,278 aged, 1,217 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,098 (13%)

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, Texas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (857)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (425)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (341)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (334)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (271)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (248)
  • Congestive heart failure (176)
  • Unspecified dementia (137)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (120)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (112)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 14%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 2.81
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 6,330
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 140
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 46,929

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,576
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,191
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 14

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 33
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 62

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

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 166.6. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 134.1
  • Other - 32.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 36,838
  • In family households: 31,449 (4,115 male householders, 4,192 female householders)
    6,546 spouses, 12,130 children (10,714 natural, 586 adopted, 841 stepchildren), 1,344 grandchildren, 725 brothers or sisters, 613 parents, 1,266 other relatives, 536 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 4,437 (1,713 male householders (1,563 living alone)), 2,209 female householders (2,112 living alone)), 496 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 945

Size of family households: 4,505 2-persons, 1,678 3-persons, 1,240 4-persons, 548 5-persons, 237 6-persons, 92 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,679 1-person, 218 2-persons, 21 3-persons.

5,238 married couples with children.
2,213 single-parent households (243 men, 1,970 women).

93.0% of residents of Jasper speak English at home.
5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (68% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (97% speak English very well, 3% speak English well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (28% speak English very well, 39% speak English well, 33% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $217,068,000 ($6,096 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $5,322,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $91,791,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $60,943,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,016,000
Federal grants: $57,456,000
Federal procurement contracts: $1,603,000 ($758,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $4,260,000 ($862,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $14,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $4,139,000
Federal Government insurance: $12,794,000

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

Births: 2,644
Here:

74 per 1000 residents
State:

85 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 2,126
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

35 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +198
Here:

+6 per 1000 residents
State:

+29 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -675
Here -19 per 1000 residents
State +10 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Jasper County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 3.96 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.7
State:

6.2

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.5
State:

4.1

Year house built

  • 2014 or later: 40
  • 2010 to 2013: 568
  • 2000 to 2009: 2,636
  • 1990 to 1999: 2,189
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,546
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,004
  • 1960 to 1969: 1,704
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,421
  • 1940 to 1949: 386
  • 1939 or earlier: 406
Note: State values scaled to Jasper population
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jasper County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jasper County population
  • 1 room: 36
  • 2 rooms: 25
  • 3 rooms: 241
  • 4 rooms: 1,425
  • 5 rooms: 2,295
  • 6 rooms: 2,394
  • 7 rooms: 1,436
  • 8 rooms: 682
  • 9+ rooms: 573
  • 1 room: 126
  • 2 rooms: 108
  • 3 rooms: 534
  • 4 rooms: 747
  • 5 rooms: 655
  • 6 rooms: 528
  • 7 rooms: 157
  • 8 rooms: 93
  • 9+ rooms: 91
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jasper County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jasper County population
  • no bedroom: 38
  • 1 bedroom: 133
  • 2 bedrooms: 2,043
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,409
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,310
  • 5+ bedrooms: 112
  • no bedroom: 134
  • 1 bedroom: 441
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,205
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,050
  • 4 bedrooms: 182
  • 5+ bedrooms: 40
Cars and other vehicles available in Jasper County, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Note: State values scaled to Jasper County population
  • no vehicle: 243
  • 1 vehicle: 2,432
  • 2 vehicles: 4,261
  • 3 vehicles: 1,559
  • 4 vehicles: 474
  • 5+ vehicles: 102
  • no vehicle: 358
  • 1 vehicle: 1,650
  • 2 vehicles: 857
  • 3 vehicles: 158
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 0

89% of Jasper County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 80% lived in Texas.

Jasper County:

89.1%
State average:

84.1%

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

  • This state: 29,263
  • Other state: 6,193
  • Northeast: 194
  • Midwest: 1,058
  • South: 3,709
  • West: 1,265

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jasper County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (81.8%)
  • Utility gas (12.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.0%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Electricity (85.5%)
  • Utility gas (10.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2.0%)
  • Wood (1.9%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 108
Here:

2.6%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 131
Here:

6.7%
Texas:

6.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 224
Here:

30.1%
Texas:

15.1%

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 2002:

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $2,873,000
    Financial Administration: $2,762,000
    Police Protection: $1,703,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,467,000
    General Public Buildings: $1,123,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,023,000
    Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $430,000
    Central Staff Services: $369,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $58,000
    General - Other: $51,000
    Libraries: $3,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $6,000
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,910,000

Jasper County government finances - Revenue in 2002:

  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $110,000
    Highways: $50,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $792,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $861,000
    Interest Earnings: $344,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $1,971,000
    Highways: $38,000
    General Support: $0
  • Tax - Property: $6,715,000
    NEC: $600,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $557,000

Jasper County government finances - Debt in 2002:

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $102,000
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $51,000
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $51,000

Jasper County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002:

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $8,161,000
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $0

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 1,255
  • Number of aged recipients: 148
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 1,107
  • Number of recipients under 18: 233
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 726
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 296
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 511
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 523
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, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James32272.1 years
John27174.2 years
William25875.3 years
Mary19578.2 years
Robert18870.0 years
Willie13077.3 years
George12675.5 years
Charles12470.5 years
Thomas10172.8 years
Annie7880.0 years
Most common last names in Jasper County, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith24275.6 years
Williams15774.6 years
Adams13774.7 years
Jones10574.4 years
Davis9476.3 years
Johnson9471.7 years
Powell8076.7 years
Brown7872.8 years
Morgan7178.1 years
Wright7076.8 years
Businesses in Jasper County, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Ashley Furniture1McDonald's2
AutoZone1Nike1
Best Western1Payless1
Burger King2Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1RadioShack1
Curves1Ramada1
Dairy Queen1SONIC Drive-In3
Econo Lodge1Sears1
FedEx3Subway2
GameStop1Super 81
Goodwill1T-Mobile1
H&R Block3True Value1
Holiday Inn1U-Haul1
Jack In The Box1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walgreens1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1