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Jasper County, Texas (TX)

County population in 2019: 36,429 (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).

March 2019 cost of living index in Jasper County: 80.1 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Educational, health and social services (23.8%), Construction (14.4%), Manufacturing (13.3%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 16%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 5%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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  • Races in Jasper County, TX (2019)
    • 26,62373.9%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 6,07016.9%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 2,4736.9%Hispanic or Latino
    • 4901.4%Two or more races
    • 1700.5%Asian alone
    • 1110.3%Some other race alone
    • 480.1%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 230.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone
Median resident age:

41.1 years
Texas median age:

35.1 years
Males: 17,948  (49.3%)
Females: 18,481  (50.7%)
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Average household size:
Jasper County:

2.0 people
Texas:

3 people

Estimated median household income in 2019: $45,918 ($30,902 in 1999)
This county:

$45,918
Texas:

$64,034

Median contract rent in 2019 for apartments: $554 (lower quartile is $420, upper quartile is $705)
This county:

$554
State:

$929


Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $117,219 (it was $52,900 in 2000)
Jasper:

$117,219
Texas:

$200,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $69,756 - $196,878
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,250
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $422

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
Jasper County, TX map from a distance

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $79,900
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $56,500
  • 2000: 9 buildings, average cost: $68,100
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $65,200
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $75,300
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $79,200
  • 2005: 6 buildings, average cost: $90,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $145,300
  • 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
  • 2015: 11 buildings, average cost: $97,900
  • 2016: 7 buildings, average cost: $135,400
  • 2017: 0 buildings
  • 2018: 1 building, cost: $73,500
  • 2019: 32 buildings, average cost: $204,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Jasper, TX residents
Average permit cost in Jasper, TX
Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,978 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $1,096 (1.1%)

Distribution of median household income in Jasper, TX in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jasper, TX in 2019
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Jasper, TX in 2019
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 17.1%
Jasper County:

17.1%
Texas:

13.6%
(14.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.5% for Black residents, 22.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 71.9% for American Indian residents, 15.5% for other race residents, 19.1% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2019: 41.1 years old
(Males: 39.7 years old, Females: 42.9 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 45.1 years old, Black residents: 33.6 years old, American Indian residents: 42.3 years old, Asian residents: 46.1 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 23.5 years old, Other race residents: 29.5 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 November 2020:
Here:

12.3%
Texas:

8.0%

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

Current college students: 751
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 85.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 13.3%

Number of foreign born residents: 1,010 (42.5% naturalized citizens)

Jasper County:

2.8%
Whole state:

17.1%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 2792010 or later
  • 1732000 to 2009
  • 3711990 to 1999
  • 1351980 to 1989
  • 1101970 to 1979
  • 85Before 1970

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: 11,315
  • One, attached: 461
  • Two: 431
  • 3 or 4: 425
  • 5 to 9: 175
  • 10 to 19: 151
  • 20 to 49: 57
  • 50 or more: 54
  • Mobile homes: 4,405
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 109

Housing units in Jasper County with a mortgage: 3,480 (0 second mortgage, 11 home equity loan, 20 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 6,974

Here:

33.3% with mortgage
State:

56.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Jasper County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant18,11861
Mainline Protestant1,99211
Catholic1,9123
Black Protestant1,2757
Other6913
None11,722-
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 significantly above Texas state average. It is 29% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/17/2012 at 08:12:00, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 82.5 miles away from Jasper County center
On 9/2/2013 at 23:51:15, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MW, Depth: 2.9 mi) earthquake occurred 82.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/2/2013 at 21:52:38, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MW, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from the county center
On 1/25/2013 at 07:01:19, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 76.0 miles away from the county center
On 5/10/2012 at 15:15:38, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MW, Depth: 4.3 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 86.6 miles away from Jasper County center
On 10/20/2011 at 12:24:41, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.8 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Texas Hurricane Laura, Incident Period: August 23, 2020 - August 27, 2020, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4572-TX: December 9, 2020, FEMA Id: 4572, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Texas Covid-19 Pandemic, Incident Period: January 20, 2020, FEMA Id: 4485, Natural disaster type: Other
  • Texas Hurricane Harvey, Incident Period: August 23, 2017 - September 15, 2017, FEMA Id: 4332, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 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
  • 13 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Jasper County (23) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 9, Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 5, Fires: 4, Winds: 2, Tropical 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: 9,002 (83.1%)
  • Carpooled: 800 (7.4%)
  • Bus: 7 (0.1%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 589 (5.4%)
  • Bicycle: 8 (0.1%)
  • Walked: 136 (1.3%)
  • Worked at home: 285 (2.6%)
Class of Workers in 2019
Most common industries in 2019 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)

Most common industries for females in 2019


  • Health care and social assistance (28%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)

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


  • Production occupations (17%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (16%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2019


  • Office and administrative support occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Educational instruction, and library occupations (11%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (54%)
  • India (10%)
  • Ukraine (7%)
  • Ghana (5%)
  • Thailand (4%)
  • Guatemala (3%)
  • Nigeria (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Jasper County


  • American (48%)
  • English (6%)
  • German (4%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • European (1%)
  • French (except Basque) (1%)
  • Italian (1%)

Owners and renters by unit type
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 $59,357.

6.43% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,078 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
Texas average:

7.43%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
5.55% relocated from other counties in Texas ($38,662 average AGI)
0.88% relocated from other states ($6,416 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.88%
Texas average:

2.52%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Hardin County, TX  0.83% ($55,660 average AGI)
from Jefferson County, TX  0.74% ($41,593)
from Newton County, TX  0.70% ($36,561)
from Orange County, TX  0.61% ($47,338)
from Harris County, TX  0.54% ($40,778)
from Sabine County, TX  0.35% ($53,829)
from Tyler County, TX  0.24% ($44,929)


6.04% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($39,400 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.04%
Texas average:

7.26%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.08% relocated to other counties in Texas ($34,282 average AGI)
0.95% relocated to other states ($5,118 average AGI)
Jasper County:

0.95%
Texas average:

2.32%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Jefferson County, TX  0.82% ($39,063 average AGI)
to Newton County, TX  0.76% ($36,170)
to Hardin County, TX  0.60% ($44,343)
to Orange County, TX  0.51% ($45,712)
to Harris County, TX  0.40% ($40,587)
to Tyler County, TX  0.21% ($31,500)
to Angelina County, TX  0.19% ($44,455)

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 2019: 11.7

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 population in Jasper County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2018: 16.7%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2018: 9.7%
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: 6,495 (5,278 aged, 1,217 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 1,098 (13%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (1,026)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (535)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (508)
  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (459)
  • Alzheimer disease, unspecified (370)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (291)
  • Congestive heart failure (231)
  • Unspecified dementia (85)
  • Unspecified diabetes mellitus, without complications (46)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (43)

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: 36,429
  • Male householders: 6,406 (1,760 living alone), Female householders: 6,922 (2,167 living alone)
  • 6,330 spouses (6,306 opposite-sex spouses), 555 unmarried partners, (550 opposite-sex unmarried partners), 10,932 children (9,840 natural, 616 adopted, 491 stepchildren), 1,451 grandchildren, 357 brothers or sisters, 560 parents, 195 foster children, 1,112 other relatives, 684 non-relatives
  • In group quarters: 914

Size of family households: 4,387 2-persons, 1,895 3-persons, 1,595 4-persons, 662 5-persons, 347 6-persons, 130 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 3,928 1-person, 359 2-persons, 28 3-persons.

4,402 married couples with children.
2,921 single-parent households (1,109 men, 1,812 women).

93.5% of residents of Jasper speak English at home.
5.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (70% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 8% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
0.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (61% speak English very well, 39% speak English well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very 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:

5.5
State:

6.3

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.6
State:

4.1

Year house built in Jasper County, Texas
  • Year house built in Jasper County, Texas
  • 8332014 or later
  • 6222010 to 2013
  • 2,4482000 to 2009
  • 2,7501990 to 1999
  • 3,3441980 to 1989
  • 3,0671970 to 1979
  • 1,9181960 to 1969
  • 1,4401950 to 1959
  • 3031940 to 1949
  • 8081939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Jasper County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jasper County, Texas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Jasper County, Texas
  • 701 room
  • 1202 rooms
  • 3173 rooms
  • 1,8664 rooms
  • 2,9865 rooms
  • 2,1186 rooms
  • 1,4257 rooms
  • 6148 rooms
  • 8319+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jasper County, Texas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jasper County, Texas
  • 591 room
  • 1872 rooms
  • 5393 rooms
  • 6434 rooms
  • 6605 rooms
  • 6126 rooms
  • 1547 rooms
  • 938 rooms
  • 319+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Jasper County, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jasper County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Jasper County, Texas
  • 79no bedroom
  • 3461 bedroom
  • 1,9652 bedrooms
  • 6,2053 bedrooms
  • 1,5054 bedrooms
  • 1655+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jasper County, Texas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Jasper County, Texas
  • 59no bedroom
  • 5771 bedroom
  • 9372 bedrooms
  • 1,1493 bedrooms
  • 2464 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Jasper County, Texas 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
  • 399no vehicle
  • 3,1311 vehicle
  • 4,4742 vehicles
  • 1,5273 vehicles
  • 4484 vehicles
  • 3085+ 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
  • 333no vehicle
  • 1,6151 vehicle
  • 9082 vehicles
  • 1243 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles

87.7% of Jasper County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 32% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 86% lived in Texas.

Jasper County:

87.7%
State average:

84.4%

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

  • This state: 30,089
  • Other state: 5,148
  • Northeast: 308
  • Midwest: 778
  • South: 2,927
  • West: 1,130
Year householders moved into unit in Jasper County, TX
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Jasper County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 83.0%Electricity
  • 9.3%Utility gas
  • 6.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 84.2%Electricity
  • 11.7%Utility gas
  • 2.0%Wood
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 93
Here:

2.4%
Texas:

7.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 72
Here:

3.7%
Texas:

6.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 145
Here:

24.5%
Texas:

14.3%

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 - Solid Waste Management: $141,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,658,000
    Regular Highways: $5,222,000
    Police Protection: $3,052,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,477,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,683,000
    Financial Administration: $1,395,000
    General - Other: $853,000
    General Public Buildings: $658,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $538,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $470,000
    Air Transportation: $248,000
    Corrections - Other: $81,000
    Libraries: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $603,000
    Public Welfare: $82,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $127,000
    Sale of Property: $39,000
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,238,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $200,000
    General Local Government Support: $196,000
    Public Welfare: $109,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,196,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $360,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,034,000

Jasper County government finances - Revenue in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $141,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,658,000
    Regular Highways: $5,222,000
    Police Protection: $3,052,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,477,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,683,000
    Financial Administration: $1,395,000
    General - Other: $853,000
    General Public Buildings: $658,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $538,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $470,000
    Air Transportation: $248,000
    Corrections - Other: $81,000
    Libraries: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $603,000
    Public Welfare: $82,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $127,000
    Sale of Property: $39,000
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,238,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $200,000
    General Local Government Support: $196,000
    Public Welfare: $109,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,196,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $360,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,034,000

Jasper County government finances - Debt in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $141,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,658,000
    Regular Highways: $5,222,000
    Police Protection: $3,052,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,477,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,683,000
    Financial Administration: $1,395,000
    General - Other: $853,000
    General Public Buildings: $658,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $538,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $470,000
    Air Transportation: $248,000
    Corrections - Other: $81,000
    Libraries: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $603,000
    Public Welfare: $82,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $127,000
    Sale of Property: $39,000
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,238,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $200,000
    General Local Government Support: $196,000
    Public Welfare: $109,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,196,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $360,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,034,000

Jasper County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017:

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $141,000
    Air Transportation: $18,000
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $6,658,000
    Regular Highways: $5,222,000
    Police Protection: $3,052,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,477,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,683,000
    Financial Administration: $1,395,000
    General - Other: $853,000
    General Public Buildings: $658,000
    Public Welfare, Vendor Payments for Medical Care: $538,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $470,000
    Air Transportation: $248,000
    Corrections - Other: $81,000
    Libraries: $10,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Highways: $603,000
    Public Welfare: $82,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $17,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $430,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $255,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $175,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $127,000
    Sale of Property: $39,000
    General Revenue - Other: $10,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $19,238,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $200,000
    General Local Government Support: $196,000
    Public Welfare: $109,000
  • Tax - Property: $14,196,000
    Motor Vehicle License: $360,000
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $23,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,034,000

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
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