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Population (year 2000): 8,247. Estimated population in July 2005: 7,531 (-8.7% change)
Males: 4,101 (49.7%), Females: 4,146 (50.3%)

Jasper County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $24,671 (year 2000)
Median house value: $60,800 (year 2000)

Jasper, TX residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Jasper:

  • White Non-Hispanic (45.7%)
  • Black (43.9%)
  • Hispanic (8.6%)
  • Other race (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (9.0%), English (7.2%), Irish (6.1%), German (3.6%), French (2.5%), French Canadian (1.2%).Texas forum

Land area: 10.3 square miles

Jasper,

For population 25 years and over in Jasper

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jasper city

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

4.5% Foreign born (3.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +124 (+1.5%).

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: TX Beaumont, (58.9 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: LA Shreveport, (108.0 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: TX Houston, (124.4 miles pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: TX (13.7 miles Browndell, TX (17.5 miles Newton, TX (19.5 miles Kirbyville, TX (22.6 miles Pineland, TX (29.2 miles Colmesneil, TX (30.7 miles Hemphill, TX Woodville, (30.7 miles Toledo Bend, TX (32.3 miles South


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 19 buildings, average cost: $27,900
  • 1997: 4 buildings, average cost: $93,000
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $95,800
  • 1999: 16 buildings, average cost: $50,300
  • 2000: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2004: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,300
  • 2005: 5 buildings, average cost: $102,300

Latitude: 30.92 N, Longitude: 94.00 W

Area code: 409

Jasper, Texas business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (24.2%), Retail trade (15.9%), Manufacturing (15.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,735 (+33.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,775 (65.2%)

Crime in Jasper by Year

Type 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 1 0 1 0
    per 100,000 12.1 0.0 12.1 0.0
Rapes 1 0 0 4
    per 100,000 12.1 0.0 0.0 48.5
Robberies 15 18 7 6
    per 100,000 181.9 218.3 84.9 72.8
Assaults 56 16 10 25
    per 100,000 679.0 194.0 121.3 303.1
Burglaries 75 85 38 47
    per 100,000 909.4 1030.7 460.8 569.9
Thefts 331 278 258 277
    per 100,000 4013.6 3370.9 3128.4 3358.8
Auto thefts 8 15 8 8
    per 100,000 97.0 181.9 97.0 97.0
439.3 325.8 227.0 283.9

Average climate in Jasper, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Jasper,

Jasper-area historical tornado activity is near Texas state average. It is 88% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/2/1999, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Jasper city center killed one person and injured 6 people and caused $750,000 in damages.

On 5/13/1982, a category 3 tornado 21.2 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Birthplace of: Derick Armstrong - 2005 NFL player (Houston Texans, born: Apr 2, 1979), Zack Bronson - 2005 NFL player (St. Louis Rams, born: Jan 28, 1974).


Hospitals/medical centers in Jasper:
  • CHRISTUS JASPER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1275 MARVIN HANCOCK DRIVE)
  • DICKERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1001 DICKERSON DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Jasper:
  • TYLER COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 31 miles; WOODVILLE, TX)
  • SABINE COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 33 miles; HEMPHILL, TX)
  • MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER SAN AUGUSTINE (about 43 miles; SAN AUGUSTINE, TX)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jasper:
  • POLK AAF (about 57 miles; FORT POLK, LA; ID: POE)
  • SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL (about 67 miles; BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, TX; ID: BPT)
  • LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL (about 78 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; ID: LCH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jasper:
  • JASPER COUNTY-BELL FIELD (about 4 miles; JASPER, TX; ID: JAS)
  • NEWTON MUNI (about 19 miles; NEWTON, TX; ID: 61R)
  • KIRBYVILLE (about 22 miles; KIRBYVILLE, TX; ID: T12)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other and Unallocable 18 $45,420 $30,280 1 $974
Financial Administration 6 $18,735 $37,470 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 17 $53,849 $38,011 0 $0
Police - Other 7 $11,995 $20,562 1 $42
Streets and Highways 5 $10,255 $24,612 0 $0
Electric Power 14 $36,268 $31,086 1 $2,260
Water Supply 9 $17,960 $23,946 0 $0
Sewerage 7 $19,408 $33,270 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 15 $25,164 $20,131 0 $0
Health 1 $1,667 $20,004 0 $0
Local Libraries 5 $9,788 $23,491 0 $0
Other Government Administration 3 $11,812 $47,248 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $3,454 $20,724 0 $0
Totals for Government 109 $265,775 $29,259 3 $3,277
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jasper:
  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 61 miles; LUFKIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,773)
  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 64 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; FT enrollment: 8,888)
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; FT enrollment: 6,460)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; FT enrollment: 10,217)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 86 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; FT enrollment: 7,710)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 102 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; FT enrollment: 3,059)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 104 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; FT enrollment: 3,099)
Public high school in Jasper:
  • JASPER H S (Students: 854; Location: 400 BULLDOG; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Jasper:
  • GRACE ACADEMY (Students: 192; Location: PO BOX 1177; Grades: KG - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Jasper:
  • JEAN C FEW PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 887; Location: 225 BULLDOG; Grades: PK - 02)
  • J H ROWE INTERMEDIATE (Students: 482; Location: 750 E GIBSON; Grades: 05 - 06)
  • JASPER JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 462; Location: 211 SECOND ST; Grades: 07 - 08)
  • PARNELL EL (Students: 430; Location: 151 PARK ST; Grades: 03 - 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Jasper:
  • TRINITY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 105 WEST COLLIER; Grades: KG - 2)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH DAY SC (Students: 39; Location: 314 N. MAIN; Grades: PK - KG)
Library in Jasper:
  • JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $195,056; Location: 175 E WATER ST; 29,493 books; 1,341 audio materials; 1,109 video materials; 93 serial subscriptions)

Notable location: Blake-Beaty-Orton House (A).

Churches in Jasper include: Church of Christ (A), Sand Hill Church (B), Cornerstone Missionary Baptist Church (C), Tanglewood Baptist Church (D), Wings of An Eagle Bible Fellowship Church (E), Lone Star Church (F), Greater New Bethel Baptist Church (G), Moore Chapel Church (H).

Cemeteries: Cole Springs Cemetery (1), Gilgal Cemetery (2).

Lake: Flournoy Lake (A).

Creek: Trotti Creek (A).

Parks in Jasper include: Bulldog Field (1), Carridine Park (2), Sandy Creek Park (3), Kiwanis Park (4).


Jasper compared to Texas state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Jasper:
  • KTXJ (1350 AM; 5 kW; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KTRH (740 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KGOL (1180 AM; 50 kW; HUMBLE, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KLVI (560 AM; 5 kW; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KILE (1560 AM; 50 kW; BELLAIRE, TX; Owner: THE RAFTT CORPORATION)
  • KSEV (700 AM; 15 kW; TOMBALL, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KSML (1260 AM; 5 kW; DIBOLL, TX; Owner: KASA FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KQHN (1510 AM; daytime; 5 kW; NEDERLAND, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KJOJ (880 AM; 10 kW; CONROE, TX; Owner: LIBERMAN BROADCASTING OF HOUSTON LICENSE CORP.)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
Strongest FM radio stations in Jasper:
  • K225AD (92.9 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: THE KSBJ EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • KJAS (107.3 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: JAMES M. LOUT DBA RAYBURN BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KWYX (102.7 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: LASTING VALUE RADIO, INC.)
  • KRWP (97.5 FM; BEAUMONT, TX; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KIOC (106.1 FM; ORANGE, TX; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • K210CS (89.9 FM; JASPER, TX; Owner: KVLU - LAMAR UNIVERSITY)
TV broadcast stations around Jasper:
  • KVHP-LP (Channel 66; JASPER, TX; Owner: SYDCOM, INC.)

 

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