Jasper, Alabama Population 2021

13,275
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Jasper is a city located in Walker County Alabama. It is also the county seat of Walker County. With a 2020 population of 13,275, it is the 53rd largest city in Alabama and the 2521st largest city in the United States . Jasper is currently declining at a rate of -0.58% annually and its population has decreased by -7.50% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,352 in 2010. Jasper reached it's highest population of 14,407 in 2010. Spanning over 29 miles, Jasper has a population density of 457 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jasper is $64,848 with a poverty rate of 17.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $625 per month, and the median house value is $150,300. The median age in Jasper is 37.2 years, 33.3 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Jasper Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jasper was:

  • White: 79.68%
  • Black or African American: 14.59%
  • Two or more races: 2.27%
  • Asian: 1.73%
  • Other race: 1.55%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jasper, Alabama is 13,275 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 13,509.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,352.

Jasper, Alabama Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White10,87679.68%
Black or African American1,99214.59%
Two or More Races3102.27%
Asian2361.73%
Some Other Race2121.55%
American Indian and Alaska Native230.17%
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Jasper Population by Race

Jasper Population Pyramid $2021

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Jasper Median Age

37.2


Total

33.3


Male

42.2


Female

Jasper Adults

There are 10,319 adults, (2,505 of whom are seniors) in Jasper.

Jasper Age Dependency

74.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Jasper Sex Ratio

Female

6,902

50.57%

Male

6,747

49.43%

Jasper Population by Age

Jasper Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jasper Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married83.3%16.7%
All66.9%33.1%
Non Family57%43%
Female45.9%54.1%
Male30.7%69.3%

66.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jasper Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,2692.4766.9
Married2,3903.1983.3
Non Family2,0931.2957
Female6493.6545.9
Male1372.430.7

3.2

Average Family Size

2.47

Average Household Size

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Jasper Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3844.20%
9th to 12th Grade5996.55%
High School Graduate3,13134.26%
Some College2,21824.27%
Associates Degree1,07111.72%
Bachelors Degree1,10012.04%
Graduate Degree6376.97%
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Jasper Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jasper Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,4526,7791,659
Black1,2051,06917
Hispanic25914434
Asian1178834
2+ Races1169311
Other Race925316
Native American92

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 90.97%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 29.06%.

Jasper Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$35,066$40,064$28,829
Less Than 9th Grade$22,000$21,923$22,083
High School Graduate$25,868$31,324$17,969
Some College$38,489$43,864$28,068
Bachelors Degree$50,104$75,833$42,037
Graduate Degree$53,661$78,550$49,447

$35,066

Average Earnings

$40,064

Average Male

$28,829

Average Female

Jasper Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jasper Language by Age

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Jasper Language

95.40% of Jasper residents speak only English, while 4.60% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.94% of the population.

Jasper Language

Jasper Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White10,0481,31713.11%
Black1,84372039.07%
Hispanic63411518.14%
Multiple3108326.77%
Other2122712.74%

17.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.50%

Male Poverty Rate

18.62%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jasper

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jasper is Black, with 39.07% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jasper is Other, with 12.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.94%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.66%.

Jasper Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.15%
High School18.62%
Some College10.82%
Bachelors or Greater4.06%

Jasper Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.77%
Male Unemployed57.96%
Female Employed9.66%
Male Employed7.28%

Jasper Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jasper Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,201$64,848
Families$65,921$79,927
Married Families$77,225-
Non Families$23,667$41,279
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Income by Household Type

Jasper Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

47.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.7%

Male Marriage Rate

46.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Jasper Married by Age and Sex

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Jasper Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 35-44, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Jasper Marital Status by Race

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Jasper Marital Status

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829

Number of Veterans

791

Male Veterans

38

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam444
Second Gulf War128
First Gulf War112
Korea49
World War II

Jasper Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74389
35 to 54169
75+145
55 to 6495
18 to 3431

Jasper Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7418.86%
Black754.89%
2+ Races139.77%

Jasper Veterans by Race

Jasper Veterans by Education

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9.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

49.14%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jasper Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

50%

Employment Rate

6.3%

Unemployment Rate

Jasper Employment by Age

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Jasper Employment by Race

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Jasper Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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79.95%

Born in Jasper

97.35%

Native Born

2.65%

Foreign Born

1.63%

Non Citizen

1.02%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.35% of Jasper residents were born in the United States, with 79.95% having been born in Alabama. 1.63% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jasper Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202113,275-78-0.58%
202013,353-78-0.58%
201913,431-78-0.58%
201813,509-101-0.74%
201713,610-187-1.36%
201613,797-112-0.81%
201513,909-116-0.83%
201414,025-118-0.83%
201314,143-88-0.62%
201214,231-123-0.86%
201114,354-53-0.37%
201014,4073550.25%
200014,0524990.36%
199013,5531,6591.31%
198011,8941,0960.97%
197010,798-1-0.00%
196010,7992,2102.32%
19508,5891,7422.29%
19406,8471,5342.57%
19305,3132,0675.05%
19203,2467372.61%
19102,5090.00%

Jasper Population by Year