Jasper is a city located in Walker County Alabama. Jasper has a 2020 population of 14,616. It is also the county seat of Walker County. Jasper is currently growing at a rate of 0.15% annually and its population has increased by 0.30% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,572 in 2010.
The average household income in Jasper is $64,848 with a poverty rate of 15.61%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $686 per month, and the median house value is $158,600. The median age in Jasper is 37.2 years, 33.3 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jasperwas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.70%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 35.78%.
96.79% of Jasper residents speak only English, while 3.21% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.94% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Jasper is Multiple, with 50.35% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Jasper is Hispanic, with 6.75% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.04%. Among those working part-time, it was 26.90%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.84%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Jasper
98.46% of Jasper residents were born in the United States, with 78.49% having been born in Alabama. 0.91% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.
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