Jasper, Arkansas Population 2024

508

Jasper is a city located in Newton County Arkansas. Jasper has a 2024 population of 508. It is also the county seat of Newton County.Jasper is currently declining at a rate of -1.55% annually and its population has decreased by -4.69% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 533 in 2020.

The average household income in Jasper is $39,264 with a poverty rate of 23.53%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Jasper is 46.1 years, 37.8 years for males, and 53.1 years for females.

Jasper Demographics

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

  • White: 87.7%
  • Other race: 10.03%
  • Black or African American: 1.62%
  • Two or more races: 0.65%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
0.9 sq mi
Density (mi²)
537.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-4.69% (-25)
The current population of Jasper, Arkansas is 508 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 533.

Jasper, Arkansas Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White54287.7%
Other race6210.03%
Black or African American101.62%
Two or more races40.65%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Other race

Black or African American

Two or more races

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Jasper Population by Race

Jasper Population Pyramid 2024

Jasper Median Age

46.1

Total

37.8

Male

53.1

Female

Jasper Adults

There are 428 adults, (197 of whom are seniors) in Jasper.

Jasper Age Dependency

167.5

Age Dependency Ratio

85.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

82.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Jasper Sex Ratio

Female27744.82%
Male34155.18%

Jasper Population by Age

Jasper Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2272.450.749.3
Non Family142047.252.8
Married555.4276.423.6
Female222.7727.372.7
Male85.380100
showing: 5 rows

4.54

Average Family Size

2.4

Average Household Size

50.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Jasper Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Jasper Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jasper Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 10.46%.

Jasper Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,417

Average Earnings

$31,250

Average Male

$29,000

Average Female

Jasper Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jasper Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Jasper Language

100% of Jasper residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Jasper Language

Jasper Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White47812425.94%
Multiple44100%
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23.53%

Overall Poverty Rate

23.03%

Male Poverty Rate

24.23%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jasper

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jasper is Multiple, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jasper is White, with 25.94% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 33.33%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.82%.

Jasper Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade71.43%
Bachelors or Greater28%
Some College22.07%
High School20.34%
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Jasper Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed17.53%
Male Employed9.59%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Jasper Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jasper Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Jasper Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

66.8%

Male Marriage Rate

28.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Jasper Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Jasper Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Jasper Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Jasper Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

115

Number of Veterans

115

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Jasper Veterans by War

count

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Jasper Veterans by Age

count

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Jasper Veterans by Race

Jasper Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

14.29%

Veteran Poverty Rate

66.67%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jasper Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

41.1%

Labor Force Participation

39.7%

Employment Rate

3.4%

Unemployment Rate

Jasper Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Jasper Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Jasper Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

58.74%

Born in Jasper

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Jasper residents were born in the United States, with 58.74% having been born in Arkansas. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Jasper Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029468-8-1.68%
2028476-8-1.65%
2027484-8-1.63%
2026492-8-1.6%
2025500-8-1.57%
2024508-8-1.55%
2023516-8-1.53%
2022524-8-1.5%
2021532-1-0.19%
2020533479.67%
2019486-6-1.22%
2018492-4-0.81%
2017496-2-0.4%
2016498-1-0.2%
2015499-1-0.2%
2014500-11-2.15%
201351110.2%
2012510-12-2.3%
2011522-2-0.38%
2010524
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Jasper Population by Year