Jasper, Texas Population 2021

7,403
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Jasper is a city located in Jasper County Texas. It is also the county seat of Jasper County. With a 2020 population of 7,403, it is the 292nd largest city in Texas and the 3823rd largest city in the United States . Jasper is currently declining at a rate of -0.99% annually and its population has decreased by -2.46% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,590 in 2010. Jasper reached it's highest population of 8,247 in 2000. Spanning over 10 miles, Jasper has a population density of 709 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jasper is $60,920 with a poverty rate of 24.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $778 per month, and the median house value is $82,000. The median age in Jasper is 35.3 years, 32.2 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Jasper Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 54.24%
  • White: 42.73%
  • Other race: 2.51%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.32%
  • Asian: 0.21%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Jasper, Texas is 7,403 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,625.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,590.

Jasper, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American4,11354.24%
White3,24042.73%
Some Other Race1902.51%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander240.32%
Asian160.21%
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Jasper Population by Race

Jasper Population Pyramid $2021

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Jasper Median Age

35.3


Total

32.2


Male

35.9


Female

Jasper Adults

There are 5,451 adults, (1,364 of whom are seniors) in Jasper.

Jasper Age Dependency

85.5

Age Dependency Ratio

33.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

52.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jasper Sex Ratio

Female

4,086

53.88%

Male

3,497

46.12%

Jasper Population by Age

Jasper Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jasper Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family65.6%34.4%
Married61.8%38.2%
All56%44%
Female31%69%
Male29%71%

56.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jasper Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,7352.6956
Married1,3473.2761.8
Non Family7801.1165.6
Female5773.4931
Male312.6529

3.23

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

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Jasper Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1232.59%
9th to 12th Grade70814.93%
High School Graduate1,88639.77%
Some College98120.69%
Associates Degree2665.61%
Bachelors Degree58312.29%
Graduate Degree1954.11%
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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
White2,3672,148509
Black2,1361,602237
Hispanic2151378
Other Race10479
Islander242424

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Jasper Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,448$38,362$20,322
Less Than 9th Grade$6,779$$9,375
High School Graduate$25,321$38,894$17,989
Some College$31,578$39,900$27,298
Bachelors Degree$22,288$39,313$
Graduate Degree$54,327$52,500$77,159

$22,448

Average Earnings

$38,362

Average Male

$20,322

Average Female

Jasper Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jasper Language by Age

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Jasper Language

94.97% of Jasper residents speak only English, while 5.03% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.69% of the population.

Jasper Language

Jasper Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4,0821,33932.80%
White2,91736712.58%
Hispanic2543513.78%
Other1673520.96%
Asian1616100.00%

24.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.23%

Male Poverty Rate

29.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jasper

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jasper is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jasper is White, with 12.58% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.86%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 36.12%.

Jasper Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade44.38%
Some College14.37%
High School14.12%
Bachelors or Greater6.62%

Jasper Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed64.20%
Male Unemployed36.76%
Female Employed15.61%
Male Employed7.05%

Jasper Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jasper Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$38,132$60,920
Families$48,504$71,659
Married Families$66,360-
Non Families$19,556$32,173
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Income by Household Type

Jasper Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

50.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.3%

Male Marriage Rate

42.3%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Jasper Marital Status by Race

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Jasper Marital Status

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353

Number of Veterans

327

Male Veterans

26

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam193
Second Gulf War49
Korea37
First Gulf War9
World War II

Jasper Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74193
75+94
18 to 3440
35 to 5418
55 to 648

Jasper Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2107.96%
Black1435.38%
Hispanic238.95%

Jasper Veterans by Race

Jasper Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jasper Veterans by Education

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61.8%

Labor Force Participation

57.1%

Employment Rate

7.5%

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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85.26%

Born in Jasper

96.52%

Native Born

3.48%

Foreign Born

2.10%

Non Citizen

1.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.52% of Jasper residents were born in the United States, with 85.26% having been born in Texas. 2.10% 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
20217,403-74-0.99%
20207,477-74-0.98%
20197,551-74-0.97%
20187,625390.51%
20177,586100.13%
20167,576390.52%
20157,537-48-0.63%
20147,585-68-0.89%
20137,653-46-0.60%
20127,699-83-1.07%
20117,7821582.07%
20107,624-623-0.78%
20008,2471,2881.71%
19906,9590.00%
19806,9597081.08%
19706,2511,3622.49%
19604,8894861.05%
19504,4039062.33%
19403,4971040.30%
19303,3930.00%

Jasper Population by Year