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Jasper, Tennessee - Basic Facts

The Town of Jasper is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Marion County at latitude 35.0683 and longitude -85.6212. Marion County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 623 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Jasper, but most people and references simply refer to it as Jasper, Tennessee.

The P1 Census Class Code for Jasper indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Jasper (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles.

Town of Jasper, TN Boundary Map


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Jasper, TN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,312
Population in Households 3,246
Population in Familes 2,638
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 354
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,371
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 900
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,524 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 963 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 408 (26.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (10.0%)
Median Home Value $134,569
Average Home Value $157,840
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,080
Average Household Income $54,321
Per Capita Income $22,914
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.24% 0.42%
Households 0.36% 0.43%
Families -0.08% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.37%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Jasper, TN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jasper to the other 428 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Tennessee by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 140 68th
Population Density1 # 274 36th
Diversity Index2 # 156 64th
Median Household Income # 134 69th
Per Capita Income # 110 75th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Tennessee Census Data Comparison Tool.