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Jasper is a town in Marion County, in the Chattanooga metro area.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Sgt. William Jasper, Revolutionary War hero

The latitude of Jasper is 35.074N. The longitude is -85.626W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,118.


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Median household income
Local
$35,926
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jasper demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 19. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 6.1 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Marion County Fair - Sept. 11-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Jasper web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Jasper demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Marion County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Chattanooga area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 37374 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Jasper residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jasper ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jasper was $18,311, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Jasper residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Jasper, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $424.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $707.


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Libraries in Jasper include Jasper Public Library ... View libraries

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Marion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jasper political report.

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The average commute time for Jasper workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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