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Jasper is a city in Jasper County.

It is the county seat.

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

The latitude of Jasper is 30.92N. The longitude is -93.996W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 203 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 7,541.


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Median household income
Local
$24,671
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jasper demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Bevilport
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 18. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Jasper received national attention for the 1998 dragging death of James Byrd Jr., a black man.
Local festivals include:
  • Azalea Festival - March 17, 2007
  • Fall Festival - Oct. 6, 2007
Dates often change. Check Jasper web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Martin Dies Jr. State Park, Angelina National Forest, Sandy Creek Park
Historic sites and museums: Beaty-Orton House
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Ancestry & family history

4% of Jasper residents report German ancestry, and 7% 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 $12,997, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

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 $284.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.


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

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Newspapers in Jasper include Jasper Newsboy

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Jasper 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 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Jasper include Best Western, Ramada Inn.

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