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Jasper is a city in Dubois County.

It is the county seat.

The latitude of Jasper is 38.391N. The longitude is -86.931W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 466 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 13,205.


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Median household income
Local
$42,051
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 6. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.5 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Strassenfest - Aug. 2-5, 2007
  • Old Jasper Days - June 2-3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Jasper web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Indiana Baseball Hall of Fame
Colleges and universities: Vincennes University
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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Sections below provide additional information and links about Jasper demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Dubois County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 47546 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

57% of Jasper residents report German ancestry, and 9% 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 $23,547, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% 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 $380.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $855.


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Libraries in Jasper include Jasper Dubois County Cont Public Library ... View libraries

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

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Traffic

The average commute time for Jasper workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Jasper between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Jasper include Hampton Inn, Jasper-Days Inn, Sleep Inn Jasper.

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