Jasper, GA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Jasper, Georgia - Basic Facts

The City of Jasper had a population of 3,707 as of July 1, 2015. Jasper ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Georgia. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jasper is located at latitude 34.4662 and longitude -84.4359 in Pickens County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jasper (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Pickens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,467 feet.

The City of Jasper has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jasper population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

City of Jasper, GA Boundary Map

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Jasper, GA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 3,707
Population in Households 3,606
Population in Familes 2,954
Population in Group Qrtrs 101
Population Density1 433
Diversity Index2 24
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,494
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,010
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,672 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 905 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 590 (35.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 178 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $145,954
Average Home Value $179,309
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $42,782
Average Household Income $53,785
Per Capita Income $21,242
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.48%
Households 0.13% 0.46%
Families 1.58% 0.3%
Median Household Income   3.31%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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.

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Jasper, GA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jasper to the other 624 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Georgia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 199 68th
Population Density1 # 371 41st
Diversity Index2 # 556 11th
Median Household Income # 211 66th
Per Capita Income # 191 70th

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