Jasper, AL

Jasper profile

Living in Jasper

Jasper is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 13,431 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Jasper is the 45th largest community in Alabama.

Unlike some cities, Jasper isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Jasper are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jasper is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jasper who work in sales jobs (12.90%), healthcare (9.57%), and office and administrative support (8.85%).

Jasper is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of adults in Jasper who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.00% of the adults in Jasper have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Jasper in 2018 was $25,987, which is upper middle income relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $103,948 for a family of four. However, Jasper contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jasper is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jasper home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jasper residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jasper include Irish, German, English, Scottish, and Dutch.

The most common language spoken in Jasper is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.