Jasper, AL


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Jasper is a somewhat small city located in the state of Alabama. With a population of 14,071 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Jasper is the 45th largest community in Alabama.

Jasper is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jasper is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jasper who work in sales jobs (13.30%), office and administrative support (13.10%), and healthcare (8.25%).

In terms of college education, Jasper is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.87% of adults 25 and older in Jasper have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Jasper in 2010 was $22,803, 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 $91,212 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 German, English, Scottish, and Italian.

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