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 office and administrative support (13.59%), sales jobs (12.32%), and healthcare (11.37%).
In terms of college education, Jasper is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.71% of adults 25 and older in Jasper have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jasper in 2010 was $24,624, which is wealthy relative to Alabama, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,496 for a family of four. However, Jasper contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jasper is a somewhat 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, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Jasper is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.