Jasper is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 3,762 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jasper is the 186th largest community in Georgia. Much of the housing stock in Jasper was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Jasper economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Jasper, where the median household income is $46,571.00.
Jasper real estate is some of the most expensive in Georgia, although Jasper house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
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 (15.79%), office and administrative support (13.96%), and computer science and math (10.99%).
Also of interest is that Jasper has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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%: 19.69% of the adults in Jasper have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jasper in 2010 was $27,596, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,384 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 Irish, German, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Jasper is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and Spanish.