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.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Jasper is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (15.92%), office and administrative support (14.37%), and healthcare (7.46%).
As is often the case in a small city, Jasper doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Jasper citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.03% of adults 25 and older in Jasper have a college degree.
The per capita income in Jasper in 2010 was $22,246, which is upper middle income relative to Georgia, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,984 for a family of four. However, Jasper contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 English, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Jasper is English. Other important languages spoken here include Gujarathi and Spanish.