Jasper is a medium-sized city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 15,451 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jasper is the 56th largest community in Indiana.
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 sales and office workers, professionals, and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jasper who work in sales jobs (15.07%), office and administrative support (12.50%), and management occupations (7.23%).
One of the benefits of Jasper is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 16.25 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The education level of Jasper citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.88% of adults in Jasper have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Jasper in 2010 was $28,320, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,280 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Jasper include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Jasper is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.