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.
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 production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jasper who work in office and administrative support (14.36%), sales jobs (13.99%), and management occupations (6.51%).
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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 16.61 minutes getting to work every day.
The population of Jasper overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Jasper, 21.69% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Jasper in 2010 was $29,194, which is wealthy relative to Indiana, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,776 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 Italian.
The most common language spoken in Jasper is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.