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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jasper is 14,354. Jasper, Alabama is the 2,419th largest city in the US.
Jasper is located entirely in Walker County.
The peak population of Jasper was in 1990, when its population was 14,404. In 1990, Jasper was the 1,842nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 2,419th largest city in the US. Jasper is currently 0.3% smaller than it was in 1990.
Jasper has grown 1.1% since the 2000. Jasper, Alabama's growth is below average. 72% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Jasper has a population density of 504.3 people per square mile.
The total voting age population of Jasper, Alabama, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 10,104. The voting age population is 49.3% male and 50.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 18.4% of the residents of Jasper are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jasper are 79.7% White, 14.6% Black, 2.3% Two or more races, 1.7% Asian, 1.6% Other and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 4.6% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jasper, 17.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 19.6%. On a per-household basis, 10.6% of families are below the poverty line in Jasper.
Among those aged 16 and older, 53.4% of Jasper residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 89.2% of Jasper residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 19.0% have a bachelor's degree and 7.0% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jasper residents aged 5 and older, 4.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 2.9% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jasper is 6.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jasper, 15.6% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jasper is $49,201.
In Jasper, 66.9% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 33.1% of housing units in Jasper.
Of all the housing units in Jasper, 6.7% of them were build before 1940.
In Jasper, 13.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 850 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jasper is $625.
In Jasper, 79.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.