LIVING IN JASPER
Jasper is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 3,941 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Jasper is the 186th largest community in Georgia.
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 professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jasper who work in sales jobs (12.25%), office and administrative support (10.54%), and computer science and math (8.52%).
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.
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. 19.68% of adults 25 and older in Jasper have a college degree.
The per capita income in Jasper in 2010 was $28,118, which is wealthy relative to Georgia, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $112,472 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, English, French, Scottish, and German.
The most common language spoken in Jasper is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.