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Jasper is a town in Marion County, in the Chattanooga metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Sgt. William Jasper, Revolutionary War hero
The latitude of Jasper is 35.074N. The longitude is -85.626W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 627 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,118.
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8% of Jasper residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jasper ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jasper was $18,311, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Jasper residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Jasper, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $424. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $707.
Libraries in Jasper include Jasper Public Library ... View libraries
Marion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jasper political report.
The average commute time for Jasper workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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