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Jasper County, IL
The county was named for Sgt. William Jasper, who replaced the flag shot away at Fort Moultrie during the Revolution. He was later killed at Savannah in 1779

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The estimated population in 2004 was 10,018. This was a decrease of  -.98% from the 2000 census.
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Median household income
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$34,721
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jasper County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Jasper County was $23,728. This was an increase of 12.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 77% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Newton

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44% of Jasper County residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jasper County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries in Jasper County include Abbott Cemetery, Andrews Cemetery, Assumption Cemetery, Aten Cemetery, Backbone Cemetery, Bailey Cemetery, Baily Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Bowers Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Jasper County include Bogota, Crooked Creek, Fox, Grandville, Grove, Hidalgo, Hunt City, Newton, North Muddy, Rose Hill ... View communities

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School districts in Jasper County include Jasper County Countymm Unit Dist 1 ... View school districts

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Libraries in Jasper County include Newton Public Library ... View libraries

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Jasper County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jasper County political report.

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