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Jasper is a city in Newton County, in the Harrison metro area.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Jasper is 36.008N. The longitude is -93.186W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 846 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 498.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jasper demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Newton County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 72641 ZIP code.
10% of Jasper residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $13,557, 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 $202. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $513.
Libraries in Jasper include Newton County Library ... View libraries
Newton 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 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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