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Jasper County, IA
The county was named for Sgt. William Jasper, killed in the Revolutionary War.

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The county is in the Newton metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 37,718. This was an increase of  1.36% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$41,683
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 $27,300. This was an increase of 14.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 88% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Newton

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26% of Jasper County residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jasper County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Jasper County include Antle Cemetery, Bethany Cemetery, Bethel Cemetery, Center Friends Cemetery, Chester Cemetery, Colfax Cemetery, Dairygrove Cemetery, Deeter Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Fisher Cemetery ... View cemeteries

Communities

Communities in Jasper County include Baxter, Colfax, Kellogg, Lambs Grove, Lynnville, Mingo, Monroe, Newton, Oakland Acres, Prairie City ... View communities

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School districts in Jasper County include Baxter Countymm Schools District, Colfax-Mingo Countymm Schools District, Lynnville-Sully Countymm Schools District, Newton Countymm Schools District, Pcm Countymm Schools District ... View school districts

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Libraries in Jasper County include Baxter City Library, Colfax Free Public Library, Lynnville Public Library, Monroe Public Library, Newton Public Library, Prairie City Public Library, Sully Community Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Jasper County include Newton Daily News ... View newspapers

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Jasper County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jasper County political report.

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Hotels in Jasper County include Days Inn Newton, Holiday Inn Express, Homeridge Inn & Suites, Super 8

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