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Jasper
  • Town in Alabama

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
    grade A minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade B minus
  9. Cost of Living
    grade A minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade C
  12. Commute
    grade C+

editorial

Jasper is a town in Alabama with a population of 14,453. Jasper is in Walker County. Living in Jasper offers residents a suburban rural mix feel and most residents own their homes. Many families and young professionals live in Jasper and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Jasper are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$196,300
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$681
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Suburban Rural Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    35%
  • Own
    65%
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Jasper Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    342.4
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    55.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    14
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    1,215.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,095.3
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    419.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    16%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    9%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    37%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    28%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

Working in Jasper

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$62,850
National
$75,149

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