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People

Total Population 488
Male Share of the Population 50.6%
Female Share of the Population 49.4%
Senior Citizens 36.7%
Employed Population 16+ 163
Age of the Population 52

Families

% of people married 39.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 11.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,857
% Above Poverty Level 75.9%
% Below Poverty Level 24.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 11%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 47.9%
Median Gross Rent $314
Median House Value $106,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.8%
US/American 0%
English 7%
Irish 24%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jasper Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 54 miles E of Fayetteville, Arkansas (center to center)
Nearest Large City 157 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Newton
Standard Zip Codes 72641
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.008
Longitude -93.186

Jasper Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station DEER
Distance 12.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 40 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 82 F
Oct Temp 47 to 66 F
Annual Precip 54.4 inches
Station GILBERT
Distance 26.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 51 F
Apr Temp 44 to 75 F
Jul Temp 65 to 94 F
Oct Temp 44 to 77 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Station LEAD HILL
Distance 32.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 45 F
Apr Temp 42 to 71 F
Jul Temp 66 to 92 F
Oct Temp 45 to 73 F
Annual Precip 44.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Jasper, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Low Gap (72641)

Mossville (72641)

Mount Sherman (72641)

Piercetown (72641)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alpena 443 $27,031
Bergman 455 $45,714
Everton 207 $0
Harrison 13,131 $40,316
Valley Springs 214 $46,364
Western Grove 415 $54,500

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jasper Public Libraries

Library
Newton County
HC 31 BOX 8
Jasper, Arkansas
(870) 446-2983

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Jasper High Schools

JASPER HIGH SCHOOL
600 SCHOOL ST.
870-446-2223
Serves 246 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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