Jasper, Arkansas

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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

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  • 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
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
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
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Jasper Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 498 100%
Male 208 41.8%
Female 290 58.2%
Under 18 106 21.3%
18+ 392 78.7%
65+ 155 31.1%
Median Age 48.7
Average Family Size 2.82
White 479 96.2%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.6%
Other 4 0.8%
Mixed Race 12 2.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 13 2.6%

Estimated Jasper Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 494
Growth -4
Growth % -0.8%

Jasper Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 58.3%
English 9.3%
Irish 8.5%
German 7.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 5%
Dutch 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Scotch-Irish 1.5%
European 1.2%
Danish 1.2%
Greek 0.8%
French Canadian 0.8%
Czech 0.8%
Hungarian 0.8%
Polish 0.8%
Portuguese 0.4%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Jasper 498 $26,667
Alpena 371 $28,333
Bergman 407 $37,708
Everton 170 $27,292
Harrison 12,152 $34,009
Valley Springs 167 $27,321
Western Grove 407 $30,694

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

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