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People

Total Population 3,715
Male Share of the Population 53.1%
Female Share of the Population 46.9%
Senior Citizens 16.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,636
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 53.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $64,489
% Above Poverty Level 92.3%
% Below Poverty Level 7.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 23 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 4.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 27.7%
Median Gross Rent $802
Median House Value $164,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.3%
US/American 0%
English 12.4%
Irish 12.2%

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

Jasper Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 31 miles N of Roswell, Georgia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 49 miles N of Atlanta, Georgia
County Pickens
Metro Area Atlanta
Standard Zip Codes 30143
Phone Area Codes 706
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.467
Longitude -84.429

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 JASPER 1 NNW
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 47 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 60.7 inches
Station DAHLONEGA 1 W
Distance 24.9 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 49 F
Apr Temp 40 to 70 F
Jul Temp 62 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 64.8 inches
Station CALHOUN EXP STATION
Distance 30.7 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 50 F
Apr Temp 44 to 72 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 73 F
Annual Precip 53.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Big Canoe (30143)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Ball Ground 1,869 $70,500
Canton 24,305 $51,280
East Ellijay 993 $33,750
Ellijay 1,952 $41,389
Fairmount 841 $39,250
Waleska 642 $48,750

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

Jasper Hospitals

PIEDMONT MOUNTAINSIDE HOSPITAL INC
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
1266 HIGHWAY 515 SOUTH
(706) 301-5200
Emergency Service: Yes

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Jasper High Schools

PICKENS COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
500 DRAGON DRIVE
706-253-1800
Serves 1,253 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

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