Jasper, TX Population

Population: 8,247. Estimated population in July 2020: 7,531 (-8.7% change)
Males: 4,101 (49.7%), Females: 4,146 (50.3%)

Jasper County

Zip code: 75951

Median resident age: 34.9 years
Median household income: $24,671
Median house value: $60,800

Races in Jasper:

  • White Non-Hispanic (45.7%)
  • Black (43.9%)
  • Hispanic (8.6%)
  • Other race (5.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)

(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: United States (9.0%), English (7.2%), Irish (6.1%), German (3.6%), French (2.5%), French Canadian (1.2%).

Land area: 10.3 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jasper

  • High school or higher: 69.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 20.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jasper city

  • Never married: 23.1%
  • Now married: 51.4%
  • Separated: 4.1%
  • Widowed: 11.2%
  • Divorced: 10.2%

4.5% Foreign born (3.9% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +124 (+1.5%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers in Jasper:

  • CHRISTUS JASPER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1275 MARVIN HANCOCK DRIVE)
  • DICKERSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (1001 DICKERSON DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Jasper:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jasper:

  • POLK AAF (about 57 miles; FORT POLK, LA; Abbreviation: POE)
  • SOUTHEAST TEXAS REGIONAL (about 67 miles; BEAUMONT/PORT ARTHUR, TX; Abbreviation: BPT)
  • LAKE CHARLES REGIONAL (about 78 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Abbreviation: LCH)
Other public-use airports nearest to Jasper:

  • JASPER COUNTY-BELL FIELD (about 4 miles; JASPER, TX; Abbreviation: JAS)
  • NEWTON MUNI (about 19 miles; NEWTON, TX; Abbreviation: 61R)
  • KIRBYVILLE (about 22 miles; KIRBYVILLE, TX; Abbreviation: T12)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jasper:

  • ANGELINA COLLEGE (about 61 miles; LUFKIN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 2,773)
  • LAMAR UNIVERSITY-BEAUMONT (about 64 miles; BEAUMONT, TX; Full-time enrollment: 8,888)
  • MCNEESE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 65 miles; LAKE CHARLES, LA; Full-time enrollment: 6,460)
  • STEPHEN F AUSTIN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 68 miles; NACOGDOCHES, TX; Full-time enrollment: 10,217)
  • NORTHWESTERN STATE UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA (about 86 miles; NATCHITOCHES, LA; Full-time enrollment: 7,710)
  • LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY-SHREVEPORT (about 102 miles; SHREVEPORT, LA; Full-time enrollment: 3,059)
  • LEE COLLEGE (about 104 miles; BAYTOWN, TX; Full-time enrollment: 3,099)

Schools

Public high school in Jasper:

  • JASPER H S (Students: 854; Location: 400 BULLDOG; Grades: 09 – 12)
Private high school in Jasper:

  • GRACE ACADEMY (Students: 192; Location: PO BOX 1177; Grades: KG – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Jasper:

  • JEAN C FEW PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 887; Location: 225 BULLDOG; Grades: PK – 02)
  • J H ROWE INTERMEDIATE (Students: 482; Location: 750 E GIBSON; Grades: 05 – 06)
  • JASPER JUNIOR HIGH (Students: 462; Location: 211 SECOND ST; Grades: 07 – 08)
  • PARNELL EL (Students: 430; Location: 151 PARK ST; Grades: 03 – 04)
Private primary/middle schools in Jasper:

  • TRINITY EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 88; Location: 105 WEST COLLIER; Grades: KG – 2)
  • FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH DAY SC (Students: 39; Location: 314 N. MAIN; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Jasper:

  • JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $195,056; Location: 175 E WATER ST; 29,493 books; 1,341 audio materials; 1,109 video materials; 93 serial subscriptions)

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