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Jasper County Statistics

Facts

Land area676.2 square miles
Population Density25.2 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)16,470
Population change-3.5%
Under 5 years of age6.5%
Under 1823.3%
65 and over17.9%
Females51.5%
White46.7
Hispanic or Latino of any race1.1
Asian0.2%
Two or more races0.6%
Black or African American52.2%
Native American0.2%
Pacific Islander0.1%
Had graduated from high school77%
Had a bachelor degree or higher12.9%
Veterans1,001

Households and Housing

Households7,015
Persons per household2.4
Living in the same house for one year or more93.7%
Median household income$31,170
The Per capita income$18,075
Live below the poverty line22.1%
Housing units8,158
Multi-unit structures3%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$72,700
Residents owning their homes79.3%

Business Facts

Total number of firms1,100
Women-owned firms31.9%
Asian-owned firms0%
Hispanic-owned firms0%
Black-owned firms0%
Native American-owned firms0%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0%
Retail sales$68,927
Retail sales per capita$3,839
Manufacturers shipments$256,511
Merchant wholesaler sales$89,451
Source US Census Data