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Jasper County, Mississippi

PO Box 1047
Bay Springs, MS 39422
Phone: (601) 764-3368
Fax: (601) 764-3999

In east-central MS, north of Laurel; organized Dec 23, 1833 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Sgt. William Jasper (1750-79), American Revolutionary War soldier from SC

Area (sq mi):: 677.44 (land 676.00; water 1.44) Population per square mile: 26.90
Population 2005: 18,162 State rank: 54 Population change: 2000-20005 0.10%; 1990-2000 6.00% Population 2000: 18,149 (White 46.20%; Black or African American 52.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 35.10
Income 2000: per capita $12,889; median household $24,441; Population below poverty level: 22.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,657-$19,077
Unemployment (2004): 7.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.00% Median travel time to work: 27.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 50.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Jasper County, Missouri

302 S Main St Rm 102
Carthage, MO 64836
Phone: (417) 358-0416
Fax: (417) 358-0415
www.jaspercounty.org

On the southwestern border of MO, west of Springfield; organized Jan 29, 1841 from Barry County. Name Origin: For Sgt. William Jasper (1750-79), Revolutionary War soldier from SC

Area (sq mi):: 641.32 (land 639.73; water 1.59) Population per square mile: 172.90
Population 2005: 110,624 State rank: 9 Population change: 2000-20005 5.70%; 1990-2000 15.70% Population 2000: 104,686 (White 91.10%; Black or African American 1.50%; Hispanic or Latino 3.50%; Asian 0.70%; Other 5.20%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $16,227; median household $31,323; Population below poverty level: 14.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,796-$24,176
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 17.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.30%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Joplin (46,830)
  • Carthage County seat (13,003)
  • Webb City (10,553)

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    Jasper County, Texas

    P121 N Austin St Rm 103
    Jasper, TX 75951
    Phone: (409) 384-2632
    Fax: (409) 384-7198
    www.co.jasper.tx.us

    In east-central TX, north of Beaumont; original county; organized Mar 17, 1836 (prior to statehood) from Old Mexican Municipality. Name Origin: For Sgt. William Jasper (1750-79), American Revolutionary War soldier from SC

    Area (sq mi):: 969.62 (land 937.40; water 32.22) Population per square mile: 38.00
    Population 2005: 35,587 State rank: 81 Population change: 2000-20005 0.00%; 1990-2000 14.50% Population 2000: 35,604 (White 76.70%; Black or African American 17.80%; Hispanic or Latino 3.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 3.60%). Foreign born: 2.20%. Median age: 37.30
    Income 2000: per capita $15,636; median household $30,902; Population below poverty level: 18.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,970-$21,873
    Unemployment (2004): 9.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.30% Median travel time to work: 28.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 35.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Jasper County, Georgia

    126 W Greene St Suite 18
    Monticello, GA 31064
    Phone: (706) 468-4900
    Fax: (706) 468-4942

    In central GA, north of Macon; organized as Randolph County Dec 10, 1807 from Baldwin County; name changed Dec 10, 1812. Name Origin: For Sgt. William Jasper (1750-79), Revolutionary War soldier from SC. Originally for John Randolph (1773-1833), U.S. congressman from VA, home of many early settlers; his opposition to the War of 1812 angered the populace

    Area (sq mi):: 373.58 (land 370.42; water 3.16) Population per square mile: 35.50
    Population 2005: 13,147 State rank: 111 Population change: 2000-20005 15.10%; 1990-2000 35.20% Population 2000: 11,426 (White 69.70%; Black or African American 27.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 2.10%. Median age: 36.30
    Income 2000: per capita $19,249; median household $39,890; Population below poverty level: 14.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,178-$22,211
    Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.70% Median travel time to work: 34.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 62.70%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Jasper County, Iowa

    PO Box 944
    Newton, IA 50208
    Phone: (641) 792-7016
    Fax: (641) 792-1053
    www.co.jasper.ia.us

    In central IA, east of Des Moines; established Jan 13, 1846 from Mahaska County. Name Origin: For Sgt. Willliam Jasper (1750-79), Revolutionary War soldier from SC

    Area (sq mi):: 732.93 (land 729.99; water 2.94) Population per square mile: 51.60
    Population 2005: 37,674 State rank: 18 Population change: 2000-20005 1.20%; 1990-2000 6.90% Population 2000: 37,213 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.20%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 38.50
    Income 2000: per capita $19,622; median household $41,683; Population below poverty level: 6.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,974-$27,254
    Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 3.30% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 30.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Newton County seat (15,696)

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    Jasper County, Illinois

    204 W Washington St Suite 2
    Newton, IL 62448
    Phone: (618) 783-3124
    Fax: (618) 783-4137

    In east-central IL, south of Urbana; organized Feb 15, 1831 from Crawford and Clay counties. Name Origin: For Sgt. William Jasper (1750-79), Revolutionary War soldier from SC

    Area (sq mi):: 498.02 (land 494.40; water 3.62) Population per square mile: 20.30
    Population 2005: 10,020 State rank: 88 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.00%; 1990-2000 -4.60% Population 2000: 10,117 (White 98.90%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 38.10
    Income 2000: per capita $16,649; median household $34,721; Population below poverty level: 9.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,525-$23,722
    Unemployment (2004): 6.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.20% Median travel time to work: 19.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.90%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Jasper County, Indiana

    Courthouse 115 W Washington St Suite 204
    Rensselaer, IN 47978
    Phone: (219) 866-4926
    Fax: (219) 866-9450
    www.jaspercountyin.com

    In northwestern IN, southeast of Gary; established Feb 7,1835 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Sgt. William Jasper (1750-79), Revolutionary War soldier from SC

    Area (sq mi):: 561.22 (land 559.87; water 1.36) Population per square mile: 56.90
    Population 2005: 31,876 State rank: 53 Population change: 2000-20005 6.10%; 1990-2000 20.40% Population 2000: 30,043 (White 96.30%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 2.40%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.50%. Median age: 35.00
    Income 2000: per capita $19,012; median household $43,369; Population below poverty level: 6.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,138-$24,792
    Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.20% Median travel time to work: 27.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Jasper County, South Carolina

    PO Box 248
    Ridgeland, SC 29936
    Phone: (843) 726-7710
    Fax: (843) 726-7782
    www.jaspersc.org

    On the southwestern border of SC, west of Beaufort; organized Jan 30, 1912 from Beaufort and Hampton counties. Name Origin: For Sgt. William Jasper (1750-79), American Revolutionary War soldier from SC

    Area (sq mi):: 699.79 (land 656.12; water 43.67) Population per square mile: 32.60
    Population 2005: 21,398 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 3.50%; 1990-2000 33.50% Population 2000: 20,678 (White 40.50%; Black or African American 52.70%; Hispanic or Latino 5.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 4.50%). Foreign born: 5.40%. Median age: 33.80
    Income 2000: per capita $14,161; median household $30,727; Population below poverty level: 20.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,683-$19,338
    Unemployment (2004): 5.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.60% Median travel time to work: 34.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 56.10%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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