Jasper County


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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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    References in periodicals archive ?
    The combination of this observation and the apparent decline of populations in northern Jasper County suggest a need to consider the availability of routes for dispersal and recolonization between the northern Newton County populations and the more western portions of the northern Jasper County populations where gophers once occurred.
    Following a historical overview of this legendary highway from Crawford to Jasper County on the Missouri-Kansas state line, Sonderman pays homage to its construction in the early 1940s and attractions (some of which still exist).
    Avery played football, basketball and baseball for Monticello High School in Jasper County, Ga.
    General Smart was born on May 31, 1909 in Ridgeland, Jasper County, South Carolina.
    The story recently came full circle when producer Garth Fundis asked Lindsey to sing on some songs she had penned for Yearwood's 2005 album Jasper County.
    Jasper County, $25,000 for a forklift, two vertical balers and six self-tipping hoppers;
    From 1970 to 2000, acreage of row crops increased by 26% in Jasper County, while hay acreage decreased by 85% and pasture decreased by about 47% (Illinois Department of Agriculture 1971, National Agricultural Statistics Service undated).
    In Jasper County, within the Piney Woods of East Texas, trees lying over the roads were making it difficult for sheriff's deputies to check on people.
    Trisha Yearwood welcomes her GLBT fans to Jasper County, her new CO due out September 13.
    The Northwest Indiana (NWI) Times recently reported that Iroquois Bio-Energy Company board secretary John Bryant has revealed that the company hopes to secure a bank loan for 55 percent of its proposed $66-million, 40-million-gallon ethanol plant in Jasper County, IN.
    Retention was also key in Jasper County, where Jim Staton of the Jasper County Industrial Foundation in Rensselaer says a retail development announced last year has gotten off the ground.
    Dan Wasson has watched much of the above happen before his own eyes in Jasper County, Iowa.