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 ?
    South Carolina: Beaufort County, Berkeley County, Charleston County, Colleton County, Dorchester County, Georgetown County, Horry County, Jasper County
    Indiana's Jasper County Airport held a weeklong aviation camp designed to spark students' interest in aviation careers.
    Elected to two-year terms on the executive committee were: Nathaniel Abraham Jr., publisher of Carolina Panorama in Columbia, S.C.; Katie Goodman, general manager and advertising director for Bluffton Today and Jasper County Sun Times in Ridgeland, S.C., and Mike Mischner, group publisher for Camden (S.C.) Media Co.
    In this file photo taken on February 24, 1999 John William King (C) is escorted into the Jasper County Courthouse for the penalty phase of his capital murder trial in Jasper, Texas.
    * Russell Bromm, 51, from the Jasper County area, was charged with failure to register as a sex offender on April 8.
    Last year, Jasper County Circuit Judge Dean Dankelson granted summary judgment to the college, finding that "the Missouri legislature has not defined such a cause of action and the Missouri Courts have not recognized one." The Southern District agreed and said it couldn't fault Dankelson for declining to recognize a cause of action that the Missouri Supreme Court has not.
    Breeding was charged with child abuse and was booked into Jasper County Jail under a $50,000 bail bond.
    The facility is well situated in a high growth area, located on Argent Boulevard just off State Hwy 170 and approximately 3 miles from US Hwy 278, convenient to both Beaufort and Jasper County residents.
    According to the Rockford Register Star, Fendler still faces charges in Jasper County, Missouri, for allegedly passing bad checks.
    When both said they had not, Jasper County Superior Court Judge Michael Nettles ruled that no actual conflict of interest had occurred.
    He was promoted to be the Director of the Jasper County Center in Bay Springs, two years ago.