Jasper, AL Population

By | May 27, 2019

Population: 14,052. Estimated population in July 2020: 14,088 (+0.3% change)
Males: 6,520 (46.4%), Females: 7,532 (53.6%)

Walker County

Zip codes: 35501, 35503, 35504.

Median resident age: 40.9 years
Median household income: $33,044
Median house value: $85,700

Races in Jasper:

  • White Non-Hispanic (83.5%)
  • Black (14.0%)
  • Hispanic (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (22.7%), Irish (10.3%), English (7.5%), German (5.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.5%), Scottish (1.5%).

Elevation: 325 feet

Land area: 26.9 square miles

Map of Jasper, AL

Population

For population 25 years and over in Jasper

  • High school or higher: 74.0%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 26.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jasper city

  • Never married: 20.0%
  • Now married: 56.6%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 10.8%
  • Divorced: 10.5%

1.3% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -348 (-2.4%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Jasper:

  • WALKER BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER (3400 HIGHWAY 78 EAST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Jasper:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Jasper:

  • BIRMINGHAM INTL (about 42 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Abbreviation: BHM)
  • TUSCALOOSA REGIONAL (about 49 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Abbreviation: TCL)
  • HUNTSVILLE INTL-CARL T JONES FIELD (about 65 miles; HUNTSVILLE, AL; Abbreviation: HSV)

Other public-use airports nearest to Jasper:

  • WALKER COUNTY-BEVILL FIELD (about 5 miles; JASPER, AL; Abbreviation: JFX)
  • DOUBLE SPRINGS-WINSTON COUNTY (about 21 miles; DOUBLE SPRINGS, AL; Abbreviation: 3M2)
  • ADDISON MUNICIPAL (about 27 miles; ADDISON, AL; Abbreviation: 2A8)

Colleges and Universities

College/University in Jasper:

  • JASPER BEAUTY ACADEMY (Location: 1304 FIRST ST NW STE B; Private, for-profit)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jasper:

  • BEVILL STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 18 miles; SUMITON, AL; Full-time enrollment: 2,670)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA AT BIRMINGHAM (about 32 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 12,178)
  • GEORGE C WALLACE STATE COMMUNITY COLL-HANCEVILLE (about 36 miles; HANCEVILLE, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,272)
  • UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA (about 43 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 17,453)
  • SAMFORD UNIVERSITY (about 43 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 4,106)
  • JEFFERSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 43 miles; BIRMINGHAM, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,279)
  • SHELTON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 51 miles; TUSCALOOSA, AL; Full-time enrollment: 3,635)

Schools

Public high schools in Jasper:

  • WALKER HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 829; Location: 1601 HIGHLAND AVE; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • CURRY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 657; Location: 155 YELLOW JACKET DR; Grades: 09 – 12)
  • WALKER COUNTY CENTER OF TECHNOLOGY (Location: 1100 VIKING DR; Grades: 10 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Jasper:

  • MADDOX MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 594; Location: 1 PANTHER TRL; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • VALLEY JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 546; Location: 155 VALLEY SCHOOL RD; Grades: KG – 08)
  • T R SIMMONS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 496; Location: 1001 VIKING DR; Grades: PK – 05)
  • CURRY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 488; Location: 85 YELLOW JACKET DR; Grades: KG – 04)
  • MEMORIAL PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 483; Location: 800 10TH AVE; Grades: KG – 05)
  • CURRY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 396; Location: 115 YELLOW JACKET DR; Grades: 05 – 08)
  • FARMSTEAD JUNIOR HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 354; Location: 2760 HIGHWAY 195; Grades: KG – 08)
  • WEST JASPER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 304; Location: 1400 W 19TH ST; Grades: PK – 05)
  • NORTH HIGHLAND SCHOOL (Students: 26; Location: 907 12TH AVE SW; Grades: PK – 12)
  • WALKER COUNTY ALTERNATIVE SCHOOL (Location: 6670 OLD BIRMINGHAM HWY; Grades: KG – 12)

Libraries

Libraries in Jasper:

  • CARL ELLIOTT REGIONAL LIBRARY (Operating income: $195,786; Location: 98 18TH STREET EAST; 128,848 books)
  • JASPER PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $173,852; Location: 98 18TH STREET EAST; 52,867 books; 631 audio materials; 882 video materials; 80 serial subscriptions)