Jasper, AL: What you need to know

Jasper residents enjoy a thriving business climate and one of the top-ranked school systems in the state. Located in northwest Alabama near Birmingham, its proximity to recreation areas such as Lewis Smith Lake, Walker County Lake and the Warrior River make this a prime spot for fishing and boating activities. Residents and visitors alike enjoy the annual Art in the Park and the Heritage Festivals. 


Jasper, AL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 14,186
Median Age 39
Median Household Income $39,695
Median Home Price $132,500
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Jasper, AL Real Estate

The Jasper, AL real estate market remains steady with a variety of affordable homes to choose from

Jasper, AL Health and Health Care

Jasper has several excellent health-care options, including Walker Baptist Medical Center, ranked among the top hospitals in the Birmingham metro area

Jasper, AL Business and Economy

The city joins two widely successful programs designed to boost economy, tourism and vitality
County lands Tier 1 automotive supplier, grows retail and workforce
Advantages are abundant for doing business here
Robotics surgery, national recognition highlight quality care
Walker County has seen tax dollars from retail and restaurant revenues increase
Jasper's new retail project is bringing in many big name manufacturers and continuing the city's retail development
Bevill Industrial Park in Jasper offers several infrastructure positives for prospective businesses looking to relocate
Andrew Posey is a fifth generation hardware and do-it-yourself store in Jasper
Bernard's is a men's clothing store in Jasper, AL that has been in business since 1949
A list of the major employers in Jasper, AL in education, health, and more.

Jasper, AL Schools

Jasper and Walker County students benefit from having one of the best education systems in Alabama
The Leader in Me is helping elementary students gain leadership skills, while Youth Leadership Walker County is focusing on leadership development with high school students
Alabama's Bevill State Community College offers campuses in Fayette, Hamilton, Jasper and Sumiton, as well as an instructional site at the Pickens County Educational Center

Jasper, AL Demographics

Population By Gender

  Male 46.9%
  Female 53.1%

 
9.5% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Jasper, AL

Median Population

Median Age 38.9%
Age 18 Over 76.4%
Age 21 Over 72.6%
Age 62 Over 20.9%
Age 65 Over 16.3%

Race

  Ethnicity White 80.9%
  Ethnicity Black 15.2%
  Ethnicity Asian 0.5%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 6.1%
  Ethnicity Other 1.3%

Economics

  Median Household Income $39,695
  Median Home Price $132,500
  Homes Owned 36.4%
  Homes Rent 63.6%
  Median Property Rent $608

We see this region growing, otherwise our company would not have plunked down the sizable investment. This region has a lot of great things going on. Walker County is in a good position to become the retail center of the region.

A.G. Helton, CEO of Action Properties

Language

  English Only 96.2%
  English Other 3.8%

 
COMMUTE TIME: 25.8 MINUTES
in Jasper, AL

Commute Types

  Walked 0.8%
  Worked at Home 2.1%
  Public Transportation 0.1%
  Other Means 0.3%
  Drove Alone 83.3%
  Carpooled 13.3%