Jasper County Profile

Compiled by
The County Information Program, Texas Association of Counties

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Map of County

Note: Corrected/updated 2013 property tax data for Anderson, Andrews, Angelina, Ector, Hale, Hood and Montgomery on April 29, 2015.

POPULATION (Census Bureau)
County Population     «History»   «Group Quarters»
Estimate 2019:35,529More data
Estimate 2018:35,769 
Estimate 2017:35,549 
Estimate 2016:35,417 
Estimate 2015:35,266 
Estimate 2014:35,424 
Estimate 2013:35,617 
Estimate 2012:35,854 
Estimate 2011:36,204 
Census 2010:35,710More data
Census 2000:35,604More data
Population of the County Seat (Jasper)
Census 2010:7,590 
Census 2000:8,247 
Note: City and town populations include only those parts of each place found within this county. Use our «Town & City Search» to find the total population of each place.
Browndell city:206More data
Jasper city:7,551More data
Kirbyville city:2,069More data
County Size in Square Miles (Census Bureau and EPA)
Land Area:938.7More data
Water Area:31.0More data
Total Area:969.7More data
Population Density Per Square Mile
2010:38.04More data
Urban and Rural Population of the County, 2010 (Census Bureau)
Percent Urban:21.81More data
Percent Rural:78.19More data
Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Hispanic:6.8%More data
Race - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent White Alone:81.0%More data
Percent African American Alone:16.0%More data
Percent American Indian and Alaska Native Alone:0.7%More data
Percent Asian Alone:0.6%More data
Percent Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander Alone:0.1%More data
Percent Multi-Racial:1.6%More data
Race and Ethnicity - 2019 (Census Bureau)
Percent Not Hispanic White Alone:74.9%More data
Percent Not Hispanic Black Alone:15.7%More data
Age - 2018 (Census Bureau)     «Age Groups»
17 and Under:24.0%More data
65 and Older:19.6%More data
85 and Older:2.0%More data
Median Age:41.1More data
Per Capita Income - 2018 (BEA):$40,803More data
Total Personal Income - 2018 (BEA):$1,463,683,000More data
Median Household Income - 2018 (Census Bureau):$47,551More data
Poverty - 2018 (Census Bureau)
Percent of Population in Poverty:19.2%More data
Percent of Population under 18 in Poverty:29.9%More data
Educational Attainment (Census Bureau, 2014-2018 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimate)
Percent high school graduate and higher, Age 25 and over:84.6% 
Percent bachelor's degree or higher, Age 25 and over:12.4% 
Pay (BLS)
Average Annual Pay - 2018:$41,134More data
Average Annual Pay - 2017:$40,882 
Average Annual Pay - 2016:$38,233 
Average Annual Pay - 2015:$37,262 
Average Annual Pay - 2014:$38,128 
Annual Unemployment Rate, Not Adjusted (Texas Workforce Commission)
Unemployment Rate - 2019:6.1More data
Unemployment Rate - 2018:6.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2017:7.5 
Unemployment Rate - 2016:7.7 
Unemployment Rate - 2015:7.5 
COUNTY FINANCES (Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts)
Property Taxes - 2018
Total County Tax Rate:     «Detailed Tax Rates»$0.659100More data
Total Market Value:     «Values and Levies»$3,456,345,999More data
Total Appraised Value Available for County Taxation:$2,220,465,437More data
Total Actual Levy:$14,799,706More data
For property tax information about a specific property, contact the Appraisal District.
Sales Tax Allocation History
CY 2019:$N/AMore data
CY 2018:$N/A 
CY 2017:$N/A 
CY 2016:$N/A 
CY 2015:$N/A 
Centerline Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:83.020More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:40.904More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:168.759More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:29.044More data
Frontage Roads:1.582More data
On-System Subtotal:323.309More data
City Streets:95.942More data
Certified County Roads:662.040More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:20.960More data
Off-System Subtotal:778.942More data
Center Line Miles: County Total:1,102.251More data
Lane Miles - 2018
IH Highways:0.000More data
US Highways:291.547More data
State Highways, Spurs, Loops, Business Routes:82.614More data
Farm or Ranch to Market Roads and Spurs:338.940More data
Pass, Park and Recreation Roads:58.088More data
Frontage Roads:3.164More data
On-System Subtotal:774.353More data
City Streets:195.776More data
Certified County Roads:1,324.096More data
Toll Road Authority Roads:0.000More data
Federal Roads:41.798More data
Off-System Subtotal:1,561.670More data
County Total:2,336.023More data
County Business Patterns (Census Bureau):     «CBP 2018»
Gross Domestic Product (BEA):     «GDP 2018»
County Agricultural Profile (USDA):     «Census of Agriculture 2017»
State & County QuickFacts (Census Bureau):     «Jasper County QuickFacts»
State & County Narrative Profiles (Census Bureau):     «Narrative Profiles (Beta)»
County History (Handbook of Texas Online):     «Jasper County History»
Texas Almanac (Texas State Historical Association):     «Jasper County»

Special Districts in Jasper County.
School Districts in Jasper County.
History of City Tax Rates in Jasper County.

Airports in Jasper County.
Hospitals in Jasper County.
Prisons in Jasper County.