Jasper County, GA

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2022 Population
14,882
2.79% 1-year growth
US Senator
Jon Ossoff
Democratic Party
US Senator
Raphael Warnock
Democratic Party
2022 Median Age
42.2
1.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
13.3%
17.4% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$57,374
9.66% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$184,000
19.6% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Jasper County, GA had a population of 14.9k people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $57,374. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Jasper County, GA grew from 14,478 to 14,882, a 2.79% increase and its median household income grew from $52,322 to $57,374, a 9.66% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Jasper County, GA are White (Non-Hispanic) (74.7%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (18.5%), Other (Hispanic) (2.5%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (2.41%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (0.84%).

None of the households in Jasper County, GA reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.4% of the residents in Jasper County, GA are U.S. citizens.

In 2022, the median property value in Jasper County, GA was $184,000, and the homeownership rate was 82.5%.

Most people in Jasper County, GA drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 34.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Jasper County, GA was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Jasper County, GA is home to a population of 14.9k people, from which 98.4% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.94% of Jasper County, GA residents were born outside of the country (289 people).

In 2022, there were 4.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.1k people) in Jasper County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.76k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 372 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.4%
2022 Citizenship
98.9%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.4% of Jasper County, GA residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Jasper County, GA was 98.9%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Jasper County, GA
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    11.1k ± 118
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.76k ± 154
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    372 ± 94
4.08%
Hispanic Population
607 people

In 2022, there were 4.03 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (11.1k people) in Jasper County, GA than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.76k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 372 Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

4.08% of the people in Jasper County, GA are hispanic (607 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Jasper County, GA as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.94%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
289 people
1.72%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
249 people

As of 2022, 1.94% of Jasper County, GA residents (289 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Jasper County, GA was 1.72%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    303 ± 118
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    175 ± 100
  3. Korea
    45 ± 57

Jasper County, GA has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.73 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Jasper County, GA employs 6.49k people. The largest industries in Jasper County, GA are Manufacturing (907 people), Construction (831 people), and Educational Services (743 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($85,083), Finance & Insurance ($67,750), and Utilities ($62,396).

Occupations

6.49k
2022 Value
± 569
11%
1 Year growth
± 11.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jasper County, GA grew at a rate of 11%, from 5.85k employees to 6.49k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Jasper County, GA, are Management Occupations (763 people), Production Occupations (744 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (714 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Jasper County, GA.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

6.49k
2022 Value
± 569
11%
1 Year growth
± 11.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Jasper County, GA grew at a rate of 11%, from 5.85k employees to 6.49k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Jasper County, GA, are Manufacturing (907 people), Construction (831 people), and Educational Services (743 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Jasper County, GA, though some of these residents may live in Jasper County, GA and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$47,065
Median earning men ± $8,571
$30,895
Median earning women ± $5,593

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($230,500), Information ($90,625), and Public Administration ($78,375).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Educational Services, & Health Care & Social Assistance ($45,850), Construction ($45,227), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($41,563).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.94%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 4.87M people employed in Georgia. This represents a 2.94% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 11.9%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Georgia.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 65
    Manufacturing
  2. 60
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  3. 35
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Jasper County, GA went to Donald J. Trump with 76.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (23%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.798%).

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing the state of Georgia. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Georgia

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Jon Ossoff
Senator from Georgia2
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Inauguration delayed as incumbent senator David Perdue's term expired on January 3, 2021, two days prior to the 2020-21 United States Senate election in Georgia|runoff election.
Raphael Warnock
Senator from Georgia3
Assumed office on January 20, 2021
Elected to the seat to succeed Kelly Loeffler, who had been appointed to the seat following the resignation of Johnny Isakson.

Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are the senators currently representing Georgia.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Georgia

Georgia is currently represented by 14 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Georgia have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.03% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (2.33M), Some college (1.78M), and Bachelors Degree (1.56M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Jasper County, GA was $184,000 in 2022, which is 0.653 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $153,800 to $184,000, a 19.6% increase. The homeownership rate in Jasper County, GA is 82.5%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Jasper County, GA have an average commute time of 34.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Jasper County, GA is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$184,000
Median Property Value 2022
±$16,721
$4,562
Median Property Taxes
±$489

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Jasper County, GA the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Jasper County, GA compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

82.5%
Homeownership
2022
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 82.5% of the housing units in Jasper County, GA were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 80%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 102
  2. Census Tract 101

The following map shows all of the tracts in Jasper County, GA colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$57,374
Median Household Income
± $9,203
5.53k
Number of Households
± 536

In 2022, the median household income of the 5.53k households in Jasper County, GA grew to $57,374 from the previous year's value of $52,322.

The following chart displays the households in Jasper County, GA distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Jasper County, GA is from Georgia.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Georgia
0.475
2021 Wage GINI in Georgia

In 2022, the income inequality in Georgia was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.224% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Georgia was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Georgia in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (83.7%)
  2. Carpooled (8.31%)
  3. Worked At Home (5.6%)

In 2022, 83.7% of workers in Jasper County, GA drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (8.31%) and those who worked at home (5.6%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

34.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Jasper County, GA have a longer commute time (34.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 6.58% of the workforce in Jasper County, GA have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Jasper County, GA distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Jasper County, GA have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

13.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Jasper County, GA (1.96k out of 14.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 45 - 54, followed by Females 65 - 74 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Jasper County, GA is White, followed by Black and Other.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

87.6% of the population of Jasper County, GA has health coverage, with 41.8% on employee plans, 19.2% on Medicaid, 13.5% on Medicare, 12.3% on non-group plans, and 0.82% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Jasper County, GA see 2844 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.28% increase from the previous year (2808 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 7242 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 2414 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

2,844 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Jasper County, GA

Primary care physicians in Jasper County, GA see an average of 2,844 patients per year. This represents a 1.28% increase from the previous year (2,808 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Jasper County, GA in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 24.8% under 18 years, 17.3% between 18 and 34 years, 40.8% between 35 and 64 years, and 17% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47% were men and 53% were women.

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Uninsured People

12.4%
Uninsured
41.8%
Employer Coverage
19.2%
Medicaid
13.5%
Medicare
12.3%
Non-Group
0.82%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Jasper County, GA declined by 6.43% from 13.3% to 12.4%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was N/A in Jasper County, GA.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 35.1% in Jasper County, GA.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.3% in Jasper County, GA.

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