Jasper, Florida

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Jasper, Florida
City
Jasper City Hall
Jasper City Hall
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Florida
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 30°31′8″N 82°57′4″W / 30.51889°N 82.95111°W / 30.51889; -82.95111Coordinates: 30°31′8″N 82°57′4″W / 30.51889°N 82.95111°W / 30.51889; -82.95111
Country United States
State Florida
County Hamilton
Area
 • Total2 sq mi (5.1 km2)
 • Land2 sq mi (5.1 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation151 ft (46 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total4,546
 • Density890/sq mi (349/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code32052
Area code(s)386
FIPS code12-35375[1]
GNIS feature ID0284730[2]
 
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Jasper, Florida
City
Jasper City Hall
Jasper City Hall
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Florida
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 30°31′8″N 82°57′4″W / 30.51889°N 82.95111°W / 30.51889; -82.95111Coordinates: 30°31′8″N 82°57′4″W / 30.51889°N 82.95111°W / 30.51889; -82.95111
Country United States
State Florida
County Hamilton
Area
 • Total2 sq mi (5.1 km2)
 • Land2 sq mi (5.1 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation151 ft (46 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total4,546
 • Density890/sq mi (349/km2)
Time zoneEastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST)EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code32052
Area code(s)386
FIPS code12-35375[1]
GNIS feature ID0284730[2]
United Methodist Church

Jasper is a city in Hamilton County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,546 at the 2010 census.[3] It is the county seat of Hamilton County.[4] The Old Hamilton County Jail and the United Methodist Church in Jasper, Florida are on the National Register of Historic Places. One of the largest industries is phosphate mining.

Geography[edit]

Jasper is located at 30°31′08″N 82°57′04″W / 30.518856°N 82.951194°W / 30.518856; -82.951194.[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,780 people, 742 households, and 488 families residing in the city. The population density was 911.2 people per square mile (352.4/km²). There were 878 housing units at an average density of 449.4 per square mile (173.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 52.25% White, 45.67% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.28% Asian, 0.73% from other races, and 1.01% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.09% of the population.

There were 742 households out of which 28.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.7% were married couples living together, 23.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 34.2% were non-families. 31.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 3.01.

In the city the population was spread out with 29.3% under the age of 18, 8.3% from 18 to 24, 23.3% from 25 to 44, 22.5% from 45 to 64, and 16.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females there were 74.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 69.5 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $19,018, and the median income for a family was $23,664. Males had a median income of $30,938 versus $17,244 for females. The per capita income for the city was $12,844. About 30.5% of families and 37.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 56.5% of those under age 18 and 18.7% of those age 65 or over.

Notable people[edit]

Local publications[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 

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