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Pros

-Arts and culture
-Diversifying economy
-Mild winters

Cons

-Air service
-Crime rates
-Summer heat and humidity


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    ECONOMY
    The unemployment rate in Jasper is 8.10 percent(U.S. avg. is 5.20%). Recent job growth is Negative. Jasper jobs have Decreased by 0.32 percent.
    COST OF LIVING
    Compared to the rest of the country, Jasper's cost of living is 23.60% Lower than the U.S. average.
    POPULATION
    As of 2014, Jasper's population is 14,071 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 3.82 percent.
    TRANSPORTATION
    Average Commute time is 10 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes.
    REAL ESTATE
    The median home cost in Jasper is $83,433. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 7.60%.
    SCHOOLS
    Jasper public schools spend $10,181 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Jasper.

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  2/24/2017
Great mid-sized town

I like Jasper. I go to Jasper about once or twice a month for shopping. I live in such a small area that my local shopping is minimal. There are some great stores... (Read More)

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  9/18/2011
Disability in Alabama

There isn't enough recreation or resources for the Disabled in my community. We have little to no shopping in Jasper. I currently do most of my shopping online, in... (Read More)

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