What you need to know about Jasper, AL

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. 

Family Fun at the Jasper Bowling Center in Jasper, AL
The Jasper Bowling Center has been entertaining families in Jasper and surrounding counties since 1973
Jasper, AL Top Employers
A list of the major employers in Jasper, AL in education, health, and more.
Best Restaurants in Jasper, AL
An enticing mix of restaurants, from the locally owned, one-of-a-kind eateries to popular national chains.

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Population

14,247
Up by 2.01%
Warehouse 319 in downtown Jasper, Alabama is the first Sport's Bar to open in the newly reimagined downtown area.
Food Scene in Jasper, AL
From trendy downtown bistros to comfy local watering holes, Jasper's restaurants and nightspots are never short on fun, flair or flavor
Bankhead House & Heritage Center in Jasper, Alabama was built in 1925 and is a great example of Colonial Revival Architecture.
Arts & Culture in Jasper, AL
Jasper's arts scene shines with an impressive roster of museums, festivals and arts organizations

Nearby Cities

Elizabeth Garner Interiors in Jasper, AL has been fortunate to become part of the ongoing growth in downtown Jasper.
Jasper Joins Alabama Main Street and Alabama Communities of Excellence Programs
The city joins two widely successful programs designed to boost economy, tourism and vitality
Toyota Motor Manufacturing plant
Jasper, AL Economy Bolstered by Yorozu Automotive Announcement
County lands Tier 1 automotive supplier, grows retail and workforce

Housing

Homes Owned 63.55%
63.55% Complete
Homes Rented 36.45%
36.45% Complete

Real Estate

In Jasper, Alabama


Ready to move to Jasper? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Jasper.
The Tom Bevill Industrial Park in Jasper, Alabama
Business Advantages in Jasper-Walker County, AL
Advantages are abundant for doing business here

Median Home Price

$141,900
Higher than the state average
Fishing on Lewis Smith Lake in Jasper, Alabama
Recreation in Jasper, AL
From parks and playgrounds to lakes and golf courses, Jasper and Walker County offer a host of outdoor recreation experiences
Jasper City Schools
Public & Private Schools in Jasper, AL
Jasper and Walker County students benefit from having one of the best education systems in Alabama
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

Schools

In Jasper, Alabama


The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Jasper rates.

Median Household Income

$40,786
Lower than the national average

Business

In Jasper, Alabama


Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Jasper.
Musgrove Country Club in Jasper, AL
Golf Courses in Jasper, AL
Let's just say: There's enough to keep you swinging for years
Crystal and Rhonda Williams have brought boutique style to Jasper in their shop Bare Bones Cargo.  There you can find everything from clothes to house decor.
Jasper Area Smart Growth Boosts Revenue and Residents' Quality of Life
Walker County has seen tax dollars from retail and restaurant revenues increase

Residents

Most residents are
Over 65 Years old
Black Rock Bistro is a Restaurant just off the square in Jasper Alabama.
Jasper's Food Scene Is Heating Up
Jasper may have a small-town vibe, but your taste buds will think you've moved to the big city

Health

In Jasper, Alabama


Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Jasper.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree 21%
21% Complete
Graduated High School 85%
85% Complete
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Golf Destinations in Jasper, AL
Musgrove Country Club, Bear Branch Golf Club, Marcum Golf Course, Riverbend Golf Course, Horse Creek Golf Course and more
First United Methodist Church in Walker County, Alabama
Jasper First United Methodist Church in Jasper, AL
This historic structure has both architectural and political importance

More About Jasper, AL

Food Scene in Jasper, AL
From trendy downtown bistros to comfy local watering holes, Jasper's restaurants and nightspots are never short on fun, flair or flavor
Arts & Culture in Jasper, AL
Jasper's arts scene shines with an impressive roster of museums, festivals and arts organizations
Jasper Joins Alabama Main Street and Alabama Communities of Excellence Programs
The city joins two widely successful programs designed to boost economy, tourism and vitality
Jasper, AL Economy Bolstered by Yorozu Automotive Announcement
County lands Tier 1 automotive supplier, grows retail and workforce
Business Advantages in Jasper-Walker County, AL
Advantages are abundant for doing business here
Recreation in Jasper, AL
From parks and playgrounds to lakes and golf courses, Jasper and Walker County offer a host of outdoor recreation experiences
Small-Town Care With Big-City Technology Highlights Walker Baptist Medical Center
Robotics surgery, national recognition highlight quality care
Public & Private Schools in Jasper, AL
Jasper and Walker County students benefit from having one of the best education systems in Alabama
Golf Courses in Jasper, AL
Let's just say: There's enough to keep you swinging for years
Jasper Area Smart Growth Boosts Revenue and Residents' Quality of Life
Walker County has seen tax dollars from retail and restaurant revenues increase
Jasper's Food Scene Is Heating Up
Jasper may have a small-town vibe, but your taste buds will think you've moved to the big city
Golf Destinations in Jasper, AL
Musgrove Country Club, Bear Branch Golf Club, Marcum Golf Course, Riverbend Golf Course, Horse Creek Golf Course and more
Jasper First United Methodist Church in Jasper, AL
This historic structure has both architectural and political importance
Retail Development in Jasper, AL
Jasper's new retail project is bringing in many big name manufacturers and continuing the city's retail development
Leadership Programs in Jasper, AL
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
Carl Elliott Museum in Jasper, AL
Celebrating the life of local Congressman Carl Elliott
Musgrove Country Club in Jasper, AL
Jasper's Musgrove Country Club offers a challenging, 18-hole course that includes rolling hills, bent grass greens and Bermuda fairways
Bevill State Community College in Jasper, AL
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
Lewis Smith Lake in Jasper, AL
Smith Lake is a great place for fishing with more than 500 miles of shoreline
History and Heritage in Jasper, AL
Local Jasper organizations are working to improve the area's quality of life through culture and history with the Bankhead House & Heritage Center, Walker County Arts Alliance, and more
Southern Barbecue in Jasper, AL
If you're looking for Southern barbecue, Jasper offers a number of restaurants that put their own tasty spin traditional smoked barbecue