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Jasper, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Jasper is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Pipestone County at latitude 43.8495 and longitude -96.3999. Pipestone County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,555 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Jasper, but most people and references simply refer to it as Jasper, Minnesota.

The P1 Census Class Code for Jasper indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jasper: City of Jasper.

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Jasper, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 653
Population in Households 653
Population in Familes 534
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 742
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 303
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 198
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 327 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (69.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 75 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $55,556
Average Home Value $106,250


Median Household Income $40,249
Average Household Income $50,439
Per Capita Income $21,515
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.73% 0.03%
Households 0.87% 0.07%
Families 4.23% -0.1%
Median Household Income   2.16%
Per Capita Income   2.17%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Jasper, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jasper to the other 906 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 448 51st
Population Density1 # 387 57th
Diversity Index2 # 200 78th
Median Household Income # 760 16th
Per Capita Income # 768 15th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Minnesota Census Data Comparison Tool.