Jasper County is located in northwest Indiana. The County Seat is Rensselaer and the largest city is Rensselaer. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.jaspercountyin.gov/. The 2014 population estimate is 33,475 and the 2010 census population was 33,478. The land area is 559.63 square miles and there are 59.8 persons per square mile.
97.3% of the population is White, 0.9% is Black or African American, 5.7% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.4% is Asian, 0.3% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1% is two or more races. 87.2% have a high school degree or higher, and 14.9% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $146,200, there are 11,924 households, an average of 2.71 persons per household. The per capita income is $24,297, the median household income is $57,500, and 7.7% of the persons in Jasper County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 2,557. Retail sales (in $1000) were $405,489, and sales per capita were $12,531.
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