Living in Jonesboro, AR

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Jonesboro SnackAbility

5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
6/10
Housing
7
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

Jonesboro, AR Crime Report

3,568
Total Crimes
4,625.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
80.10%
Above National Average

Jonesboro, AR Cost Of Living

87
Jonesboro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average

Jonesboro, Arkansas Info Snack

Jonesboro is a city in Craighead County, Arkansas, United States. According to the 2010 Census, the population of the city was 71,551. A college town, home of the Arkansas State Red Wolves, Jonesboro is the largest city in northeastern Arkansas and the Arkansas Delta; it is the fifth-most populous city in the state.
Population
74,710
Unemployment
5.9%
Poverty
20.4%
Median Home
$152,200
Median Income
$44,780
Median Rent
$758

Jonesboro, AR Photos

Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Jonesboro in Arkansas

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Map Of Jonesboro, AR

Population over time in Jonesboro

Year Population % Change
2017 74,710 1.5%
2016 73,581 1.3%
2015 72,638 1.5%
2014 71,576 1.9%
2013 70,217 1.7%
2012 69,049 2.2%
2011 67,550 2.2%
2010 66,096 2.0%
2009 64,798 -
Crime/100k Jonesboro AR USA
Violent Crime 551.0 543.6 368.9
Murder 5.2 7.2 5.0
Robbery 73.9 52.9 86.2
Aggravated Assault 398.0 410.7 246.8
Property Crime 4074.7 2913.0 2199.5
Burglary 1490.9 636.8 376.0
Larceny 2366.0 2040.2 1594.6
Car Theft 217.8 236.0 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Jonesboro

White
69.2% (51,711)
African American
19.0% (14,231)
American Indian
0.2% (167)
Asian
1.7% (1,275)
Hawaiian
0.3% (200)
Other
0.6% (426)
Two Or More
2.8% (2,120)
Hispanic
6.1% (4,580)
Race Jonesboro AR USA
White 69.2% 72.7% 61.1%
African American 19.0% 15.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 1.7% 1.5% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.3% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.6% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.8% 2.2% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.1% 7.3% 17.8%

Household Income For Jonesboro, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
9.7% (726,560)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.4% (476,756)
$15,000 to $24,999
13.9% (1,039,463)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.5% (862,887)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.5% (1,011,678)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (1,225,388)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.6% (864,445)
$100,000 to $149,999
8.9% (665,796)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.7% (278,367)
$200,000 or more
4.3% (319,655)
Income Jonesboro AR USA
Less than $10,000 9.7% 8.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.4% 6.5% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 13.9% 12.5% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.5% 11.7% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.5% 15.0% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.6% 10.8% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 8.9% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.7% 3.5% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 4.3% 3.3% 7.0%

Gender in Jonesboro

Female
51.7% (38,643)
Male
48.3% (36,067)
Gender Jonesboro AR USA
Female 51.7% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Jonesboro for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (2,241)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (4,482)
High School / GED
31.0% (23,160)
Some College
22.0% (16,436)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (5,976)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (13,447)
Master's Degree
8.0% (5,976)
Professional Degree
2.0% (1,494)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,494)
Education Jonesboro AR USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 22.0% 23.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 14.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 2.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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