Jonesboro, Arkansas

Population 70,183

Jonesboro is located in Craighead County, AR. The population is 70,183, making Jonesboro the largest city in Craighead County and the 5th largest city in the state of Arkansas.

There are 25 public schools in Jonesboro with an average Homefacts rating of B. The total crime rate for Jonesboro is high , and there are 78 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Jonesboro is low and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Jonesboro property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Jonesboro include Jonesboro Township, Nettleton Township and Greenfield Township.

Jonesboro Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 10.9%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 63.3%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 25.9%

Crime Rate

44.51% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 169
  • Violent Crimes: 686
  • Robbery: 74
  • Burglary: 1
  • Property Crime: 3
  • Larceny Theft: 2

Registered Offenders

29.88% Lower than national avg.
  • 78 offenders in Jonesboro
  • 11.11 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

318 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 1
  • Registered Polluters: 22
  • Superfunds: 8
  • Tanks & Spills: 287


Low 4.2%
  • Arkansas unemployment average: 5.0%
  • National unemployment average: 5.9%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

25 Public Schools view public schools

There are 25 K-12 public schools in Jonesboro, AR and 4 private schools. Homefacts rates Jonesboro's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

78 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$183,000 compared to July 2020
Median Sales Price
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Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

598 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Jonesboro, AR issued 598 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 598 permits, 327 were issued for single family homes and 271 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Jonesboro, AR issued 437 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 437 permits, 299 were issued for single family homes and 138 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $512
  • 1 Bedroom: $624
  • 2 Bedrooms: $786
  • 3 Bedrooms: $1,078
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,238

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Environmental Hazards

318 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (238/250)
    Jonesboro, AR has 95.2% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 3 COUNTY
    Jonesboro, AR is a green zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.4 Average
    Jonesboro, AR is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 37.88°
  • February 41.98°
  • March 53.38°
  • April 61.07°
  • May 69.83°
  • June 80.6°
  • July 82.15°
  • August 80.72°
  • September 72.82°
  • October 61.1°
  • November 50.6°
  • December 40.65°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Jonesboro, AR

Jonesboro, AR has a moderate risk of earthquakes.
Jonesboro, AR has no risk of hurricanes.
Jonesboro, AR has a moderate risk of hail storms.
Jonesboro, AR has a high risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Jonesboro, AR: $41,434


Unemployment in Jonesboro is 4.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 5.0% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 38.75%
White Collar - 61.25%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Asa Hutchinson
  • Sen. John Boozman
  • Sen. Tom Cotton

City Representatives

  • Rick Crawford

Neighborhood Info

2 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

70 FCC Towers view all

1 Library view all

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