Jonesboro, AR Demographic Data

Jonesboro, AR Summary

Jonesboro is located in Craighead County in Arkansas
  • Population: 70,183
  • Area: 80.45 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 79.87 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 0.58 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 872.43 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 274.28 ft
  • Time Zone: Central Standard Time (GMT -6)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Jonesboro, AR Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
38,371
51%
50.8
Male
36,521
49%
49.2
Total Population
74,892
 
323,128,000

Jonesboro, AR Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
4,525
6.0% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
6,057
8.1% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
3,864
5.2% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
7,971
10.6% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
5,501
7.3% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
9,641
12.9% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
9,971
13.3% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
8,481
11.3% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
4,430
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
4,126
5.5% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
6,146
8.2% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
2,775
3.7% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
1,404
1.9% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
57,284
76.5%
77.2
Female
28,963
50.6%
51.3
Male
28,321
49.4%
48.7
21 Years and over
51,531
68.8%
73.1
62 Years and over
13,097
17.5%
18.8
65 Years and over
10,325
13.8%
15.2
Female
6,022
58.3%
55.8
Male
4,303
41.7%
44.2
Median Age (years)
35
0.0%
0.0

Jonesboro, AR Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
73,326
97.9% 
96.8
White
54,712
73.1% 
72.6
Black or African American
15,121
20.2% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
0
0.0% 
0.8
Asian
1,358
1.8% 
5.4
Asian Indian
 
1.2
Chinese
 
1.3
Filipino
 
0.9
Japanese
 
0.2
Korean
 
0.4
Vietnamese
 
0.6
Other Asian
 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
0
0.0% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
 
0.0
Samoan
 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
 
0.1
Some Other Race
2,135
2.9% 
5.1
Two or More Races
1,566
2.1% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
4,258
5.7% 
17.8
Mexican
 
11.2
Puerto Rican
 
1.7
Cuban
 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
70,634
94.3% 
82.2

Jonesboro, AR Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
2,369
5.0% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
2,765
5.9% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
16,244
34.6% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
9,983
21.3% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
3,457
7.4% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
7,802
16.6% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
4,354
9.3% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
5,134
10.9%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
41,840
89.2%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
12,156
25.9%
31.2

Jonesboro, AR Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
22,128
36.6%
33.7%
Now Married
21,630
35.8%
47.5
Divorced
10,700
17.7%
11.0%
Separated
2,278
3.8%
2.0
Widowed
3,710
6.1
5.8%

Jonesboro, AR Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
64,881
92.2%
78.4%
Languages other than english
5,486
7.8%
21.6%
Spanish
13.3
Other indo-european languages
3.7
Asian and Pacific islander languages
3.5
Other Languages
1.1

Jonesboro, AR Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
2,650
9.0%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
2,549
8.7%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
4,438
15.1%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
2,961
10.1%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
5,203
17.7%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
3,837
13.0%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
3,319
11.3%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
2,648
9.0%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
852
2.9%
5.8
$200,000 or more
992
3.4%
6.4
Median household income
41,434
 
57,617
Per capita income
27,078
 
31,128

Jonesboro, AR Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
288
0.9%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
3,494
10.4%
9.8
Construction
1,737
5.2%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
7,569
22.5%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
2,410
7.2%
6.6
Information
402
1.2%
2.1
Manufacturing
5,442
16.2%
10.1
Other services except public administration
1,886
5.6%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
2,801
8.3%
11.4
Public administration
951
2.8%
4.6
Retail trade
4,142
12.3%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
1,795
5.3%
5.2
Wholesale trade
757
2.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
2,574
7.6%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
11,660
34.6%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
4,900
14.6%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
8,967
26.6%
23.3%
Service occupations
5,573
16.5%
18.1%

Jonesboro, AR Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
33,169
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
25,602
77.2%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
4,034
12.2%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
97
0.3%
5.1
Walked
1,778
5.4%
2.7
Other means
98
0.3%
1.8
Worked at home
1,560
4.7%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
14.9
 
26.6

Jonesboro, AR Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
3,229
11.0%
8.7
1 vehicles
11,745
39.9%
33.2
2 vehicles
10,411
35.4%
37.1
3 or more
4,064
13.8%
21.0

Jonesboro, AR Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
29,449
90.2%
87.6
Owner Occupied
15,031
51.0%
63.1
Renter Occupied
14,418
49.0%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
3,183
9.8%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
5
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
5
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.4
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.5

Jonesboro, AR Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
32,632
1 room
446
1.4%
2.4
2 rooms
542
1.7%
2.7
3 rooms
3,956
12.1%
9.1
4 rooms
6,324
19.4%
16.5
5 rooms
6,601
20.2%
19.8
6 rooms
5,843
17.9%
17.8
7 rooms
4,504
13.8%
12.0
8 rooms
1,394
4.3%
8.6
9 rooms or more
3,022
9.3%
11.1
Median Rooms
5
 
0.0

Jonesboro, AR Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
32,632
 
 
1-unit, detached
20,875
64.0%
61.5
1-unit, attached
540
1.7%
5.9
2-units
1,144
3.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
2,764
8.5%
4.4
5 to 9 units
2,855
8.7%
4.8
10 to 19 units
1,758
5.4%
4.4
20 or more units
1,372
4.2%
9.0
Mobile home
1,324
4.1%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
0
0.0%
0.1

Jonesboro, AR Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
1,245
3.8%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
341
1.0%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
1,859
5.7%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
2,873
8.8%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
4,922
15.1%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
5,155
15.8%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
6,724
20.6%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
5,675
17.4%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
3,005
9.2%
2.8%
2014 or later
833
2.6%
1.4%

Jonesboro, AR Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
4.7
Electricity
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
4.8
Coal or coke
0.1
Wood
1.9
Solar energy
0.1
Other fuel
0.5
No fuel used
1.1

Jonesboro, AR Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
 
47295100.0
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
5,964
72.8%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
560
6.8%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
338
4.1%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
385
4.7%
7.0%
35.0% or more
949
11.6%
21.3%
Not Computed
95
0.0%
0.0%

Jonesboro, AR Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
13,478 
 
41,631,300 
$2,500 to $2,999
0
0.0%
1.9%
$3,000 or more
0
0.0%
1.8%
$2,000 to $2,499
104
0.8%
4.4%
$1,500 to $1,999
233
1.7%
11.9%
Less than $500
1,813
13.5%
10.7%
$1,000 to $1,499
2,023
15.0%
28.3%
$500 to $999
9,305
69.0%
41.0%
No Cash Rent
940
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
722
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
1,093
8.3%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
3,185
24.2%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
1,303
9.9%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
1,237
9.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
1,276
9.7%
9.0%
35.0% or more
5,080
38.6%
40.7%
Not Computed
1,244
0.0%
0.0%

Jonesboro, AR Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
15,031
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
1,443
9.6%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
2,647
17.6%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
3,929
26.1%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
3,493
23.2%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
1,779
11.8%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
1,291
8.6%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
210
1.4%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
239
1.6%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
143,400
 
205,000
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