Jonesboro, AR
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2021-08-09
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Jonesboro, Arkansas Info Snack

Population
76,036
Unemployment
6.9%
Poverty
18.1%
Median Home
$152,900
Median Income
$45,931
Median Rent
$764

Jonesboro SnackAbility

4
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
6
Affordability
6
Diversity
8.5
Safety
3
Amenities
8
Education
8
Commute
9

Jonesboro, AR Crime Report

3,519
Total Crimes
4,496.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
81.55%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Jonesboro
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,519 4,496.5 3,442.7 2,476.7
Violent Crime 537 686.2 584.6 366.7
Murder 13 16.6 8.0 5.0
Robbery 58 74.1 51.6 81.6
Aggravated Assault 392 500.9 447.8 250.2
Property Crime 2,982 3,810.3 2,858.0 2,109.9
Burglary 1,092 1,395.3 599.6 340.5
Larceny 1,758 2,246.3 2,012.6 1,549.5
Car Theft 132 168.7 245.9 219.9

Jonesboro, AR Cost Of Living

87
Jonesboro's Overall Cost Of Living
0.9x
Lower Than The National Average
Living Expense Jonesboro Arkansas National Average
Overall 87 84 100
Services 96 95 100
Groceries 91 90 100
Health 87 86 100
Housing 76 65 100
Transportation 82 83 100
Utilities 87 91 100

Jonesboro, AR Photos

Mall At Turtle Creek Entrance
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Jonesboro in Arkansas

Map Of Jonesboro, AR

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Population over time in Jonesboro

Year Population % Change
2019 76,036 1.8%
2018 74,710 1.5%
2017 73,581 1.3%
2016 72,638 1.5%
2015 71,576 1.9%
2014 70,217 1.7%
2013 69,049 2.2%
2012 67,550 2.2%
2011 66,096 2.0%
2010 64,798 -

Race / Ethnicity in Jonesboro

White
68.5% (52,066)
African American
20.0% (15,191)
American Indian
0.3% (203)
Asian
1.9% (1,454)
Hawaiian
0.0% (7)
Other
0.5% (405)
Two Or More
2.6% (2,008)
Hispanic
6.2% (4,702)
Race Jonesboro AR USA
White 68.5% 72.4% 60.7%
African American 20.0% 15.2% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.6% 0.7%
Asian 1.9% 1.5% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.6% 2.3% 2.4%
Hispanic 6.2% 7.5% 18.0%

Gender in Jonesboro

Female
51.8% (39,421)
Male
48.2% (36,615)
Gender Jonesboro AR USA
Female 51.8% 50.9% 50.8%
Male 48.2% 49.1% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Jonesboro for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
3.0% (2,281)
9-12th Grade
6.0% (4,562)
High School / GED
32.0% (24,331)
Some College
21.0% (15,967)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (6,082)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (13,686)
Master's Degree
7.0% (5,322)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,281)
Doctorate Degree
2.0% (1,520)
Education Jonesboro AR USA
< 9th Grade 3.0% 5.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 6.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 32.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 18.0% 15.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 7.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 2.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Jonesboro, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
8.4% (636,455)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.7% (436,635)
$15,000 to $24,999
14.1% (1,068,922)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.2% (928,240)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (969,663)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (1,248,943)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.3% (935,274)
$100,000 to $149,999
10.5% (798,500)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.8% (286,574)
$200,000 or more
3.9% (294,390)
Income Jonesboro AR USA
Less than $10,000 8.4% 7.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.7% 6.0% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 14.1% 12.3% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.2% 11.6% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 14.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 18.1% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.3% 11.2% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 10.5% 11.3% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.8% 3.7% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 3.9% 3.6% 7.7%

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