Jonesboro, AR
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Jonesboro, Arkansas Info Snack

Population
77,391
Unemployment
6.3%
Poverty
20.2%
Median Home
$161,500
Median Income
$47,062
Median Rent
$786

Jonesboro SnackAbility

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

Jonesboro, AR Crime Report

3,467
Total Crimes
4,350.0
Total Crimes / 100k People
85.42%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Jonesboro
/ 100k People
Arkansas
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 3,467 4,350.0 3,285.3 2,346.0
Violent Crime 642 805.5 671.9 387.8
Murder 12 15.1 10.6 6.5
Robbery 55 69.0 52.0 73.9
Aggravated Assault 497 623.6 535.8 279.7
Property Crime 2,825 3,544.5 2,613.4 1,958.2
Burglary 1,038 1,302.4 523.1 314.2
Larceny 1,576 1,977.4 1,828.5 1,398.0
Car Theft 211 264.7 261.8 246.0

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 85 100
Services 102 97 100
Groceries 89 92 100
Health 93 88 100
Housing 77 66 100
Transportation 90 87 100
Utilities 90 93 100

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
2020 77,391 3.6%
2019 74,710 1.5%
2018 73,581 1.3%
2017 72,638 1.5%
2016 71,576 1.9%
2015 70,217 1.7%
2014 69,049 2.2%
2013 67,550 2.2%
2012 66,096 2.0%
2011 64,798 -

Race / Ethnicity in Jonesboro

White
67.3% (52,075)
African American
20.8% (16,096)
American Indian
0.3% (194)
Asian
1.8% (1,403)
Hawaiian
0.0% (6)
Other
0.5% (365)
Two Or More
3.0% (2,286)
Hispanic
6.4% (4,966)
Race Jonesboro AR USA
White 67.3% 71.6% 60.1%
African American 20.8% 15.1% 12.2%
American Indian 0.3% 0.5% 0.6%
Asian 1.8% 1.5% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.3% 0.2%
Other 0.5% 0.2% 0.3%
Two Or More 3.0% 3.1% 2.8%
Hispanic 6.4% 7.6% 18.2%

Gender in Jonesboro

Female
51.7% (39,984)
Male
48.3% (37,407)
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
5.0% (3,869)
9-12th Grade
5.0% (3,869)
High School / GED
31.0% (23,991)
Some College
21.0% (16,252)
Associate's Degree
9.0% (6,965)
Bachelor's Degree
18.0% (13,930)
Master's Degree
7.0% (5,417)
Professional Degree
3.0% (2,321)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (773)
Education Jonesboro AR USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 6.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 5.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 31.0% 34.0% 27.0%
Some College 21.0% 22.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 9.0% 7.0% 9.0%
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 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Jonesboro, Arkansas

Less than $10,000
9.5% (737,093)
$10,000 to $14,999
5.4% (421,343)
$15,000 to $24,999
11.1% (856,303)
$25,000 to $34,999
12.3% (949,563)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.7% (1,061,836)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.0% (1,316,697)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.8% (838,575)
$100,000 to $149,999
11.9% (922,073)
$150,000 to $199,999
3.4% (264,367)
$200,000 or more
4.8% (371,244)
Income Jonesboro AR USA
Less than $10,000 9.5% 7.4% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 5.4% 5.6% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 11.1% 11.9% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 12.3% 11.3% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.7% 14.1% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.0% 18.4% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.8% 11.6% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 11.9% 11.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 3.4% 4.0% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 4.8% 4.0% 8.3%

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