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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Jonesboro is 79,324. Jonesboro, Arkansas is the 455th largest city in the US.
Jonesboro is located entirely in Craighead County.
The current population of Jonesboro (79,324) is it's peak population.
Jonesboro has grown 42.2% since the 2000. Jonesboro, Arkansas is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 68% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Jonesboro has a population density of 842.2 people per square mile.
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The total voting age population of Jonesboro, Arkansas, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 54,206. The voting age population is 46.5% male and 53.5% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 12.5% of the residents of Jonesboro are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Jonesboro are 71.8% White, 20.0% Black, 2.9% Two or more races, 2.7% Other, 1.9% Asian and 0.6% American Indian. Additionally, 6.2% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Jonesboro, 18.1% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 23.7%. On a per-household basis, 13.5% of families are below the poverty line in Jonesboro.
Among those aged 16 and older, 64.3% of Jonesboro residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 90.6% of Jonesboro residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 29.5% have a bachelor's degree and 11.5% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Jonesboro residents aged 5 and older, 7.2% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 4.2% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.7% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.9% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Jonesboro is 6.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Jonesboro, 13.7% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Jonesboro is $45,931.
In Jonesboro, 51.3% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 48.7% of housing units in Jonesboro.
Of all the housing units in Jonesboro, 2.9% of them were build before 1940.
In Jonesboro, 32.1% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 10,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Jonesboro is $764.
In Jonesboro, 82.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.