Everything You Need to Know About the City of Jonesboro Arkansas

In 2017, Jonesboro, AR had a population of 73.6k people with a median age of 32.4 and a median household income of $44,171. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Jonesboro, AR grew from 72,638 to 73,581, a 1.3% increase and its median household income grew from $42,732 to $44,171, a 3.37% increase.

The number of inhabitants in Jonesboro, AR is 69.8% White Alone, 18.7% Black or African American Alone, and 6.12% Hispanic or Latino. N/A% of the people in Jonesboro, AR communicate in a non-English language, and 95.7% are U.S. residents.

The largest universities in Jonesboro, AR are Arkansas State University-Main Campus (4,471 degrees awarded in 2017) and Arthur’s Beauty College-Jonesboro (27 degrees).

The median property value in Jonesboro, AR is $146,800, and the homeownership rate is 52.9%. Most people in Jonesboro, AR commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 17 minutes. The average vehicle proprietorship in Jonesboro, AR is 2 autos per household.


Education in Jonesboro

In 2017, universities in Jonesboro, AR awarded 4,498 degrees. The student population of Jonesboro, AR is skewed towards women, with 5,338 male students and 8,657 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Jonesboro, AR are White (3,455 and 80.7%), followed by Black or African American (565 and 13.2%), Hispanic or Latino (89 and 2.08%), and Two or More Races (68 and 1.59%).

The largest universities in Jonesboro, AR by the number of degrees awarded are Arkansas State University-Main Campus (4,471 and 99.4%) and Arthur’s Beauty College-Jonesboro (27 and 0.6%).

The most popular majors in Jonesboro, AR are Elementary & Middle School Administration (780 and 17.3%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (357 and 7.94%), and Curriculum & Instruction (355 and 7.89%).

The median tuition costs in Jonesboro, AR is $N/A for private four-year colleges, and $6,300 and $12,600 respectively, for public four-year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.


Economy in Jonesboro

The economy of Jonesboro, AR employs 33.9k people and Jonesboro has an unemployment rate of 3.1%. Jonesboro has seen the job market increase by 0.7% over the last year. Future job growth over the next ten years is predicted to be 40.6%, which is higher than the US average of 33.5%. The largest industries in Jonesboro, AR are Health Care & Social Assistance (6,325 people), Manufacturing (4,909 people), and Retail Trade (4,342 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($48,929), Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting, & Mining ($46,146), and Wholesale Trade ($43,173).

Households in Jonesboro, AR have a median annual income of $44,171, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $42,732 in 2016, which represents a 3.37% annual growth.


Tax Rates for Jonesboro

– The Sales Tax Rate for Jonesboro is 8.5%. The US average is 7.3%.
– The Income Tax Rate for Jonesboro is 6.9%. The US average is 4.6%.
– Tax Rates can have a big impact when Comparing the Cost of Living.


Income and Salaries for Jonesboro

– The average income of a Jonesboro resident is $23,840 a year.
– The Median household income of a Jonesboro resident is $40,583 a year.