Jonesboro, Arkansas Population 2018

Jonesboro, Arkansas's estimated population is 75,866 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Jonesboro, Arkansas is the 5th largest city in Arkansas based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 945.58 people/mi² (365.09 people/km²), with a household density of 148.52 people/km² (384.66 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 32.4 years, 31.3 years for males, and 33.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 93.2 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 30,862 households in the city, with an average size of 2.47 people per household. The vacancy rate was 9.4%, with a median rent of $706/month. The median house has 5.4 rooms, and has a value of $141,900.

The median income for households in Jonesboro, Arkansas is $42,732, while the mean household income is $62,016. The per capita income is $24,779, and 15.3% of families and 21.6% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 32% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 6.8% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
201775,8661,1831.58%
201674,6831,0421.41%
201573,6411,4371.99%
201472,2046980.98%
201371,5061,1541.64%
201270,3521,4092.04%
201168,9431,3882.05%
201067,55512,04021.69%
200055,5158,98019.30%
199046,53515,00547.59%
198031,5304,48016.56%
197027,0505,63226.30%
196021,4185,10831.32%
195016,3104,58139.06%
194011,7291,40313.59%
193010,32694210.04%
19209,3842,26131.74%
19107,1232,61558.01%
19004,5080.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White53,860
Black or African American13,989
Some Other Race1,524
Two or More Races1,434
Asian1,141
American Indian and Alaska Native610
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander80

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Jonesboro Ar Population Pyramid 2018

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Jonesboro Ar Median Age

32.4


Total

31.3


Male

33.6


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 57,279 adults in Jonesboro Ar.

Jonesboro Ar Age Dependency

58.6

Age Dependency Ratio

19.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Jonesboro Ar Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
5.4
Houses Without Mortgage
5,162
Houses With Mortgage
9,816
Vacancy Rate
9.4
Median Rent
706
Median Home Value
141,900
Renter-Occupied Units
12,984
Owner-Occupied Units
14,978
Total Housing Units
30,862

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Jonesboro Ar for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 4.1% and the labor force participation rate is 62.5%.

Jonesboro Ar Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.47
Average Family Size
3.05
Total Households
27962
Married Couple Households
11257
Male Householder (no wife) Families
1930
Female Householder (no husband) Families
4512
Non Family Households
10263
Total Families
17699
Households With Own Children
8180
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
6.9
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0.7

Jonesboro Ar Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
2,641
$10,000 to $14,999
1,962
$15,000 to $24,999
3,956
$25,000 to $34,999
3,163
$35,000 to $49,999
4,345
$50,000 to $74,999
4,708
$75,000 to $99,999
2,965
$100,000 to $149,999
2,493
$150,000 to $199,999
817
Over $200,000
912

Jonesboro Ar Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Jonesboro Ar

Arkansas

$42,732

$42,336

$62,016

$58,850

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Jonesboro Ar Education Data

Jonesboro Ar Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
1,6453.67%
9th to 12th Grade
3,1326.99%
High School Graduate
13,86230.92%
Some College
10,06322.45%
Associates Degree
2,8706.40%
Bachelors Degree
8,18418.26%
Graduate Degree
5,07311.32%