Jonesboro is a city located in Craighead County Arkansas. It is also the county seat of Craighead County. With a 2020 population of 80,714, it is the 5th largest city in Arkansas (after , , , and ) and the 439th largest city in the United States . Jonesboro is currently growing at a rate of 1.46% annually and its population has increased by 20.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 67,263 in 2010. Jonesboro reached it's highest population of 80,714 in 2021. Spanning over 81 miles, Jonesboro has a population density of 1,007 people per square mile.
The average household income in Jonesboro is $67,605 with a poverty rate of 18.13%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $764 per month, and the median house value is $152,900. The median age in Jonesboro is 32.8 years, 30.8 years for males, and 34.6 years for females.