Jonesboro, Indiana Population 2020

1,631

Jonesboro is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 1,631, it is the 238th largest city in Indiana and the 8411th largest city in the United States. Jonesboro is currently declining at a rate of -0.61% annually and its population has decreased by -7.12% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,756 in 2010. Jonesboro reached it's highest population of 1,752 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Jonesboro has a population density of 1,826 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jonesboro is $48,547 with a poverty rate of 11.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $763 per month, and the median house value is $66,400. The median age in Jonesboro is 46.3 years, 44.8 years for males, and 46.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 76.9 males.

Jonesboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jonesboro was:

  • White: 94.43%
  • Two or more races: 3.43%
  • Black or African American: 1.53%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jonesboro, Indiana is 1,631, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,651.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,756.

Jonesboro, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,23894.43%
Two or More Races453.43%
Black or African American201.53%
Some Other Race80.61%

Jonesboro Population Pyramid 2020

Jonesboro Median Age

46.3


Total

44.8


Male

46.6


Female

Jonesboro Adults

There are 1,037 adults, (234 of whom are seniors) in Jonesboro.

Jonesboro Age Dependency

63.3

Age Dependency Ratio

29.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Jonesboro Sex Ratio

Female

741

56.52%

Male

570

43.48%

Jonesboro Households and Families

Jonesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Jonesboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married80.8%19.2%
All77.5%22.5%
Non Family74.7%25.3%
Female67.1%32.9%

77.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5732.2977.5
Married2762.980.8
Non Family1941.0974.7
Female822.7767.1
Male213.43100

2.78

Average Family Size

2.29

Average Household Size

4.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

1%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Jonesboro Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade272.85%
9th to 12th Grade10811.40%
High School Graduate43345.72%
Some College19921.01%
Associates Degree616.44%
Bachelors Degree869.08%
Graduate Degree333.48%

Jonesboro Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White904773111
Hispanic2319
Black16166
Other Race88
Multiple Races882

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 37.50%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,790$35,375$22,500
Less Than High School$18,684$$14,375
High School Grad$28,214$32,917$23,750
Some College$27,000$37,679$21,620
Bachelors Degree$41,875$40,000$41,875
Graduate Degree$42,083$$39,063

$28,790

Average Earnings

$35,375

Average Male

$22,500

Average Female

Jonesboro Language

Jonesboro Language by Age

Jonesboro Language

97.50% of Jonesboro residents speak only English, while 2.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.85% of the population.

Jonesboro Poverty

Jonesboro Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,21812610.34%
Multiple451022.22%
Black20630.00%
Hispanic4336.98%

11.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.88%

Male Poverty Rate

11.20%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jonesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jonesboro is Black, with 30.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jonesboro is Hispanic, with 6.98% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 5.07%. Among those working part-time, it was 17.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.39%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School11.85%
High School10.62%
Some College8.08%
Bachelors or Greater5.04%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed14.29%
Female Unemployed10.34%
Female Employed9.67%
Male Employed7.64%

Jonesboro Income

Jonesboro Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$43,188$48,547
Families$49,583$56,512
Married Families$60,833-
Non Families$26,000$29,203

Jonesboro Marital Status

Jonesboro Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.2%

Male Marriage Rate

44.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Jonesboro Married by Age and Sex

Jonesboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Jonesboro Marital Status by Race

Jonesboro Veterans

103

Number of Veterans

88

Male Veterans

15

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam34
First Gulf War20
World War II4
Korea4
Second Gulf War2
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6447
75+31
65 to 7416
35 to 549
18 to 34

$Jonesboro Veterans by Education

3.88%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jonesboro Employment Status

58.9%

Labor Force Participation

54.9%

Employment Rate

6.8%

Unemployment Rate

Jonesboro Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

77.80%

Born in Indiana

99.39%

Native Born

0.61%

Foreign Born

0.31%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.39% of Jonesboro residents were born in the United States, with 77.80% having been born in Indiana. 0.31% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,631-10-0.61%
20191,641-10-0.61%
20181,651-8-0.48%
20171,659-10-0.60%
20161,669-21-1.24%
20151,690-21-1.23%
20141,711-13-0.75%
20131,724-6-0.35%
20121,730-12-0.69%
20111,742-10-0.57%
20101,7520.00%