Jonesboro, Louisiana Population 2022

3,986
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Jonesboro is a city located in Jackson Parish Louisiana. Jonesboro has a 2020 population of 3,986. Jonesboro is currently declining at a rate of -1.48% annually and its population has decreased by -2.92% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,106 in 2010.

The average household income in Jonesboro is $33,856 with a poverty rate of 33.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $539 per month, and the median house value is $74,000. The median age in Jonesboro is 34.7 years, 34.7 years for males, and 34.8 years for females.

Jonesboro Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Jonesborowas:

  • Black or African American: 49.97%
  • White: 47.68%
  • Two or more races: 1.40%
  • Other race: 0.78%
  • Native American: 0.09%
  • Asian: 0.09%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Jonesboro, Louisiana is 3,986 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 4,106.

Jonesboro, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,14747.68%
Black or African American2,25049.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.09%
Asian40.09%
Some Other Race350.78%
Two or More Races631.40%
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Jonesboro Population by Race

Jonesboro Population Pyramid 2022

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Jonesboro Median Age

37.6


Total

38.2


Male

37.1


Female

Jonesboro Adults

There are 3,647 adults, (840 of whom are seniors) in Jonesboro.

Jonesboro Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

29.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Jonesboro Sex Ratio

Female

1,986

44.10%

Male

2,517

55.90%

Jonesboro Population by Age

Jonesboro Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jonesboro Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married78%22%
All41.7%58.3%
Non Family40.8%59.2%
Female19.9%80.1%
Male9.7%90.3%

41.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jonesboro Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,3212.5141.7
Married2963.4478
Male1242.439.7
Female2863.919.9
Non Family6151.4440.8

3.32

Average Family Size

2.51

Average Household Size

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Jonesboro Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1584.77%
9th to 12th Grade62918.97%
High School Graduate1,36441.15%
Some College60718.31%
Associates Degree3229.71%
Bachelors Degree1955.88%
Graduate Degree401.21%
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Jonesboro Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jonesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,6891,387139
Black1,5051,05296
Native American44
Asian11
2+ Races5854
Other Race3528
Hispanic5830

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 8.23%.

Jonesboro Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,544$29,386$20,417
Less Than 9th Grade$21,667$$
High School Graduate$19,545$28,496$15,580
Some College$24,673$30,788$21,632
Bachelors Degree$38,250$60,966$31,333
Graduate Degree$30,125$$30,125

$24,544

Average Earnings

$29,386

Average Male

$20,417

Average Female

Jonesboro Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jonesboro Language by Age

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Jonesboro Language

99.02% of Jonesboro residents speak only English, while 0.98% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.74% of the population.

Jonesboro Language

Jonesboro Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Asian44100.00%
Black1,75881446.30%
Hispanic371437.84%
Multiple33721.21%
White1,49428419.01%
Other11NaN%

33.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

34.22%

Male Poverty Rate

33.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jonesboro

The race most likely to be in poverty in Jonesboro is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 8.75%. Among those working part-time, it was 40.79%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 39.17%.

Jonesboro Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade66.74%
High School22.46%
Some College23.40%
Bachelors or Greater17.87%

Jonesboro Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed5.45%
Male Unemployed85.71%
Female Employed24.74%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Jonesboro Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jonesboro Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$26,738$35,441
Families$36,000$43,618
Married Families$56,579-
Non Families$16,122$23,065
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Income by Household Type

Jonesboro Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

24.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

29.2%

Male Marriage Rate

18.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Jonesboro Married by Age and Sex

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Jonesboro Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Jonesboro Marital Status by Race

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Jonesboro Marital Status

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372

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War2
First Gulf War24
Vietnam69
Korea
World War II11

Jonesboro Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5435
55 to 6421
65 to 74268
75+48

Jonesboro Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White28415.76%
Black683.91%
Other Race1542.86%
2+ Races57.94%
Hispanic1524.59%

Jonesboro Veterans by Race

Jonesboro Veterans by Education

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5.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

78.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jonesboro Veterans by Education

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28.1%

Labor Force Participation

27.2%

Employment Rate

2.9%

Unemployment Rate

Jonesboro Employment by Age

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Jonesboro Employment by Race

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Jonesboro Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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86.30%

Born in Jonesboro

99.07%

Native Born

0.93%

Foreign Born

0.11%

Non Citizen

0.82%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.07% of Jonesboro residents were born in the United States, with 86.30% having been born in Louisiana. 0.11% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Jonesboro Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19402,6390.00%
19503,0974581.61%
19603,8487512.19%
19705,0721,2242.80%
19805,061-11-0.02%
19904,305-756-1.60%
20003,914-391-0.95%
20104,7047901.86%
20114,644-60-1.28%
20124,584-60-1.29%
20134,524-60-1.31%
20144,464-60-1.33%
20154,404-60-1.34%
20164,344-60-1.36%
20174,284-60-1.38%
20184,224-60-1.40%
20194,164-60-1.42%
20204,106-58-1.39%
20214,046-60-1.46%
20223,986-60-1.48%

Jonesboro Population by Year