Jonesborough, Tennessee Population 2021

5,791
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Jonesborough is a city located in Washington County Tennessee. It is also the county seat of Washington County. With a 2020 population of 5,791, it is the 93rd largest city in Tennessee and the 4379th largest city in the United States . Jonesborough is currently growing at a rate of 1.58% annually and its population has increased by 14.65% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,051 in 2010. Jonesborough reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Jonesborough has a population density of 1,125 people per square mile.

The average household income in Jonesborough is $73,560 with a poverty rate of 8.38%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $952 per month, and the median house value is $169,000. The median age in Jonesborough is 44.9 years, 41.6 years for males, and 46.2 years for females.

Jonesborough Demographics

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

  • White: 93.96%
  • Black or African American: 4.27%
  • Asian: 1.27%
  • Two or more races: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Jonesborough, Tennessee is 5,791 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,611.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,051.

Jonesborough, Tennessee Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,09993.96%
Black or African American2324.27%
Asian691.27%
Two or More Races270.50%
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Jonesborough Population by Race

Jonesborough Population Pyramid $2021

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Jonesborough Median Age

44.9


Total

41.6


Male

46.2


Female

Jonesborough Adults

There are 4,505 adults, (1,348 of whom are seniors) in Jonesborough.

Jonesborough Age Dependency

71.9

Age Dependency Ratio

42.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Jonesborough Sex Ratio

Female

2,650

48.83%

Male

2,777

51.17%

Jonesborough Population by Age

Jonesborough Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Jonesborough Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male16.9%83.1%
Non Family51.6%48.4%
Female68.6%31.4%
All69.6%30.4%
Married84.7%15.3%

69.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Jonesborough Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0642.2469.6
Married1,0652.884.7
Non Family6671.1151.6
Female2612.8368.6
Male712.3516.9

2.72

Average Family Size

2.24

Average Household Size

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Jonesborough Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1222.86%
9th to 12th Grade4249.93%
High School Graduate1,25829.45%
Some College83519.55%
Associates Degree2726.37%
Bachelors Degree72016.85%
Graduate Degree64115.00%
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Jonesborough Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Jonesborough Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,9243,4211,301
Black18515726
Hispanic897934
Asian6969
2+ Races149

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 38.20%.

Jonesborough Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$33,327$37,932$29,175
Less Than 9th Grade$17,500$$21,014
High School Graduate$27,143$31,818$24,474
Some College$46,271$59,808$45,102
Bachelors Degree$45,227$44,000$47,946
Graduate Degree$34,564$61,518$19,263

$33,327

Average Earnings

$37,932

Average Male

$29,175

Average Female

Jonesborough Earnings by Educational Attainment

Jonesborough Language by Age

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Jonesborough Language

97.92% of Jonesborough residents speak only English, while 2.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 1.30% of the population.

Jonesborough Language

Jonesborough Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,3502265.20%
Black1589358.86%
Asian6969100.00%

8.38%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.61%

Male Poverty Rate

7.29%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Jonesborough

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Jonesborough is White, with 5.20% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.62%. Among those working part-time, it was 4.53%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.97%.

Jonesborough Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade24.39%
High School14.96%
Some College5.81%
Bachelors or Greater0.99%

Jonesborough Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Employed3.64%
Female Employed0.83%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Jonesborough Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Jonesborough Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$56,550$73,560
Families$66,755$88,447
Married Families$73,277-
Non Families$36,089$36,781
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Income by Household Type

Jonesborough Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.3%

Male Marriage Rate

51.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Jonesborough Married by Age and Sex

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Jonesborough Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Jonesborough Marital Status by Race

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Jonesborough Marital Status

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471

Number of Veterans

450

Male Veterans

21

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War164
Vietnam146
Second Gulf War91
Korea30
World War II11

Jonesborough Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54169
65 to 74128
75+105
18 to 3447
55 to 6422

Jonesborough Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White45110.68%
Black2010.81%
Hispanic66.74%

Jonesborough Veterans by Race

Jonesborough Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Jonesborough Veterans by Education

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53.4%

Labor Force Participation

53.1%

Employment Rate

0.7%

Unemployment Rate

Jonesborough Employment by Age

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Jonesborough Employment by Race

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Jonesborough 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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58.93%

Born in Jonesborough

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

0.37%

Non Citizen

2.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.60% of Jonesborough residents were born in the United States, with 58.93% having been born in Tennessee. 0.37% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Jonesborough Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20215,791901.58%
20205,701901.60%
20195,611901.63%
20185,5211061.96%
20175,415851.59%
20165,330621.18%
20155,268531.02%
20145,215330.64%
20135,182-32-0.61%
20125,2141302.56%
20115,084150.30%
20105,0699011.98%
20004,1681,0773.03%
19903,0912620.89%
19802,8290.00%

Jonesborough Population by Year