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Jonesboro, AR
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Jonesboro profile


Living in Jonesboro



Jonesboro is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Arkansas. With a population of 79,876 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Jonesboro is the fifth largest community in Arkansas.

Jonesboro real estate is some of the most expensive in Arkansas, although Jonesboro house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

One thing that you will notice about Jonesboro is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Jonesboro a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.

The overall education level of Jonesboro citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.78% of adults in Jonesboro have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Jonesboro in 2018 was $28,787, which is wealthy relative to Arkansas, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $115,148 for a family of four. However, Jonesboro contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jonesboro is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jonesboro home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jonesboro residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jonesboro include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Jonesboro is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.