Jonesboro, GA


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Jonesboro is a very small city located in the state of Georgia. With a population of 4,746 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Jonesboro is the 151st largest community in Georgia.

Jonesboro is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jonesboro is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Jonesboro who work in sales jobs (12.64%), office and administrative support (11.75%), and food service (8.89%).

Also of interest is that Jonesboro has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

As is often the case in a small city, Jonesboro doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Jonesboro are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.81% of adults in Jonesboro have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in Jonesboro in 2010 was $13,715, which is low income relative to Georgia and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,860 for a family of four.

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 Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Jonesboro include African, English, German, and French .

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