Jonesboro, AR

74,892 Population
80.3 square miles 932.2 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
2.5%
was 2.5%
Ranked 5th Highest in AR
Population Density
932.2
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
49.4%
was 46.4%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
5.2%
was 4.4%
Ranked 5th Highest in AR
Percent Under 18
23.5%
was 24.3%
Ranked 4th Highest in AR
Percent 65 and Over
13.8%
was 12.2%
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.1
was 4.6
Ranked 4th Lowest in AR
Percent Living in Poverty
17.1%
was 18.4%
Ranked 2nd Lowest in AR
Median Household Income
$42,732
was $38,094
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR
Gini Income Distribution
 
53.7
46.2
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
5.4
was 2.8
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
534
was 440.1
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
4,010.7
was 4,211.5
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
32,632
was 31,436
Ranked 5th Highest in AR
Median Rent
$722
was $717
Ranked 4th Highest in AR
Total Building Permits
437
was 684
 
Occupied Housing Units
29,449
was 28,816
 
Homeownership Rate
51.0%
was 52.3%
Ranked 2nd Highest in AR
Single Family Building Permits
299
was 413
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
406.1
was 391.3
Ranked 6th Highest in AR
Rental Vacancy Rate
18.1%
was 16.0%
Ranked 4th Highest in AR
Multifamily Building Permits
138
was 271
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.4
was 2.4
Ranked 2nd Highest in AR
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
14.5
was 22.7
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
6.1
was 9.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
96.6%
was 94.8%
Ranked 5th Highest in AR
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
88.6%
Ranked 3rd Highest in AR
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.3%
was 99.5%
Ranked 2nd Highest in AR

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
89.1%
was 91.9%
Ranked 4th Highest in AR
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
25.9%
was 29.1%
Ranked 4th Highest in AR

+ Upload Other Data