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Jonesboro, AR Metro Area


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2022 population: 135,512   ( 14,486 from 2010 , 1,314 from 2020)
Land area: 1465.4 square miles
Population density: 92.5 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:101,510 74.91% 2.9%
Black:21,84816.12% 52.5%
Indian:4520.33% 33.3%
Asian:1,6521.22% 44.9%
2+ races:2,6701.97% 59.6%
Hispanic:7,3805.45% 53.1%
Total non-White:34,00225.09% 51.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:4,072 15.2
Deaths:3,59613.4
Net Migration: 6372.4
Net Immigration: 1570.6
Change in White population:2,869 2.4
Change in Non-White pop.:11,617 9.6




Race Breakdown with Components of Population Change

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Year:
Total population:
White:
Black:
Indian:
Asian:
2+ races:
Hispanic:
Total non-White:

2010
121,026
98,64181.50%
14,32811.84%
3390.28%
1,1400.94%
1,6731.38%
4,8203.98%
22,38518.50%

2000
107,762
95,66188.77%
8,1607.57%
3050.28%
5390.50%
9210.85%
2,1051.95%
12,10111.23%

1990
93,620
86,61092.51%
5,6896.08%
2810.30%
4470.48%
n/a
5930.63%
7,0107.49%

1980
90,271
84,71893.85%
4,6255.12%
2800.31%
1880.21%
n/a
4540.50%
5,5536.15%

1970
78,890
74,55094.50%
3,9445.00%
680.09%
390.05%
n/a
2570.33%
4,340 5.50%

Decade:
Components:
Births:
Deaths:
Net Migration:
Net Immigration:
Change in White population:
Change in Non-White pop.:

2000's
NumberRate
15,161 14.1
10,3659.6
6,9426.4
1,2131.1
2,980 2.8
10,284 9.5
1990's
NumberRate
14,359 15.3
9,98710.7
6,3276.8
2710.3
9,051 9.7
5,091 5.4
1980's
NumberRate
13,036 14.4
8,536 9.5
-685 -0.8
n/a
1,892 2.1
1,457 1.6
1970's
NumberRate
n/a
n/a
4,748 6.0
n/a
10,168 12.9
1,213 1.5

Age, Family & Household Data for Jonesboro, AR Metro Area

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Year:
 
Median Age:
Under 18:
Voting Age Population:
Over 65:
Households:
Persons Per HH:
Families (%HH):
Married Couples (%Fams):
Single Mothers (%Fams):
Non-Family (%HH):

2022
NumberPercent
35.4
33,195 24.5%
102,317 75.5%
19,319 14.3%
51,433
2.53
33,880 65.9%
23,600 69.7%
4,611 13.6%
17,553 34.1%

2010
NumberPercent
34.5
30,100 24.9%
90,926 75.1%
15,640 12.9%
47,045
2.49
31,680 67.3%
22,716 71.7%
3,993 12.6%
15,365 32.7%

2000
NumberPercent
34.1
26,540 24.6%
81,222 75.4%
13,276 12.3%
42,272
2.47
29,476 69.7%
22,828 77.4%
2,836 9.6%
12,796 30.3%

1990
NumberPercent
32.4
23,576 25.2%
70,044 74.8%
12,065 12.9%
35,795
2.54
26,373 73.7%
21,672 82.2%
2,075 7.9%
9,422 26.3%

1980
NumberPercent
29.4
25,613 28.4%
64,658 71.6%
10,368 11.5%
31,817
2.74
24,830 78.0%
21,268 85.7%
1,649 6.6%
6,987 22.0%

2022 Housing Data for Jonesboro, AR Metro Area

Housing Data
 Number%
Housing Units57,499 
Median Value$166,533 
Occupied51,43389.5%
Vacant6,06610.5%
Owned31,05760.4%
Rented20,37639.6%
Median Rent$829 
Single-Family Units40,83771.0%
    Detached40,11469.8%
    Attached7231.3%
Buldings with 5+ Units6,41711.2%
Mobile Homes3,6726.4%

2022 Income & Employment Data for Jonesboro, AR Metro Area

Household Income
RangeNumber%
Less than $10,0003,1846.2%
$10,000 to $14,9993,4386.7%
$15,000 to $19,9992,6915.2%
$20,000 to $24,9993,0525.9%
$25,000 to $29,9992,4124.7%
$30,000 to $34,9992,8035.4%
$35,000 to $39,9992,4904.8%
$40,000 to $44,9992,3024.5%
$45,000 to $49,9992,1264.1%
$50,000 to $59,9994,2758.3%
$60,000 to $74,9994,3198.4%
$75,000 to $99,9995,61310.9%
$100,000 to $124,9994,7889.3%
$125,000 to $149,9992,7835.4%
$150,000 to $199,9992,3174.5%
$200,000 or more2,8405.5%
Median Household Income53,097 
Per Capita Income30,151 
Cost of Living Index   (100 = average)
Compared to U.S.75 
Welfare Households
 Number%
SSI3,7557.3%
Public Assistance9951.9%
Public Asst. or Food Stamps7,38614.4%
Labor Force, Ages 25-64
 Number%
Employed54,69667.7%
Unemployed3,4894.3%
In Armed Forces1330.2%
Total Labor Force58,31872.1%
Not in Labor Force22,52527.9%
Real Unemployment Rate 32.2%
Class of Worker
 MaleFemale% Male
Private Sector21,28318,28753.8%
Non-Profit1,9223,75033.9%
Self-Employed4,6262,16268.1%
Local Government1,9252,42944.2%
State Government1,4122,41436.9%
Federal Government32234848.1%
Total Private + Self25,90920,44955.9%
Total Non-Profit + Govt.5,5818,94138.4%
Total31,49029,39051.7%
Pct. Govt.14.5%  
Occupation
 Number%
Management, Business, Science, Arts7,80712.8%
Sales and Office Occupations12,56020.6%
Professional, Technical13,42922.0%
Service Occupations10,69217.6%
Farming, Forestry, Fishing8191.3%
All others16,42527.0%
White Collar 55.5%
Industry
 Number%
Health care and social assistance11,013116.9%
Retail trade8,08185.8%
Manufacturing8,00385.0%
Educational services6,16465.4%
Construction4,18944.5%
Accommodation and food services3,87941.2%
Other services3,00731.9%
Public administration2,41325.6%
Administrative, support, waste mgmt.2,24323.8%
Transportation and warehousing2,15922.9%
Finance and insurance1,91820.4%
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting1,74018.5%
Professional, scientific, technical1,71618.2%
Wholesale trade1,64517.5%
Real estate and rental and leasing8368.9%
Information7858.3%
Utilities6536.9%
Arts, entertainment, recreation3794.0%
Management500.5%
Mining, quarrying, oil/gas extraction400.4%

2022 Ancestry, Citizenship & Language Data for Jonesboro, AR Metro Area

Hispanic Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Mexican5,8124.34%
Puerto Rican3810.28%
Cuban00.00%
Dominican00.00%
Total Central American2300.17%
Costa Rican00.00%
Guatemalan1050.08%
Honduran220.02%
Nicaraguan240.02%
Panamanian20.00%
Salvadoran770.06%
Other Central American00.00%
Total South American160.01%
Argentinean00.00%
Bolivian00.00%
Chilean00.00%
Colombian00.00%
Ecuadorian20.00%
Paraguayan00.00%
Peruvian70.01%
Uruguayan00.00%
Venezuelan70.01%
Other South American00.00%
Other Hispanic4570.34%
Asian Breakdown
CountryNumber%
Chinese4760.36%
Vietnamese1870.14%
Filipino1650.12%
Laotian1560.12%
Indian1400.10%
Korean530.04%
Bangladeshi170.01%
Japanese160.01%
Indonesian50.00%
Language Spoken at Home
LanguageNumber%
English118,31394.6%
Spanish4,7553.8%
Other Indo-European4400.4%
Chinese4190.3%
French, Haitian, Cajun3350.3%
Arabic2340.2%
Other Asian2300.2%
German, other Germanic1830.1%
Tagalog1150.1%
Ancestry
CountryNumber%
American16,69412.5%
Irish14,16010.6%
English13,2039.9%
German13,0269.7%
Scottish2,3031.7%
Italian1,8641.4%
European1,8021.3%
French1,2370.9%
Dutch9440.7%
Scotch-Irish9250.7%
Welsh7810.6%
Polish5550.4%
British5260.4%
African4240.3%
Other Arab3220.2%
Citizenship & Nativity
 Number%
U.S. citizen131,11197.8%
Not a citizen2,9242.2%
Native129,80896.8%
Foreign-born4,2273.2%

2022 Educational Attainment Data for Jonesboro, AR Metro Area

Educational Attainment, Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years9-12 YearsH.S. Grad or GEDSome CollegeBach. DegreeGrad Degree
4,436 5.1%5,392 6.2%30,848 35.6%24,185 27.9%13,572 15.7%8,284 9.6%
  Average years of education: 13.1
Population 25 Years and Older
< 9 Years 4,436 5.1%
9-12 Years 5,392 6.2%
H.S. Grad or GED 30,848 35.6%
Some College 24,185 27.9%
Bach. Degree 13,572 15.7%
Grad Degree 8,284 9.6%
Average years of education: 13.1

Source for the above data: U.S. Census Bureau / American Community Survey (5 year-estimates)


Historical Labor Force Data for Jonesboro, AR Metro Area

Labor Force Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics
YearLabor
Force
EmployedUnemployedUnemp.
Rate
State
Avg.
1990 96,528 90,046 6,482 6.7%
1991 95,824 88,508 7,316 7.6%
1992 97,978 91,610 6,368 6.5%
1993 97,886 92,096 5,790 5.9%
1994 100,050 95,600 4,450 4.4%
1995 103,798 99,566 4,232 4.1%
1996 104,740 100,024 4,716 4.5%
1997 104,576 100,022 4,554 4.4%
1998 105,912 101,236 4,676 4.4%
1999 108,042 103,924 4,118 3.8%
2000 108,494 104,066 4,428 4.1%
2001 106,856 101,450 5,406 5.1%
2002 108,204 102,164 6,040 5.6%
2003 109,038 102,698 6,340 5.8%
2004 111,010 104,860 6,150 5.5%
2005 112,114 106,320 5,794 5.2%
2006 112,822 106,918 5,904 5.2%
2007 112,290 106,088 6,202 5.5%
2008 113,284 107,492 5,792 5.1%
2009 114,164 105,866 8,298 7.3%
2010 116,946 108,208 8,738 7.5%
2011 119,436 110,590 8,846 7.4%
2012 119,396 111,160 8,236 6.9%
2013 119,652 111,626 8,026 6.7%
2014 120,078 113,398 6,680 5.6%
2015 122,638 117,050 5,588 4.6%
2016 124,846 120,576 4,270 3.4%
2017 127,852 123,736 4,116 3.2%
2018 129,346 125,282 4,064 3.1%
2019 132,452 128,638 3,814 2.9%
2020 131,388 124,354 7,034 5.4%
2021 132,512 128,040 4,472 3.4%
2022 135,224 131,372 3,852 2.8%
2023 134,618 130,806 3,812 2.8%
Link: Information about the TRUE unemployment rate from shadowstats.com