Jonesboro employment information

Income per capita$23,840$22,595$28,555
Median household income$40,583$41,264$53,482
Median income owner occupied$62,468$51,972$68,142
Median income renter occupied$22,485$25,473$33,219
Median earnings male$27,401$31,010$36,116
Median earnings female$20,093$21,831$25,692
Unemployment rate5.6%5.0%5.8%
Poverty level25.3%19.2%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Jonesboro is 17% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jonesboro is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jonesboro is 4% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jonesboro is 62% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Jonesboro median earnings by income bracket

Jonesboro employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry11.7%0.8%
Manufacturing sector18.4%1.8%
Financial & insurance services2.5%3.9%
Wholesale & retail services17.2%15.7%
Public administration2.9%2.0%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities5.7%1.5%
Education, health & social services14.8%46.1%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Brookland, AR2,402$42,61920%
Lake City, AR2,100$39,17927%
Paragould, AR26,859$38,48128%
Egypt, AR108$37,67930%
Bono, AR2,488$36,69631%
Jonesboro, AR70,217$40,58324%

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Rapid City, SD70,126$46,39213%
Loveland, CO70,093$55,5804%
Boynton Beach, FL70,355$44,97316%
Dale City, VA70,381$85,38360%
Jonesboro, AR70,217$40,58324%
Source: The Jonesboro, AR employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.