Population density (sq mi)9055891
Median age32.437.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)51%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%42%43%
Speak English93%93%79%
Speak Spanish5%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Jonesboro is 1461% higher than Arkansas
  • The median age in Jonesboro is 14% lower than Arkansas
  • In Jonesboro 74.15% of the population is White
  • In Jonesboro 19.26% of the population is Black
  • In Jonesboro 1.57% of the population is Asian

Compare Jonesboro, AR Demographics


      Jonesboro population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.84%0.63%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.11%0.23%0.18%
      Mixed race1.97%2.23%3.06%
      Other race2.10%2.28%4.75%
      In Jonesboro, 5.8% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Jonesboro age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Jonesboro, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).