Statistic Jonesboro Arkansas National
Population 77,391 3,017,825 328,239,523
Population density (sq mi) 965 58 91
Median age 34.0 37.7 37.7
Male/Female ratio 0.9:1 1.0:1 1.0:1
Married (15yrs & older) 52% 58% 55%
Families w/ Kids under 18 48% 42% 43%
Speak English 93% 93% 79%
Speak Spanish 5% 5% 13%
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Demographics Quick Facts

  • The population density in Jonesboro is 1564% higher than Arkansas
  • The median age in Jonesboro is 10% lower than Arkansas
  • In Jonesboro 70.94% of the population is White
  • In Jonesboro 20.90% of the population is Black
  • In Jonesboro 1.81% of the population is Asian

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      Jonesboro population breakdown by race

      Race Jonesboro Arkansas National
      White 70.94% 77.72% 73.35%
      Black 20.90% 15.52% 12.63%
      Asian 1.81% 1.40% 5.22%
      American Indian 0.26% 0.63% 0.82%
      Native Hawaiian 0.01% 0.23% 0.18%
      Mixed race 3.57% 2.23% 3.06%
      Other race 2.50% 2.28% 4.75%
      In Jonesboro, 6.4% 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.

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