Population density (sq mi)1,84918791
Median age32.036.237.7
Male/Female ratio1.3:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)30%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1852%45%43%
Speak English86%86%79%
Speak Spanish9%8%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Jonesboro is 889% higher than Georgia
  • The median age in Jonesboro is 12% lower than Georgia
  • In Jonesboro 30.85% of the population is White
  • In Jonesboro 61.74% of the population is Black
  • In Jonesboro 2.98% of the population is Asian

Compare Jonesboro, GA Demographics


      Jonesboro population breakdown by race

      American Indian0.11%0.29%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race1.76%2.20%3.06%
      Other race2.57%2.79%4.75%
      In Jonesboro, 10.4% 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Jonesboro age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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