Jonesboro employment information

IndexJonesboroGeorgiaNational
Income per capita$15,069$26,678$29,829
Median household income$32,169$51,037$55,322
Median income owner occupied$43,625$65,914$70,586
Median income renter occupied$23,895$32,100$35,192
Median earnings male$20,909$34,871$36,919
Median earnings female$21,614$25,493$26,250
Unemployment rate5.8%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level31.2%17.8%15.1%
The Jonesboro, GA employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Jonesboro is $15,069, which is 44% lower than than the Georgia average and 49% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $32,169, which is 37% lower than than the Georgia average and 42% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Jonesboro is 6%, which is 24% higher than than the national average. The poverty rate in Jonesboro is 31% which is 107% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$21,443$32,169$64,338
City
$34,021$51,037$102,074
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Jonesboro is 49% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Jonesboro is 42% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Jonesboro is 24% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Jonesboro is 107% higher than the national average.

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Jonesboro employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry6.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector16.2%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%15.4%
Wholesale & retail services20.1%15.3%
Public administration8.3%3.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities14.3%9.5%
Education, health & social services6.5%30.1%
Other26.6%23.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Peachtree City, GA34,988$90,05163%
Tyrone, GA7,121$87,66558%
Senoia, GA3,889$82,48549%
Heron Bay, GA4,042$77,03939%
Woolsey, GA178$67,91723%
Jonesboro, GA4,671$32,16942%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Cherokee Village, AR4,669$33,71039%
La Grange, TX4,673$37,30433%
Marienville, PA4,673$40,62527%
Newton Falls, OH4,668$39,98028%
Mountain Grove, MO4,668$26,22453%
Jonesboro, GA4,671$32,16942%
Source: The Jonesboro, GA employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).