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The Town of Jonesboro had a population of 4,684 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Jonesboro is located at latitude 32.2413 and longitude -92.716 in Jackson Parish. The formal boundaries for the Town of Jonesboro encompass a land area of 4.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Jackson Parish is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 220 feet.
The Town of Jonesboro (GNIS ID: 2405918) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jonesboro: Coon Town, Coontown, Macedonia.
|Total Population||4,684 (100%)|
|Population in Households||3,998 (85.4%)|
|Population in Families||3,234 (69.0%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||686 (14.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$23,559|
|Average Household Income||$36,140|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||14%|
|Per Capita Income||$13,482|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,890 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||974 (51.5%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||606 (32.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||309 (16.3%)|
|Median Home Value||$78,026|
|Average Home Value||$99,794|
|Housing Affordability Index3||193|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.18%|
|Per Capita Income||1.01%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.21%|
The table below compares Jonesboro to the other 474 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Louisiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 121||75th|
|Population Density||# 154||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 448||6th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 188||40th|
|Per Capita Income||# 448||6th|
|Diversity Index||# 123||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Louisiana Census Data Comparison Tool.