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People

Total Population 4,653
Male Share of the Population 53.4%
Female Share of the Population 46.6%
Senior Citizens 16.3%
Employed Population 16+ 1,028
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 23.7%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $22,100
% Above Poverty Level 49.6%
% Below Poverty Level 50.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 19 minutes
% Working from Home 3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 4%
% Using Public Transportation 1.4%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.8%
Median Gross Rent $489
Median House Value $56,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61.4%
US/American 0%
English 4.1%
Irish 8.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jonesboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 39 miles SW of Monroe, Louisiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 222 miles NW of New Orleans, Louisiana
County Jackson
Standard Zip Codes 71251
Phone Area Codes 318
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 32.241
Longitude -92.715

Jonesboro Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BIENVILLE 3 NE
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 71 to 93 F
Oct Temp 52 to 78 F
Annual Precip 60.9 inches
Station RUSTON LA TECH
Distance 19.4 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 55 F
Apr Temp 51 to 76 F
Jul Temp 70 to 93 F
Oct Temp 51 to 78 F
Annual Precip 55 inches
Station WINNFIELD 2 W
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 56 F
Apr Temp 51 to 77 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 52 to 79 F
Annual Precip 59.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Jonesboro, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Weston (71251)

Wyatt (71251)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Dodson 403 $27,000
East Hodge 322 $22,188
Hodge 352 $42,443
North Hodge 507 $34,750
Quitman 156 $61,875
Saline 348 $42,857

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Jonesboro Public Libraries

Library
Jackson Parish Library
614 SOUTH POLK AVENUE
Jonesboro, Louisiana
(318) 259-5697
Library Web Site

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Jonesboro Hospitals

JACKSON PARISH HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
165 BEECH SPRINGS ROAD
(318) 259-4435
Emergency Service: Yes

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Jonesboro High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

WESTON HIGH SCHOOL
213 HIGHWAY 505
318-259-7313
Serves 502 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.2

JONESBORO-HODGE HIGH SCHOOL
225 PERSHING HIGHWAY
318-259-4138
Serves 398 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 13.7

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