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People

Total Population 4,669
Male Share of the Population 56.5%
Female Share of the Population 43.5%
Senior Citizens 6.5%
Employed Population 16+ 1,214
Age of the Population 31

Families

% of people married 22.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.9%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $35,995
% Above Poverty Level 69.4%
% Below Poverty Level 30.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 2%

Housing

People Living Alone 32.6%
Median Gross Rent $856
Median House Value $69,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 58.2%
US/American 0%
English 3.6%
Irish 5.2%

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

Jonesboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 15 miles S of Atlanta, Georgia
County Clayton
Metro Area Atlanta
Standard Zip Codes 30236, 30238
P.O. Box Zip Codes 30237
Phone Area Codes 770
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 33.521
Longitude -84.353

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 ATLANTA HARTSFIELD AP
Distance 9 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 52 F
Apr Temp 50 to 73 F
Jul Temp 71 to 89 F
Oct Temp 53 to 73 F
Annual Precip 50.2 inches
Station EXPERIMENT
Distance 18.1 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 53 F
Apr Temp 48 to 73 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 49 to 75 F
Annual Precip 50.8 inches
Station COVINGTON
Distance 25.8 miles
Jan Temp 31 to 52 F
Apr Temp 48 to 74 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 49.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Forest Park 18,953 $37,035
Lake City 2,650 $45,298
Lovejoy 6,450 $37,143
Morrow 6,982 $57,687
Riverdale 15,650 $41,288
Stockbridge 27,328 $59,241

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

Jonesboro Public Libraries

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Clayton County Library System
865 BATTLE CREEK ROAD
Jonesboro, Georgia
(770) 473-3850

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Jonesboro High Schools

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MOUNT ZION HIGH SCHOOL
2535 MOUNT ZION PARKWAY
770-473-2940
Serves 1,778 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

JONESBORO HIGH SCHOOL
7728 MOUNT ZION BOULEVARD
770-473-2855
Serves 1,647 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 17

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