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People

Total Population 2,059
Male Share of the Population 50.9%
Female Share of the Population 49.1%
Senior Citizens 16.8%
Employed Population 16+ 856
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 47.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 15.6%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $51,917
% Above Poverty Level 81.6%
% Below Poverty Level 18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 5.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 26%
Median Gross Rent $515
Median House Value $83,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.3%
US/American 0%
English 11.5%
Irish 16.9%

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

Jonesboro Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 98 miles SE of St. Louis, Missouri
County Union
Standard Zip Codes 62952
Phone Area Codes 618
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.451
Longitude -89.268

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 ANNA 2 NNE
Distance 2.4 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 42 F
Apr Temp 44 to 70 F
Jul Temp 66 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 72 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station CARBONDALE SEWAGE PLANT
Distance 21.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Station CAPE GIRARDEAU AP
Distance 22.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 41 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Reynoldsville (62952)

Ware (62952)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alto Pass 402 $35,938
Anna 4,360 $45,385
Cobden 1,425 $41,723
Dongola 913 $40,769

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

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Jonesboro, Illinois
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