Total Population5,189
Male Share of the Population50.7%
Female Share of the Population49.3%
Senior Citizens17.7%
Employed Population 16+2,129
Age of the Population39


% of people married54.4%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.3%
Median Earnings25+$0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$0


Median Family Income$61,333
% Above Poverty Level86.9%
% Below Poverty Level13.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home2.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation%


People Living Alone28.3%
Median Gross Rent$804
Median House Value$148,700


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.4%

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

Jonesborough Almanac

Nearest Medium City 6 miles W of Johnson City, Tennessee (center to center)
Nearest Large City117 miles NW of Charlotte, North Carolina
Metro AreaJohnson City - Kingsport - Bristol
Standard Zip Codes37659
Phone Area Codes423
Time ZoneEastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.

Jonesborough Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


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

StationERWIN 1 W
Distance10.2 miles
Jan Temp25 to 46 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp63 to 86 F
Oct Temp43 to 70 F
Annual Precip45.8 inches
Distance12.6 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp42 to 67 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp42 to 68 F
Annual Precip41.3 inches
Distance24.9 miles
Jan Temp20 to 46 F
Apr Temp36 to 69 F
Jul Temp60 to 87 F
Oct Temp37 to 71 F
Annual Precip44.2 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Jonesboro (37659)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bluff City1,863$52,961
Johnson City64,978$55,387

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

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