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Jonesboro, Indiana - Basic Facts

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The City of Jonesboro had a population of 1,662 as of July 1, 2017. Jonesboro ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Indiana. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jonesboro is located at latitude 40.4798 and longitude -85.6304 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jonesboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Grant County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 853 feet.

The City of Jonesboro (GNIS ID: 2395479) 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.

The City of Jonesboro is located within Township of Mill, a minor civil division (MCD) of Grant County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jonesboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jonesboro: Jonesborough.

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Jonesboro, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,662
Daytime Population: Workers 303
Daytime Population: Residents 874
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,177
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 1,661
Population in Familes 1,351
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,866
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $47,319
Average Household Income $57,191
Per Capita Income $22,355


Total Housing Units 747 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 505 (67.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (19.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $81,777
Average Home Value $105,523


Total Households 648
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 457
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.76% -0.84%
Households -0.74% -0.82%
Families -0.85% -0.89%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   3.2%

Jonesboro, IN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jonesboro to the other 680 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Indiana by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 260 62nd
Population Density # 156 77th
Diversity Index # 294 57th
Median Household Income # 383 44th
Per Capita Income # 448 34th

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