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Jonesboro, Indiana - Basic Facts

The City of Jonesboro had a population of 1,594 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Jonesboro is located at latitude 40.4798 and longitude -85.6278 in Grant County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jonesboro 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Jonesboro: Jonesborough.

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Jonesboro, IN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,594
Population in Households 1,593
Population in Familes 1,288
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1,790
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $49,214
Average Household Income $57,388
Per Capita Income $22,302


Total Housing Units 739 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 473 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 145 (19.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 121 (16.4%)
Median Home Value $83,824
Average Home Value $109,789


Total Households 618
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 436
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -1.17% -1.14%
Households -1.22% -1.13%
Families -1.31% -1.27%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

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, 2018 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 # 266 61st
Population Density # 183 73rd
Diversity Index # 298 56th
Median Household Income # 395 42nd
Per Capita Income # 513 25th

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