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Our cost of living indices are based on a US average of 100. An amount below 100 means Jonesboro, Arkansas is cheaper than the US average. A cost of living index above 100 means Jonesboro, Arkansas is more expensive.

Overall, Jonesboro, Arkansas cost of living is 87.70.

  COST OF LIVINGJonesboro, ArkansasUnited States
  Overall  88100
  Grocery  92.1100
  Health  87100
  Housing  79100
  Utilities  83100
  Transportation  89100
  Miscellaneous  98100
Big Triangle
If you connect Little Rock, Memphis, and St. Louis with a triangle, Jonesboro is the largest city(population size) inside that triangle. just thought that was neat and... (read more)
Healthy Outlook
The Chamber of Commerce/Economic Development are very active and are bringing in new businesses and new jobs. Alberto-Culver is building a new distribution center... (read more)
City of this size should have more to offer
I have lived in Jonesboro for about 13 years and have been ready to move for the last 5. I came here originally to attend ASU and I did that as planned and earned a... (read more)
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Definitely not where I'll spend MY life.....
I have lived in Jonesboro for a little over a year now. I'm originally from SW Michigan, so I've got a lot to compare and contrast, having come from a completely... (read more)
re: Then Move - 2/12/2010
Wow!! 200,000 people? Sounds like u have been around the block and experienced the world.....Did u know that the population of memphis is 646,889 and that is considered... (read more)
Then Move
I hate to tell you people, but I have lived in 4 different states, some cities I have lived in had a population of approximately 200,000 people and it was NO different... (read more)
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