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-Cost of living
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-Hot, humid summers
-Low educational attainment

What Bert Has To Say About Jonesboro Metro Area

Jonesboro, home to Arkansas State University, is a fairly nondescript town with a few college-town amenities and a large agricultural and agricultural processing base. Crops grown nearby include cotton and rice in addition to standards like corn and soybeans. “A State” is the state “ag” school bringing in 16,500 students and a modern college town presence superimposed on this rather typical Southern small town. But for a college town, Jonesboro has a low level of educational attainment.


  • Profile: Small town/College town
  • Time zone: Central Standard Time
  • Elevation: 333
  • Real Estate: For Sale  For Rent
  • City: Jonesboro
  • Zip Codes: Jonesboro (zip 72401)

Quick Facts About Jonesboro

    The unemployment rate in Jonesboro (zip 72401) is 5.40 percent(U.S. avg. is 6.30%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jonesboro (zip 72401) jobs have Increased by 1.53 percent.
    Compared to the rest of the country, Jonesboro (zip 72401)'s cost of living is 15.10% Lower than the U.S. average.
    As of 2014, Jonesboro (zip 72401)'s population is 54,654 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 13.22 percent.
    Average Commute time is 16 minutes. The National Average is 25 minutes.
    The median home cost in Jonesboro (zip 72401) is $119,100. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.20 percent.
    Jonesboro (zip 72401) public schools spend $10,875 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,435. There are about 10.9 students per teacher in Jonesboro (zip 72401).

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