Jonesboro Metro Area, Arkansas 

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Population

128,344

+8.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

3.2%

Median Income

$40,358

Median Home Price

$105,915

United States / Arkansas / Jonesboro Metro Area / Counties / Cities / Zip Codes

Best Places to Live in Jonesboro Metro Area, Arkansas

Small town/College town - Northeast Arkansas, about 50 miles northwest of Memphis, Tennessee. May, September and October are the most pleasant months in the Jonesboro metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Future job growth
-Healthcare
Cons
-Hot, humid summers
-Low educational attainment
-Recreation

Local Listings in Jonesboro
 $399,900 
3610 Augusta Cv
Bed 4 | Bath 4 | 3370 SqFt
 $320,000 
2857 County Road 762
Bed 3 | Bath 4 | 2460 SqFt
 $84,900 
3438 Highway 141 N
Bed 3 | Bath 1 | 1296 SqFt

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.


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Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: Arkansas
County: Craighead, Poinsett, 2 total
Metro Area: Jonesboro Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat conservative
City: Jonesboro, Trumann, 18 total
Zip Codes: 72401, 72404, 72472, 72432, 72416, 72417, 72437, 72365, 72354, 72411, 20 total
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 333 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Jonesboro Metro Area is 3.2% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Jonesboro Metro Area jobs have increased by 0.6%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Jonesboro Metro Area's cost of living is 23.9% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Jonesboro Metro Area's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
May, September and October are the most pleasant months in the Jonesboro metro area, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
The Jonesboro metro area voted Republican in the last four Presidential elections, after voting Democratic in 2000. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Jonesboro Metro Area's population is 128,344 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 8.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 19.4 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Jonesboro Metro Area is $105,915. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 4.5%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Jonesboro Metro Area public schools spend $10,317 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.6 students per teacher in Jonesboro Metro Area. More Education


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ZIP CODES IN JONESBORO METRO AREA, ARKANSAS
72401, 72404, 72472, 72432, 72416, 72417, 72437, 72365, 72354, 72411, 20 total

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NEW LISTINGS IN JONESBORO
$399,900
3610 Augusta Cv
Bed 4 | Bath 4

$320,000
2857 County Road 762
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$84,900
3438 Highway 141 N
Bed 3 | Bath 1

$131,500
1127 Sandino Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$299,000
4917 Winged Foot Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$109,900
1511 Woodfield St
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$229,900
931 Sandra Ln
Bed 4 | Bath 2

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