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Jonesboro, Arkansas
Jonesboro - Local
County: Craighead County
Local Area Code: 870  Time Zone: Central  DST: Y
Location: (by ZIP) 35.869765 N, 90.640487 W
Population: (2000 census) = 55,515 (city)   

Jonesboro is located 121 miles ( 195 km )
--- heading 50o (northeast) from Little Rock


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Population Data


Subject

Number

Percent

 

 

 

Total population

55,515

100.0

 

 

 

GENDER AND AGE

 

 

Male

26,610

47.9

Female

28,905

52.1

 

 

 

Under 5 years

3,707

6.7

5 to 9 years

3,523

6.3

10 to 14 years

3,426

6.2

15 to 19 years

4,746

8.5

20 to 24 years

6,563

11.8

25 to 34 years

8,022

14.5

35 to 44 years

7,565

13.6

45 to 54 years

6,924

12.5

55 to 59 years

2,488

4.5

60 to 64 years

1,994

3.6

65 to 74 years

3,446

6.2

75 to 84 years

2,247

4.0

85 years and over

864

1.6

 

 

 

Median age (years)

31.8

-

 

 

 

18 years and over

42,790

77.1

Male

20,125

36.3

Female

22,665

40.8

21 years and over

38,552

69.4

62 years and over

7,706

13.9

65 years and over

6,557

11.8

Male

2,495

4.5

Female

4,062

7.3

 

 

 

RACE

 

 

One race

54,889

98.9

White

47,394

85.4

Black or African American

6,259

11.3

American Indian and Alaska Native

175

0.3

Asian

462

0.8

Asian Indian

76

0.1

Chinese

117

0.2

Filipino

53

0.1

Japanese

34

0.1

Korean

62

0.1

Vietnamese

49

0.1

Other Asian 1

71

0.1

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

16

0.0

Native Hawaiian

5

0.0

Guamanian or Chamorro

2

0.0

Samoan

1

0.0

Other Pacific Islander 2

8

0.0

Some other race

583

1.1

Two or more races

626

1.1

 

 

 

Race alone or in combination with one or more other races 3

 

 

White

47,957

86.4

Black or African American

6,434

11.6

American Indian and Alaska Native

425

0.8

Asian

596

1.1

Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

43

0.1

Some other race

723

1.3

 

 

 

HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE

 

 

Total population

55,515

100.0

Hispanic or Latino (of any race)

1,297

2.3

Mexican

976

1.8

Puerto Rican

37

0.1

Cuban

20

0.0

Other Hispanic or Latino

264

0.5

Not Hispanic or Latino

54,218

97.7

White alone

46,764

84.2

 

 

 

RELATIONSHIP

 

 

Total population

55,515

100.0

In households

52,940

95.4

Householder

22,219

40.0

Spouse

10,856

19.6

Child

14,492

26.1

Own child under 18 years

11,522

20.8

Other relatives

2,296

4.1

Under 18 years

894

1.6

Nonrelatives

3,077

5.5

Unmarried partner

900

1.6

In group quarters

2,575

4.6

Institutionalized population

712

1.3

Noninstitutionalized population

1,863

3.4

 

 

 

HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE

 

 

Total households

22,219

100.0

Family households (families)

14,360

64.6

With own children under 18 years

6,696

30.1

Married-couple family

10,856

48.9

With own children under 18 years

4,679

21.1

Female householder, no husband present

2,715

12.2

With own children under 18 years

1,672

7.5

Nonfamily households

7,859

35.4

Householder living alone

6,108

27.5

Householder 65 years and over

1,991

9.0

 

 

 

Households with individuals under 18 years

7,274

32.7

Households with individuals 65 years and over

4,570

20.6

 

 

 

Average household size

2.38

-

Average family size

2.93

-

 

 

 

HOUSING OCCUPANCY

 

 

Total housing units

24,263

100.0

Occupied housing units

22,219

91.6

Vacant housing units

2,044

8.4

For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use

88

0.4

 

 

 

Homeowner vacancy rate (percent)

2.5

-

Rental vacancy rate (percent)

10.4

-

 

 

 

HOUSING TENURE

 

 

Occupied housing units

22,219

100.0

Owner-occupied housing units

12,810

57.7

Renter-occupied housing units

9,409

42.3

 

 

 

Average household size of owner-occupied unit

2.49

-

Average household size of renter-occupied unit

2.24

-

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000 Census Data

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    Name = Arkansas
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    Cap. = Little Rock
    Pop. = 2,673,400
    Statehood = June 15, 1836
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    Land Area = 52,068 sq.mi.
    Highest Point = Mt Magazine (2,753ft.)
    Lowest Point = Ouachita River
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