The City of Jonesboro had a population of 1,897 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Jonesboro is located at latitude 37.4509 and longitude -89.2671 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jonesboro (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Union County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 564 feet.
The City of Jonesboro (GNIS ID: 2395480) 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.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Jonesboro population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jonesboro: Jonesborough.
|Population in Households||1,838|
|Population in Familes||1,500|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||59|
|Average Household Size||2.41|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||844 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||534 (63.3%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||230 (27.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||80 ( 9.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$81,340|
|Average Home Value||$97,472|
|Median Household Income||$31,927|
|Average Household Income||$46,850|
|Per Capita Income||$18,750|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||0.15%|
|Per Capita Income||1.36%|
The table below compares Jonesboro to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.
|Total Population||# 524||62nd|
|Population Density1||# 951||31st|
|Diversity Index2||# 617||55th|
|Median Household Income||# 1328||3rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 1287||6th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.