Also See: Jonesboro, IL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The City of Jonesboro had a population of 1,753 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Jonesboro is located at latitude 37.4517 and longitude -89.2681 in Union County. The formal boundaries for the City of Jonesboro 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Jonesboro: Jonesborough.
|Total Population||1,753 (100%)|
|Population in Households||1,695 (96.7%)|
|Population in Families||1,376 (78.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||58 ( 3.3%)|
|Median Household Income||$52,002|
|Average Household Income||$62,130|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||8%|
|Per Capita Income||$25,026|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||816 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||560 (68.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||160 (19.6%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||96 (11.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$100,376|
|Average Home Value||$127,902|
|Housing Affordability Index3||298|
|Average Household Size||2.35|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.89%|
|Per Capita Income||2.25%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.8%|
The table below compares Jonesboro to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 537||61st|
|Population Density||# 977||29th|
|Median Household Income||# 896||35th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 1044||76th|
|Per Capita Income||# 1051||23rd|
|Diversity Index||# 597||56th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.