Jonesboro, Georgia

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Population in 2014: 4,624 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +20.8%
Males: 2,684  (58.1%)
Females: 1,940  (41.9%)
Median resident age:  29.0 years
Georgia median age:  35.9 years

Zip codes: 30236.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $37,694 (it was $31,951 in 2000)
Jonesboro:

$37,694
GA:

$47,829

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $14,087 (it was $16,178 in 2000)

Jonesboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $63,202 (it was $76,000 in 2000)
Jonesboro:

$63,202
GA:

$141,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $103,991; Detached houses: $108,197; Townhouses or other attached units: $76,006; In 2-unit structures: $49,525; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $47,291; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $65,271; Mobile homes: $21,561

Median gross rent in 2013: $868.

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  • Races in Jonesboro, GA (2010)

    Jonesboro races chart
    • 2,71257.4%Black alone
    • 1,48331.4%White alone
    • 3417.2%Hispanic
    • 1012.1%Asian alone
    • 791.7%Two or more races
    • 50.1%Other race alone
    • 20.04%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Jonesboro detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Jonesboro: 93.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: United States (9.0%), Irish (5.7%), English (4.3%), Subsaharan African (4.1%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%), German (2.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 910 feet

Land area: 2.59 square miles.

Population density: 1,784 people per square mile   (low).

Jonesboro,GA real estate house value index trend

Jonesboro, Georgia map

For population 25 years and over in Jonesboro:

  • High school or higher: 73.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Jonesboro city:

  • Never married: 49.5%
  • Now married: 29.6%
  • Separated: 3.1%
  • Widowed: 4.8%
  • Divorced: 13.0%

314 residents are foreign born (3.7% Latin America, 0.7% Asia).

This city:

6.7%
Georgia:

9.7%



According to our research of Georgia and other state lists there were 36 registered sex offenders living in Jonesboro, Georgia as of June 29, 2016.
The ratio of number of residents in Jonesboro to the number of sex offenders is 127 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $817 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $473 (0.8%)

Jonesboro satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Atlanta, GA (16.5 miles , pop. 416,474).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (603.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Irondale, GA (1.8 miles ), Morrow, GA (2.0 miles ), Bonanza, GA (2.1 miles ), Riverdale, GA (2.1 miles ), Lake City, GA (2.4 miles ), Lovejoy, GA (2.4 miles ), Forest Park, GA (2.6 miles ), Stockbridge, GA (2.7 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $65,000
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $126,300
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $176,400

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 33.52 N, Longitude: 84.35 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,616 (+119.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 128 (11.5%)

Jonesboro household income distribution Jonesboro home values distribution

Crime rates in Jonesboro by Year
Type 2004 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0010001100
per 100,000 0.00.025.60.00.00.020.920.80.00.0
Rapes 01120423N/A1
per 100,000 0.024.725.651.00.098.041.862.5N/A21.9
Robberies 10131714837697
per 100,000 257.6321.1434.9356.9192.073.5146.3125.1198.7153.3
Assaults 3392621371821151013
per 100,000 850.1222.3665.1535.3887.9441.0438.8312.6220.8284.7
Burglaries 50685574373243696531
per 100,000 1,288.01,679.81,407.01,886.3887.9783.9898.51,438.11,434.9678.8
Thefts 1651461321289593164141146104
per 100,000 4,250.43,606.73,376.83,262.82,279.82,278.33,426.72,938.73,223.02,277.2
Auto thefts 21342625151522151441
per 100,000 541.0839.9665.1637.3360.0367.5459.7312.6309.1897.7
Arson 10100N/A0000
per 100,000 25.80.025.60.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 277.4) 456.7406.0515.7471.4346.1301.9367.9360.7340.7274.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Jonesboro detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 32 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.47
Georgia average:

2.51

Jonesboro tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

7.3%
Georgia:

5.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -360 (-8.6%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (28%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Manufacturing (16%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (2%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (17%)
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (5%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (14%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (14%)
  • Legal occupations (11%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Jonesboro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Jonesboro, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Jonesboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 53% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1992, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the Jonesboro city center injured 46 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/10/1972, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 10.4 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jonesboro-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Georgia state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 99.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 110.1 miles away from Jonesboro center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 167.6 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML) earthquake occurred 158.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 238.0 miles away from Jonesboro center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 324.6 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clayton County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Storm: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jonesboro topographic map

Birthplace of: Danny Little Bear - Professional wrestler, Jesse Fuller - One-man band musician, Thomas Milton Rivers - Admiral, Yung Chris - Rapper, Chris McFarland - College basketball player (Appalachian St. Mountaineers), Darrell Robertson - Player of and football, Johnny Nave - Former NASCAR driver, Karl Hollingsworth - College basketball player (Stetson Hatters), Terrence Woodyard - College basketball player (Western Carolina Catamounts).

Hospitals and medical centers in Jonesboro:

  • EMBRACING HOSPICECARE OF SOUTH ATLANTA (315 ARROWHEAD BLVD)
  • ARROWHEAD HEALTH AND REHAB (239 ARROWHEAD BOULEVARD)
  • ARROWHEAD NURSING CENTER (239 ARROWHEAD BOULEVARD)
  • JONESBORO NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (2650 HIGHWAY 138 SE)
  • DAVITA JONESBORO DIALYSIS CENTER (129 KING STREET)
  • RENAL CARE GROUP - CLAYTON COUNTY (335 UPPER RIVERDALE RD)
  • SPIVEY PERITONEAL AND HOME DIALYSIS CENTER (1423 STOCKBRIDGE RD STE B)

Heliports located in Jonesboro:

Amtrak station near Jonesboro:

  • 20 miles: ATLANTA (1688 PEACHTREE ST. NW) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

College/University in Jonesboro:

  • Everest Institute-Jonesboro (Full-time enrollment: 572; Location: 6431 Tara Blvd; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/jonesboro)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jonesboro:

  • Clayton State University (about 6 miles; Morrow, GA; Full-time enrollment: 5,844)
  • Georgia Perimeter College (about 13 miles; Decatur, GA; FT enrollment: 17,138)
  • Atlanta Metropolitan State College (about 14 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,437)
  • Atlanta Technical College (about 14 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 4,217)
  • Spelman College (about 16 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,383)
  • Morehouse College (about 16 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 2,379)
  • Clark Atlanta University (about 16 miles; Atlanta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,201)

Public high schools in Jonesboro:

  • MUNDY'S MILL HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,746, Location: 9652 FAYETTEVILLE RD, Grades: 9-12)
  • MOUNT ZION HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,629, Location: 2535 MOUNT ZION PKWY, Grades: 9-12)
  • JONESBORO HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,233, Location: 7728 MOUNT ZION BLVD, Grades: 9-12)
  • MARTHA ELLEN STILWELL SCHOOL FOR THE PERFORMING AR (Location: 2535 MOUNT ZION PKWY, Grades: 9-12)

Private high schools in Jonesboro:

  • HOPE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 87, Location: 455 HIGHWAY 138 W STE H, Grades: PK-12)
  • ANOINTED MINDS PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 33, Location: 742 VETERANS PKWY, Grades: KG-9)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Jonesboro:

Private elementary/middle school in Jonesboro:

  • PHYL'S ACADEMY PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 106, Location: 2721 HIGHWAY 138 E, Grades: PK-5)
See full list of schools located in Jonesboro

Library in Jonesboro:

  • CLAYTON COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $3,558,293; Location: 865 BATTLE CREEK ROAD; 468,459 books; 60 e-books; 9,433 audio materials; 6,089 video materials; 146 state licensed databases; 467 print serial subscriptions; 66 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Jonesboro: Jonesboro Recreation Center (A), Jonesboro Police Station (B), Jonesboro Library (C), Clayton County Fire Department Station 13 (D), Jonesboro Fire Department (E), Clayton County History Center (F), Clayton County Administrative Offices (G), Clayton County Courthouse (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Jonesboro Shopping Center (1), Tara Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Jonesboro include: Jonesboro United Methodist Church (A), First Baptist Church of Jonesboro (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Confederate Cemetery (1), Jonesboro City Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Reservoirs: Rock Hill Lake (A), Twin Lakes (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Jonesboro include: Jonesboro Historic District (1), Lee Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Historical Jonesboro Clayton County Inc (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 Carriage Lane), Clayton County - Libraries- Parole Office- Other Departments (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 7681 Southlake Parkway), Stately Oaks Plantation (Historical Places & Services; 100 Carriage Lane), Peter Bonner's Historical & Hysterical Tours (Recreational Trips & Guides; 1867 Train Depot).

Hotels: Extended Stayamerica (2265 Mount Zion Road), Atlanta-Days Inn Jonesboro/Southlake Mall (6326 Old Dixie Hwy), Economy Inn (8425 Tara Boulevard), Econo Lodge Jonesboro (340 Upper Riverdale Road), Comfort Inn Jonesboro (6370 Old Dixie Highway), Budget Inn (6880 Tara Boulevard).

Courts: Clayton County - State Court Judges- Judge Morris E Braswell (9151 Tara), Clayton County - Superior Court Judges- Judge Albert Collier (9151 Tara), Clayton County - Court Reporters- Barbara Cooley-Court Reporter (9151 Tara), Clayton County - Clerk Superior Court- Jury Information (9151 Tara), Clayton County - Superior Court Judges- Judge Deborah C Benefield (9151 Tara Boulevard), Superior Court Clerks Retirement Fund of Georgia (124 North McDonough Street), Clayton County - Clerk Superior Court- Clerk of Court (9151 Tara Boulevard), Clayton County - Clerk State Court- Traffic Division (9151 Tara), Clayton County - Superior Court Judges- Judge Matthew O Simmons (9151 Tara).

Clayton County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 91.8. This is worse than average.

City:

91.8
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.293. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.293
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 7.43. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.43
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.648. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 9.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.648
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 23.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 6.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.2
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 17.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 11.7. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 6.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.7
U.S.:

9.4

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.00345. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00345
U.S.:

0.01376
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 23.7%
(23.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.4% for Black residents, 49.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 21.4% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  65.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.8%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
1,776 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
14 people in homes for the mentally retarded in 2000

Banks with branches in Jonesboro (2011 data):

  • State Bank and Trust Company: Community Capital Bank Branch at 2236 Mount Zion Road, branch established on 2002/08/05; Messenger Service at 2236 Mount Zion Road, branch established on 2002/12/09. Info updated 2011/10/24: Bank assets: $2,746.8 mil, Deposits: $2,314.3 mil, headquarters in Macon, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 31 total offices, Holding Company: State Bank Financial Corporation
  • Heritage Bank: at 101 North Main St, branch established on 1955/01/01; Branch Messenger Service - Clayton, Fayette, & Henry Counties at 242 East Stockbridge Road, branch established on 2001/04/18. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $367.1 mil, Deposits: $329.6 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Ccf Holding Company
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Jonesboro at 154 South Main Street, branch established on 1978/06/01. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • SunTrust Bank: Jonesboro Branch at 139 North Main Street, branch established on 1903/11/07. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Tara Branch at 825 Southway Drive, branch established on 1971/07/15. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Jonesboro Branch at 7906 Tara Boulevard, branch established on 1996/09/09. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Community & Southern Bank: Jonesboro Branch at 6592 Tara Blvd, Ste 6612, branch established on 2008/05/21. Info updated 2010/09/20: Bank assets: $2,188.5 mil, Deposits: $1,690.2 mil, headquarters in Carrollton, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 39 total offices, Holding Company: Community & Southern Holdings, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Jonesboro Branch at 223 North Main Street, branch established on 1986/06/21. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
Georgia average:

12.6

Jonesboro travel time to work - commute Jonesboro mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Jonesboro city (based on Clayton County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant76,232137
Other13,50314
Catholic10,5333
Black Protestant8,12515
Mainline Protestant6,69520
None144,336-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 49
Clayton County:

1.81 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 19
Clayton County:

0.70 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 128
Clayton County:

4.72 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 119
Here:

4.39 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.5%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Clayton County:

30.7%
Georgia:

27.8%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jonesboro:

47.2%
State:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.4%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.2
State:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Jonesboro:

21.6%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.7

Overweight people:
Jonesboro:

33.8%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Jonesboro:

53.4%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

79.4%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jonesboro, GA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,998$47,9760$0
Other Government Administration 8$18,046$27,0692$2,418
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$2,362
Police Protection - Officers 19$59,553$37,6120$0
Police - Other 4$18,502$55,5060$0
Correction 1$3,256$39,0720$0
Streets and Highways 7$16,749$28,7130$0
Totals for Government 40$120,104$36,0314$4,780

Jonesboro government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,030,000 ($222.75)
    Central Staff Services: $672,000 ($145.33)
    Regular Highways: $279,000 ($60.34)
    Solid Waste Management: $172,000 ($37.20)
    Fire Protection: $79,000 ($17.08)
    General - Other: $75,000 ($16.22)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $7,000 ($1.51)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $79,000 ($17.08)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $103,000 ($22.28)
    Parks & Recreation: $103,000 ($22.28)
    Regular Highways: $81,000 ($17.52)
    Police Protection: $21,000 ($4.54)
    Fire Protection: $21,000 ($4.54)
    Central Staff: $16,000 ($3.46)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $1,224,000 ($264.71)

Jonesboro government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $14,000 ($3.03)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,043,000 ($225.56)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $799,000 ($172.79)
    Interest Earnings: $128,000 ($27.68)
  • Tax - Property: $304,000 ($65.74)
    NEC: $276,000 ($59.69)
    Other Selective Sales: $139,000 ($30.06)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $124,000 ($26.82)

Jonesboro government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $1,310,000 ($283.30)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $24,000 ($5.19)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $1,286,000 ($278.11)

Jonesboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,823,000 ($826.77)

13.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($22,217 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.67%
Georgia average:

9.45%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($81 average AGI)
Clayton County:

0.04%
Georgia average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Fulton County, GA  4.01% ($20,515 average AGI)
from DeKalb County, GA  1.65% ($22,341)
from Henry County, GA  1.33% ($24,981)


13.97% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($24,623 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.97%
Georgia average:

9.32%

0.06% of residents moved to foreign countries ($160 average AGI)
Clayton County:

0.06%
Georgia average:

0.09%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Fulton County, GA  4.14% ($21,844 average AGI)
to Henry County, GA  1.66% ($30,523)
to DeKalb County, GA  1.59% ($22,285)

Strongest AM radio stations in Jonesboro:

  • WGUN (1010 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WGUN, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WSB (750 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WAOK (1380 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSSA (1570 AM; 5 kW; MORROW, GA; Owner: SOUTH ATLANTA BROACASTING, INC.)
  • WQXI (790 AM; 28 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WCNN (680 AM; 50 kW; NORTH ATLANTA, GA; Owner: DICKEY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMLB (1160 AM; 50 kW; EAST POINT, GA; Owner: ATLANTA AREA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGKA (1190 AM; 25 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF GEORGIA, INC.)
  • WAZX (1550 AM; 50 kW; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: GA-MEX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFTD (1080 AM; daytime; 50 kW; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: PRIETO ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • WAEC (860 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WAEC LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WPBS (1050 AM; 12 kW; CONYERS, GA; Owner: MIDWAY HOLINESS CHURCH, INC,)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jonesboro:

  • WSB-FM (98.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WSTR (94.1 FM; SMYRNA, GA; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY OF GEORGIA)
  • WVEE (103.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WZGC (92.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ATLANTA)
  • WRFG (89.3 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: RADIO FREE GEORGIA BROADCASTING FOUNDATION INC)
  • WWWQ (100.5 FM; ANNISTON, AL; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WNNX (99.7 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WNNX LICO, INC.)
  • WHTA (107.9 FM; HAMPTON, GA; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPZE (97.5 FM; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: ROA LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKHX-FM (101.5 FM; MARIETTA, GA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WKLS (96.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLTM (94.9 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRAS (88.5 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GEORGIA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WABE (90.1 FM; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION, CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WAMJ (102.5 FM; MABLETON, GA; Owner: NEW MABLETON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WALR-FM (104.1 FM; LA GRANGE, GA; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WMVV (90.7 FM; GRIFFIN, GA; Owner: LIFE RADIO MINISTRIES, INC)
  • WFSH-FM (104.7 FM; ATHENS, GA; Owner: SOUTH TEXAS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBZY-FM (96.7 FM; PEACHTREE CITY, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVFJ-FM (93.3 FM; MANCHESTER, GA; Owner: PROVIDENT BROADCASTING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Jonesboro:

  • WXIA-TV (Channel 11; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: GANNETT GEORGIA, L.P.)
  • WSB-TV (Channel 2; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WSB-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WUVG (Channel 34; ATHENS, GA; Owner: UNIVISION ATLANTA LLC)
  • WHSG (Channel 63; MONROE, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WAGA (Channel 5; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WUPA (Channel 69; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF ATLANTA INC.)
  • WPBA (Channel 30; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: BOARD OF EDUCATION OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA)
  • WANN-LP (Channel 32; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WDTA-LP (Channel 53; FAYETTEVILLE, GA; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • WTBS (Channel 17; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: SUPERSTATION, INC.)
  • WATL (Channel 36; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: WATL, LLC)
  • WGCL-TV (Channel 46; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • WANX-LP (Channel 26; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: PRISM BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WTHC-LP (Channel 42; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: THE ATLANTA CHANNEL, INC.)
  • WIRE-CA (Channel 40; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMERCIAL BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W52CL (Channel 52; MACON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W04DB (Channel 4; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VVILPTV, INC.)
  • W24AL (Channel 24; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WATC (Channel 57; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: COMMUNITY TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WSKC-LP (Channel 59; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: KM LPTV OF ATLANTA, L.L.C.)
  • WGTV (Channel 8; ATHENS, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
Jonesboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Jonesboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED17$98,7425$62,90830$133,1141$28,5204$55,165
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$98,3900$04$158,1000$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$97,1934$49,67037$131,8245$18,4886$112,833
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$130,8902$48,40019$127,8531$41,0103$84,683
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$57,2700$04$143,0550$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0406.09 , 0406.12, 0406.13

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$28,4100$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$71,9701$202,220
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0406.09 , 0406.12, 0406.13

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Drinking water stations with addresses in Jonesboro and their reported violations in the past:

CORINTH WOODS SUBDIVISION (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-05-2010)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-18-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-18-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-28-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2002, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-23-2003), St Intentional no-action (JUN-28-2004)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1999, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-29-2001), St Intentional no-action (FEB-16-2004)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-1997, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (2 times from SEP-30-1998 to SEP-30-1998), St Public Notif requested (NOV-18-1998), St Intentional no-action (FEB-16-2004)
  • One regular monitoring violation

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 391
  • Hazardous Condition: 170
  • Service Call: 98
  • Good Intent Call: 39

Incident types - Jonesboro

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jonesboro, GA

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Jonesboro, Georgia:

  • Comfort Inn Jonesboro, 6370 Old Dixie Hwy, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236 , Phone: (770) 961-6336, Fax: (770) 961-0946
  • Clarion Hotel Atlanta Airport South, 6288 Old Dixie Hwy, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236 , Phone: (770) 968-4300
  • Econo Lodge Jonesboro, 340 Uppr Riverdale Rd, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236 , Phone: (770) 991-0069, Fax: (770) 991-0069
  • In Town Suites Jonesboro, 7021 Tara Blvd, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236 , Phone: (770) 472-5999, Fax: (770) 472-4062
  • Royal Inn, 740 North Ave, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236 , Phone: (770) 478-7759, Fax: (770) 478-1107
  • Howard Johnson Inn & Suites, 701 Southside Commercial Pkwy, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236 , Phone: (678) 610-2528, Fax: (678) 610-2529
  • Jonesboro Tara Inn & Suites, 628 Southside Commercial Pkwy, Jonesboro, Georgia 30236 , Phone: (678) 674-1360, Fax: (678) 674-1361
All 7 fire-safe hotels and motels in Jonesboro, Georgia
Most common first names in Jonesboro, GA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James24970.2 years
William19870.9 years
Mary18873.5 years
John16270.7 years
Robert13468.0 years
Charles10265.2 years
Thomas9070.1 years
Willie8675.3 years
George7272.1 years
Dorothy6974.8 years
Most common last names in Jonesboro, GA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith13873.2 years
Brown8572.0 years
Jones8274.9 years
Williams7867.2 years
Davis6870.3 years
Johnson6372.1 years
Harris4069.8 years
Roberts3974.0 years
Jackson3866.8 years
Hall3574.2 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (34%)
Businesses in Jonesboro, GA
NameCountNameCount
ALDI1Kmart1
Advance Auto Parts2Kroger2
Applebee's1Little Caesars Pizza1
Arby's1Long John Silver's1
AutoZone1McDonald's3
Budget Car Rental1Motel 61
Burger King3Office Depot1
CVS3Penske1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut2
Chick-Fil-A1Plato's Closet1
Chuck E. Cheese's1Popeyes1
Church's Chicken1Red Lobster1
Clarion1Rite Aid1
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Dairy Queen1Sears1
Domino's Pizza1Subway3
Dunkin Donuts2T-Mobile1
Econo Lodge1Taco Bell1
FedEx8U-Haul4
H&R Block2UPS4
InTown Suites1Waffle House2
KFC1Walgreens1

Jonesboro compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.

Jonesboro on our top lists:

  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest racial income disparities between White and Black householders (with at least 200 householders)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the smallest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Obama (Democrat) in the 2012 Presidential Election (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
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