For population 25 years and over in Jonesboro:
For population 15 years and over in Jonesboro city:
8 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $753 (1.0%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Muncie, IN (23.5 miles , pop. 67,430).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Fort Wayne, IN (49.1 miles , pop. 205,727).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (142.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Gas City, IN (1.2 miles ), Fairmount, IN (2.1 miles ), Marion, IN (2.3 miles ), Fowlerton, IN (2.4 miles ), Upland, IN (2.6 miles ), Matthews, IN (3.1 miles ), Sweetser, IN (3.1 miles ), Summitville, IN (3.1 miles ).
Latitude: 40.48 N, Longitude: 85.63 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 765
Population change in the 1990s: -134 (-6.6%).
Work and jobs in Jonesboro: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Jonesboro, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Jonesboro-area historical tornado activity is above Indiana state average. It is 217% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/6/1956, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.0 miles away from the Jonesboro city center killed one person and injured 31 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 4/11/1965, a category F4 tornado 8.9 miles away from the city center killed 25 people and injured 835 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Jonesboro-area historical earthquake activity is below Indiana state average. It is 93% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from the city center
On 9/12/2004 at 13:05:19, a magnitude 3.8 (3.5 MB, 3.8 MW, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.8 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 61.9 miles away from Jonesboro center
On 4/14/2000 at 03:54:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 77.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/1990 at 14:04:17, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 83.6 miles away from the city center
On 12/17/1990 at 05:24:59, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MD, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 79.9 miles away from Jonesboro center
On 4/17/1990 at 10:27:34, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 41.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), moment magnitude (MW)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Grant County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 3, Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Public high school in Jonesboro:
Private high school in Jonesboro:
See full list of schools located in Jonesboro, School District: MISSISSINEWA COMMUNITY SCHOOL CORPORATION
Public elementary/middle schools in Jonesboro:
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. There were 5 monitors within city limits.
Drinking water stations with addresses in Jonesboro and their reported violations in the past:JONESBORO WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1887, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 19.5%
(19.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 15.4% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Jonesboro compared to Indiana state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Jonesboro (based on Grant County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 41.33%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 9
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jonesboro government finances in 2002(per resident):
4.26% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($30,011 average adjusted gross income)
0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($160 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
5.49% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,841 average adjusted gross income)
0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($176 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Jonesboro fatal accident list:
Feb 22, 1988 00:50 AM, 9th Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3, Drunken drivers: 1
Apr 28, 1983 03:45 PM, 9th, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 2
Nov 13, 1978 03:42 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 6
Total length: 19 meters (62ft)
Total average daily traffic: 8,880
Total average daily truck traffic: 866
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 12,778
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jonesboro)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:21 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jonesboro)
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jonesboro, IN
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2013.