For population 25 years and over in Jonesboro:
For population 15 years and over in Jonesboro city:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $628 (0.8%)
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 ), Herbst, IN (2.9 miles) , Matthews, IN (3.1 miles ), Sweetser, 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 2012: 26.0%
(26.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 11.1% 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 city (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:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Jonesboro government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
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Jonesboro government finances - Cash and Securities 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:
Jun 26, 2010 05:25 PM, Sr-15, 61st Street, Lat: 40.49765, Lon: -85.63416944, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
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:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.