Jonesboro, Louisiana

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Population in 2017: 4,531 (89% urban, 11% rural).
Population change since 2000: +15.8%
Males: 2,366  (52.2%)
Females: 2,165  (47.8%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Louisiana median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 71251.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $19,920 (it was $19,734 in 2000)
Jonesboro:

$19,920
LA:

$46,145

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $9,456 (it was $12,869 in 2000)

Jonesboro town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $61,535 (it was $42,900 in 2000)
Jonesboro:

$61,535
LA:

$162,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $519.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jonesboro: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 54.7%
(41.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 66.9% for Black residents)
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  • Races in Jonesboro, LA (2010)
    • 2,60155.3%Black alone
    • 1,99142.3%White alone
    • 551.2%Two or more races
    • 370.8%Hispanic
    • 130.3%Asian alone
    • 60.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.02%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Louisiana and other state lists, there were 23 registered sex offenders living in Jonesboro, Louisiana as of July 14, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jonesboro is 203 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 8 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.69
Louisiana average:

3.83
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Ancestries: Irish (4.2%), American (3.2%), Swedish (2.5%), French Canadian (1.9%), English (1.7%), German (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 215 feet

Land area: 4.85 square miles.

Population density: 934 people per square mile   (low).

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24 residents are foreign born

This town:

0.5%
Louisiana:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $211 (0.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $219 (0.3%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Monroe, LA (40.6 miles , pop. 53,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Shreveport, LA (63.9 miles , pop. 200,145).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (233.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Hodge, LA (1.6 miles ),
East Hodge, LA (1.6 miles ),
North Hodge, LA (1.7 miles ),
Quitman, LA (2.7 miles),
Dodson, LA (3.4 miles ),
Chatham, LA (4.0 miles ),
Saline, LA (4.0 miles ),
Sikes, LA (4.1 miles)

Latitude: 32.24 N, Longitude: 92.71 W

Area code: 318

Distribution of median household income in Jonesboro, LA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Jonesboro, LA in 2017
Jonesboro satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $48,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $63,500
  • 2000: 2 buildings, average cost: $106,100
  • 2001: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $125,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Jonesboro, LA residents
Average permit cost in Jonesboro, LA
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
Louisiana:

3.8%
Historical population in Jonesboro, LA
Historical housing units in Jonesboro, LA
Most common industries in Jonesboro, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.0%)
  • Paper (11.4%)
  • Educational services (10.7%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.3%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Public administration (4.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (15.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (12.2%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Wood products (7.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (6.0%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.5%)
  • Construction (5.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (19.4%)
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (8.0%)
  • Paper (7.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Jonesboro, LA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.2%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.4%)
  • Cashiers (4.2%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (13.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (8.0%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (5.1%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (4.9%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.9%)

Average climate in Jonesboro, Louisiana

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Tornado activity:

Jonesboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Louisiana state average. It is 84% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/12/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 0.9 miles away from the Jonesboro town center killed 5 people and injured 37 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 12/3/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.0 miles away from the town center killed 9 people and injured 50 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Jonesboro-area historical earthquake activity is above Louisiana state average. It is 80% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 204.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.3 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 271.9 miles away from the city center
On 2/10/2006 at 04:14:22, a magnitude 5.3 (4.2 MB, 5.3 MS, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 339.9 miles away from Jonesboro center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 341.5 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 329.3 miles away from Jonesboro center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Jackson Parish (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 4, Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jonesboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Jonesboro:

  • JACKSON PARISH HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 165 BEECH SPRINGS ROAD)
  • JONESBORO COMMUNITY HOME (1564 SOUTH HUDSON)
  • NORTH CENTRAL LOUISIANA HOSPICE CARE, LLC (525 ALEXANDER STREET)
  • MEDISTAR HOME HEALTH OF JACKSON PARISH (403 COOPER AVENUE)
  • FOREST HAVEN NURSING AND REHAB CTR, LLC (171 THRASHER DRIVE)
  • JACKSON MANOR NH (BOX 669 HWY 167 SOUTH)
  • WYATT MANOR NURSING AND REHAB (4659 HIGHWAY 505)

Airports and heliports located in Jonesboro:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jonesboro:

  • Grambling State University (about 20 miles; Grambling, LA; Full-time enrollment: 4,885)
  • Louisiana Tech University (about 21 miles; Ruston, LA; FT enrollment: 5,874)
  • Northwestern State University of Louisiana (about 41 miles; Natchitoches, LA; FT enrollment: 7,700)
  • University of Louisiana at Monroe (about 43 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 6,764)
  • Louisiana Delta Community College (about 44 miles; Monroe, LA; FT enrollment: 3,168)
  • Bossier Parish Community College (about 59 miles; Bossier City, LA; FT enrollment: 6,209)
  • Louisiana State University-Shreveport (about 60 miles; Shreveport, LA; FT enrollment: 3,159)

Public high schools in Jonesboro:

Public elementary/middle schools in Jonesboro:

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Library in Jonesboro:

  • JACKSON PARISH LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,547,640; Location: 614 SOUTH POLK AVENUE; 75,975 books; 2,601 audio materials; 3,568 video materials; 9 local licensed databases; 60 state licensed databases; 180 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Jonesboro Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Jonesboro Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Garrett Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Jackson Heritage Museum (515 South Cooper Avenue).

Hotels: Budget Inn (305 Allen Avenue), Townhouse Inn (305 Allen Avenue).

Court: Jackson Parish - Clerk Of Court (201 Jimmie Davis Boulevard).

Birthplace of: E. L. Henry - Politician, Scotty Anderson - 2005 NFL player (Tampa Bay Buccaneers, born: Nov 24, 1979), Billy Smith (second baseman) - Baseball player, Bob Hopkins - Basketball player-coach, Dustin Nomey - College basketball player (Louisiana Tech Bulldogs), Bridget Renee Kendall - Children's writer, Jerry Robinson (kick returner) - Football player, Johnny Robinson (defensive tackle) - Football player.

Jackson Parish has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

JONESBORO WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 6,876, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-08-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-08-2014)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2009), St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-05-2014), St Public Notif requested (SEP-05-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2014 and JUN-2014, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-27-2014), St Public Notif requested (JUL-27-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between MAR-2014 and MAY-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2014 and FEB-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-29-2014), St Public Notif requested (APR-29-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
Louisiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.8%
Whole state:

67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Jonesboro in 2010:

  • 816 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 158 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Jonesboro in 2000:

  • 140 people in nursing homes
  • 21 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 16 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Jonesboro (2011 data):

  • Jonesboro State Bank: at 109 Main Street, branch established on 1913/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $127.0 mil, Deposits: $107.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices
  • Jackson Parish Bank: at 201 Main Street, branch established on 1904/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $72.8 mil, Deposits: $65.3 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Jackson Bancorp, Inc.
  • Sabine State Bank and Trust Company: Jonesboro Branch at 215 Pershing Highway, branch established on 1998/03/16. Info updated 2006/09/14: Bank assets: $683.7 mil, Deposits: $592.9 mil, headquarters in Many, LA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 45 total offices, Holding Company: Sabine Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Jonesboro:

Marital status in Jonesboro, LA
  • Never married: 48.6%
  • Now married: 24.4%
  • Separated: 4.2%
  • Widowed: 8.3%
  • Divorced: 14.5%

For population 25 years and over in Jonesboro:

  • High school or higher: 68.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 6.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.7%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Louisiana average:

11.7

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Jonesboro
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Jonesboro, LA (based on Jackson Parish data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,81543
Mainline Protestant80710
Black Protestant7387
Catholic1501
Other1252
None5,639-
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: 2
Here:

1.32 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

2.56 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.66 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
This county:

7.28 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

4.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 5
This county:

3.31 / 10,000 pop.
Louisiana:

5.92 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Jackson Parish:

11.0%
State:

10.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.2%
Louisiana:

29.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.3%
Louisiana:

13.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

50.4%
Louisiana:

49.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.6%
Louisiana:

46.6%

Average BMI:
Here:

29.3
State:

29.1

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.1%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.0%
Louisiana:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Jonesboro:

6.8
Louisiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

35.4%
Louisiana:

34.4%

General health condition:
Jonesboro:

55.6%
Louisiana:

55.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

79.7%
Louisiana:

80.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jonesboro, LA 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
Police Protection - Officers 21$47,444$27,1114$5,834
Streets and Highways 17$24,342$17,1831$735
Financial Administration 10$21,817$26,1800$0
Water Supply 7$25,524$43,7550$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 6$12,593$25,1860$0
Firefighters 6$23,968$47,9360$0
Police - Other 4$6,958$20,8740$0
Solid Waste Management 1$2,055$24,6600$0
Sewerage 1$2,635$31,6200$0
Other and Unallocable 1$1,783$21,3961$650
Other Government Administration 1$4,939$59,2686$4,714
Correction 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 75$174,058$27,84912$11,933

Jonesboro government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $259,000 ($57.16)
    Water Utilities: $108,000 ($23.84)
    Housing and Community Development: $85,000 ($18.76)
    Sewerage: $78,000 ($17.21)
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $842,000 ($185.83)
    Housing and Community Development: $781,000 ($172.37)
    Police Protection: $645,000 ($142.35)
    Water Utilities: $617,000 ($136.17)
    Local Fire Protection: $374,000 ($82.54)
    Central Staff Services: $355,000 ($78.35)
    Air Transportation: $281,000 ($62.02)
    Sewerage: $231,000 ($50.98)
    Financial Administration: $208,000 ($45.91)
    Solid Waste Management: $206,000 ($45.46)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($3.09)
    Health - Other: $13,000 ($2.87)
    Parks and Recreation: $12,000 ($2.65)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($1.32)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $77,000 ($16.99)
    Sewerage: $55,000 ($12.14)
    Regular Highways: $24,000 ($5.30)
    Housing and Community Development: $20,000 ($4.41)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,769,000 ($390.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $102,000 ($22.51)

Jonesboro government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Housing and Community Development: $356,000 ($78.57)
    Sewerage: $286,000 ($63.12)
    Other: $257,000 ($56.72)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $622,000 ($137.28)
    Air Transportation: $332,000 ($73.27)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $133,000 ($29.35)
    Fines and Forfeits: $51,000 ($11.26)
    Rents: $21,000 ($4.63)
    Interest Earnings: $11,000 ($2.43)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $766,000 ($169.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $290,000 ($64.00)
    Water Utilities: $71,000 ($15.67)
    Sewerage: $27,000 ($5.96)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,361,000 ($300.38)
    Property: $300,000 ($66.21)
    Other License: $94,000 ($20.75)
    Public Utilities Sales: $91,000 ($20.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $6,000 ($1.32)

Jonesboro government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,291,000 ($505.63)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,268,000 ($500.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $23,000 ($5.08)

Jonesboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,654,000 ($365.04)

5.39% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($47,787 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Louisiana average:

6.26%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Lincoln Parish, LA  1.17% ($44,712 average AGI)
from Ouachita Parish, LA  1.09% ($55,873)
from Bienville Parish, LA  0.40% ($53,200)


5.91% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,827 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.91%
Louisiana average:

6.56%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Lincoln Parish, LA  1.36% ($41,638 average AGI)
to Ouachita Parish, LA  0.98% ($36,720)
to Bienville Parish, LA  0.49% ($24,120)
Businesses in Jonesboro, LA
NameCountNameCount
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Circle K1Popeyes1
Ford1SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jonesboro:

  • KMGG (920 AM; 1 kW; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KEEL (710 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KWKH (1130 AM; 50 kW; SHREVEPORT, LA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KNOE (540 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KRJO (1680 AM; 10 kW; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KMBS (1310 AM; 5 kW; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: RED BEAR BROADCASTING)
  • KWDF (840 AM; daytime; 8 kW; BALL, LA; Owner: BALL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • KMLB (1440 AM; 5 kW; MONROE, LA)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • KRUS (1490 AM; 1 kW; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • KJMJ (580 AM; 5 kW; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: RADIO MARIA, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jonesboro:

  • KTOC-FM (104.9 FM; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: FAMILY WORSHIP CENTER CHURCH, INC.)
  • KQWJ-LP (95.5 FM; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: GRACE COMMUNITY CHURCH OF JONESBORO, INC.)
  • K209BR (89.7 FM; JONESBORO, LA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KXKZ (107.5 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KNOE-FM (101.9 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KGRM (91.5 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: GRAMBLING COLLEGE OF LOUISIANA)
  • KJLO-FM (104.1 FM; MONROE, LA; Owner: NEW SOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • KQID-FM (93.1 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: CENLA B/C CO INC.)
  • KLPI (89.1 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA TECH. UNIVERSITY)
  • KNBB (99.3 FM; RUSTON, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • KLSA (90.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPV OF LA ST U & A&M COLLEGE)
  • KPCH (97.7 FM; DUBACH, LA; Owner: COMMUNICATIONS CAPITAL COMPANY II OF LOUISIANA, LLC)
  • K214CE (90.7 FM; GRAMBLING, LA; Owner: BD OF SUPERVISORS OF LA ST UNIV)

TV broadcast stations around Jonesboro:

  • KAQY (Channel 11; COLUMBIA, LA; Owner: MONROE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KARD (Channel 14; WEST MONROE, LA; Owner: QUORUM OF LOUISIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • KNOE-TV (Channel 8; MONROE, LA; Owner: NOE CORP., LLC)
  • KLTM-TV (Channel 13; MONROE, LA; Owner: LOUISIANA EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION AUTHORITY)
  • KLAX-TV (Channel 31; ALEXANDRIA, LA; Owner: POLLACK/BELZ COMMUNICATIONS CO., INC)
Jonesboro fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Jonesboro fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 36Number of bridges
  • 266ft / 80.5mTotal length
  • $2,129,000Total costs
  • 130,390Total average daily traffic
  • 15,101Total average daily truck traffic
  • 220,626Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jonesboro, LA - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 61950-1959
  • 71960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 42000-2009
  • 92010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jonesboro, LA

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

83 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Jonesboro)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Jonesboro, LA)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • Jonesboro 160, 326 E 10th Street (Lat: 32.234417 Lon: -92.709611), Type: Tank, Structure height: 48.8 m, Call Sign: WQJI588,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10775.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, 10775.0 MHz, 17815.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2008, Expiration Date: 09/22/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2014, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore, Registrant: Nexus Systems, Inc, 363 Venable Lane, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 323-5578, Email:
  • Jackson 140, 315 Pershing Highway (Lat: 32.248278 Lon: -92.719472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Call Sign: WQJI593,
    Assigned Frequencies: 19375.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, 19375.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2008, Expiration Date: 09/22/2018, Cancellation Date: 10/10/2014, Certifier: Elizabeth Creekmore, Registrant: Nexus Systems, Inc, 363 Venable Lane, Monroe, LA 71203, Phone: (318) 323-5578, Email:
  • HODGE ARP, 1131 Swanner Watts Rd (La09551-A) (Lat: 32.274806 Lon: -92.597472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQOV489,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6755.00 MHz, Grant Date: 02/08/2012, Expiration Date: 02/08/2022, Cancellation Date: 07/17/2013, Certifier: Pamelia Y Hoof, Registrant: Verizon Wireless, 1120 Sanctuary Pkwy, #150 Gasa5reg, Alpharetta, GA 30009-7630, Phone: (770) 797-1070, Fax: (770) 797-1036, Email:
  • TXSHV074VZ1, Pine Street (Lat: 32.284306 Lon: -92.718361), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 91.7 m, Overall height: 93.8 m, Call Sign: WQVZ370,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6226.89 MHz, Grant Date: 06/22/2015, Expiration Date: 06/22/2025, Cancellation Date: 08/10/2018, Certifier: Ed Delong, Registrant: Peg Bandwidth, LLC, 5904 Stone Creek Drive, Suite 130, The Colony, TX 75056, Phone: (214) 937-6100, Fax: (214) 469-1580, Email:
  • DANVILLE SUB, 1308 Gansville Road (Lat: 32.217222 Lon: -92.722500), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 47.2 m, Overall height: 49.3 m, Call Sign: WQYG729,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6152.75 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, 6004.50 MHz, Grant Date: 09/22/2016, Expiration Date: 09/22/2026, Certifier: Steve Paquette, Registrant: Entergy Services, Inc., 425 West Capitol Ave, Little Rock, AR 72201-0551, Phone: (501) 377-3608, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • North Polk & Beechspring Road (Lat: 32.253194 Lon: -92.712917), Call Sign: KNKJ603,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.750 MHz, Grant Date: 03/03/2009, Expiration Date: 04/01/2019, Cancellation Date: 05/18/2019, Registrant: Clj Paging, Winnfield, LA 71483, Phone: (318) 628-7700, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Jonesboro Airport (Lat: 32.207111 Lon: -92.738750), Call Sign: WRLB2757,
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.25651 MHz, Grant Date: 07/10/2007, Expiration Date: 04/10/2017, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2017, Registrant: Town Of Jonesboro, La, 128 Allen Avenue, Jonesboro, LA 71251, Phone: (318) 259-2385, Fax: (318) 259-4177, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Jonesboro)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150L (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 10177 , Serial Number: 15074812, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/08/1987, Certificate Issue Date: 07/21/2009
    Registrant (Individual): Dennis M Hood, 109 Gansville Rd, Jonesboro, LA 71251
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 177B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 108 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 11103 , Serial Number: 17702325, Airworthiness Date: 09/05/1975, Certificate Issue Date: 04/13/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Shellie Hennigan, 166 Seymore Rd, Jonesboro, LA 71251
  • Aircraft: RAYTHEON AIRCRAFT COMPANY 58 (Category: Land, Engines: 2, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-550 SERIES (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 271PB , Serial Number: TH-1840, Year manufactured: 1997, Airworthiness Date: 12/31/1997, Certificate Issue Date: 04/30/2012
    Registrant (Individual): Chris L Bowman, Po Box 190, Jonesboro, LA 71251
  • Aircraft: BLACKBURN RANDY L RANS S-12 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: BOMBARDIER ROTAX (ALL) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4060S , Serial Number: 0892263, Year manufactured: 1994, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/1994, Certificate Issue Date: 08/05/2008
    Registrant (Individual): John H Shryock, 1000 Country Rd, Jonesboro, LA 71251
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 150D (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR 0-200 SERIES (100 HP) (4 Cycle)
    N-Number: 4324U , Serial Number: 15060324, Year manufactured: 1964, Airworthiness Date: 01/15/1964, Certificate Issue Date: 03/22/2018
    Registrant (Individual): Shellie Hennigan, 166 Seymore Rd, Jonesboro, LA 71251
  • Aircraft: AMERICAN LEGEND AIRCRAFT CO AL3 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: 4 Cycle
    N-Number: 918ZZ , Serial Number: AL-1058, Certificate Issue Date: 02/02/2019
    Registrant (Individual): Danny Thomas Allen, 2216 Walker Rd, Jonesboro, LA 71251
  • Aircraft: GRUMMAN AMERICAN AVN. CORP. AA-1B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 100 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9996L , Serial Number: AA1B-0296, Airworthiness Date: 06/16/1988, Certificate Issue Date: 05/01/2014
    Registrant (Individual): Randall A Lee, 800 Rome Rd, Jonesboro, LA 71251

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 35. The highest number of fire incidents - 122 took place in 2011, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Jonesboro, LA When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (57.9%), and Structure Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jonesboro, LA
    • 34257.9%Outside Fires
    • 16728.3%Structure Fires
    • 7312.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 91.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jonesboro, LA
Most common first names in Jonesboro, LA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9574.6 years
James7871.9 years
William7776.3 years
Mary7079.2 years
Charles4368.2 years
Willie4177.6 years
Robert4072.9 years
Joseph3176.2 years
Annie3176.9 years
Ruby2679.0 years
Most common last names in Jonesboro, LA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Williams5276.1 years
Smith5176.0 years
Robinson4975.3 years
Walker4480.0 years
Jones3874.1 years
Johnson3877.0 years
Davis3770.2 years
Brown3773.6 years
Jackson3573.0 years
Bradford3575.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jonesboro, LA
  • 61.9%Utility gas
  • 31.0%Electricity
  • 7.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jonesboro, LA
  • 54.7%Electricity
  • 44.5%Utility gas
  • 0.9%Solar energy


Jonesboro compared to Louisiana state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Jonesboro on our top lists:

  • #52 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse (population 1,000+)"
There are 5 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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