Jonesboro, Indiana

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Population in 2019: 1,643 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -12.9%
 
Males: 785  (47.8%)
Females: 858  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

49.1 years
Indiana median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 46938.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $44,589 (it was $36,974 in 2000)
Jonesboro:

$44,589
IN:

$57,603

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $24,828 (it was $16,723 in 2000)

Jonesboro city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $75,565 (it was $54,800 in 2000)
Jonesboro:

$75,565
IN:

$156,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $77,019; detached houses: $76,528; mobile homes: $62,501

Median gross rent in 2019: $718.

March 2019 cost of living index in Jonesboro: 75.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 13.1%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.3% for Black residents, 8.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Jonesboro, IN (2019)
    • 1,18492.0%White alone
    • 362.8%Hispanic
    • 282.2%Black alone
    • 282.2%Two or more races

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



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Jonesboro, Indiana as of June 20, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Jonesboro is 296 to 1.


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Ancestries: American (22.4%), German (22.0%), English (10.7%), Irish (6.7%), European (3.3%), Dutch (2.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 850 feet

Land area: 0.85 square miles.

Population density: 1,934 people per square mile   (low).

Jonesboro, Indiana map

13 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
Indiana:

5.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $836 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $530 (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

Distribution of median household income in Jonesboro, IN in 2019
Distribution of house value in Jonesboro, IN in 2019
Jonesboro satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.3%
Indiana:

4.9%
Most common industries in Jonesboro, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (9.8%)
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (8.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Construction (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Transportation equipment (13.7%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Computer & electronic products (10.4%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.4%)
  • Metal & metal products (7.2%)
  • Health care (5.0%)
  • Truck transportation (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (15.3%)
  • Health care (13.1%)
  • Computer & electronic products (9.1%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Jonesboro, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.2%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (9.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (15.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (11.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.4%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.1%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)

Average climate in Jonesboro, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Jonesboro, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.9. This is about average.

City:

73.9
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.84. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.84
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Jonesboro-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 114% 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 significantly above Indiana state average. It is 24% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 184.9 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) earthquake occurred 181.3 miles away from Jonesboro center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 184.9 miles away from Jonesboro center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 166.1 miles away from the city center
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 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 207.3 miles away from Jonesboro center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Grant County (17) is near the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 9, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Snowstorm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Jonesboro topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Jonesboro:

  • TWIN CITY NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GAS CITY, IN)
  • TWIN CITY HEALTH CARE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GAS CITY, IN)
  • CAREY SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 3 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • COLONIAL OAKS HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • VA N. INDIANA HEALTHCARE SYSTEM - MARION (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 4 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • WESLEYAN NURSING HOME INC (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MARION, IN)
  • WESLEYAN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; MARION, IN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Jonesboro:

  • Indiana Wesleyan University (about 4 miles; Marion, IN; Full-time enrollment: 13,681)
  • Taylor University (about 8 miles; Upland, IN; FT enrollment: 2,272)
  • Ball State University (about 23 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • Anderson University (about 26 miles; Anderson, IN; FT enrollment: 2,378)
  • Indiana University-Kokomo (about 27 miles; Kokomo, IN; FT enrollment: 2,500)
  • University of Saint Francis-Fort Wayne (about 49 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 2,075)
  • Indiana Institute of Technology (about 50 miles; Fort Wayne, IN; FT enrollment: 4,320)

Private high school in Jonesboro:

  • KING'S ACADEMY (Students: 125, Location: 1201 S WATER ST, Grades: KG-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Jonesboro:

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Library in Jonesboro:

  • JONESBORO PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $51,082; Location: 124 EAST 4TH STREET; 11,531 books; 154 audio materials; 1,732 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 61 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bean Run (A), Back Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Grant County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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

JONESBORO WATER DEPARTMENT (Population served: 1,756, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Boil Water Order (AUG-15-2006), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-15-2006), St Public Notif requested (AUG-15-2006), St Public Notif received (JUL-02-2007), St Compliance achieved (MAY-17-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • 4 minor monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

2.6 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

71.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

8.5%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Jonesboro:

Marital status in Jonesboro, IN
  • Never married: 19.4%
  • Now married: 45.4%
  • Separated: 4.0%
  • Widowed: 8.9%
  • Divorced: 22.4%

For population 25 years and over in Jonesboro:

  • High school or higher: 86.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Indiana average:

11.0

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Jonesboro, IN (based on Grant County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant14,94273
Mainline Protestant8,99547
Catholic2,3282
Black Protestant1,2676
Other5282
None42,001-
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: 9
Here:

1.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Here:

0.87 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 46
Grant County:

6.69 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 44
This county:

6.40 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

9.7%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Grant County:

30.1%
State:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.4%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Jonesboro:

47.6%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

43.4%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.0
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

24.7%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Jonesboro:

10.2%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Jonesboro:

6.8
Indiana:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.1%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Jonesboro:

54.6%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Jonesboro:

77.2%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Jonesboro, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 5$12,176$29,2220$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$13,220$39,6600$0
Financial Administration 2$4,878$29,2680$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$1,016
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$1,230
Totals for Government 11$30,274$33,0267$2,246

Jonesboro government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $7,000 ($4.26)
  • Current Operations - Central Staff Services: $444,000 ($270.24)
    Sewerage: $422,000 ($256.85)
    Water Utilities: $173,000 ($105.30)
    Regular Highways: $58,000 ($35.30)
    Police Protection: $52,000 ($31.65)
    General - Other: $28,000 ($17.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $124,000 ($75.47)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $4,000 ($2.43)

Jonesboro government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $744,000 ($452.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $83,000 ($50.52)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $19,000 ($11.56)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($9.13)
    Rents: $8,000 ($4.87)
    General Revenue - Other: $2,000 ($1.22)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.61)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $588,000 ($357.88)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $70,000 ($42.60)
    Highways: $58,000 ($35.30)
    General Local Government Support: $40,000 ($24.35)
  • Tax - Property: $297,000 ($180.77)
    Other License: $2,000 ($1.22)

Jonesboro government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,083,000 ($1876.45)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,083,000 ($1876.45)

Jonesboro government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $14,000 ($8.52)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,203,000 ($732.20)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $217,000 ($132.08)

3.96% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($34,452 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.96%
Indiana average:

6.06%

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 Madison County, IN  0.30% ($28,400 average AGI)
from Miami County, IN  0.24% ($28,172)
from Blackford County, IN  0.23% ($29,875)


5.21% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($38,513 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.21%
Indiana average:

6.25%

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 Madison County, IN  0.38% ($32,326 average AGI)
to Marion County, IN  0.36% ($37,011)
to Allen County, IN  0.30% ($45,743)

Businesses in Jonesboro, IN

  • Circle K: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Jonesboro:

  • WGOM (860 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WBAT (1400 AM; 1 kW; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WIOU (1350 AM; 5 kW; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Jonesboro:

  • WMRI (106.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • WHTY (93.5 FM; HARTFORD CITY, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • W299AJ (107.7 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: FRIENDS OF CHRISTIAN RADIO, INC.)
  • WCJC (99.3 FM; VAN BUREN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WBSW (90.9 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WWKI (100.5 FM; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WURK (101.7 FM; ELWOOD, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WTUR (89.7 FM; UPLAND, IN; Owner: TAYLOR UNIVERSITY, INC.)
  • WCWC-LP (94.3 FM; MARION, IN; Owner: COLLEGE WESLEYAN CHURCH)
  • WHTI (96.7 FM; ALEXANDRIA, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WBSB (89.5 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WLBC-FM (104.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: MUNCIE SABRECOM, INC.)
  • WGNR-FM (97.9 FM; ANDERSON, IN; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WBST (92.1 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKUZ (95.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: UPPER WABASH BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WARU-FM (101.9 FM; ROANN, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WJOT-FM (105.9 FM; WABASH, IN; Owner: MID-AMERICA RADIO OF WABASH, INC.)
  • WERK (104.9 FM; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: INDIANA SABRECOM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Jonesboro:

  • WIWU-LP (Channel 51; MARION, IN; Owner: IWU COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSOT-LP (Channel 57; MARION, IN; Owner: SUNNYCREST MEDIA, INC.)
  • WTTK (Channel 29; KOKOMO, IN; Owner: TRIBUNE BROADCAST HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WNDY-TV (Channel 23; MARION, IN; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • WIPB (Channel 49; MUNCIE, IN; Owner: BALL STATE UNIVERSITY)

Jonesboro fatal accident list:

Jun 26, 2010 05:25 PM, Sr-15, 61st Street, Lat: 40.497650, Lon: -85.634169, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Feb 22, 1988 00:50 AM, 9th Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 3, Drunk persons involved: 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
  • 14Number of bridges
  • 112ft / 33.9mTotal length
  • 54,094Total average daily traffic
  • 12,818Total average daily truck traffic
  • 40,212Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Jonesboro, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 11930-1939
  • 71960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 11990-1999
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Jonesboro, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Jonesboro)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • 215 W 6th St (Lat: 40.481139 Lon: -85.621917), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Call Sign: WPFQ857,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.250 MHz, Grant Date: 08/06/2014, Expiration Date: 09/27/2024, Registrant: Wms Electronics, 1828 Touby Pike, Kokomo, IN 46901, Phone: (765) 452-3157, Fax: (765) 457-2077, Email:
  • Lat: 40.487694 Lon: -85.632694, Call Sign: WRFR818,
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.312 MHz, 451.662 MHz, 451.187 MHz, 457.112 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2020, Expiration Date: 04/20/2030, Certifier: Robert D Brannon, Registrant: Atlas License Company & Data Services, 176 West Logan Street Suite 227, Noblesville, IN 46060, Phone: (317) 813-4865, Fax: (317) 900-7940, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • WESTVIEW ES, 709 West 6th St (Lat: 40.479389 Lon: -85.637972), Type: Building, Structure height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQSF827,
    Assigned Frequencies: 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 17820.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz, 18060.0 MHz... (+12 more), Grant Date: 09/16/2013, Expiration Date: 09/16/2023, Certifier: Leah K Hunsberger, Registrant: Maplenet Wireless, Inc., Goshen, IN 46527, Phone: (877) 627-5301, Fax: (574) 389-3119, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

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

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 15. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 36 took place in 2007, and the least - 4 in 2017. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Jonesboro, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (45.4%), and Outside Fires (37.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Jonesboro, IN
    • 11345.4%Structure Fires
    • 9437.8%Outside Fires
    • 2811.2%Other
    • 145.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Jonesboro, IN
Most common first names in Jonesboro, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2472.0 years
William2377.0 years
Charles2271.1 years
John2274.1 years
Mary2080.0 years
Robert1866.6 years
Joseph1176.3 years
Helen1174.5 years
Paul1176.9 years
Ruth1176.0 years
Most common last names in Jonesboro, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1577.7 years
Jones1377.4 years
Holloway978.6 years
Thomas867.6 years
Davis878.1 years
Mcnutt768.8 years
Martin782.0 years
Johnson682.2 years
Adams668.7 years
Wilson678.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Jonesboro, IN
  • 77.5%Utility gas
  • 18.0%Electricity
  • 1.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.6%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Jonesboro, IN
  • 65.7%Utility gas
  • 34.3%Electricity


Jonesboro compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 4 pilots and 3 other airmen in this city.
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  • Samuel K. Simons (2)

Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2021.