Posted 3/25/2013 12:00 am
Jonesboro is one of the fastest growing cities in the State of Arkansas with a population of over 68,000, an increase of 23.5 percent from 2000.
Low Cost of Living
Jonesboro’s cost of living averages 12-14% lower than the national average, assuring that your dollar goes farther here. Quality of Life. Our quality of life is second to none. Through visionary leadership Jonesboro continues to advance and grow.
|Year||Jonesboro||Craighead County||Jonesboro MSA|
Growth from 2000-2011
- Jonesboro: 23.5%
- Craighead County: 19.7%
Cost of Living
Quality and value. Jonesboro is a great place to live, work and conduct business. Our cost of living is well below the national average. Significant savings are realized in many areas including housing, food and utilities.
|Cost of Living Index|
|Kansas City, MO-KS||99.7|
|Climate Category||Jonesboro Data|
|July Average Temperature||92.3° (Daily Maximum), 70.9° (Daily Minimum)|
|January Average Temperature||45.3° (Daily Maximum), 25.8° (Daily Minimum)|
|Annual Average Precipitation||46.18 Inches|
|Annual Average Snowfall||3.9 Inches|
|Annual Daily Maximum Temperature||70.9°|
|Annual Daily Minimum Temperature||49.0°|
|Annual Mean Average Temperature||59.8°|
|Average Relative Humidity (Morning)||64%|
|Average Relative Humidity (Afternoon)||80%|
- U.S. Census Bureau through 2011; 2016 Projection by DemographicsNow; October 12, 2012.
- The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER), Cost of Living Index, 3rd Quarter 2012.
- U.S. Climate Normals 1971-2000, National Climatic Data Center (NCDC), December 2011
- Average Relative Humidity, NCDC, December 2011