Jonesboro, AR Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 24,317 housing units in Jonesboro. This represents a 24.5% growth from 19,537 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 22,100 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and 2,217 were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Jonesboro is about 58%. Jonesboro's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 8.2%. Average household size is 2.38 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Jonesboro were built after 1978.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type1.70%
One Bedroom10.10%
Two Bedrooms31.50%
Three Bedrooms44.40%
Four Bedrooms10.40%
Five Bedrooms or more1.80%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.48
Median year structure was built1978
Median Value of occupied units$87,000
Median Price asked for vacant units$66,500

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.23
Median year structure was built1979
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$378

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0%
Second Mortgage6.60%
Home Equity Loan3.70%
Simple Mortgage57.50%
Debt Free32.20%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs16.8%