Jonesboro is located in northeast Arkansas. Jonesboro is between the Craighead, Greene county. Jonesboro has 79.87 square miles of land area and 0.58 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Jonesboro population is 70,217, which has grown 26.48% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 10.24% and is much higher than the national average rate of 11.61%. Jonesboro median household income is $40,583 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 26.05% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 28.22% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Jonesboro median house value is $140,400 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 61.38% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 49.31% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Jonesboro is better than the state average in quality. The Jonesboro area code is 870.