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Jonesboro is a town in Grant County, in the Marion metro area.

The community was named for Obediah Jones, settler
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Indiana named Jonesboro. For links to other places called Jonesboro, IN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Jonesboro is 40.479N. The longitude is -85.627W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 853 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,810.


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Median household income
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$36,974
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jonesboro demographic reports
Jonesboro is on the Mississinewa River
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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17% of Jonesboro residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jonesboro ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jonesboro was $16,723, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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8% of Jonesboro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Jonesboro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $301.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $638.


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Libraries in Jonesboro include Jonesboro Public Library ... View libraries

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Grant County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jonesboro political report.

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The average commute time for Jonesboro workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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