Jonesboro, AR 72401 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 72401: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Jonesboro, AR 72401

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • County: Craighead County
  • Centroid: Latitude 35.825, Longitude -90.697
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

ZIP Code 72401 has segments in 2 Counties (Craighead, Greene).

  • Businesses Addresses: 2,423
  • PO Box Addresses: 16
  • Residential Addresses: 23,760
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 1,329
    • Single Family Addresses: 22,431

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Jonesboro, AR 72401 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 59,541
Daytime Population: Workers 43,062
Daytime Population: Residents 34,051
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 77,113
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.30
Population in Households 56,249
Population in Familes 43,286
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,292
Population Density2 464
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $36,923
Average Household Income $55,488
Per Capita Income $22,252


Total Housing Units 25,301 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,165 (48.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,711 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,425 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $129,050
Average Home Value $161,948


Total Households 22,876
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 14,277
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.28% 1.31%
Households 1.26% 1.36%
Families 1.03% 1.22%
Median Household Income   0.53%
Per Capita Income   1.85%

Jonesboro, AR 72401 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 72401 to the other 571 ZIP Codes in Arkansas by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 1 100th
Population Density # 40 93rd
Diversity Index # 106 82nd
Median Household Income # 342 40th
Per Capita Income # 207 64th

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