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United StatesU.S. StatisticsCensus DataArkansas

Social Statistics

Jonesboro, Arkansas

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school16,581100.0
Nursery school, preschool1,0596.4
Kindergarten6644.0
Elementary school (grades 1-8)5,78634.9
High school (grades 9-12)2,76516.7
College or graduate school6,30738.0
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over33,549100.0
Less than 9th grade2,5977.7
9th to 12th grade, no diploma4,01312.0
High school graduate (includes equivalency)9,62428.7
Some college, no degree7,14021.3
Associate degree1,2593.8
Bachelor's degree5,53116.5
Graduate or professional degree3,38510.1
Percent high school graduate or higher80.3(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher26.6(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over44,886100.0
Never married12,42627.7
Now married, except separated23,68852.8
Separated8031.8
Widowed2,9866.7
Female
2,5505.7
Divorced4,98311.1
Female
2,9406.5
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years813100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren44855.1
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over42,796100.0
Civilian veterans5,10811.9
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years13,219100.0
With a disability1,38810.5
Population 21 to 64 years31,965100.0
With a disability7,12822.3
Percent employed
61.3(X)
No disability24,83777.7
Percent employed
78.9(X)
Population 65 years and over6,058100.0
With a disability2,99349.4
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over51,965100.0
Same house in 199522,38243.1
Different house in the U.S. in 199528,93955.7
Same county
15,51629.9
Different county
13,42325.8
Same state
8,09415.6
Different state
5,32910.3
Elsewhere in 19956441.2
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population55,617100.0
Native54,18797.4
Born in United States
53,97497.0
State of residence
37,28367.0
Different state
16,69130.0
Born outside United States
2130.4
Foreign born1,4302.6
Entered 1990 to March 2000
9601.7
Naturalized citizen
2640.5
Not a citizen
1,1662.1
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)1,430100.0
Europe1339.3
Asia46232.3
Africa292.0
Oceania151.0
Latin America69048.3
Northern America1017.1
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over51,965100.0
English only49,56795.4
Language other than English2,3984.6
Speak English less than 'very well
1,2842.5
Spanish
1,4122.7
Speak English less than "very well"
8721.7
Other Indo-European languages
5031.0
Speak English less than "very well"
1220.2
Asian and Pacific Island languages
3910.8
Speak English less than "very well"
2750.5
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population55,617100.0

Total ancestries reported

45,62382.0
Arab1000.2
Czech11200.2
Danish400.1
Dutch1,0091.8
English4,1497.5
French (except Basque)11,0371.9
French Canadian11280.2
German5,1719.3
Greek660.1
Hungarian720.1
Irish15,71210.3
Italian8231.5
Lithuanian140.0
Norwegian1120.2
Polish3780.7
Portuguese150.0
Russian930.2
Scotch-Irish1,1802.1
Scottish7021.3
Slovak180.0
Subsaharan African2050.4
Swedish1920.3
Swiss390.1
Ukrainian290.1
United States or American10,53818.9
Welsh2730.5
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)260.0
Other ancestries13,38224.1
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19

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