Jonesboro, Arkansas Houses for Sale

Located in the northeastern part of the state of Arkansas and a city in Craighead County, the city sits on Crowley’s Ridge and is bordered by the Mississippi River valley, and in the northwest of Memphis. It was founded as the county seat in 1859. When it was incorporated as a city and soon after the arrival of the railroads, Jonesboro had already prospered as a sawmilling town up until a local timber was exhausted then it became an agricultural market and a processing center. The city’s growth was attributed and fostered by the establishment of an agricultural school which later became the Arkansas State University.

Jonesboro, AR Prices for Houses for Sale

364,887 +14%
276,650 +19%

Relative Price (per sqft.)


Listings of Jonesboro Homes for Purchase

186 +6%
128 +23%

Market Duration of Homes Sold

29 -6%

Crime & Safety

Police Officers 163  
Police Civilians 15  
Total Arrests 2,655 (2020)
Total Incidents 8,193 (2020)
CrimeScore 64.45  
National Rank 4442nd  
Statewide Rank 147th  

Local Statistics

Population 79,859 (0.01%)
House Size (sqft.) 2,241 (2.16%)

Criminal Offenses

Arson 13
Assault Offenses 1,762
Burglary/Breaking & Entering 1,057
Counterfeiting/Forgery 180
Destruction/Damage/Vandalism of Property 1,291
Drug/Narcotic Offenses 1,869
Fraud Offenses 1,566
Homicide Offenses 11
Kidnapping/Abduction 28
Larceny/Theft Offenses 1,631
Motor Vehicle Theft 200
Pornography/Obscene Material 55
Prostitution Offenses 14
Robbery 55
Sex Offenses 91
Stolen Property Offenses 99
Weapon Law Violations 154

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