Jonesboro is famous for cooperative community spirit and friendly citizens.
And, our pride shows in the support of our local charities, city facilities, and our University! Jonesboro is one of the safest places to live in the country.
We have one officer for every citizens. And our officers are involved in the community through the D. Jonesboro has five K school districts in the city limits and two private schools to serve our residents.
Our schools consistently rank high in graduation rates and achievements. And, we have exceptional daycare facilities and after-school programs available. A Carnegie Research 2 university with more than 13, students, Arkansas State is the second-largest university in the state.
Arkansas State offers more than degrees areas of study, including a robust online program, and a diverse student body from across the nation and the world. The highly-touted NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine on the Jonesboro campus of Arkansas State University is a rigorous medical academic program with a proven track record of ensuring student success, and is led by expert faculty.
Jonesboro is a regional healthcare destination.
There are two major medical hospitals located here with the latest in medical technology offerings. All of our facilities are staffed by the finest physicians and medical care staff.
Jonesboro consistently ranks as one of the most cost effective places to live in the country. In the most recent national ranking we were 12 percent below the national average and our utility rates are among the lowest in the country.
Jonesboro has the venues to satisfy the music lover and patron of the visual and performing arts. The Forum, our community theatre, offers six plays per year and The Foundation of Arts provides lessons in dance, art, and theater. The Fowler Center is a state-of-the-art performance facility that hosts more than a dozen professional performances each year as well as performances by the Arkansas State University Theater Department.
Jonesboro offers shopping galore. The Mall at Turtle Creek, newly revitalized Downtown Jonesboro and shopping centers across the city will meet all of your retail needs.
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And dining is a pleasure here, if you want a chain restaurant, unique dining experience, or private club for nightlife there are hundreds of choices to satisfy any appetite. The terrain ranges from farmland to rolling hills.
Our history tells the story of strong and proud founders who have worked since to create this thriving city located in Northeast Arkansas. Jonesboro offers a variety of youth sports programs, senior programs, and volunteer opportunities.
There are more than clubs and organizations here so whatever your interest, you will find an activity to suit you. Jonesboro is known all over the country for its quality workforce and job choices.
Whether your experience is manufacturing, service, education, healthcare, or retail, we have the job for you. Our free Jonesboro Newcomer's Kit offers information about ing our thriving community!
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