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Jonesborough
  • Suburb in Tennessee

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade B+
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B minus
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade B
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade B+
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Jonesborough is a suburb of with a population of 5,427. Jonesborough is in Washington County. Living in Jonesborough offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. Many young professionals and retirees live in Jonesborough and residents tend to be conservative. The public schools in Jonesborough are above average.

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About Jonesborough...
Population
5,427

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$169,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$952
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    291.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    18.2
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    36.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    18.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    309.8
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,348.6
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    255.1
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    7%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    18%
  • 35-44 years
    10%
  • 45-54 years
    11%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    29%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  12%

Working in Jonesborough

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$56,550
National
$62,843

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