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Look around and compare.  Jonesboro’s low cost of living is a refreshing change for newcomers to the area.  With an average home price of $198,774, you will find that your hard-earned money extends further in Jonesboro.  This means you get more home for your money.  Additional living expenses such as groceries, utilities, transportation, and healthcare all consistently rank lower than the national average.

Your money goes further in Jonesboro!
Jonesboro's cost of living is among the lowest in the country.
Jonesboro's Cost of Living is Among the Lowest in the Country

Source: Cost of Living Index; Council for Community and Economic Research; Annual Report 2020; Published September 2021

Housing Costs Are Lower In Jonesboro
Housing costs in Jonesboro are well below the national average
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