Economic Development

Our Industry Matters!, a blog for our industrial community.

Golden Shovels

Jonesboro is a city of distinction in Northeast Arkansas.  We are the 5th largest city in Arkansas, with a population of over 71,000.  Our Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is over 125,000.  Jonesboro is centrally located with easy access to other major markets, including America's Distribution Center, Memphis, Tennessee.

Jonesboro provides a positive business environment with a diversified economic foundation.  A well qualified workforce, low cost utilities, the training capabilities of Arkansas State University and an overall low cost of doing business are just a few reasons why many companies are proud to call Jonesboro home.  In addition, the quality of life is exceptional, with a high-quality educational system, excellent healthcare facilities, abundant retail opportunities and numerous recreational and cultural activities available.

We want to help make Jonesboro, Arkansas your new home. 

Take a look to see why these leading companies, and many others call Jonesboro home.

Nestle, Nice Pak, Unilever, Greate Dane, Butterball, Hytrol, Thomas & Betts, Post, Riceland, FritoLay, Nordex